Medical Imaging Program!
What is Medical Imaging?
Medical imaging refers to several different technologies that are used to view the human body in order to diagnose, monitor, or treat medical conditions. Each type of technology gives different information about the area of the body being studied or treated, related to possible disease, injury, or the effectiveness of medical treatment. (https://www.fda.gov)
Bachelor of Science Medical Imaging Program Mission
The Medical Imaging program at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences will provide the Imaging professional an opportunity to advance their current imaging skills. Leadership skills along with opportunities to receive advanced credentials in Computed Tomography or Magnetic Resonance imaging will prepare the graduate to become a leader in their chosen field. Emphasis on communication and critical thinking skills will prepare the graduate to become adaptable in the diverse healthcare setting. The Medical Imaging program will provide knowledge, skills, and professional values required to deliver patient centered care and, high quality images.
Program Student Learning Outcomes
The Medical Imaging Programs at Cabarrus College of Health Sciences will produce within our students the following abilities:
Expand the knowledge of clinical skills to increase clinical competence in the imaging modalities.
Demonstrate leadership skills necessary for advancement in the medical imaging field.
Practice patient centered care in all imaging modalities.
Demonstrate effective communication skills (oral and written) for communicating with patients, staff, and other healthcare providers.
Demonstrate medical legal and ethical behaviors through ethical practice in the healthcare setting.
Demonstrate the ability to adapt in the ever-changing healthcare field by using critical thinking skills.
Identify quality measures related to high quality medical imaging.
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