Radiography (Associate of Applied Science)

Student Learning Outcomes

Program Mission

The Radiography Program strives to provide quality educational experiences that ensure students prepare academically, clinically, and professionally to develop intelligent, flexible, and mature responses to the changing nature of medical imaging.

Program Vision

Providing Quality Medical Imaging Health Care through Education.

Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Goal: To prove clinical competency as an entry-level radiographer.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate confidence and knowledge in positioning skills.
  • Students will demonstrate the ALARA concept by practicing radiation protection to patients, self, and others.
  • Students will determine appropriate technical factors for a quality image.
  • Graduates will be prepared as entry-level radiographers.

Goal: To apply critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills for trauma/non-routine patients.
  • Students will demonstrate critical evaluation of images and suggest modifications needed for diagnostic quality.

Goal: To demonstrate effective medical communication skills.

Student Leaning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate verbal medical communication skills.
  • Students will demonstrate written medical communication skills.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 71 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change

ADVISING

healthprofessions@virginiawestern.edu
 Fralin Center HP339
New Students: Chapman Hall
 540-857-6644
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
School of Health Professions
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

PROGRAM HEAD

Susan A. Nolley, M.S., R.T.(R)
Assistant Professor, Radiography

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Martha Sullivan, Dean