Diagnostic & Treatment Sciences
Mission, Vision, Goals
301 Michigan Street N.E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
RADIATION THERAPY PROGRAM
To provide competent, entry level Radiation Therapists who are professionally active.
Upon completion of the program students will be able to:
2. Develop critical thinking and problem solving skills
4. Demonstrate professional behavior in clinical area and the profession
DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY PROGRAMS
MISSION STATEMENT AND PROGRAM GOALS
The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program mission is to provide the graduates with the knowledge, clinical skills, and effective behaviors for a career in sonography that will:
1. demonstrate knowledge in appropriate didactic areas and integrate this knowledge into competency-based clinical experience.
2. apply skills to exceed the standards of the profession.
3. analyze clinical data.
4. write effectively in more than one format as part of the writing across the professional curriculum initiative.
5. provide excellent quality care to enrich and support the community through engagement.
6. engage and maintain personal and national level professional relationships.
The program provides students opportunities to develop technical knowledge and personal skills necessary for a career in the sonographic sciences. The curriculum is designed to combine compassion with integrity in order to shape a student into a professional. The program provides a unique learning environment which includes state of the art equipment. By recruiting the help of highly qualified sonography faculty, students acquire skills necessary to become successful diagnostic medical sonographers. [The program mission statement was authored in 2005 by the inaugural Diagnostic Medical Sonography Classes of 2007 in General (Abdomen and Obstetrics/Gynecology) and Echocardiography.]
The graduate of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs will be able to:
1. perform beyond minimum entry-level diagnostic medical sonography skills according to the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographer' scope of practice for the diagnostic medical sonographer, American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers content specifications for their various examinations, and the minimum Standards for An Accredited Educational Program in the Diagnostic Medical Sonography of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography, SDMS Scan Document, ASE Outline of Sonography Core Curriculum in Echocardiography, SVU Standards for Undergraduate Educational Programs in Vascular Technology, and the ARDMS Content Specifications for Abdomen, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Adult Echocardiography, Pediatric Echocardiography, and Vascular Sonography.
1.1 utilize oral and written communication with patients and colleagues.
2. meet professional specifications established for national registration by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers in the specialty areas of study.
3. build upon sound principles of general education by learning how to communicate well, think analytically, be intellectually adaptive, integrate knowledge and experience from different disciplines, apply ethical standards and values to the practice of diagnostic medical sonography and appreciate social and cultural diversity.
4. function as an active member of the health care team.
5. participate in the advancement of knowledge through research.
6. engage in lifelong learning and service
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