Radiologic Technology

Photo of two Radiologic Technology students

Welcome to Radiologic Technology

Eileen Doyle
Eileen M. Doyle, MPA, R.T.
Program Director/Professor
Radiologic Technology

Our program offers each participant a unique opportunity for success and professional satisfaction in this progressive medical specialty.

We began educating student radiographers in 1967, and since then over 600 students have graduated from our program as competent diagnostic radiographers. Many of our graduates are employed in high profile positions in radiography and other medical imaging modalities within Rochester and the surrounding area. The faculty is dedicated to providing the highest quality of education possible throughout the two-year course of study. In addition, our clinical education centers, five hospitals and six offices, offer "state of the art" resources and a vast and extensive variety of clinical opportunities for our students.

The radiologic technologist, also known as a radiographer, is a health-care professional who administers ionizing radiation (x-rays) to produce anatomic images for diagnostic, therapeutic, and research purposes.

The images may be recorded photographically or digitally and are interpreted by a licensed practitioner such as a radiologist (specialized physician) in the diagnosis and treatment of injury, anomalies, and disease. This curriculum qualifies the student for an A.A.S. degree in diagnostic radiologic technology. Students attend didactic and laboratory classes on campus and clinical classes at area hospitals. The student is responsible for arranging transportation to and from the college and hospitals when required.

The Radiologic Technology Program is a 21-month program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N.Wacker Street Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182 (312-704-5300) www.jrcert.org or mail@jrcert.org. The JRCERT is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the national accreditation agency of programs for the radiographer. Successful completion of the academic work and clinical experience prepares the student for admission to the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination and New York State licensure.

Mission and Goals

The Radiologic Technology program has a mission and goals which are used to guide student progress and measure their success.

Program effectiveness is evaluated through an analysis of program completion, employment and success on the national certiciation examination.

Program Effectiveness Outcomes

PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS

OUTCOMES

FIVE YEAR AVERAGES

2009-2013

Item
Outcomes - Cohort Size

Employment at 6 months after graduation

(note - effective January 2014 this outcome will be based on a 12 month cycle)

89.04% - 130/146

Pass ARRT exam on first attempt
99% - 154/156
Program completion rate
89.2% - 157/176

 

Annual Program Completion Rates - Past Three Years

Year
2011
2012
2013
Cohort size
29/30
27/30
22/30
Completion Rate
96.7%
90%
73.3%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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