To participate in the clinical education portion of the program, the applicant must possess additional non-academic skills. These technical standards are consistent with the duties of the entry level radiographer in a professional position. The applicant should have the

+ ability to lift and transfer patients to and from the imaging table

+ ability to move, adjust, manipulate equipment to perform imaging procedures

+ ability to review and evaluate recorded images, to determine quality of image

+ ability to communicate orally and in writing with patients, doctors and other personnel, and the ability to follow written and verbal directions

+ ability to make proper decisions involving patient and co-worker safety

+ ability to think clearly and rationally. Students can not be in the clinical practice while under prescribed medications which could affect decision making and could jeopardize patient care

+ ability to work harmoniously with others and maintain a high level of enthusiasm