Program faculty members offer academic counseling to all enrolled students. Students regularly receive counseling regarding their academic and clinical progress. Radiography Program faculty members are also available for individual academic assistance as needed. However, the Radiography Program does not offer formal tutoring services.
Enrolled students are also entitled to pastoral counseling for matters of personal or religious nature. Pastoral counseling is a private matter between the student and clinical pastoral services and is kept entirely confidential.
- Pre-enrollment Health Assessment. Pre-enrollment services include an immunization screening to assure compliance with hospital and regulatory requirements, respirator fit testing, and mandatory drug screening.
- Training-related injury: Should a student become injured during the course of their training, initial assessment and care is provided through the Ascension St. Vincent Office of Associate Health or, if the injury is more severe, through an Ascension St. Vincent Emergency Department. Follow-up care, if directed, is provided by the student’s personal healthcare provider. Approved out-of-pocket expenses are covered by an insurance policy held by Ascension St. Vincent.
- Training-related exposure to communicable disease: Initial assessment and care is provided through the Ascension St. Vincent Office of Associate Health. Follow-up care, if necessary, occurs with the student’s personal healthcare provider.
- Annual surveillance to includes annual TB screening and influenza vaccinations.
Students are required to carry their own personal health insurance since health insurance is not provided to enrolled students. Ascension St. Vincent is not liable for any general illness that occurs to a student as a result of clinical training.