CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

128 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences 2018–2019 Student Progress (CSP), and it may result in Disciplinary Warning, Probation, Suspension, or Dismissal from the program. Essential Functions of the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) Student The Au.D. program has the responsibility to the public to assure that graduates will be fully competent audiologists—providing benefit and doing no harm. Students matriculating in the Au.D. program must possess the intelligence, integrity, compassion, humanitarian concern, physical and emotional capacity, communication skills, and professionalism necessary to practice audiology. To this end, all NSU Au.D. students must meet the requirements outlined in the Essential Functions of the Au.D. Student document while matriculating through the program. A complete copy of the document can be found at and is distributed at orientation. Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences Palm Beach Gardens The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences offers two programs in respiratory therapy. One program is designed for the first professional or entry-level student and the other for the practicing registered respiratory therapist (RRT) who meets the entry requirements. Bachelor of Science—Respiratory Therapy Post-Professional Program Bachelor of Science—Respiratory Therapy First-Professional Program Bachelor of Science—Respiratory Therapy Post-Professional Program The Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) Post-Professional Program is delivered in a distance format. Policies that are not covered in this section are addressed in previous sections of the handbook. Academic Promotions and Progression The progress of each student through the curriculum requires continuous satisfactory academic and professional performance. Substandard performance in any course or failing to exhibit satisfactory professional behavior will be referred to the Committee on Student Progress. (See the Committee on Student Progress in the college section of this handbook.) Academic Warning BSRT students whose semester GPA falls below 2.0 (regardless of the cumulative GPA), or who fail a course, regardless of GPA, may be placed on academic warning.