UC Blue Ash College

Radiologic Technology Goals & Mission

The Mission

The mission of the radiologic technology program of the University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College is the education and preparation of students for a career as a diagnostic radiographer. The associate degree curriculum is designed to synthesize clinical and didactic experiences in radiography, to instill a desire for excellence in practice, and to provide a foundation for academic and career advancement.

Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. The student will demonstrate clinical competence.
    1. Students will properly position for radiographic procedures.
    2. Students will practice radiation protection.
    3. Students will provide quality patient care.
  2. The student will exhibit professionalism.
    1. Students will make ethical decisions.
    2. Students will display a professional work ethic.
    3. Students will describe the benefits of lifelong learning.
  3. The student will demonstrate critical thinking skills based on professional standards.
    1. Students will accommodate for non-routine and trauma patients.
    2. Students will critique images for diagnostic quality.
    3. Students will demonstrate the relationship between technical factors and image quality.
  4. The student will effectively communicate in a professional manner.
    1. Students will communicate professionally in the clinical setting.
    2. Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
    3. Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
  5. The program will effectively prepare the graduate for a career as an entry-level radiographer.

Program Effectiveness

The following data compiled from 2014-2019 is representative of the effectiveness of the Radiologic Technology Program. 

Program Completion Rate

Five Year Average from 2014-2018 = 91/114 = 81%

Program Completion Rates

Year of Graduation

Number of Students in CP I

Attrition

Re-entry

Number of Graduates

Program Completion Rate

2018 22 4 1
19 19/22 = 86%
2017 24 3 1 22 22/24 = 92%
2016 20 7 0 13 13/20 = 65%

2015

24

10

2

16

16/24 = 67%

2014

24

5

2

21

21/24 = 88%

Job Placement Rate

Five Year Average from 2014-2018 = 87/87 = 100%

Job Placement Rate Averages
Year of Graduation Number of Graduates Number of Grads employed at 6/12 months post- graduation 

Number of Grads

not actively seeking employment*

Job Placement Rate

2018 19 18 (at 6 months) 1 18/18 = 100%
2017 22 22 (at 6 months) 0 22/22 = 100%
2016 13 13 (at 6 months) 0 13/13 = 100%

2015

16

15 (at 12 months)

1

15/15 = 100%

2014

21

19 (at 12 months)

2

19/19 = 100%

*The JRCERT has defined "not actively seeking employment" as: 1) graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, 2) graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, 3) graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, 4) graduate is on active military duty, and/or 5) graduate is continuing education.

Credentialing Examination (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) Pass Rate

Five Year Average from 2015-2019 = 86/90 = 96%

Credentialing Rates
Year of
Graduation
 

Number of Graduates

Number of Grads Passing Registry
On First Attempt
Credentialing Exam Pass
Rate On First Atttempt

2019

21

21

21/21 = 100%

2018 19 19 19/19 = 100%
2017 22 (1 did not attempt) 17 17/21 = 82%
2016 13 13 13/13 = 100%

2015

16

16 

16/16 = 100%

Resources

Contact Information

Muntz Hall | Room 140
LuAnna Schwaeble
Program Coordinator
Phone: 513-936-1631
Email: luanna.schwaeble@uc.edu