Radiologic Science Accreditation & Membership

Accreditation and Membership

Holy Family is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the Joint Review Committee of Education in Radiologic Technology (20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; 312-704-5300; (www.jrcert.org).

JRCERT

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) promotes excellence in education and elevates quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry. The JRCERT is the only agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry.

Mission & Goals

Holy Family University Radiologic Science Program mission and Goals are provided in the Holy Family University Policy Manual Vol. VIIIC Student Handbook Associate of Science in Radiologic Science Handbook, July 2017. 

For additional Program information, please contact the Program:

  • Phone - 267-341-3330
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Mission Statement

The Radiologic Science Program of Holy Family University is committed to the formation of integrated persons who possess knowledge and awareness of their responsibilities to God, humanity, and self.

The Program seeks to cultivate professional competence in graduates who will be actively responsible in society in service to the human family. The Program is designed to provide the radiologic health team with a member who, under the supervision of a radiologist, uses ionizing radiation in an investigative function, contributing to the diagnosis of disease and injury.

Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

The Associate of Science in Radiologic Science (ASRS) degree program includes a 20-month allied health curriculum designed to prepare students for practice as diagnostic radiologic technologists. The Program's goals (and corresponding student learning outcomes) are as follows:

Goal 1: Develop knowledge and skills necessary for competent clinical practice.

  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Demonstrate clinical competentence at the entry-level radiographer position, to include measurement tools related to:
      • Patient care
      • Positioning and procedures skills
      • Radiation protection/hygiene with self and others

Goal 2: Develop effective communication skills required for competent clinical practice.

  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Demonstrate effective oral communication strategies with patients and family members, the public and members of the healthcare team
    • Demonstrate effective written communication strategies with patients and family members, the public and members of the healthcare team

Goal 3: Apply problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Utilize critical thinking skills to make appropriate adjustments to non-routine situations

Goal 4: Engage in behaviors that promote professional growth and development.

  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Participate in personal and professional* growth opportunities


*The Program requires students to obtain (and maintain) ASRT student membership.

Effectiveness Outcomes

Credentialling Examination (ARRT) 1st Time Pass Rate – 2012 – 2016 (Avg. 95%)

Credentialing examination pass rate data reflects student success passing the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Examination in Radiography (R) credentialing examination on first attempt.

ARRT 5 year Website 16

 

Program Completion Rate – 2012 – 2016 (Avg. 65%)

Program completion rate data reflects the percentage of students successfully completing the program.

 5-Year RetentionRate 2012-2016

 

Job Placement Rate – 2012 – 2016 (Avg. 96%)

Job placement rate data reflects the percentage of graduates seeking employment reporting employment within 12-months following graduation.

5 Year Employment Rate 12-16 vF2