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Location:810 1st Avenue NECedar Rapids, IA 52402
Phone Number:(319) 369-7097
Hours:7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.Monday through Friday
Both Mercy Medical Center and St. Luke's Hospital established schools of radiologic technology in the 1940s. In an effort to increase the schools' efficiency and to keep the cost of tuition low, the two hospitals combined their schools into a single program in 1981.
Mercy/St. Luke's is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) (2011; next accreditation 2018). The JRCERT may be contacted at:
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)20 N Wacker Dr., Suite 2850Chicago, IL 60606-3182(312) 704-5300www.jrcert.org
Program effectiveness data may be found here as well.
All schools of radiologic technology may voluntarily seek programmatic accreditation from the JRCERT. The JRCERT promotes excellence in education and enhances quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs. The JRCERT is the only agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education for the accreditation of educational programs in radiography.
To provide a high-quality education in the profession of Radiologic Technology through the use of competency based clinical education and comprehensive didactic techniques.
Goal 1: Students will demonstrate clinical competence
Student Learning Outcomes:
Goal 2: Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills
Goal 3: Students will demonstrate professionalism
Goal 4: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills
View Program Effectiveness Data, including five-year average credentialing examination pass rate, five-year average job placement rate, and annual program completion rate.