ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce that its School of Radiography has received maximum eight-year accreditation status after a thorough review by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

“As a program, we are very proud to receive this award,” said program director at the School of Radiography, Connie Salsbury. “JRCERT accreditation ensures that programs provide a high level of education and promote the development of high quality radiographers.”

SwedishAmerican’s School of Radiography is a hospital-based certificate program. Upon completion of the program, students are awarded a Baccalaureate of Science from the University of St. Francis and a certificate from SwedishAmerican.

“A student in the program receives the level of education to become a competent, compassionate and skilled radiographer during their two years at SwedishAmerican,” said clinical coordinator Stefanie Gardner. “SwedishAmerican takes pride in our graduates and their success.”

More information: Swedishamerican.org/join-our-team/school-radiography

About SwedishAmerican
A division of UW Health, SwedishAmerican is dedicated to providing excellence in healthcare and compassionate care to the community. The organization serves residents of 12 counties in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin through a dedicated and caring staff, a major acute care hospital and a free-standing outpatient cancer center in Rockford, a medical center in Belvidere, a network of 30 primary care and multi-specialty clinics, and the region’s largest home healthcare agency. Additional, SwedishAmerican has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care.