Policies for Radiologic Technology Students

The Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) offers six specialized allied health science career programs as well as core courses in anatomy and physiology, medical microbiology and introduction to allied health sciences. AHS career programs are independently accredited by nationally recognized and specialized accrediting bodies and are subject to their respective accreditation requirements and ongoing oversight. Required clinical experience in affiliating institutions is correlated with classroom and laboratory work, and is closely supervised by professional personnel. 

Departmental Requirements and Guidelines: 

  • Applicants to AHS career programs are subject to the admission and re-admission requirements, deadlines, policies and procedures established by their respective Admissions Committees. 
  • If the NCC placement examination indicates a need for remediation in English, mathematics, or reading, remediation must be completed before entering AHS career programs. 
  • AHS career program students must meet the technical standards of their respective programs, be of good moral character, and may be subject to criminal background checks and random drug screening. 
  • AHS career program students must comply with all health requirements of the NCC Department of Student Health Services, the respective AHS career program, and program clinical affiliates including those related to training in, and adherence to, Blood borne Universal Precautions, The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and New York State vaccination requirements. 
  • AHS career program students are subject to all administrative, academic, cognitive, technical, behavioral, and professional appearance and dress code standards and requirements published by their respective programs. These include adherence to professional standards of appearance, conduct and behavior in all classroom, laboratory and clinical settings. In accord with the established procedures of their respective program, AHS career program students are subject to disciplinary action or program dismissal for violations of these requirements. 
  • Unless a higher minimum grade is established by an individual 
  • AHS career program, a minimum grade of "C+" is required in all 
  • AHS courses to qualify for programmatic advancement. 
  • AHS career program students are required to supply their own transportation to clinical settings. 
  • AHS career program students may be subject to additional site-imposed fees associated with attendance at clinical affiliates. 
  • AHS career program students must supply their own required uniforms and any required accessories and equipment. 
  • No courses in the Department of Allied Health Sciences may be audited, with the exception of AHS 131- AHS 132 if approved by the Chairperson. 

Program Requirements and Guidelines: 

  • If the placement examination indicates a need for remediation in English, Mathematics, or Reading, remediation must be completed before entering the Radiologic Technology Program. 
  • Radiologic Technology students are required to submit evidence of a physical examination, antibody titers, and inoculations prior to August 1st of their freshman year, and annually thereafter. 
  • Radiologic Technology students must be of good moral character and will be subject to criminal background checks and possible random drug screening. 
  • Radiologic Technology students must be able to perform gross and fine motor movements and must possess the physical strength and stamina to provide sound Radiologic Technology care. 
  • Radiologic Technology students must be alert, able to think critically and problem solve, possess emotional stability and flexibility, and be able to communicate effectively in English. 
  • Students are required to adhere to those departmental policies that are distributed to all nursing students. 
  • A minimum grade of (75) is required in each of the required Radiologic Technology courses. 
  • Radiologic Technology students must supply their own required uniforms and equipment. 
  • Radiologic Technology students are required to supply their own transportation to clinical settings. 
  • Radiologic Technology students must be legally eligible for employment and professional licensure in the United States. 
  • Radiologic Technology students must submit a copy of current certification of competency in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for Program completion. 
  • College courses applicable to the Radiologic Technology Program completed at other colleges must be transferred in prior to admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.  
  • Science courses completed more than ten years prior to admission will not be accepted.

To carry out the goals the Radiologic Technology Program, and to satisfactorily meet the professional standards of the profession of Radiologic Technology, in conjunction with the college, each program student must obey each of the rules and regulations established by the College, The Allied Health Sciences Department, and The Radiologic Technology Program set forth herein:

  • The Radiologic Technology Student Handbook - Program Guidelines and Regulations,
  • The Nassau Community College Catalog
  • Code Of Conduct
  • Student Conduct
  • “NCC Policy on Classroom Disruptive Policy"

Classroom Disruption Policy

Faculty has a right and responsibility to maintain a proper learning environment in the classroom. As integral members of this partnership, students are expected to participate actively in the learning experience and must do so in an appropriate manner.  

Disruptive conduct in the classroom that interferes with the instructor's performance of his/her professional functions or that undermines the integrity of student learning will not be tolerated. Disruptive conduct includes, but is not limited to; 

  • Students who routinely enter class late or depart early or repeatedly talk in class without being called upon;
  • Students who continually ask the professor questions with the intent to interrupt lectures and gain attention to them;
  • Students whose cell phones repeatedly ring and/or emit an audible sound during class or students who repeatedly text during class;
  • Students who intimidate or harass a professor/classmate;
  • Students who threaten a professor/classmate, participate in a physical display of anger, or verbally abuse a faculty member/classmate;
  • Students who violate the College Student Code of Conduct and/or Sexual Harassment Policy.

This negative behavior will incur faculty intervention and may result in disciplinary action.