PCHCS Handbook 2023-2024

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences (PCHCS)—Department of Anesthesia 2023–2024 141 Alpha Grade A AB+ B BC+ C F Scale 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.0 2.7 2.3 2.0 0.0 Percent 94–100 90–93 87–89 83–86 80–82 77–79 75–76 0–74 Incomplete Coursework A grade of incomplete (I) is issued because of unexpected emergencies and must be made up within 30 days following the final class date of the course, as stipulated by the course instructor and with approval of the program director. Students requesting extensions due to medical or military reasons are expected to provide official documentation. It is the student’s responsibility to consult the instructor and submit the Incomplete Grade Agreement Form prior to the end of the course. The form must be signed by the student and the course instructor and must be approved by the program director. The student must have completed at least 50 percent of the assignments prior to course end and prior to requesting an incomplete grade. The instructor will not accept assignments received after the date indicated on the agreement, and the student’s grade will be assigned according to the work the student completed by the end of the course. A grade of I cannot be given if less than 50 percent of the assignments have been completed by the official end date of the course. An incomplete grade that has not been changed by the official date in this agreement will be converted to an F by the program director and chair of the Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences. Advising Students will be assigned an academic adviser upon admission into the certificate program. Advisers will advise and assist students during matriculation and throughout the students’ two semesters in the program. Students may communicate with their adviser via phone or email. Textbooks Specific recommendations can—and will—be made by the program and individual professors. Students may purchase their books from any convenient source. Electronic Communications Electronic communications, including any form of messaging, posting, texts, blog entries, comments, multimedia content, videos, and emails, must adhere to university and program policy for professionalism, nondiscrimination, and Title IX compliance. This includes activities and communications by, to, or from NSU students using any device on NSU or third-party social media or other sites, if the communications refer to, are addressed to or from, are sent to or from, reference or involve a student, faculty member,