During the course of the BS in Radiologic Sciences program students will be exposed to electricity, infectious materials and radiation. Students will be instructed on the use of specialized protective equipment and clothing.

Students must be prepared for the following physical demands of the clinical setting: Frequent walking and standing throughout an 8-10 hour shift. Occasional sitting and bending. Requires power grasping, precision grasping, pushing/pulling, and fine manipulation in both hands. Reach or work occasionally above and below shoulder level. Occasionally requires use of both feet to operate foot controls or for repetitive movement. Frequently lift and carry 10 lbs or more; and occasionally lift and carry over 250 lbs (with assistance).

Visual and auditory requirements: continuously demonstrate near and far vision; frequently demonstrate color discrimination, discern speech in quiet/noisy locations, locate origin of sounds, and discern non-speech sounds. Use sense of smell and/or touch to distinguish/identify odors/objects.

Cognitive skills include: being able to learn new information, understanding technical information, and applying critical thinking skills.

Students must be able to work in a diverse patient population. Must adhere to patient privacy and each institution’s HIPAA guidelines.

Students must maintain essential job functions throughout the program. If a student is unable to perform these essential job functions, it may result in dismissal from the program.

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