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Radiologic Technology

Associate in Applied Science


Modes of Instruction

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Radiologic Technologists perform diagnostic imaging examinations on patients. KC's Radiologic Technology program has an excellent reputation among healthcare organizations for preparing students to successfully pass the certification examination and enter the workforce. Students can further specialize in various areas such as CT, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Mammography, MRI, Radiation Therapy, Interventional Radiography, or Nuclear Medicine.

This program prepares individuals to perform diagnostic imaging examinations using x-rays on patients.  Curriculum of the radiologic technology program involves patient care, radiation safety, image production and procedures.  Successful graduates from this program are able to continue their education in specialized modalities.

Kaskaskia College participates in the Comprehensive Agreement Regarding Expansion of Educational Resources (CAREER). Students who reside in a community college district that does not offer a Radiologic Technology Program may apply to the Kaskaskia College Radiologic Technology Program for the in-district tuition rate. Students wishing to take advantage of the CAREER option must contact their home community college district and request a letter designating them as participants in an approved program. Upon receipt of that letter, Kaskaskia College will charge the student in-district fees.

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Program Details

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Program Goals and Outcomes

Goal 1: Students will demonstrate clinical competence consistent with an entry-level radiographer.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will apply radiographic positioning skills.
  • Students will practice radiation protection.
  • Students will select appropriate technical factors.

Goal 2: Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate sound decision making.
  • Students will appropriately evaluate images.
  • Students will adapt positioning for trauma and unusual procedures.

Goal 3: Students will exhibit and gain awareness of professionalism.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will gain knowledge of new advancements in the imaging profession.
  • Students will understand the value of professional ethics.

Goal 4: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will use effective oral communication skills with patients.
  • Students will practice written communication skills.

Radiology Faculty

Mimi Polczynski

Mimi Polczynski

Director of Radiologic Technology
Sharon Elwood

Sharon Elwood

Associate Professor of Radiologic Technology
Candace Sloat

Candace Sloat

Assistant Professor of Radiologic Technology
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