This course offers ten units of instruction, each followed by a unit examination. Unit One, Unit Two, Unit Three exams are open book. The remaining Unit exams are in the form of clinical observation and quality control system evaluation. The term paper may be completed any time during the semester, but must be finished and submitted by April 23, 2010, 5:00 pm CST. Any questions or problems that may arise should be addressed to the instructor. Please do not wait to enter course unit exam answers on-line until the last minute---graded exams will serve as a guide for subsequent units. Every attempt will be made by the instructor to grade work within 72 hours, but you should allow up to a week. If work remains ungraded longer than a week, contact the instructor immediately.
Note: You must submit observations for each unit as one complete submission. For example, if two observations are required for a unit, then you must submit both in the same email. Do not send them separately.
There is no final examination in this course.
The student must:
1. Have access to MRI imaging equipment (Access to equipment is the responsibility of the student.
2. Be able to observe the required examinations
3. Meet all deadlines
4. Write a term paper. Specific guidelines concerning the paper is in the content area of this course.
Your course grade will be based on the following:
The deadline must be met for the Term Paper or points will be deducted in the following way: 1 point from the final grade for every hour the paper is late up until midnight of the due day, and 5 points off the final grade for every day it is late after that.
The following grading scale is used for this course:
90 and above
59 and below
There is no formal attendance policy; however, students are expected to complete assignments on time and are responsible for posted deadlines. This requires spending time on the internet course site.