Program Mission, Goals, and Outcomes
The Emory University Medical Imaging Program seeks to develop leaders in medical imaging by fostering academic and clinical excellence within a patient and family centered care environment. Specifically, the mission of the program is to produce well-educated, culturally and clinically competent, highly motivated medical imaging professionals who will safely perform diagnostic imaging procedures. Program graduates will also possess either advanced imaging skills in a specialty modality, or leadership skills in education or management.
Program Goals and Outcomes
- Students will communicate effectively.
- Students will utilize effective oral communication skills.
- Students will utilize effective written communication skills.
- Students will possess the knowledge and skills of an entry level radiographer.
- Students will be able to position the patient for routine radiographic procedures.
- Students will apply appropriate radiation safety principles.
- Students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
- Students will be able to evaluate radiographic images.
- Students will be able to modify standard procedures to accommodate patient or environmental conditions.
- Students will demonstrate professional behavior.
- Students will demonstrate a positive work ethic.
- Students will develop cooperative relationships in the clinical environment.