Student Learning Outcomes

Toward the fulfillment of our program mission, there are four main goals with focus toward student learning.
 
Goal 1: Facilitate clinical competence
 
Learning Outcomes
 
· Students will demonstrate technical knowledge and skill commiserate with level of education such as: timely completion of procedures, record keeping, verification of parameters before procedures, and manipulation of devices and aids
· Students will demonstrate cognitive abilities in the clinical setting, appropriate to level of education such as: application of theory to clinical activities, verbal expression of thought processes when making decisions, appropriate use and operation of equipment
· Students will integrate and apply theories and principles to Phase IV Physics rotation clinical assignments that require comparison and contrast of treatment plans for specific anatomic areas
 
Goal 2: Foster and develop critical, analytical and problem solving skills
 
Learning Outcomes
· Students will show progressive, relative proficiency in describing the rationale for therapy planning during simulation procedure journaling
· Students will show progressive, relative proficiency in describing rationale for treatment delivery strategies during written case study assignments
 
Goal 3: Foster and develop oral and written communication skills
 
Learning Outcomes
· Students will orally present with progressive, relative proficiency in content, organization and delivery
· Students will successfully conduct written research on topics related to radiation therapy with appropriate content, organization, and use of reference materials
· Students will demonstrate effective communication skills with patients, peers and patient care team in clinical settings
· Graduates will demonstrate effective communication skills with patients, peers and patient care team
 
Goal 4: Instill ideals supportive of professional growth and development
 
Learning Outcomes
· Students will accurately describe the roles of professional organizations, certification, licensure and accreditation agencies
· Students will successfully prepared and display campaign for career promotion and patient advocacy
· Graduates will demonstrate professional characteristics in the workplace including professionalism and adherence to the profession’s ethical code