Conditions for Enrollment
- Maintain established health and physical capabilities: (also may be required for retention at the discretion of the faculty) After admission into the programs, the Department of Imaging Sciences will provide a health form to be completed by a licensed physician, physician's assistant, or nurse practitioner.
- Normal or corrected refraction within the range of 20/20 to 20/60
- Able to distinguish color shade changes
- Possess normal or corrected hearing ability within 0 to 45-decibel range
- Possess in at least one hand the ability to perceive temperature change and pulsation and to differentiate between various textures and structures.
- Recognize an object by touching and handling.
- Possess the ability to verbally communicate
Minimal motor capabilities:
- Grasp securely with two functional upper limbs
- Push and/or pull moveable objects weighing 100-150 lbs.
- Lift at least 25 lbs. without assistance
- Stand for long periods of time
- Walk without assistance of canes, crutches, walkers, and/or humans
- Reach above shoulders and below waist
- Twist, bend, stoop/squat, and move quickly
- Possess the ability to adapt to the environment, function in everyday activities, and cope with stressors.
Freedom from transmittable disease as documented by:
- Negative PPD and/or chest x-ray within immediate past 12 months
- Rubella and rubeola antibody test (titer values that indicate immunity) documentation of MMR (Rubella, Rubeola and Mumps) vaccine
Hepatitis B Vaccine series
- Varicella zoster live-virus vaccine or reliable history of varicella (chicken pox) or serologic evidence of immunity
- Immunization as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices of the U.S. Public Health Service and the Committee on Infectious Disease of the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Vision capabilities:
- Maintain current certification in Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers (CPR) by the American Heart Association.