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Program Mission and Goals

Radiologic Technology Program Mission

The faculty of the Radiologic Technology program upholds the mission of Pima Community College by preparing highly qualified, entry-level radiographers. The program meets the radiologic health needs and expectations of the community through partnerships in clinical education with regional healthcare facilities. The program faculty will guide students in achieving the following skills, knowledge and values:

Radiologic Technology Program Goals

  1. Students demonstrate effective communication skills with the patient and health care team.
  2. Students demonstrate clinical competency requirements of an entry- level radiographer.
  3. Students demonstrate the critical thinking and problem solving skills that not only involve technical imaging considerations but also those related to patient needs and clinical restrictions.    
  4. Students demonstrate professional behavior and values consistent with the rules and code of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist and the code of ethics of the American Society of Radiologic technologists.