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Accreditation

Certification Information

The Peconic Bay School of Radiologic Technology is certified by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Radiologic Technology.

Program #2932 Peconic Bay School of Radiologic Technology Accreditation Statement (PDF)
Program #2932 Website - Program Effectiveness Data Updated 2021 (PDF)

Contact Information for New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Radiologic Technology

New York State Department of Health 
BERP – Radiologic Technology 
Corning Tower – Empire State Plaza 
12th Floor – Room 1221 
Albany, NY 12237 
Phone: (518) 402-7580
Email: berp@health.state.ny.us

Accreditation Information

The Peconic Bay School of Radiological Technology is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). 

Contact Information for JRCERT:

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-2901
Phone: (312) 704-5300
Fax: (312) 704-5304
Email: mail@jrcert.org
Website: www.jrcert.org

Most Recent Program Accreditation Date: 02/2014
Maintaining an 8-Year Accreditation Status 
Next JRCERT Program Accreditation Visit: Tentative 02/2022


Program Effectiveness Data 

The following is the most current program effectiveness data.  Our programmatic accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information.  Please click here (https://www.jrcert.org/) to go directly to the JRCERT webpage.

Credentialing Examination: The number of students who pass, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination, or an unrestricted state licensing examination, compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation.  The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Credentialing Examination Rate Number passed on 1st attempt divided by number attempt within six months of graduation
YEAR Results
Year 1 – 2016 9 of 9 – 100%
Year 2 – 2017 12 of 12 – 100%
Year 3 – 2018 11 of 12 – 100%
Year 4 – 2019 12 of 12 – 92%
Year 5 – 2020 12 of 12 – 100%
Program 5-Year Average 56 of 57 – 98.2%

Job Placement: The number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences within twelve months of graduation.  The five-year benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Job Placement Rate Number employed divided by number actively seeking employment within 12 months of graduation
YEAR Results
Year 1 – 2016 9 of 9 – 100%
Year 2 – 2017 12 of 12 – 100%
Year 3 – 2018 12 of 12 – 100%
Year 4 – 2019 12 of 12 – 92%
Year 5 – 2020 11 of 12 – 100%
Program 5-Year Average 56 of 57 – 98%

Program Completion: The number of students who complete the program within the stated program length.  The annual benchmark established by the program is 75%.

Credentialing Examination Rate Number passed on 1st attempt divided by number attempt within six months of graduation  
YEAR Results  
Year 1 – 2020 12 of 12 – 100%  
Annual Completion Rate 100%  

Program Mission, Goals, and Student Learning Outcomes

The Radiologic Technology Program sponsored by Peconic Bay Medical Center is dedicated to provide the health care system with compassionate and competent registered staff radiographers.

Program Mission, Goals, Student Learning Outcomes and Purpose (pdf)

Program Mission, Goals, Student Learning Outcomes and Purpose (Word document)

Goal #1: Students will be clinically competent. Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate good positioning skills.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate radiation protection practices.
  • Students will demonstrate proper technique selection.
  • Graduates are adequately prepared.

Goal #2: Students will practice effective communication skills. Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will explain procedure well to patients.
  • Students will demonstrate presentation skills.
  • Students will be able to communicate effectively in writing.

Goal #3: Students will demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills. Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will solve a non-routine patient issue.
  • Students will develop knowledge of critical thinking.
  • Students will evaluate images.

Goal #4: Students will demonstrate professionalism. Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will understand ethical decision making.
  • Graduates will have professional courtesy.

Purpose

The purpose of the School of Radiologic Technology at Peconic Bay Medical Center is to provide the students with the necessary technical skills, as well as the moral and ethical qualities which will enable them to fulfill the responsibilities of the Radiologic Technology profession.