Radiologic Technology Resources

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program at Presentation College is to develop medical imaging practitioners who are competent in radiography and computed tomography delivering compassionate patient care and limiting radiation exposure.

Goals:

1. Students will be clinically competent.

Student Learning Outcomes:
1.1 Students will apply positioning skills in the clinical setting.
1.2 Students will follow radiation protection principles.
1.3 Students will provide appropriate patient care.

2.  Students will communicate effectively as an active member of the health care team.

Student Learning Outcomes:
2.1 Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.
2.2 Students will demonstrate written communication skills.

3.  Students will apply critical thinking.

Student Learning Outcomes:
3.1 Students will critique images to determine diagnostic quality.
3.2 Students will perform non-routine procedures.

4.  Students will demonstrate professionalism.

Student Learning Outcomes:
4.1 Students will understand professional growth.
4.2 Students will demonstrate professional behavior.

Clinical Sites

Aberdeen, South Dakota

Spearfish, South Dakota
Mankato, Minnesota
St. James Minnesota
Fairmont, Minnesota

 

Clinical Obligations:

Student clinical obligations include health form with an updated vaccination record and background check.  Students will be required to rotate each semester through various shifts including evenings and weekends.  Students assigned to clinical experiences are responsible for providing their own transportation to and from the site. To provide a varied and worthwhile clinical experience, the student may be required to travel to distance sites from their residence. Students are responsible for transportation costs. Students may car pool and share the cost of transportation. In some courses students need individual transportation.

In addition to tuition and campus registration fees, students enrolled in the Radiologic Technology Program will incur some additional expenses. These values are approximate. 

  • Textbook for the all program courses (new):           $1200.00
  • Physical and Immunizations:                                       $300.00
  • Uniforms:                                                                          $40.00 per set
  • Shoes:                                                                                $100.00
  • CPR:                                                                                   $60.00

Course fees can be located in the College Catalog or on the College’s Website.

Program Effectiveness Data:

The following is the most current program effectiveness data. Our programmatic accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information. Click here to go directly to the JRCERT webpage.


Credentialing Examination:

The number of students who pass, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination, or an unrestricted state licensing examination, compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Credentialing Examination Rate number passed on 1st attempt divided by number attempted within 6 months of graduation
Year Results
Year 1 - 2016 6 of 10 - 60%
Year 2 - 2017 6 of 10 - 60%
Year 3 - 2018

7 of 9 - 78%

Year 4 - 2019 12 of 13 - 92%
Year 5 - 2020 9 of 14 - 64%
Program 5-Year Average 40 of 56 - 71%

 

Job Placement Rate:

The number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences within twelve months of graduating. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Job Placement Rate number employed divided by number actively seeking employment within 12 months of graduation
Year Results
Year 1 - 2016 7 of 10 - 70%
Year 2 - 2017 11 of 11 - 100%
Year 3 - 2018

7 of 9 - 78%

Year 4 - 2019 12 of 12 - 100%
Year 5 - 2020 12 of 14 - 86%
Program 5-Year Average 49 of 56 - 88%


Program Completion Rate:

The number of students who complete the program within the stated program length. The annual benchmark established by the program is 70%.

Program Completion Rate number graduated divided by number started the program
Year Results
Year 1 - 2020 14 of 14
Annual Completion Rate 100%