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Program Information
Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Goal One: Students will competently perform radiological procedures.
SLOs:
1. Students will position properly for radiological procedures.
2. Students will calculate appropriate technical factors and correctly relate these factors to image quality.
3. Students will utilize the ALARA concept.

Goal Two: Students will use critical thinking skills.
SLOs:
1. Students will manipulate technical factors for different patient populations.
2. Students will modify positioning for a variety of patients.

Goal Three: Students will use appropriate communication for the healthcare profession.
SLOs:
1. Students will use appropriate oral communication skills.
2. Students will use appropriate written communication skills.

Goal Four: Students will demonstrate professionalism.
SLOs:
1. Students will exhibit professionalism in the clinical area.
2. Students will appreciate the value of professional growth. 

Start
Date and Program Length
The Bethesda Radiography Program begins in August each year and concludes in July of the second year of study. The program is 77 credits, including prerequisite courses.

Curriculum
The Radiography Program adheres to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) Radiography Curriculum (click here). The ASRT oversees standards of practice and writes the curriculum guidelines used by educational programs across the United States.

Time Commitment Required 
The Radiography Program is a two-year, full-time commitment.

Learning Site
Classes, labs and clinical sessions are conducted at the College’s learning site located at Bethesda Hospital East, 2815 S. Seacrest Boulevard, Boynton Beach, Florida 33435, which is located 3 miles from the College campus

Methods of Instruction 
Multiple approaches are used including interactive lecture, active learning techniques, simulation, lab exercises, computer-assisted instruction, case study presentations, and clinical practice at Bethesda Hospital East. 


Degree and Certification/Licensure
Graduates who successfully complete the program are awarded an Associate in Science (A.S.) degree in Radiography. Graduates are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination. Upon successfully passing the exam, participants are certified as Radiologic Technologists.  Once certified, graduates may become licensed in Florida through the Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Control.

Eligibility
Professional certification by the Florida Department of Health and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists may be affected by a criminal record, including a misdemeanor; previous licensure or certification disciplinary measures relating to another educational program for ARRT certification. Applicants are encouraged to visit the Florida Department of Health website (click here) and the ARRT website (click here) for more specific information.


For more information about our Radiography Program, call Eddie Lockett, Program Director, at (561) 737-7733, ext. 84792 or send an e-mail to ELockett@BHinc.org
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