Radiation Therapy Program Mission Statement
The mission of Mitchell Technical Institute is to provide skills for success in technical careers. It is the mission of the MTI Radiation Therapy program to develop and educate competent, com-passionate, and professional entry-level radiation therapists through a strong commitment to didactic, clinical and professional education.
Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
Goal 1: Students will demonstrate competency in the clinical setting.
1a. Students perform simulation, treatment planning procedures, and dosimetric calculations as prescribed by a radiation oncologist.
1b. Students will consistently review patient treatment records prior to each treatment for prescription or treatment procedure changes.
1c. Students will correctly position patients in accordance with the treatment plan.
1d. Students will safely operate equipment.
Goal 2: Students will use independent judgment, think critically and problem-solve in the discipline of radiation therapy.
2a. Students demonstrate good judgment and decision-making in the clinical setting.
2b. Students recognize patient’s physical limitations and make adjustments accordingly.
Goal 3: Students will communicate effectively with patients, physicians, and other healthcare professionals.
3a. Students communicate effectively in the healthcare setting.
3b. Students effectively and clearly explain and instruction regarding radiation therapy procedures.
3c. Students accurately address patient questions and concerns.
3d. Students document diagnostic, treatment and patient data in the medical record in a timely, accurate, and comprehensive manner.
Goal 4: Students will demonstrate professional attitudes, behaviors, growth and ethics.
4a. Students conduct themselves in an ethical and professional manner.
4b. Students function effectively as a member of the healthcare team.
4c. Students accept supervision and work effectively with supervisory personnel.
4d. Students are self-directed and utilize time in an efficient manner.
Goal 5: The graduates will become registered radiation therapists employed in their field.
5a. Graduates will pass the ARRT exam.
5b. Graduates will perform as entry level therapists.
5c. Graduates will find employment within 6 months of graduation.
Check out the 2012-13 Radiation Therapy Assessment Review for information on how this program assures that its students are attaining learning outcomes.