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Physical demands of being a radiology student/radiology tech?

I am beginning my first year in radiology school this summer. In the Fall I will start my clinicals and am wondering the physical demands of studying and training to become a rad tech. Do rad techs lift the patients? If so, do they lift them alone? Is there heavy equipment I will need to lift? Are there any physically strenuous activities I will do? What sort of physical shape do you need to be in?

Asked By: sarah v - 4/4/2011
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It really depends, but generally you are required to have high stamina if you want to be a radiological technician. This is because aside from being required to stand on your feet all day, you may be required to lift and turn disabled patients. Generally female radiological technicians will find male coworkers to help... More
Answered By: College Coach - 4/5/2011
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