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 2016-2020 is representative of the effectiveness of the Radiologic Technology Program. 

Program Completion Rate

Five Year Average from 2016-2020 = 97/102 = 92%

Program Completion Rates

Year of Graduation

Number of
 Students
    in CP I

  Attrition

Re-Entry

Number of Graduates

           Program
    Completion Rate

   2020      21       3      0
      15          15/18 = 83%
   2019      23       2      1       21          21/22 = 95%
   2018      22       4      1       19          19/22 = 86%

   2017

     24

      3

     1

      22

         22/24 = 92%

   2016

     20

      7

     0

      13

         13/20 = 65%

Job Placement Rate

Five Year Average from 2016-2020 = 89/89 = 100%

Job Placement Rate Averages
 
   Year of Graduation

Number of Graduates


    Number of              Grads
     Employed

 

     Number of
         Grads
    Not Actively
       Seeking
   Employment*



Job Placement Rate

  2020      15            15              0    15/15 = 100%
  2019      21            21              0    21/21 = 100%
  2018      19            18              1    18/18 = 100%

  2017

     22

           22

             0

   22/22 = 100%

  2016

     13

           13

             0

   13/13 = 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 2016-2020 = 85/89 = 96%

Credentialing Rates
   Year of
Graduation
 
           Number
       of Graduates
 Number of Grads 
   Passing Registry
  On First Attempt
 Credentialing Exam
     Pass Rate On
     First Atttempt

   2020

               15

            15

      15/15 = 100%

   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%

Resources

Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Walters Hall 104
513-558-9403
kristin.susser@uc.edu