Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital School of Medical Imaging Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology program meets the requirements established by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES), as recognized by the Department of Education. The program's latest self-evaluation report and certificate of accreditation are available for review.
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Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital School of Medical Imaging Associate of Applied Science degree program in Radiologic Technology meets the requirements established by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), as recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. The program’s latest self-study documents and accreditation certificate are available for review.
Most Recent Site Visit: April 2018
Accreditation Status: Eight years
Information on the JRCERT can be viewed at www.JRCERT.org. or via contact information:
Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital School of Medical Imaging Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology program is certified to operate in the Commonwealth of Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).
School officials assess student learning outcomes on a regular basis to evaluate program effectiveness and integrity. The School implements change as new recommendations and requirements develop or as areas of concern are identified.
The School utilizes an assessment plan/schedule and an advisory committee to guide ongoing evaluation and improvement. Ongoing assessment is a critical element to maintaining JRCERT accreditation.
The Program Effectiveness Plan (PEP) is an internal quality assessment tool used for evaluating each program and designing strategies to improve performance within an institution by:
- Identifying historical and current outcomes;
- Establishing and documenting specific goals; and
- Creating strategies to meet such goals.
The process of developing and maintaining a PEP requires that an institution use its past and present performance to set goals for future performance. The PEP continuously assesses and clearly describes the following elements:
The Program Effectiveness Plan clearly describes the following elements:
- Program Retention rate
- Credentialing Examination participation rate
- Credentialing Examination pass rate
- Job placement rate
- Surveys that measure (i) participation, and (ii) satisfaction for:
- Clinical extern affiliates
- Delivery Method Assessment (if program is offered in a blended or full distance education format)
- Curriculum Assessment
Student participation in the assessment process takes place through a variety of methods including: semester course evaluations, student evaluation of clinical instructors, and student planning committee.