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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 the Radiologic Technology Program is to create educational opportunities, through a high level of instruction and community partnerships, which will prepare qualified and ethical graduates to enter the workforce as entry-level radiographers.

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

Davita Medical Group — Journal Center

 

5150 Journal Center Blvd. NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
(505) 262-7000

DaVita Medical Group — Juan Tabo North

2121 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
(505) 237-8800

DaVita Medical Group — Rio Rancho Center

1721 Rio Rancho Blvd SE
Rio Rancho, NM
(505) 262-7000

DaVita Medical Group — Sunport Healthcare Center

2901 Transport St SE
Albuquerque, NM
(505) 262-7000

Lovelace Medical Center

601 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue 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

Presbyterian Hospital

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 — 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

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 Clinic — UNM Area

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 Center for Family and Community Health

301 Unser Blvd. NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121

Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center

1501 San Pedro SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108

ARRT — Radiologic Technology Program Pass Rate

Academic Year

(*) Pass Rate

2016-2017

(13/14) 93%

2015-2016

(20/22) 91%

2014-2015

(19/23) 83%

2013-2014

(19/19) 100%

2012-2013

(19/22) 86%

5- year average

(90/100) 90%

* 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***

2017

(16/24) 67%

(13/14) 93%

(11/14) 79%

2016

(23/24) 96%

(13/14) 93%

(16/19) 84%

2015

(20/24) 83%

(20/22) 91%

(10/10) 100%

2014

(22/24) 92%

(19/23) 83%

(7/7) 100%

2013

(21/24) 88%

(19/19) 100%

(9/10) 90%

5 yr. average for ARRT examination pass rate = 92%
5 yr. average for job placement rate = 91%

*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.