Activities in the clinical education centers and the University are administered by the Program Director. The responsibilities of the Program Director are reflected in the "Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Science". The Program Director is a faculty member with the University.
The Clinical Coordinator oversees all activities for clinical education and teaches radiologic science courses. The Clinical Coordinator will make regular visits to each clinical education center to monitor clinical activities.
The Clinical Coordinator is a staff member with the University. The responsibilities of the Clinical Coordinator are reflected in the "Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Science".
The Clinical Facilitator provides support and assistance to all clinical instructors at each clinical site and teaches the radiologic procedures courses and labs on campus. The clinical facilitator makes regular visits to all clinical sites to facilitate clinical education activities. The clinical facilitator is a staff member with the University.
The clinical education sites designate a registered radiologic technologist as a Clinical Instructor. The responsibilities of the Clinical Instructor are reflected in the "Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Science".
The Clinical Instructors are employed by the respective sites and approved for the position by the mutual agreement between the University and the clinical education center.
The Clinical Instructor at the Milton S. Hershey Medical is a staff member with the University.
In order to provide the student with adequate supervision, each center has an alternate clinical instructor and staff evaluators. Either of the two positions will undertake the duties of the Clinical Instructor whenever the Clinical Instructor is unable to do so. Scheduling will permit at least one member of the clinical education staff to be on duty when students are in the clinical area. In addition, staff radiographers provide support and supervision in each area of clinical assignment. During assignment to the pararadiology section, the supervisors / lead technologists will provide overall supervision and clinical evaluations.