RADIOGRAPHY

MISSION OF THE RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM

The mission of the Radiography Program is to provide an allied health curriculum that is supportive in achieving individual student goals as well as professional patient-centered care within the community. To improve the educational base of radiologic science, the curriculum supports the development of professional ethics, communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. The curriculum awards an associate degree.

RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM GOALS

RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM OUTCOMES - Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

    1. Students will select appropriate technical factors.
    2. Students will demonstrate positioning skills.
    3. Students will apply radiation protection principles.
    4. Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
    5. Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.
    6. Student will demonstrate logical sequencing of exams.
    7. Students will evaluate the quality of images.
    8. Students will demonstrate professional behavior.
    9. Students will demonstrate ethical behavior.

ACCREDITATION

The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and is operated in compliance with their standards for accredited radiography programs.

JRCERT
20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182

Phone:  312-704-5300       Fax number:  (312)704-5304    

Email: mail@jrcert.org       http://www.jrcert.org/

Program Effectiveness Data 2010 - 2014

Class of:

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Program Completion Rate

71%

71.0%

61.0%

64.0% 

69.0%

5-year average: 67.2%

Students at beginning

31

31

31

25

26

Students graduating

22

22

19

16

18

Credentialing Exam Pass Rate –

100%

91%

94%

100%

100%

Registry 1st attempt

22

22

18

16

 18

Percent passing on 1st attempt

100%

91%

94%

100%

100%

5-year average: 97%

22 of 22 students   passed on 1st attempt

20 of 22 students   passed on 1st attempt

17 of 18 students   passed on 1st attempt

16 of 16 students   passed on 1st attempt

18 of 18 students passed on 1st   attempt

Annual Job Placement Rate

82.7%

64.3%

72.7%

88%

100%

Five Year Average Job Placement Rate-

Annual Data

**81%

**76%

*75%

*80%

Number of graduates seeking employment

14

14

11

14

12

Not seeking employment

1

1

4

0

1

Continuing Education

7

7

3

2

5

Working

9

9

8

14

12

Not located

0

0

1

0

0

* The 2013 and 2014 Annual Job Placement rate is calculated using the 12-month post-graduation data for employment.                         ** Job Placement Rate in 2007 – 100% / Job Placement Rate in 2008 – 93%

The Radiography Program reflects the changing health needs of Fayetteville, Cumberland County, and surrounding areas. The curriculum awards an associate degree.

Radiographers are a valuable part of the health care team. They are highly skilled medical imaging professionals that radiograph patients to provide diagnostic information to the Physician.  There are many imaging modalities graduate radiographers may practice in, such as:  Radiography, Computed Tomography (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography, Sonography, Bone Densitometry, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Oncology, Cardiovascular Imaging, and Quality Management.

The physical demands and radiography standards of the student radiographer in the clinical sites include:

AMERICAN REGISTRY OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS CODE OF ETHICS  (opens in a new window)

https://www.arrt.org/pdfs/Governing-Documents/Standards-of-Ethics.pdf

ACADEMIC PROGRAM SEQUENCING AND FACT SHEET  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/curriculum_programs/hea…ciatedegreeprograms.aspx

INDIVIDUAL COURSE DESCRIPTIONS   (opens in a new window)

http://forms2.faytechcc.edu/cdm_ccl/ccl-search.asp

FTCC Competitive Admissions Process includes: 

COMPETITIVE POINTS FOR APPLICANTS TO RADIOGRAPHY (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/health_programs/pdf/radcompetitivepointsfall2014.pdf

ESTIMATED PROGRAM COSTS   (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/health_programs/pdf/radiographyestprogramcosts2014.pdf

STUDENT SERVICES 

ADMISSIONS  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/admissions/

TUITION & FEES  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/business_finance/tuitionpaymentinformation2.aspx

TRANSFER CREDIT EQUIVALENCY  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/admissions/transfer_credit_equivalencies_fsu.aspx

OBTAINING TRANSFER CREDIT  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/testing/

REFUND POLICY  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/business_finance/tuitionpaymentinformation2.aspx

GRADUATION  (opens in a new window)

http://www.faytechcc.edu/curriculum_registration/graduation.aspx

 

Criminal Background Checks

Criminal background checks are required for several Health Programs. Students may be prohibited from clinical education at specific clinical affiliates based on background check results. This could prevent a student from progressing in their respective health program.