The student entering and participating in the clinical laboratory technology program must be able to:
lift 40 pounds.
hear high and low frequency sounds within normal range, with or without corrective devices.
see with 20-40 visual acuity, with or without corrective lenses.
feel veins and pulses.
smell body and environmental odors.
coordinate eye and hand movements.
coordinate motor movements.
see different color spectrums.
read, comprehend, and write legibly in the English language.*
send and receive verbal messages in the English language* and to respond appropriately;
perform correctly simple mathematical computations*;
walk and transport equipment without assistance.
reach and position overhead equipment used in the laboratory.
be oriented to reality and not be mentally impaired by mind-altering substances.
*Reading level, speed, and comprehension, and numerical ability must be in accordance with the norm referenced criteria as established by the American College Testing Program for the administration of the ACCUPLACER Test and will be verified through the ACCUPLACER Test, which is provided at no cost through the GSCC Testing Center.
The following information pertains to steps that you will complete AFTER you have been accepted in to the program and receive detailed instruction on how to document the testing.
Drug Screens, Background Checks & CPR
Healthcare agencies have the same requirements of students as they do of their employees, therefore, drug screenings, background checks and CPR will be done at the student’s expense.
Guidelines Regarding Background Check