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Mission Statement and Goals

Mission Statement

 

The Radiation Therapy Program sponsored by Bergen Community College is committed to the development of a high quality educational program that cultivates competent, knowledgeable and compassionate radiation therapists that will meet the needs of the radiation oncology community and the patients they serve.

 

Program Goals

 

Goal:  Students will perform the tasks and responsibilities of a radiation therapist in a competent and knowledgeable manner. 

Student Learning Outcomes:

·         Students will demonstrate competent patient positioning skills.

·         Students will demonstrate competent equipment use to deliver treatment prescription.

·         Students will demonstrate radiation protection.

 

Goal:  Students will demonstrate effective communication skills and participate as a collaborative team member with other medical professionals. 

Student Learning Outcomes:

·         Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.

·         Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.

·         Students will participate as a collaborative team member with other medical

professionals.

 

Goal:  Students will demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills essential to the practice of state-of-the-art radiation therapy

Student Learning Outcomes:

·         Students will design a computer generated treatment plan.

·         Students will utilize critical thinking skills to recognize setup discrepancies.

·         Students will utilize problem solving skills to correct setup discrepancies.

 

Goal:  Students will demonstrate professional development and growth, and professional ethics in the clinical setting.

Student Learning Outcomes: 

·         Student will demonstrate ethical standards.

·         Students will demonstrate compassionate patient care.

·         Students will demonstrate professional development and growth.