The Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program in Minot is a 23-month, hospital-based certificate program. Trinity Health is responsible for this educational program and awards a certificate to students who successfully complete the program. Our graduates are eligible to take the national ARRT registry exam and when successful, are recognized as professional and competent entry-level radiographers.
Trinity Health is a not-for-profit, integrated regional healthcare system in Minot, North Dakota, and is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC). With 3 hospitals, 15 clinics, one long term care facility, and a regional eyecare network, Trinity Health provides comprehensive leading-edge care to Minot and the surrounding regions. Trinity Health is the region’s only Level II Trauma Center and is committed to a teaching environment, sponsoring University of North Dakota’s School of Medicine residency program, and numerous other healthcare teaching programs.
The Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. Accreditation is given to programs who meet or exceed national standards regarding the goals and quality of the program.
The mission of the Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program is to provide a comprehensive, quality education in the art and science of radiologic technology. The program strives to prepare service-oriented, knowledgeable entry-level radiographers who demonstrate qualities of excellence in critical thinking, professionalism, patient care, safety and ethical behavior in serving their patients, healthcare community and the profession.
The Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program provides a quality education and graduates knowledgeable entry level radiographers achieved through goals and student learning outcomes which are fully set forth below.
Goals and Student Learning Outcomes (SLO’s):
Goal 1: To graduate students who possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
SLO 1.1: Students will demonstrate effective patient communication skills.
SLO 1.2: Students will demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills
Goal 2: To graduate students who can apply critical thinking skills to professional practice.
SLO 2.1: Students will exhibit necessary critical thinking skills in the positioning and performance of patient exams.
SLO 2.2: Students will demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate completed radiographs.
Goal 3: To graduate students who are clinically competent entry level radiographers.
SLO 3.1: Students will produce images exhibiting accurate positioning and acceptable radiographic quality.
SLO 3.2: To graduate students with effective radiation protection practices for self, patients and healthcare team.
Goal 4: To graduate students who possess ethical and professional behaviors necessary for an entry level radiographer.
SLO 4.1: Students will demonstrate professionalism and ethical behavior.
SLO 4.2: Students will demonstrate professionalism with the healthcare team.
PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS DATA 2019
|5-year program completion rate is defined as the number of students who began the program divided by the number of students|
|who successfully completed the program within established program length. Annual Program Benchmark is 80%.|
|Year||% Graduated||Number of Students|
|2016||100%||5 began the program, 5 graduated|
|2017||80%||5 began the program, 4 graduated|
|2018||80%||5 began the program, 4 graduated|
|2019||100%||5 began the program, 5 graduated|
|2020||100%||5 began the program, 5 graduated|
|5 year avg||92%|
|5-year average credentialing examination (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography exam) pass rate of not less|
|than 75 percent at first attempt within six months of graduation. Annual Program Benchmark is 100%.|
|Year||% passed on 1st attempt||Number of students|
|2016||100%||5 of 5 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2017||100%||4 of 4 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2018||100%||4 of 4 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2019||100%||5 of 5 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2020||100%||5 of 5 students passed on 1st attempt|
|5 year avg||100%|
|5-year average job placement rate of not less than 75 percent of those seeking employment within six months of graduation. Annual Program Benchmark is 80%|
|Year||% job placement||Number of students|
|2016||100%||5 of 5 within 2 months of graduation|
|2017||100%||2 of 2 within 2 months of graduation, 1 furthering education goals, 1 non-seeking|
|2018||100%||4 of 4 within 2 months of graduation|
|2019||100%||4 of 4 within 1 month, 1 furthering education goals|
|2020||100%||4 of 4 within 6 months, 1 furthering education goals|
|5 year avg||100%|