Radiography School Program Goals

Program Goals


Akron Children's Hospital's Radiography School is a comprehensive, 2-year course whose purpose is to provide the student radiographer with a high quality, customer-service focused, competency-based didactic and clinical education. 

Our program serves primarily a 5-county region in northeast Ohio and prepares students to become entry-level diagnostic radiographers as members of the paramedical team for the overall care of the patient. Our program also includes introductory education for the advanced radiologic modalities and instills lifelong learning values that help students achieve their professional and personal goals.

Program Goals

The program implements this mission through clearly defined program goals and learning outcomes that meet and/or exceed the Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Sciences through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). 

Akron Children's Radiography School follows the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) curriculum guide in the presentation of the radiography content.

Well-supervised clinical rotations through all phases of the curriculum provide students the practical foundation to meet the job demands as an entry level radiographer.

Our goals are to ensure students:

Our program is also designed to provide the healthcare community with graduate, entry-level radiographers skilled in diagnostic imaging procedures.

Program Goals

Learning Outcomes

The radiography professional must have the ability to provide appropriate healthcare services. Radiographers are highly skilled professionals qualified by education to perform imaging examinations and accompanying responsibilities at the direction of physicians qualified to request and/or perform radiologic procedures.

Our program covers 24 consecutive months and combines classroom instruction with practical application of knowledge and skills necessary to work in a radiology department.

At the completion of the 24-month program, you will have achieved these learning outcomes:

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