Degree Name

MSAH (Master of Science in Allied Health)

Program

Allied Health

Date of Award

12-2015

Committee Chair or Co-Chairs

Ester L. Verhovsek

Committee Members

Randy L. Byington, Susan B. Epps

Abstract

Each radiography program has a system to collect important data from didactic and clinical settings in order to accurately assess the progress and success of students, provide the needed student intervention, and provide accreditation agencies with appropriate documentation that demonstrates student success in reaching program learning outcomes. The purpose of this research study was to determine the method of data collection and documentation used by radiography programs to evaluate student progress and to examine if MEDs play a role in evaluating and documenting student skills at the point of care.

The majority of radiography programs in this study were using paper methods for data collection and program directors reported value in using MEDs in clinical education but revealed that barriers still exist and will need to be addressed in order to increase their usage in clinical education.

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Copyright

Copyright by the authors.

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