Quality Indicators

Our Mission

The Radiation Therapy Program is focused on the development of qualified radiation therapists who provide optimum patient care through technical competency and professional conduct.

Goals

Program Effectiveness Outcomes

  • Outcome 1:  Students will complete the program.
  • Outcome 2:  Graduates will pass the national certification exam on the first attempt within 6 months of graduation.
  • Outcome 3:  Graduates will be gainfully employed in radiologic sciences within 12 months of graduation.
  • Outcome 4:  Graduates will be satisfied with the overall quality of the program.
  • Outcome 5:  Employers will be satisfied with the overall competency of program graduates.

Program graduates will be clinically competent.

  • Outcome 1:  Students will analyze pertinent data from treatment planning documents.
  • Outcome 2:  Students will accurately position patients for treatment delivery.
  • Outcome 3:  Students will evaluate images using various imaging technologies (MV, kV, CBCT) to ensure proper patient alignment.

Students will demonstrate written and oral communication skills.

  • Outcome 1:  Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
  • Outcome 2:  Students will provide patient education within scope of practice.

Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.

  • Outcome 1:  Students will solve challenges related to non-routine clinical situations.
  • Outcome 2:  Students will verify treatment information for completeness and accuracy.

Students will demonstrate professional work standards.

  • Outcome 1:  Students will exhibit professional standards and behaviors.
  • Outcome 2:  Students will assess the importance of professional development.

Washburn University’s Radiation Therapy Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304

Program effectiveness data is available at the Quality Indicators tab as well as the Joint Review Committee website. Accessible information includes five-year credentialing examination pass rate, five year average job placement rate and annual program completion rate. Information pertaining to the program’s accreditation as well as program effectiveness data is available here. https://portal.jrcertaccreditation.org/accredited-educational-programs/details/634135b0-7b15-e711-80e7-00155dcfc044

 

The link below provides the most current program effectiveness data. Our programmatic accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information. The information can also be found directly on the JRCERT Webpage.


Access the Program Effectiveness Data for the Washburn University Radiation Therapy Program.

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