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Radiologic Sciences - Radiography

Specific technical standards the radiography student must be able to meet are:

  • Lift, transfer and/or move patients from wheelchair/stretcher to x-ray table.
  • Lift, move reach or push equipment
  • Manual dexterity and ability to bend/stretch.
  • Be able to stand or walk for 75% of clinical time.
  • Distinguish colors and shades of gray.
  • Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills, including patient instruction.
  • Read and extract information from the medical chart or patient prescriptions.
  • Explain the clinical study verbally and /or in writing.
  • Physical and mental abilities to handle moderate and frequent exposure to infectious agents (blood, urine) and moderate and limited exposure to ionizing radiation.
  • Carry 12-30 pounds (lead aprons) while working.

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