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  • Rhode Island Hospital School of Diagnostic Imaging Radiologic Technology Program

  • Mission, Goals and Objectives

  • Goals and ObjectivesThe mission of the School of Diagnostic Imaging Radiologic Technology Program is to graduate students competent in the art and science of Radiography.

    Goals and Outcomes

    • Students will have entry-level employment skills.
      • Students will be able to position patient accurately for diagnostic radiographic images.
      • Student will be able to practice accurate exposure factors to produce diagnostic radiographs.
      • Students will be able to evaluate radiographic images.
    • Students will have effective communications skills
      • Students will be able to demonstrate age appropriate effective communication skills.
    • Students will be able to critically think to problem solve.
      • Students will be able to perform non-routine radiographic procedures.
      • Students will be able to correct non-diagnostic images.
    • Students will have the skills necessary to provide appropriate patient care and comfort.
      • Students will provide appropriate patient care.
    • Students will be encouraged to value life long learning as a means to achieve personal and professional growth.
      • Students will be able to articulate the benefits of continuing education activities
      • Students will utilize insights gained from Introduction to Advanced Imaging Modalities to promote continued educational growth.
    • The program will provide qualified radiographers to meet the health care needs of the community.
      • The Program will recruit those students who are well prepared to meet the academic challenges of a Radiologic Technology program.
      • The program will graduate students to help fulfill the needs of the surrounding healthcare community.
      • Graduates will be satisfied with the skills learned in the programs.
      • Employers will be satisfied with the practical skills graduates learned from the program.

    The mission of Rhode Island Hospital is to be at the forefront of patient care by creating, applying, and sharing the most advanced knowledge in health care.

    The mission of Lifespan is to improve the health status of the people whom we serve in Rhode Island and New England through the provision of customer-friendly, geographically accessible, and high value services. We believe that this can best be accomplished within the environment of a comprehensive, integrated, academic health system.