Essential Functions2018-08-14T10:08:43+00:00

Essential Functions

By signing your name on your application form for admissions, you are indicating that you have read and understood the Rutgers – School of Health Related Professions Essential Functions, as well as those specific to your program, if required.

Rutgers of New Jersey – School of Health Related Professions (SHP) is committed to the education of all qualified individuals, including persons with disabilities1, who with or without reasonable accommodation, are capable of performing the essential functions of the educational program pursued.

The University will, if requested, provide reasonable accommodations to otherwise qualified enrolled students and applicants with disabilities unless: (a) such accommodations impose an undue hardship to the institution, or (b) direct threats of substantial harm to the health and safety of self and others, due to the disability, cannot be eliminated by any reasonable accommodations available that would allow the student to perform the essential functions, or (c) such accommodations fundamentally alter the educational program or academic essential functions.

Essential Functions apply to all programs. Please review both the “General” School Specific Essential Functions as well as the “Program” Specific Essential Functions (if applicable). All students are required to acknowledge that they have reviewed and understand these functions.

The following essential functions are described to assist each candidate in evaluating his/her prospect for academic success.  It is important to read each standard carefully.  Please note that some programs may not require clinical experiences.

1As defined by state or federal law.

 

* If you do not locate your program below, please proceed to the next tab.

Discipline Program Program Program Program Link
Clinical Nutrition
DCN Clinical Nutrition
MS Clinical Nutrition
MS Clinical Nutrition – Entry Level
Please click here for SHP “General” Essential Functions
Dietetic Internship (Certificate)
Health Care Management
MS Health Care Management
Health Sciences
PhD Health Sciences
MSHS – Aging Studies,
MS Health Professions Educations
BS Health Sciences
Psychiatric Rehabilitation
PhD Psychiatric Rehabilitation
MS Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation Counseling
MS Rehabilitation Counseling
Clinical Trials
MS Clinical Trials

Enrollment and continued enrollment of accepted students to the Rutgers School of Health Professions is conditional, based on fulfillment of immunization and health requirements (see Rutgers policy 00-01-45:52:00 – Student Immunizations and Health Requirements) and the HIV, HBV and HCV policy (Rutgers Policy  00-01-40-40:10 –Management of Occupational/Educational Exposures to HIV, HBV and HCV).

 Please contact the SHP Office of Student Affairs with any questions, or for more information.

Office of Student Affairs
Phone: 973-972-7939   Email: OSA@shp.rutgers.edu
Stanley S. Bergen Building  65 Bergen St, Room 149
Newark, NJ 07101

Table B – SHP “Program” Specific Essential Functions

Discipline Program Program Program Program Link
Biomedical
PhD Biomedical Informatics
MS Biomedical Informatics
Health Care Informatics (Certificate)
Click here
Cardiac Sonography
BS MIS
Cardiac Sonography (Certificate)
Click here
Cytotechnology
BS Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Cytotechnology (Certificate)
MS CLS Cytopathology
Click here
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
BS Allied Health Technologies
DMS (Certificate)
Click here
Doctorate of Physical Therapy
Newark Program
Blackwood Program
Click here
Health Information Management
BS Health Information Management
HIM (Certificate)
Click here
Imaging
BSHS Imaging
BS MIS DIT
MS Radiologist Assistant
DIT (Certificate)
Click here
Medical Laboratory Science
BS Clinical Laboratory Sciences
MLS (Certificate)
Click here
Nuclear Medicine Technology
BS MIS
NMT(Certificate)
Click here
Occupational Therapy Assistant
AS Occupational Therapy Assistant
Click here
Physician Assistant
MS Physician Assistant
Click here
Psychosocial Rehabilitation (undergraduate programs)
AS Psychosocial Rehabilitation
BS Psychiatric Rehabilitation & Psychology
Click here
Vascular Sonography
BS MIS
Vascular Sonography (Certificate)
Click here

Enrollment and continued enrollment of accepted students to the Rutgers School of Health Professions is conditional, based on fulfillment of immunization and health requirements (see Rutgers policy 00-01-45:52:00 – Student Immunizations and Health Requirements) and the HIV, HBV and HCV policy (Rutgers Policy  00-01-40-40:10 –Management of Occupational/Educational Exposures to HIV, HBV and HCV).

 Please contact the SHP Office of Student Affairs with any questions, or for more information.

Office of Student Affairs
Phone: 973-972-7939   Email: OSA@shp.rutgers.edu
Stanley S. Bergen Building  65 Bergen St, Room 149
Newark, NJ 07101