Dress Code Requirements
Students shall be in full uniform when on clinical assignment. This includes wearing a name badge and radiation monitoring device. Uniforms should be clean and wrinkle-free. Uniforms should not be low-cut.
In keeping with established practices of proper hygiene, safety, moral, professional and social values and to provide minimum disruption to patient care, the following guidelines will be followed:
- When at the clinical site, long hair should be confined or pulled back so hair does not fall forward.
- Beards and mustaches are acceptable if neatly trimmed.
- Observe personal hygiene carefully, including brushing teeth, bathing daily, using deodorant and washing hair.
- Appropriate street clothes (no shorts, suggestive or fad clothing) may be worn for lab classes at the University or clinical site (i.e., positioning labs).
- All shirts and blouses will be kept buttoned and should not be revealing.
- No pierced body parts (with the exception of pierced ears) shall be visible.
- Clothing that is slashed, revealing or suggestive shall not be worn at the clinical site.
- Clothing that is gang-related is not permitted at school or a clinical site.
- Visible tattoos are not permitted at the clinical site.
- Make-up must be worn in moderation and fingernails trimmed to a length that will not puncture latex gloves. No false fingernails are allowed due to the possible spread of pathogenic bacteria.