Mission and Goals

Program Mission

The mission of Lifespan School of Medical Imaging is to work collaboratively with technologists and other healthcare professionals to prepare students with entry level employment skills to meet the needs of the community.  The school offers a variety of clinical settings to diversify and enhance student learning and networking in its communities of interest. 

Program Goals

  1. Students will have entry-level magnetic resonance imaging technologist skills.
    • Students will be able to perform routine MRI procedures.
    • Students will apply MRI safety measures.
  2. Students will demonstrate effective critical thinking skills.
    • Students will adapt for non-routine patients.
    • Students will critique images for diagnostic quality.
  3. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
    • Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
    • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
  4. Students will model professionalism.
    • Students will demonstrate an effective work ethic in the healthcare environment.
    • Students will demonstrate the value of lifelong learning.
  5. The program will provide qualified magnetic resonance imaging technologists to meet the needs of the healthcare community.
    • The program will recruit those students who are well-prepared to meet the academic challenges of the MRI program.
    • The program will help fulfill the needs of the healthcare community.
    • Graduates will be satisfied with the practical skills learned in the program.
    • Employers will be satisfied with the practical skills learned in the program.