Radiation Therapy Technology
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Program Goals

Goal I: The medical community will benefit from clinically competent Radiation Therapy Technology graduates entering the profession.

  • Program retention rate will remain high.
  • Students taking the ARRT exam will pass the first time and be employed within six months of program completion.
  • Graduates will indicate overall program satisfaction and readiness for an entry-level radiation therapy position.
  • Employers indicate satisfaction with graduate skill levels and seek to hire future graduates.
  • Students acquire the skills and knowledge of an entry-level therapist.

Goal II: Program graduates will have the knowledge and communication skills of a competent entry-level radiation therapist.

  • Students will be competent and concise at keeping radiation therapy records.
  • Students will be skillful in machine operation and patient set-ups.
  • Students will interpret and implement radiation therapy treatment plans and provide appropriate patient care.
  • Students will practice effective communication skills in the clinical setting.

Goal III: Students will develop professionalism, ethical and moral practices as guided by values consistent with the professions Code of Ethics and pursue lifelong learning.

  • Students demonstrate professional behavior and ethical values.
  • Graduates exhibit professional work attitudes, ethics and behavior in team situations.
  • Post graduates will indicate professional membership in the ARRT.
  • Post graduates will pursue advanced degrees or certificates.

Goal IV: Students will demonstrate proficiency in problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • Students practice effective communication skills in the clinical setting.
  • Students practice verbal communication skills through class presentations.
  • Students demonstrate critical thinking through presentation of case studies.
  • Students will demonstrate problem solving skills by completing calculations and required competencies.

Did You Know?

ECC is a member of the State University of New York (SUNY) System, and is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many of the professional curricula are also accredited by specialized agencies.


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