Radiography Program

Mission Statement

The Radiography Program sponsored by Mercer County Community College welcomes a diverse student population to a challenging and supportive educational environment. Faculty and clinical affiliate personnel work collaboratively to ensure student success, and offer the best college education and learning experience to qualified men and women. Also to prepare and graduate caring, professional, and knowledgeable radiographers for entry level positions while encouraging life-long learning.


Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

GOAL 1:

Students will apply the essential skills to perform diagnostic radiographic procedures competently as entry level radiographers.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will employ correct positioning skills
  • Students will select technical factors to produce diagnostic quality images
  • Students will correctly apply radiation safety principles
  • Students will accurately apply patient care principles

GOAL 2:

Students will communicate effectively in a health care facility.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will employ appropriate communication skills with patients and staff
  • Students will clearly convey concepts and ideas through oral and written communications

GOAL 3:

Students will apply effective critical thinking skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will modify imaging procedures to accommodate non-routine patients
  • Students will analyze images and identify corrective measures to improve the quality

GOAL 4:

Students will exercise values and attitudes consistent with professional practice.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate professionalism and integrate into clinical practice
  • Students will evaluate professional ethics and values and integrate into clinical practice


About MCCC Radiography Program Accreditation

The Mercer County Community College Radiography Program continues to maintain full 8-year accreditation status as awarded by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-3182; 312-704-5300; mail@jrcert.org) and the New Jersey Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (NJRTBE, 25 Arctic Parkway, Trenton, NJ 08625, 609-984-5890). Programmatic accreditation assures the public that the educational program meets standards of quality and provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to safely and competently utilize X radiation for the benefit of patients.

The JRCERT requires all radiography educational programs to publish key indicators of effectiveness. Please click here to download our results. You must use a viewer that supports "pdf" documents such as Adobe Reader or Foxit Reader.

Prof. Sandra Kerr
Faculty; Program Coordinator
kerrs@mccc.edu
609.570.3337
Office - MS150

 

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