Essential Program Functions
The candidate must be able to perform the following essential functions:
- Communicate satisfactorily with the patients, physicians, peers, and ancillary staff.
- See and hear adequately to note slight changes in patient condition.
- Hear adequately to perceive and interpret various equipment signals.
- See adequately to read emergency monitor data.
- Work with arms fully extended overhead.
- Lift and move 50 pounds at waist level or below waist level.
- Stand in place for extended periods of time.
- Walk rapidly for a prolonged period from one area to another (20-100 feet) carrying up to 25 pounds.
The candidate should realize that students may be, by nature of the profession, exposed to: Ionizing radiation, infectious disease, and combative/difficult patients.