CHCS Student Handbook 2018-2019

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 2018–2019 159 b. Food and drink will not be allowed in the ultrasound training laboratory (a capped bottle of beverage can be kept with the student’s personal belongings and used during the breaks outside the laboratory). c. The use of the ultrasound training laboratory will be strictly reserved to training sessions outlined by one of the professors and will be supervised by one of the professors. d. A copy of the specific rules and regulations pertaining to teaching in the ultrasound training lab will be provided during the first lab session of BMS 3110 Introduction to Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The rules will be explained by the professor assigned to the class. e. Safeguards—Instruction sessions in the ultrasound training laboratory are made possible by the participation of students, both as the person scanning and the person being scanned (subject). All the exercises are developed to ensure prudent and safe use of the equipment, as well as the subject. Participation is voluntary. Election not to participate will not affect grades, however, alternate training will need to be arranged. Accreditation The vascular and general tracks of the program are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Graduates will be eligible to take the national registry examinations under the rules for new programs, as administered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) located at 51 Monroe Street, Plaza East One, Rockville, Maryland 20850. CAAHEP contact and address: Kerry Weinberg (CAAHEP commissioner for JRC-DMS), 25400 U.S. Highway 19 North, Suite 158, Clearwater, FL 33763. Phone: 727-210-2350; Fax: 727-210-2354. JRC-DMS contact and address: Cindy Weiland or Molly Markey at ; 6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500, Ellicott City, MD 21043; (443) 973-3251. Course Registration and WebSTAR Once students have been accepted to the medical sonography program, they will be issued, or can apply online for, a WebSTAR personal identification number (PIN) that will give them access to online registration. The PIN also provides access to account information. Students can apply for their WebSTAR PIN by going to the NSU Office of Innovation and Information Technology PIN Request Form webpage at /help/pinreq and following the directions. Online Course Access and Canvas All of the Bachelor of Science in Medical Sonography online courses that a student has registered for will be accessed through Canvas. Students must use their NSU email login and password in order to log in to their courses posted on Canvas. The Canvas login can be accessed through . Bachelor of Science—Medical Sonography/Master of Health Science Academic Calendar 2018–2019 The Bachelor of Science in Medical Sonography with Master of Health Science option program follows the same term schedule, starting in the summer term of the respective academic year, and continuing through the