School of Radiologic Technology
Welcome to the exciting field of Radiologic Technology. As you read through this catalog, you will be taking your first step into a fascinating career in one of today's most vital health care fields.
As a Radiologic Technologist, you are part of a highly educated team of health care professionals who are dedicated to bringing health and well-being to thousands of people. You’ll work with some of the most advanced diagnostic equipment available today, and will enjoy the title of Technologist in the highest sense of the word.
Lakeland Regional Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology, providing the best educational experiences.
Our Core Purpose / Mission
Graduating individuals with the qualities, knowledge, and competencies necessary to become Registered Radiologic Technologists.
Our Values & Beliefs
to treasure all people as uniquely created
to nurture, educate and guide with integrity
to inspire each and every one of us to do our very best
Goals and Student Learning Outcomes
Goal 1. Students will demonstrate competence for successful practice as entry level radiographers.
- Students will utilize proper radiation practices on all exams.
- Correct technical standards will be achieved and demonstrated during procedures.
- Adequate positioning skills will be represented by students.
- Graduates will be prepared and competent in their employment.
- Employers are satisfied with entry level graduates overall performance skills.
Goal 2. Students will develop and demonstrate growth, professional ethics, and characteristics of a healthcare practitioner.
- Students will develop a strong foundation of ethical values.
- Students will demonstrate professional work ethics.
- Students understand the importance of lifelong learning.
Goal 3. Students will demonstrate abilities in effective communication with staff and patients.
- Students will be able to utilize effective oral communication in the clinical setting.
- Students will utilize effective oral communication with Radiology Department Leadership
- Students will demonstrate appropriate writing skills
Goal 4. Students will apply critical thinking and problem solving skills necessary for professional practice.
- Students will be able to critique images for correct positioning and anatomy.
- Students are able to modify technique and positioning for non-routine patients.
- Students will use critical thinking skills to analyze ALARA principles. (Oral Presentation)
Program Effectiveness Data
American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Radiography Exam pass rate for 5 years
|Year||Percent passing on 1st attempt||Number of Students|
|2009||100%||11 of 11 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2010||100%||4 of 4 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2011||100%||8 of 8 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2012||100%||10 of 10 students passed on 1st attempt|
|2013||100%||4 of 4 students passed on 1st attempt|
|5 year average||100%|
The number of graduates who pass, on first attempt, the credentialing examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) compared with the number of graduates taking the examination within six months of graduation.
Five year average job placement rate within 12 months of graduation
|Year||Percent job placement||Number of Students|
|2009||100%||11 of 11 students employed within 12 months of graduation|
|2010||100%||5 of 5 students employed within 6 months of graduation|
|2011||100%||8 of 8 students employed within 6 months of graduation|
|2012||100%||10 of 10 students employed within 6 months of graduation|
|2013||100%||1 not actively seeking employment
4 of 4 students employed within 6 months of graduation
|5 year average||100%|
Job Placement Rate – The number of graduates employed in Radiography within twelve months of graduation, compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences.
Five year average for Program completion
|Year||Percent completion||Number of Students|
|2009||92%||12 started 11 graduated|
|2010||50%||10 started 5 graduated|
|2011||80%||10 started 8 graduated|
|2012||100%||10 started 10 graduated|
|2013||63%||8 started 5 graduated|
|5 year average||78%||50 started 39 graduated|
Program Completion Rate (calculated annually) – The number of students who complete the program (after orientation) within a cohort compared to the number enrolled in the cohort initially.
The Program Effectiveness Data for Lakeland Regional Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology may also be obtained at the JRCERT website: https://portal.jrcertaccreditation.org/summary/programannualreportlist.aspx
- For more information please read our School of Radiologic Technology Brochure
- Review our Technical Performance Standards
- Application for Admission to the School of Radiologic Technology
- Download the Applicant Reference Form
- Student Handbook
- Student Observation Orientation Handbook
- Clinical Observation Form
- American Society of Radiologic Technologists
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
- Florida Health and Human Services – Radiation Control
- Florida Society of Radiologic Technologists
For any questions you may have please e-mail Barbara.Sanders@lrmc.com.
We are fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. www.jrcert.org