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Mission and Goals

Mission Statement

The UF Health Jacksonville School of Radiologic Technology is an integral part of UF Health Jacksonville and shares its values. The school is committed to providing the health care community with exceptional graduates who are both academically prepared and clinically competent to vascular interventional procedures.

Program Goals

The UF Health Jacksonville School of Radiologic Technology has adopted the following goals and expected outcomes for students completing the Vascular Interventional Radiography training program:

  • To provide our local employers with entry-level graduates who have the skills and ability to perform complex Vascular Interventional image guided procedures.
  • To facilitate the development of applied clinical skills in critical thinking and problem solving for the entry level Vascular Interventional technologist.
  • To provide a procedurally diverse and volume-intense clinical experience that meets or exceeds the ARRT clinical competency requirements.
  • To provide classroom experiences that ensure our graduates successfully complete the ARRT certification examination in Vascular Interventional Radiography. These opportunities include textbooks, a VIR registry review program, and access to the ASRT modules for the Vascular Interventional Radiography certification requirements for the 16 hours of structured education.

The UF Health Jacksonville Vascular Interventional Radiography Program is designed to meet the requirements and cover the topics listed in the content specification outline established by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) post-primary certification examination in Vascular Interventional Radiography. The learning objectives and course content is based on the 2017 edition of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists curriculum guidelines.