Clinical Radiation Sciences

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Applicants must complete each section of this form as part of the application packet.

Applicant information

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Note: Spring entry is an option for radiologic technologists wishing to earn B.S. degree in their respective discipline.

Program of interest

Check the specific program for which you want to be considered. Check only one box (of all nine boxes).

Entry-level B.S. program: For applicants with no radiation sciences education




Second modality B.S. program: For current radiographers who want a second modality




B.S. degree completion: For current radiation sciences professionals with a certificate or associate degree who want to complete their bachelor’s degree



Registry information

For registered or certification exam-eligible applicants, indicate the date(s) you took or plan to take the ARRT and/or the NMTCB exam.

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Prerequisites

Please complete this form as a part of the application packet. Indicate what courses have been completed or will be completed to fulfill each prerequisite area, including when and where each course was completed or will be completed. For courses taken within the Virginia Community College System, please refer to the Transfer Guide at www.transferguide.vcu.edu for acceptable courses. This section should be completed by entry-level B.S. applicants only.

VCU course Your course number (i.e. BIOL 101) Semester hours Semester of completion College
Composition* - 3-6 semester hours
Composition*
Composition*
College algebra - 3 semester hours
College algebra
Human anatomy and physiology - 8 semester hours
Human anatomy and physiology
Human anatomy and physiology
Human anatomy and physiology
Physics (+lab) - 4 semester hours
Physics (+lab)
Humanities**
Humanities**
Psychology (general) - 3 semester hours
Psychology (general)
Have you completed or are you currently taking the following courses? These courses are not required for admission; however, qualified courses may be used as a substitution for curricular requirements.
Medical terminology
Statistics
Chemistry I
Please list any courses for which you are currently enrolled or plan to complete before enrolling on the MCV Campus. Do not include previously taken courses.
Course
Course
Course
Course
Course
Course
Course

* Applicants from VCU must have UNIV 111 and UNIV 112.

** Select from foreign language, history, literature, philosophy, religion or speech.

Department of Radiation Sciences Technical Standards for Admission and Graduation

Please read the Technical Standards for Admission and Graduation for the Department of Radiation Sciences and sign below.

The VCU Department of Radiation Sciences is responsible for providing education without regard to disability while assuring that academic and technical standards are met. Academic standards are met by successfully completing the curriculum for the Bachelor of Science in Clinical Radiation Sciences. Technical standards represent the essential nonacademic requirements that a student must demonstrate to successfully participate in the radiation sciences degree program.

An applicant and candidate for the Bachelor of Science in Clinical Radiation Sciences must have demonstrated aptitude, abilities and skills in the following categories: sensory, communication, physical/mobility, cognitive and behavioral/social. The technical standards for each category identified below are consistent with the expectations of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Sensory

  • Visual acuity to see objects beyond 20 feet and within 20 inches
  • Depth perception to safely manipulate equipment
  • Accurately observe and distinguish subtle visual and auditory changes in the patient, health professional and equipment
  • Sufficient tactile (touch) sensitivity to obtain information from patients by palpation and other diagnostic maneuvers

Communication

  • Ability to verbally communicate in the English language to elicit information from and provide information to patients and other health professionals
  • Ability to communicate in written English with patients and other health professionals
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally under limited time constraints

Physical/mobility

  • Ability to manipulate small objects with fingertips or adaptive devices
  • Physical dexterity to position equipment six feet above the ground
  • Physical strength to lift 30 to 35 pounds shoulder height
  • Physical strength to push and pull at least 100 pounds
  • Sufficient stamina to stand or walk for prolonged periods of time as required in the clinical setting
  • Ability to physically bend, crouch or stoop for long periods of time in the clinical setting
  • Ability to safely maneuver in the clinical setting (for example, within small spaces)

Cognitive

  • Ability to comprehend and execute verbal and written communications in English
  • Ability to measure, calculate, reason, analyze and synthesize to solve problems
  • Ability to recall, understand and apply basic scientific principles and methods

Behavioral/social

  • Ability to tolerate and function effectively under stress, time constraints and distracting conditions for prolonged periods
  • Demonstrate integrity, responsibility, tolerance and respect
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and display flexibility in the practice setting

 

 

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