NSU HPD Catalog 2021-2022

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences—Department of Health Science 317 • The applicant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5. • T he applicant must have an active PA-C or A.P.R.N. license in good standing. • T he applicant must submit two letters of recommendation from a health care professional. International Applicants Any applicant who has graduated from a college or university in another country where English is not the primary language, regardless of United States residency status, is required to demonstrate English proficiency. The applicants must obtain a minimum score fromone of the testing services listed following. • T est of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): 550 on the written, 213 on the computer-based, or 79–80 on the Internet-based test • Pearson Test of English—Academic: 54 • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0 on the test module • Duolingo English Proficiency: at least 100 An official set of test scores must be sent directly from the testing agency to NSU’s Enrollment Processing Services. Nova Southeastern University Enrollment Processing Services (EPS) Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Graduate Certificate in Emergency Medicine Program 3301 College Avenue, P.O. Box 299000 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329-9905 Tuition and Fees Tuition for 2021–2022 will be posted on our website (nova.edu /emcertificate). A Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences General Access Fee of $145 is required each year. There is a registration fee of $30 each semester. An NSU Student Services Fee of $1,500 is also required annually. All tuition and fees are subject to change by the board of trustees without notice. Graduation Requirements In order for students to complete the certificate program they must complete all six courses. An average of 3.0 must be attained. CurriculumOutline Required Courses (18 credit hours) EMED 3001— Cardiovascular and Hematologic Emergencies (3 credits) EMED 3002— Neurologic, Infectious Disease, and Pediatric Emergencies (3 credits) EMED 3003— OB/GYN, Ophthalmological, ENT, and Psychiatric Emergencies (3 credits) EMED 3004— Trauma, Nontraumatic Musculoskeletal Disorders, Abdominal, and Chest Emergencies (3 credits) EMED 3005— Environmental, Toxicological, and Dermatological Emergencies (3 credits) EMED 3006— Renal/Urogenital, Metabolic, and Immunologic Emergencies (3 credits) Nondegree-Seeking Application Procedures/Policy A nondegree-seeking student is one who wishes to take one or more courses in the Master of Health Science program and, at the time of application, does not intend to seek the Master of Health Science degree. Nondegree-seeking students must submit 1. a completed M.H.Sc. application form along with a $50, nonrefundable application fee 2. official college, certificate, and/or diploma-based transcripts fromall undergraduate institutions attended, sent directly from the institution to EPS (This includes official documentation of receiving a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university. A minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale is required in the applicant’s bachelor’s degree.) 3. one letter of recommendation froman individual (other than a relative or friend), such as a supervisor or a community associate. Due to the limited number of seats available in the program, preference for admission and registration priority will be given to degree-seeking students. Nondegree-seeking students can take a maximumof 9 credits of M.H.Sc. coursework. Enrollment in these courses as a nondegree-seeking student does not guarantee acceptance into the M.H.Sc. program or any other NSU program. If, after taking classes in the M.H.Sc. program, a nondegreeseeking student decides to pursue the M.H.Sc. degree, the student must resubmit an application as a degree-seeking student. The applicant must meet ALL of the admissions requirements for the M.H.Sc. degree program. A nondegreeseeking student who, after taking M.H.Sc. courses, decides to apply as a degree-seeking student, may request transfer credit for courses taken as a nondegree-seeking student, in accordance with the credit transfer policy of the M.H.Sc. program. Requirements for Graduation To be eligible to receive the M.H.Sc. degree, students shall • be of good moral character • s atisfactorily complete the programof 37 hours (minimum) of study required for the degree with an average grade of B or a GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale