CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Anesthesia 2018–2019 123 • If a preceptor or supervisor requests that a student be removed from a clinical site, the student will be automatically suspended pending a hearing by the Committee on Student Progress, which may result in course repeat, course failure, and/or immediate dismissal from the program (even without any prior failure on record). Academic Warning/Probation/Dismissal The program complies with the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences policies related to academic warning, academic probation, and dismissal. Additional policies may apply at the discretion of the program director. Clinical Rotations The first year of study focuses on the foundations of anesthesia practice through classroom, mock operating room scenarios and studies, and laboratory work. Clinical experience during the first year will increase as the year progresses. The senior year (semesters five, six, and seven) will consist of clinical rotations assigned in intervals ranging from two weeks to two months. During the senior year, clinical rotations are full time and may involve several specialty areas in anesthesia, including, but not limited to, general surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, otolaryngology, orthopedics, neurosurgery, ophthalmology, genito-urinary surgery, vascular surgery, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, transplantation, and trauma. Clinical rotations include days, evenings, nights, weekends, and on-call—depending upon the rotation. All AA students on clinical rotations must maintain a functional cell phone at all times during their clinical rotations. This expense will be the student’s responsibility. To facilitate communications, AA students must provide the AA program with their cell phone numbers and inform the program in advance of any changes. Students must comply with all policies and procedures of both the clinical sites and Nova Southeastern University. Jewelry, Body Piercing, and Tattoos Only appropriate jewelry for professional business attire is permitted. Visible body jewelry, such as rings for the nose, eyebrow, lip, chin, cheek, or tongue, is NOT permitted. Tattoos must be covered by clothing. Additional Specific Policies Students will receive the program’s clinical handbook that will cover respectively all policies, procedures, courses, and rotations appropriate for the curriculum. These handbooks provide more specifics for guidance and governance of the students while in the program. The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Student Handbook supersedes the program handbooks if there are direct conflicts, although the program’s handbooks may be more strict and/or detailed.