Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Program Mission, Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Program Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Radiography Program to deliver quality education that provides the means for each student to gain and apply the knowledge and skill necessary to be successful in the field of radiography and to become a productive individual in society.

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students/Graduates will demonstrate communication skills.
      Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Students/graduates will use effective oral skills.
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate effective writing skills.

  • Students/Graduates will be clinically competent.
      Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Students/graduates provide appropriate care that endures the safety, comfort, and ongoing assessment/response to the patient’s condition.
    • Students/graduates demonstrate ability to select technical factors and manipulation of equipment.
    • Students/graduates adhere to Infection Control/ Body Mechanics Protocols.

  • Students/Graduates will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
      Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate problem solving/critical thinking skills in the lab/clinical setting.
    • Students/graduates will be able to review/critique radiographic images for diagnostic quality.
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate the ability to adapt to challenging patients and procedures and image evaluation.

  • Students/Graduates will model professionalism.
      Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Students/graduates conduct themselves professionally.
    • Students/graduates maintain HIPAA/patient confidentiality.
    • Students/graduates demonstrate adherence to professional ethics and standards.