This program is an allied health discipline, which utilizes radiation for the treatment of cancer and cancer related diseases. The radiation therapist plays an integral role in the management team of physicians, physicists, and other allied health personnel. The professional has the unique opportunity to blend knowledge and skills of mathematics, medical science, and psychology in his or her everyday work. The radiation therapist has the opportunity of knowing patients over a period of several months, and becoming an integral part of their healthcare.
These technical standards reflect performance abilities and characteristics that are necessary to successfully complete the requirements of the program at Baker College. These standards are not conditions of admission to the program. Persons interested in applying for admission to the program should review this information to develop a better understanding of the physical abilities and behavioral characteristics necessary to successfully complete the program. The College complies with the requirements and spirit of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Therefore, the College will endeavor to make reasonable accommodations for participants with disabilities who are otherwise qualified.
The scope of practice of the medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals includes:
The scope of practice of the radiation therapist also includes:
Program Status: Limited Enrollment
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