The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse's Radiation Therapy Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
The mission of the Radiation Therapy Program at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse is to educate and train radiation therapists who are knowledgeable, technically competent and dedicated to their profession and their patients, meeting the educational and personal needs of its students by emphasizing excellence in education and offering a broad based curriculum in liberal studies, professional courses and clinical internship. This program additionally seeks to promote research and provide a base for further professional development of graduates.
To support this mission, the following goals and outcomes have been established:
- Students will demonstrate critical thinking
a. Students apply didactic concepts and information into the clinical setting.
b. Students will perform complex treatment procedures.
- Students will grow and develop professionally.
a. Students will demonstrate professional behaviors.
b. Students will demonstrate an understanding of ethics and ethical decision making.
- Students will be clinically competent.
a. Students will demonstrate acquisition of accurate simulation skills.
b. Students will evidence competency in treatment delivery skills.
- Students will demonstrate effective communication
a. Students who enroll in the program will complete the program.
b. Graduates will pass the national certification exam.
c. Graduates seeking employment as a therapist will find job placement.
d. Graduates will exhibit a high degree of satisfaction with the educational experience at the University and clinical internship site.
e. Employers of graduates will report a high degree of satisfaction with graduates’ performance.
- The program will successfully meet the needs of
its students and communities of interest.
a. Students will effectively communicate with patients, therapists, and instructors.
b. Students will write at a proficient level by gradation.