Mission and Goals

The primary mission of the Radiation Therapy Program is to educate competent entry-level radiation therapists

Goal: Students will demonstrate clinical competence

Learning Outcomes
  • Students will demonstrate competence in treatment delivery,
  • Students will demonstrate competence in simulation,
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of theory behind safe radiation practice.
  • Students will demonstrate safe radiation practice.
  • Employers will report graduates as competent in entry-level tasks

Goal: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills

Learning Outcome
  • Student will successfully demonstrate effective communication skills in the clinical setting
  • Student will demonstrate effective written communication skills
  • Student will demonstrate effective oral communication skills

Goal: Students will demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Learning Outcome
  • Students will develop a treatment plan using a planning computer
  • Students will use critical thinking & problem solving skills in clinical situations
  • Students will evaluate & analyze published studies, and apply them to clinical practice
  • Graduates will demonstrate competence in problem solving

Goal: Students will demonstrate professionalism

Learning Outcome
  • Students will demonstrate professionalism in the clinical setting
  • Graduates will demonstrate belief in continuing education