CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

136 Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health and Human Performance 2018–2019 Clinical and Practicum Experience Each program in the Department of Health and Human Performance has clinical/practicum experiences required for degree completion, including EXSC 4901 Practicum in Exercise and Sport Science, and Athletic Training Courses in sequence. Each major course has specific guidelines and requirements that are located in the Student Guidebook and course syllabi. Academic Advising Students should contact the Academic Advising Center at (954) 262-7990 or . The Undergraduate Academic Advising Center provides comprehensive and developmental student support services to empower students to achieve academic success. Textbooks Each course will have textbook requirements in the syllabus and both rental and purchase options are available at the NSU bookstore, . Online textbooks and resources may also be required as part of the course materials. Professional Dress Code While on an NSU campus and during regular class hours, students are to comply with the Health Professions Division’s Dress Code previously outlined in the Student Handbook. While students are in the Exercise and Sport Science Laboratory or at clinical/practicum experience sites, they are to adhere to the specific site requirements and the Athletic Training and Exercise and Sport Science program guidelines. Student Grievance Policy The purpose of grievance procedures is to promote the orderly resolution of problems arising out of a student complaint concerning a policy, procedure, or administrative action of Nova Southeastern University. Students will follow the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences procedures for both academic and non- academic disputes. Community Relations The Department of Health and Human Performance depends on relationships with university, college, preceptors, supervisors, clinical sites, clients/patients, and the public at large. Each student and staff and faculty member represents the university, college, and department in daily interactions with the community. Students are expected to act as a professional and communicate respectfully at all times. Student Organizations The Athletic Training Student Organization (ATSO) The purpose of the Nova Southeastern University Athletic Training Student Organization is to provide opportunities for ongoing professional development and interaction with allied health care professionals for those interested in the field of athletic training and sports medicine. This organization will be affiliated with the Nova Southeastern University Athletic Training Education Program.