Mission & Goals

An anatomical model

Mission

The Kellogg Community College Radiography Program prepares students as entry-level radiographers through the development of the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies, as well as facilitation of the student’s professional growth for success in the field of medical imaging.

Goals

Goal 1: Graduates will possess the knowledge and skills necessary for competency as an entry-level radiographer.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology and positioning to accurately demonstrate anatomical structures on image receptor.
  • Students will apply the principles of radiation protection to patient, self, and others.
  • Students will provide age appropriate patient care with regard to safety and comfort.

Goal 2: Graduates will exhibit professional growth and development through the values, attitudes and behaviors necessary of an entry-level radiographer.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate positive work ethic with respect to policies and procedures within the clinical setting.
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to work as a team player through cooperation and initiative.
  • Students will demonstrate a commitment to their career in medical imaging.

Goal 3: To Prepare graduates to demonstrate the ability to apply critical thing skills and problem solving in their field.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Student will apply knowledge of technical factor selection and geometrical properties of the x-ray beam to accurately demonstrate anatomical structures on image receptors.
  • Students will demonstrate critical-thinking with regard to decision-making and judgment in the clinical environment.

Goal 4: To prepare graduates to communicate effectively and professionally.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Student will communicate effectively with patients, patient’s family, staff, administration, and physicians.
  • Student will demonstrate effective written communication skills.