Diagnostic Medical Sonography

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ADA Technical Standards for DMS

All students admitted to the Rowan College at Burlington County Diagnostic Medical Sonography program must meet technical standards and maintain satisfactory demonstration of these standards for profession through the program. It is the student’s responsibility to notify their  instructor or director of DMS program of any changes in their ability to meet technical standards.

To provide quality ultrasound examinations, the student must:

  1. Process senses of vision, touch, hearing, taste and smell. Assistive technology, such as glasses, contact lenses and hearing aids are acceptable to enable the student to achieve functional use of the senses.
  2. Have sufficient motor capability to carry out assessment activities.
  3. Be able to lift, turn, transfer, transport patients and equipment.
  4. Have the physical ability to perform CPR.
  5. Be able to bend, squat, reach, kneel, balance, sit and stand for prolonged periods of time.
  6. Be able to constantly lift up to 50 pounds.
  7. Be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing utilizing English language.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution, Rowan College at Burlington County affords equal opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap (as defined by Section 504), ancestry, place of birth, marital status or liability for military service in the operation of its programs and activities (including admissions, access to programs and course offerings, physical education, intercollegiate and intramural athletics, counseling, employment, use of facilities, and college-sponsored extracurricular activities). This is in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (which prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, and/or national origin), Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972 (which prohibits sex discrimination), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended and the Americans with Disabilities Act/ADA (which prohibit discrimination against otherwise qualified handicapped people), and other applicable laws and regulations. Copies of the Dispute Resolution for Students with Disabilities is available from Ms. Stacy Jankewicz, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, located in the Parker Building, Room 401 on the Pemberton Campus or by calling her at (609) 894-9311, ext. 1523.