Radiation Oncology (Associate of Applied Science)

Essential Functions

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.

Clinical Environment

The candidate should realize that students may be, by nature of the profession, exposed to: Ionizing radiation, infectious disease, and combative/difficult patients.

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Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 72 Hours
Time: 2 Years

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change

ADVISING

healthprofessions@virginiawestern.edu
 Fralin Center HP339
New Students: Chapman Hall
 540-857-6644
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
School of Health Professions
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

PROGRAM HEAD

Tillie Conner, MS, RT(R)(T)
Director and Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology

A.A.S. – Virginia Western Community College, 1981
B.A. – Mary Baldwin College, 1990
M.S.Ed. – Virginia Polytechnic University, 2002

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Martha Sullivan, Dean