Mission & Goals

UNMC Mission

We are Nebraska Medicine and UNMC.
Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.

MITS Mission Statement

The Department of Medical Imaging & Therapeutic Sciences provides a premier educational environment that prepares competent entry-level professionals who demonstrate the highest quality of patient care, safety, and service.


To uphold our Mission, the Radiation Therapy Program has the following goals:

Goal 1: Students will be clinically competent.
Student Learning Outcomes:
     Students will position patients as directed in the treatment plan/record.
     Students will operate equipment to plan or deliver a prescribed therapeutic dose.
     Students will describe the relationship between normal tissue tolerance and tumor lethal dose.

Goal 2: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:
     Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
     Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.

Goal 3: Students will develop critical thinking skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:
     Students will recognize setup discrepancies/ variations.
     Students will critique pretreatment images to evaluate patient positioning.

Goal 4: Students will model professionalism.
Student Learning Outcomes: 
     Students will perform in an ethical manner.
     Students will exhibit professional behavior.

UNMC Values