Student Learning Outcomes

Student Learning Outcomes

Toward the fulfillment of our program mission there are 4 main goals with focus toward student learning.

 

Foster and develop critical, analytical and problem solving skills

  • Students will show progressive, relative proficiency in describing rationale for therapy planning procedures
  • Students will show progressive, relative proficiency in describing rationale for treatment delivery strategies

 

Facilitate clinical competence

  • Students will demonstrate cognitive abilities in the clinical setting, appropriate to level of education
  • Students will demonstrate technical knowledge and skill commiserate with level of education
  • Students will readily integrate and apply theories and principles to final physics/treatment planning assignment
  • Graduates will demonstrate the ability to perform treatments and follow department procedures in the workplace

 

Foster and develop oral and written communication skills

  • Students will orally present oncology cases with progressive, relative proficiency
  • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills with patients, peers and patient care team in clinical setting
  • Students will successfully conduct written research on topics related to radiation therapy

 

Instill ideals supportive of professional growth and development

  • Students will accurately describe the roles of professional organizations, certification, licensure and accreditation agencies
  • Students will accurately describe the benefits of professional organization membership, licensure, certification and scholarly activity
  • Students will successfully participate in career promotion activities and patient advocacy programs
  • Graduates will demonstrate ethical and professional characteristics in the workplace