Radiation Therapy Admission Requirements | New York Health Education Training Program Certification

RADIATION THERAPY PROGRAM

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or older prior to orientation.
  • Applicants must be in good mental and physical health, free from any physical handicaps which would interfere with their work. Ultimately, individuals must meet the Technical Standards for Admissions listed for each program (see below).
  • Applicants must have completed a recognized high school or equivalent. Individuals who attended an online high school, or who were homeschooled, should contact the Admissions Department to determine their eligibility to enroll.

TECHNICAL STANDARDS

This policy outlines the technical standards that each applicant/student must be able to accomplish.

Each applicant/student must be able to:

  • Visually monitor patient from outside of the treatment room.
  • Read digital readout devices on machine controls and gantry.
  • Review films for evaluation purposes.
  • Visually observe the patient’s clinical status.
  • Orally communicate clearly with patients and co-workers
  • Hear patient communications from a distance of ten feet away.
  • Hear patient and/or co-worker in darkened treatment room.
  • Assist patients onto treatment couch from wheelchair or stretcher.
  • Respond to emergencies in a timely fashion.
  • Observe, recognize and report on non-verbal reactions from a patient.
  • Stand or walk in order to perform job functions throughout the day.

Any applicant who does not meet the technical standards as outlined above is ineligible for admission to the school.

Any student whose status changes while enrolled and no longer meets the technical standards at outlined above may not be allowed to continue to progress through the program.

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