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Mission & Goals


goalsThe mission of the Avila University Radiologic Science Program is to graduate students who possess competent skills for employment as registered technologists in a radiology department.

Faculty Expertise
Registered radiographers teach and advise Avila students of radiologic technology. Our student/faculty ratio at the clinical sites never exceeds 10:1. Experienced professionals active in the field of radiologic science give students personalized attention.

Goals & Outcomes

Student Learning:

Goal 1: Students will master clinical competency.

  1. Students will demonstrate appropriate understanding and use of radiation protection.
  2. Students will appropriately address patient’s needs.
  3. Students will use proper technical factors for optimal images.

Goal 2: Students will apply appropriate critical-thinking skills.

  1. Students will modify all necessary elements to adapt to non-routine procedures.
  2. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of appropriate images based on     image evaluation criteria.

Goal 3: Students will demonstrate professionalism.

  1. Students will demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors in the clinical setting.
  2. Students will demonstrate an appropriate understanding of HIPAA.

Goal 4:  Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

  1. Students will demonstrate effective and appropriate communication skills with patients.
  2. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills through writing.

Program Effectiveness:

Goal:   The program will effectively meet the needs of the students and community.

  1. Students who enroll in the program will successfully complete it.
  2. Graduates will be satisfied with their education.
  3. Employers will be satisfied with educational and clinical experience of Avila graduates.
  4. Graduates will pass the registry on the first attempt.
  5. Graduates who desire to will find employment in the radiology field.