State Fair Community College

Mission, Vision, Goals, Outcomes, and Program effectiveness

Mission

State Fair Community College is dedicated to serving the rural communities of western Missouri through the preparation of highly competent, registry-eligible medical imaging professionals.

Vision

The SFCC Radiologic Technology program will be an exemplary radiologic technology program - focused on developing tomorrow's leaders, serving the community, and practicing continuous academic quality improvement.

Student Learning Goals

  • Goal #1 - Clinical Competence: Students will be clinically competent.
    • Student Learning Outcomes:
      • Students will apply radiation protection
      • Students will demonstrate procedural knowledge
      • Students will apply knowledge of exposure factors
  • Goal #2 - Proficient Critical Thinking: Students will think critically.
    • Student Learning Outcomes:
      • Students will perform non-routine procedures successfully
      • Students will analyze images successfully
  • Goal #3 - Effective Communications: Students will communicate effectively.
    • Student Learning Outcomes:
      • Students will communicate effectively with patients
      • Students will develop effective oral communication skills
  • Goal #4 - Involved Professionalism: Students will demonstrate professionalism.
    • Student Learning Outcomes:
      • Students will develop workforce readiness skills
      • Students will demonstrate professional behavior

Accreditation Information

The State Fair Community College Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).  Program effectiveness data will be available on the JRCERT and State Fair Community College websites. 

Contact information for JRCERT:
20 N. Wacker Drive, Ste 2850
Chicago, IL  60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5300
www.jrcert.org

Program Effectiveness Data

Program effectiveness data includes the program completion rate, credentialing examination pass rate and job placement rate over the past five years.  Explanation of these measures and program data that corresponds with the annual report most recently submitted to the JRCERT are noted below.  This information can also be obtained at www.jrcert.org/resources/program-effectiveness-data. Questions about program effectiveness data should be directed to the Program Director.

The Radiologic Technology program’s annual report to the JRCERT reflected the following information:

Credentialing Exam Pass Rate

This reflects a five-year credentialing average. Five-year credentialing exam (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists exam) pass rate of not less than 75 percent at first attempt within six months of graduation.

YEAR
Percent passing on 1st attempt
Number of Students
2015 94% 17 of 18 students passed on 1st attempt
2014
82%
9 of 11 students passed on 1st attempt
2013
77%
10 of 13 students passed on 1st attempt
2012
93%
13 of 14 students passed on 1st attempt
2011
92%
11 of 12 students passed on 1st attempt
5 year average
88%
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 






Program Completion Rate

Program completion rate is defined as the number of students who complete the program within 150% of the stated program length.

Year
Percent Completion
Number of Students
2015 95% 19 began, 18 graduated
 
· 1 dismissal for grades
2014
61%
18 began,  11 graduated
 · 4 voluntary withdrawals.
 · 2 dismissal for grades.
 ·  1 voluntary withdrawal and came back the next year.
2013
72%
18 began, 13 graduated
·         4 dismissal for grades.
·         1 dismissal for professionalism.
2012
78%
18 began, 14 graduated
·         2 dismissal for grades.
·         2 voluntary withdrawals.
2011
72%
18 began, 13 graduated
·         1 dismissal.
·         4 voluntary withdrawals.
5 year average
76%
 

Job Placement Rate


Five-year job placement rate of not less than 75 within twelve months of graduation.

Year
Percent job placement
Number of students
2015 93% *2 not actively seeking employment due to continuing education
*1 not actively seeking employment in radiology
* 14 of 15 employed within 12 months of graduation
2014
100%
*1 not actively seeking employment due to surgery.
*1 not actively seeking employment in radiology
9 of 9 employed within 6 months of graduation
2013
100%
*3 not actively seeking employment due to continuing education.
*2 not actively seeking employment in radiology
*2 out of 8 employed within 6 months of graduation
8 of 8 employed within 12 months of graduation
2012
92%
*1 not actively seeking employment due to continuing education.
12 of 13 employed within 12 months of education
2011
91%
*1 not actively seeking employment due to continuing education.
*1 not actively seeking employment in radiology
10 of 11 employed within 12 months of education
5 year average
94.64%
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more information regarding program effectiveness data visit the JRCERT website at www.jrcert.org.

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