NIAGARA COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Nursing and Allied Health

Contact

Cynthia Meyers
Program Coordinator
Location: C-211
Phone: 716-614-6416
Email: meyers@niagaracc.suny.edu

Elaine Beaudoin
Clinical Coordinator
Location: C-211
Phone: 716-614-6458
Email: ebeaudoin@niagaracc.suny.edu

Expected Growth of Occupations

Data from the NYS Department of Labor predicts that New York will need approximately 15,560 new healthcare practitioners and healthcare technicians per year to meet the needs of the state's health care system.

Expected Growth of Occupations
*Data taken from NYS Occupational Handbook

Radiologic Technology, A.A.S.

Overview

NCCC's program is rigorous and takes two years, including two summer sessions, to complete. The program includes lecture, laboratory and extensive clinical experience. The program is designed to prepare students to possess entry-level skills required of the radiologic technologist. The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and graduates are eligible to apply for the American Registry Examination for Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and are recognized by the New York State Department of Health. Graduates must comply with the rules and regulations of the New York State Department of Health and ARRT prior to taking the credentialing examination. Enrollment is limited due to clinical availability.

Program Performance Data
2015
Annual Completion Rate

(57 graduates/81 students initially enrolled)
5 Year Average Credentialing Examination Pass Rate
1st Time Examinees


(185 passing candidates/225 examinees)
5 Year Average Job Placement Rate

Based on feedback we received

(80 graduates employed within 12 months after graduation/97 graduates actively seeking employment)
70% 82% 82%

Program Goals and Objectives

The mission of the Niagara County Community College Radiologic Technology program is to provide students with educational experiences to become competent, entry-level technologists within the health care field.

Goal 1: Students will demonstrate clinical competence
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will exhibit proper positioning skills
  • Students will select technical factors
  • Students will practice radiation protection
  • Students will exhibit quality patient care skills

Goal 2: Students will develop critical thinking skills
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will perform non-routine procedures
  • Students will perform image analysis

Goal 3: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate written communication skills
  • Students will demonstrate oral communication skills

Goal 4: Students will display professionalism
Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate professional behavior
  • Students will recognize ethical values

Radiologic Technology Catalog Information

Spotlight

Recently at the Recognition Reception, David Luchowski, a past alumni and current adjunct faculty member received the Outstanding Clinical Adjunct Award. Dave has been an adjunct with the radiologic technology program since January 2006 and is an invaluable instructor and mentor. Dave goes out of his way to help students while in the program and as graduates in the profession as well. He devotes his time whenever assistance is needed and always volunteers to lend a helping hand, whether it be through instructing, tutoring, mentoring or just "lending an ear". Dave always goes beyond what is expected by offering his time and knowledge in an instant to both students and colleagues alike. Dave continually strives to challenge students to be the best that they can be. In addition, Dave always has a positive attitude and shares his passion for the radiology field in positive and insightful ways.

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