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    Mission Statement, Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

    The mission of the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center School of Diagnostic Imaging is to
    provide the community with competent and qualified imaging practitioners, who
    through an outstanding quality education in the Radiologic Sciences will possess high
    ethical standards and will deliver excellent service and care with compassion and
    respect.

    Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

    1. Students will be clinically competent.
      This goal is attained through comprehensive clinical and didactic curricula that prepare the student to successfully perform all diagnostic, fluoroscopic and mobile/surgical procedures.

      Student learning outcomes:
      • Students will master entry-level skills in positioning.
      • Students employ safe radiation practices on patients, self and others.
      • Students select appropriate technical factors for radiographic exams.
    2. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
      This goal is attained through coursework and clinical rotations including diagnostic, mobile, surgical, and CT imaging that is designed to provide the student with skills necessary to perform in all types of clinical settings.

      Student learning outcomes:
      • Students will communicate using professional language with patients, visitors, physicians and staff.
      • Students will listen without judgment to patients, visitors, physicians and staff.
      • Students will accurately obtain patient histories.
    3. Students will develop critical thinking skills.
      This goal is attained through coursework and clinical rotations including diagnostic, mobile, surgical, and CT imaging that is designed to provide the student with skills necessary to perform in all types of clinical settings.

      Student learning outcomes:
      • Students will modify standard procedures for non-routine exams.
      • Students will adapt patient care skills for the injured or critically ill patient.
      • Students will adjust technical factors for pathology and non-routine procedures.
    4. Students will model professionalism.
      This goal is attained with the guidance of staff radiographers, clinical instructors, radiologists, and other members of the health care team, who motivate and encourage our students.

      Student learning goals:
      • Students will maintain calm composure at all times.
      • Students will treat patients, visitors, physicians, and staff with kindness and respect.
      • Students will stay compliant will all mandatory health and safety
        training.

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