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Mission and Goals

Mission

The School of Radiologic Technology at UF Health Jacksonville is an integral part of the hospital and shares its values. The school is committed to provide the healthcare community with exceptional graduates who are both academically and clinically prepared, using a comprehensive curriculum in contemporary radiography. This is accomplished in a facility that offers exceptional classroom and clinical space along with state of the art equipment and fully committed group of faculty, physicians, administrators and technical staff.

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes for the Entry-Level Radiographer

Students will be clinically competent

  • Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will apply the correct positioning skills
    • Students will select the appropriate technical factors
    • Students will demonstrate effective radiation protection techniques

Students will demonstrate effective communication skills

  • Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will demonstrate written communication skills
    • Students will demonstrate oral communication skills

Students will develop critical thinking skills

  • Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients
    • Students will critique images to determine diagnostic quality

Students will model professionalism

  • Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will demonstrate professional work ethics
    • Student will participate in a State Society activity

Program Effectiveness Data (Through 2015)

Five year average pass rate for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiology exam.

YearPercent passing on 1st attemptNumber of students
2011100%11 of 11 students passed on 1st attempt
2012100%6 of 6 students passed on 1st attempt
201357%4 of 7 students passed on 1st attempt
2014100%8 of 8 students passed on 1st attempt
201588%7 of 8 students passed on 1st attempt
5 year average90%

Five year average job placement rate within 12 months of graduation for graduates. Job placement rate is defined as the number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences. The JRCERT has defined not actively seeking employment as: 1) graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, 2) graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, 3) graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, 4) graduate is on active military duty, and/or 5) graduate is continuing education.

YearJob Placement PercentageNumber of students
201173%8 of 11 employed within 12 months of graduation
201283%5 of 6 employed within 12 months of graduation
201380%4 of 5 employed within 12 months of graduation
2014100%7 of 7 employed within 12 months of graduation
2015100%7 of 7 employed within 12 months of graduation
5 year average86%

Five year average program completion rate.

YearProgram Completion RateNumber of students
201192%12 began, 11 graduated
201275%8 began, 6 graduated
201388%8 began, 7 graduated
201489%9 began, 8 graduated
201573%11 began, 8 graduated
5 year average83%