Radiologic Technology At MCHP
Radiologic Technology Programs combine education about advanced technology, physiology, and human behavior to enable rewarding opportunities in the in-demand field of medical imaging. Radiologic Technology students spend time attending classes and clinical rotations in medical imaging departments, clinics, and doctors’ offices throughout Maine. Students gain in-depth and hands-on experience in all areas of diagnostic radiography including: radiographic equipment operation, patient positioning, radiation safety, and overall care. Program graduates are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists examination and obtain Maine State Licensing.
The mission of the Clark F. Miller Radiologic Technology Program is to:
- Encourage motivated individuals who are dedicated to pursuing excellence in Radiologic Technology;
- Provide quality education in Radiologic Sciences with emphasis in Diagnostic Radiography including all modalities of Medical Imaging;
- Offer educational experiences in the classroom, the campus laboratory, and in a variety of clinical settings with emphasis on exceptional patient care; and
- Educate individuals to be competent and knowledgeable technologists who demonstrate critical thinking and effective communication skills.
MCHP Radiologic Technology Program Expected Learning Outcomes
- Execute effective communication in the medical imaging department to provide quality patient care;
- Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills to evaluate and address a variety of situations in radiologic technology;
- Demonstrate competency in performing radiographic procedures;
- Devise a plan for professional development and growth;
- Graduates will achieve national certification in radiography;
- Graduates will become employed in radiologic technology within six months of program completion.