Mission and Goals
The primary mission of the Radiation Therapy Program is to educate competent entry-level radiation therapistsLearning Outcomes
Goal: Students will demonstrate clinical competence
- 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 skillsLearning 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 professionalismLearning Outcome
- Students will demonstrate professionalism in the clinical setting
- Graduates will demonstrate belief in continuing education
For Program accreditation information and effectiveness data please see:
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology,
20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Spend time with Radiation Therapy students...
"It's a good feeling. You know you're helping people. For our patients, cancer is still treatable. If they weren't coming to us, they wouldn't be getting better."
Kaylee Voorhies, Class of 2009
Room 1215, Weiskotten Hall
Phone: 315 464-4570