Clinical Requirements for Program Enrollment
Students who are eligible to enroll in RAD 168 in the fall semester, must have documented the meeting of the following requirements by July 1st. Any student who does not have these requirements documented by the due date will be withdrawn from the program courses.
- Completed physical examination dated within one year of entry into the clinical sequence courses.
- Submission of an immunization record that includes: a tetanus/diphtheria inoculation within the last ten years, a completed polio series, rubella vaccine/immunity, and documentation of two live measles vaccine.
- Receipt of a TB test completed within the last year. This will be repeated annually.
- Completion of a series of Hepatitis B vaccinations is required. This series must at least be started prior to the first clinical course.
- Certified in CPR at the start of the program and maintained throughout enrollment in clinical courses.
- Background checks to be completed annually as follows:
- Criminal Background
- Driving History
- OIG (Office of Inspector General)
- Results of a drug test.
- Orientations required for any assigned clinical site.
It should be understood by the enrolling student, that the affiliating agencies may withhold clinical experiences for students with the following records:
- Positive drug screen.
- Crimes against the person such as battery or assault.
- Crimes based on dishonesty or untruthfulness such as theft or embezzlement.
- Drug and other substance abuse related crimes.
- History of recent DUI or other driving violations or penalties.
Without clinical experiences, the student cannot complete all aspects of the program, and will be dismissed from the program.