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LSC-CyFair Medical Radiologic Technology

Medical Radiologic Technology Program

This program of study is designed to provide its students with the knowledge and skills to perform radiographic examinations (x-rays) provide patient care, and assist the radiologist with diagnostic procedures. The Lone Star College-CyFair Medical Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182, Phone: 312.704.5300

Mission Statement

The mission of Lone Star College-CyFair, Medical Radiologic Technology Program, is to provide a comprehensive education of structured learning experiences and to assist in meeting the community’s need for medical imaging professionals. The program curriculum combines didactic and clinical education experiences to enable the student to acquire knowledge; develop medical imaging skills; professional values; and the desire for life-long learning. Graduates of the programs are effectively prepared for entry-level positions in the medical radiologic technology profession.

2014 Medical Technology Program Information Sessions

Date Time Location
Wednesday, 2/5/2014 1:00 - 3:00 pm LSC-CyFair Conference Center (CENT)
Wednesday, 3/5/2014 1:00 - 3:00 pm   LSC-CyFair / HSC 1 / Room 119 / ROOM CHANGE
Wednesday, 4/9/2014 1:00 - 3:00 pm LSC-CyFair Conference Center (CENT)

Program Goals

GOAL 1:

Graduate entry-level Medical Radiologic Technologists, who are effectively prepared to pass the ARRT national certification/credentialising examination at first attempt.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. MRT students will demonstrate readiness to successfully complete (pass) the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national certification/credentialing examination at first attempt.
  2. MRT students will successfully complete the program and graduate with an AAS degree.
  3. MRT graduates will pass the ARRT examination, at first attempt, within 6 months after graduation.
  4. MRT graduates will be employed in the Medical Radiologic Technology profession within 6 months after graduation.

GOAL 2:

Develop clinical competency in program students.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate proficiency in entry-level clnical skills by recalling and applying correct radiologic procedures and postioning skills; successfully completing exposure technique exercises and selecting appropriate exposure/technical factors; and observing and practicing adequate radiation protection measures.
  2. Employers will be satisfied with MRT graduates’ clinical competencies and job performances.
  3. MRT graduates will be satisfied with the quality of education received at LSC.

GOAL 3:

Develop effective communication skills in program students.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. MRT students will demonstrate proficiency in written communication skills.
  2. MRT students will demonstrate proficiency in oral communication skills.

GOAL 4:

Develop critical thinking amd problem solving skills in program students.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. MRT students will use critical thinking/problem solving skills to critique and evaluate the quality of diagnostic images.
  2. MRT students will apply critical thinking amd problem solving skills while performing non-routine imaging procedures.

GOAL 5:

Establish the desire for professional development and life-long learning in program students.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. MRT students will attend and participate in on/off campus professional development activities.
  2. MRT students will write and present scientific papers in preparation for professional development seminar activities.

Program Accreditation

The Lone Star College-CyFair Medical Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by:

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
Phone: 313.704.5300 / FAX: 423.304.5304

mail@jcert.org
Website: www.jrcert.org

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Clinical Affiliates

Program Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment

Fall 2007 - Fall 2013 Program Effectiveness and Outcomes Assessment Data

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