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Mission and Goals

Mission

The Radiologic Science Program at Tacoma Community College is committed to providing comprehensive instruction designed to respond to the dynamics and evolving nature of the healthcare community.  It emphasizes excellence in patient care that is respectful of others, deliberate in the safe administration of ionizing radiation, and graduates high quality professionals that contribute as critically thinking team members.

Program Goals

1. Students will perform competently in the clinical arena.

Outcome #1: Students will apply correct positioning skills.
Outcome #2: Students will demonstrate correct application of technical factors.

2.Students will be able to communicate effectively with patients and members of the healthcare team.

Outcome#1: Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
Outcome#2: Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.

3.Students will be able to think critically and adapt to changing conditions

Outcome#1: Students will adapt positioning skills for trauma patients.
Outcome#2: Students will adapt technical factors for atypical exams.

4. Students will demonstrate professionalism as a member of the health care team.

Outcome#1: Students will demonstrate responsibility.Outcome#2: Students will demonstrate accountability.

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