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Program Mission, Goals and Effectiveness Data

Program Mission

Consistent with the mission and goals of the College of Lake County, the Medical Imaging Program strives for excellence in preparing students for entry-level positions in the Medical Imaging profession. By maintaining high academic and clinical standards, graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Imaging, become eligible for certification as Registered Radiologic Technologists, and attain clinical competency as entry-level professional radiographers.

Our mission is to develop high quality radiologic technologists through superior instruction in didactic, laboratory, and clinical settings. We promote independent, professional and ethical judgment, technical competence, quality care, and continuous education.

Program Goals and Outcomes

Goal 1: Students/graduates will use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills
  • Students will have the ability to modify routine procedures

Goal 2: Students/graduates will be clinically competent.

  • Students will evaluate radiographs for pathological processes
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in the surgical suite

Goal 3: Students/graduates will be able to communicate.

  • Students will communicate effectively during fluoroscopy examinations

Goal 4: Student/graduates will evaluate the importance of professional growth and development.

  • Students will assess their growth and development
  • Students will demonstrate a basic understanding of advanced imaging modalities

Goal 5: Program effectiveness measures

  • Students/graduates will pass the certification examination
  • Graduates will have the knowledge and skills expected by employers as entry technologists
  • Graduates will obtain employment in radiography
  • Graduates will complete the program within two-years Graduates will indicate overall satisfaction with the program

Program Effectiveness Data