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Radiologic Technology Accreditation Information and Program Effectiveness Data

About the Radiologic Technology Program

Our Vision

The Radiologic Technology Program vision is to be a foremost information resource and educational provider for medical imaging sciences at the community and state level through a commitment to quality education and ongoing communication within a dynamic health care society.

Our Mission

The mission of CNM’s Radiologic Technology Program is to educate a diverse population of students to safely perform radiographic procedures demonstrating technical competency, compassion, ethical responsibility and professionalism; enabling them to become vital members of the healthcare team in an ever-changing society.

Our Values

The Radiologic Technology Program is committed to:

  • Adherence to the CNM mission statement
  • Achieving the standard of quality established by the Health Care Community
  • Continual assessment and evaluation of the community needs to maintain a program consistent with changes in the Radiologic Technology profession

Accreditation

CNM Radiologic Technology is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

JRCERT logo

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5300 
Fax: (312) 704-5304
mail@jrcert.org
www.jrcert.org

Additionally, the program meets the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) accreditation requirements through the NCACS-HLC institutional accreditation of Central New Mexico Community College.

Goals and Objectives

Goal 1: Students will be clinically competent

Objectives:

  • Students will demonstrate accurate positioning skills.
  • Student will select appropriate technical factors.

Goal 2: Students will demonstrate communication skills

Objectives:

  • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
  • Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.

Goal 3: Students will employ critical thinking and problem solving skills

Objectives:

  • Students will perform non-routine procedures.
  • Students will evaluate images.

Goal 4: Students will demonstrate professionalism

Objectives:

  • Students will practice professional behavior.
  • Students will understand the importance of professional development.

Clinical Sites

Site Address

Albuquerque Indian Health Care

801 Vassar Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

Christus St. Vincent

455 St. Michael’s Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87505

Lovelace Medical Center

601 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

Lovelace Westside Hospital

10501 Golf Course Rd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114

Lovelace Women’s Hospital

4701 Montgomery Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Optum Urgent Care - Journal Center

5150 Journal Center Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Optum - Rio Rancho Center

1721 Rio Rancho Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Optum - Sunport Healthcare Center

2901 Transport St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

Presbyterian Hospital Downtown

1100 Central Avenue SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

Presbyterian Rust Medical Center

2400 Unser Blvd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Presbyterian Kaseman Hospital

8300 Constitution NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Presbyterian Medical Group – POB Constitution

8120 Constitution Pl. NE, Ste 120, Albuquerque, NM 87110

Presbyterian Medical Group - Wyoming

5550 Wyoming Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Presbyterian Medical Group - Isleta

3436 Isleta Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87105

Presbyterian Medical Group - Atrisco

3901 Atrisco NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Presbyterian Medical Group - Northside

5901 Harper Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Presbyterian Medical Group - Belen

609 S. Christopher Belen, NM 87002

Presbyterian Medical Group – High Resort (4005)

4005 High Resort Blvd., SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Presbyterian Medical Group – High Resort (4100)

4100 High Resort Blvd., SE Rio Rancho, NM 87124

Presbyterian Medical Group - Los Lunas Clinic

200 Emilio Lopez Rd. Los Lunas, NM  87031

Presbyterian Medical Group - Paradise

4588 Paradise Blvd NW, Alb., NM 87114

Presbyterian Santa Fe Medical Center

4801 Beckner Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507

PRESNow - Paseo

6400 Paseo Del Norte NE, Alb., NM 87113

Radiology Associates of Albuquerque

4411 The 25 Way NE, Ste. 150, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center

1501 San Pedro SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences

Center- UNM Hospital

2211 Lomas Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87106

The University of New Mexico Hospital -

Outpatient Surgery and Imaging Services

1213 University Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

The University of New Mexico Hospital -

Family Health - 1209

1209 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

The University of New Mexico Hospital -

Carrie Tingley (Hospital) Clinic

1127 University Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

The University of New Mexico Hospital - University Orthopedics Clinic

1101-5 Medical Arts Blvd., Albuquerque, NM 87102

The University of New Mexico Hospital -

Southwest Mesa

301 Unser Blvd. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87121

The University of New Mexico – Cancer Center

1201 Camino de Salud, Albuquerque, NM 87102

UNM Family Health Clinic, North Valley

3401 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107

UNM Hospitals’ Southeast Heights Clinic

8200 Central Ave SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108

UNM Sandoval Regional Medical Center

3001 Broadmoor Blvd NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144

X-Ray Associates – Heights MRI

102 Hospital Loop NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

X-Ray Associates- Northwest Imaging Center

10200 Corrales Rd. NW, Suite B-4, Albuquerque, NM 87114

ARRT — Radiologic Technology Program Pass Rate

Academic Year

(*) Pass Rate

2019-2020 (19/21) 90%

2018-2019

(17/18) 94%

2017-2018

(22/22) 100%

2016-2017

(13/14) 93%

2015-2016

(20/22) 91%

5- year average

(91/97) 94%

* Number of students who passed ARRT exam / Number of students who attempted the ARRT exam within 6 months of graduation.

Program Effectiveness

Year

Program

Completion Rate*

ARRT Examination

Pass Rate**

Job Placement

Rate***

2020
(21/24) 88% (19/21) 90% (19/21) 90%
2019 (18/24) 75% (17/18) 94% (16/18) 89%

2018

(22/24) 92%

(22/22) 100%

(17/22) 77%

2017

(16/24) 67%

(13/14) 93%

(11/14) 79%

2016

(23/24) 96%

(13/14) 93%

(16/19) 84%

5 yr. average for ARRT examination pass rate = 94%
5 yr. average for job placement rate = 84%

*Program Completion Rate is calculated as: Number of graduates/Number of students who started in cohort.

Disclaimer: Total Number of Students include students initially enrolled, transfer students, and re-admits. This rate includes students who have withdrawn due to unforeseen circumstances, such as job transfer, new military orders, illness, etc.

**ARRT Examination Pass Rate is calculated as: Number of students who passed ARRT exam/Number of students who attempted the ARRT exam.

Disclaimer: Based on first time attempt only. Eligible applicants may attempt their certification a maximum of 3 times.

***Job Placement Rate is calculated as: Number of graduates who were employed in radiology/Number of graduates actively seeking employment in radiology. The JRCERT has defined not actively seeking employment as: 1). graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, 2). graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, 3). graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, 4). graduate is on active military duty, and/or 5). graduate is continuing education.

Disclaimer: Based on employment within 12 months of graduation.