Online course only
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:
Course Calendar / Deadlines
Unit One quiz available 1/30/2012
Expires 2/13/2012 at midnight Central
Unit Two quiz available 2/13/2012
Expires 2-27-12 at midnight Central
Unit Three quiz available 2-27-12
Expires 3-12-12 at midnight Central
Unit Four quiz available 3-19-12
Expires 4-2-12 at midnight Central
Unit Five quiz available 3-26-2012
Expires 5-9-12 at midnight Central
Due on or before 4-13-12 at 5 pm
Cultural Communication Topic (found in module 4)
E-mail instructor with topic for approval.
Due on or before 2-20-12 at midnight Central
Shift Assessment (found in module 1)
Due on or before 2-10-12 at 5 pm Central
EKG Project (found in module 2)
Due on or before 3-23-12 at 5 pm Central
Charting Exercise Part 1 and 2 (found in module 3)
Due on or before 4-13-12 at 5 pm Central
Cultural Communication Exercise
Due on or before 4-20-12 at 5 pm Central
Final Exam available 4-30-2012
Expires 5-9-12 at 5 pm Central
Grading / Evaluation:
Completion of this course is based on satisfactory performance on the following:
A letter grade will then be assigned according to the following scale:
90% and above = A
80% - 89% = B
70% - 79% = C
60% - 69% = D
59% and below = F
Assignments that require the student to research information must correctly acknowledge the source of information. The paper should follow guidelines of the American Psychological Association. You will need to refer to the sixth edition of the APA manual. For quick references I suggest you use The Owl at Purdue at: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/ or take time to view the APA tutorial at: http://flash1r.apa.org/apastyle/basics/index.htm
APA Cover Pages for this course must have the following:
§ Properly placed running head and page number
§ Title of the assignment
§ Your name
§ University affiliation
§ Course number and name
§ Instructor’s name
As a student enrolled in this course, you will be responsible for adhering to and meeting posted deadlines and due dates. All activities for this course are listed at the end of this syllabus. Activities such as quizzes have expiration dates. Please take note that expiration dates for quizzes will differ from deadlines for assignments and activities.
Quizzes and assignments/activities are spaced out in a manner that will allow you ample time to complete them. Assignments/Activities will be accepted on or before the posted due date and deadline. If you choose to wait until the very last minute and there is some problem with getting the assignment to me in time, that is the risk that you take and you must accept the penalty.
Any student that missed a quiz expiration date will not be allowed to take the quiz once the time has expired. If this happens, the student will receive a grade of zero (0) for that quiz. If a student misses a deadline for an activity or assignment, that assignment/activity will not be graded and a grade of zero (0) will be given. Emergencies do occur and they will be dealt with on an individual basis. Do not inform me of personal emergencies after the deadlines/due dates and expiration dates have passed.
DO NOT WRITE TO ME AND ASK IF I WILL ACCEPT A LATE ASSIGNMENT. I WILL NOT.
This is an online course and as such there are no mandatory sessions. However, the student should be vigilant in checking their MWSU student e-mail account (See below) and logging onto WebCT. Regular checks will insure that messages from the instructor are received in a timely manner. This course is on a schedule that will be strictly adhered to (see table below). I will be available to meet face-to-face with any interested student on Tuesdays, between 9 -10 am at Bridwell Hall, room 105. Meetings are not mandatory
In accordance with Section 504 of the Federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Midwestern State University endeavors to make reasonable adjustments in its policies, practices, services, and facilities to ensure equal opportunity for qualified persons with disabilities to participate in all educational programs and activities.
The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) provides information and assistance, arranges accommodations, and serves as a liaison for students, instructors, and staff. The DSS has assistance devices such as books on tape, recorders, and adaptive software which can be loaned to qualified individuals. A student/employee who seeks accommodations on the basis of disability must register with the Office of Disability Support Services in the Clark Student Center Room 168 or call 940-397-4140 for further information. Documentation of disability from a competent professional is required.
Individuals with grievances related to discrimination or lack of accommodation on the basis of a disability are encouraged to resolve the problem directly with the area involved. If the matter remains unresolved, advice and/or assistance will be provided by the Office of Disability Services for resolution. The grievance procedure may be found in the Student Handbook and Activities Calendar.
The director of the Counseling Center services as the ADA Coordinator may be contacted at (940) 397-4618, TDD (940) 397-4515, or 3410 Taft Blvd., Clark Student Center Room 108.
Conduct / Honesty / Honor System:
RADS 3213 adheres to the MSU code of Conduct. In particular, academic dishonesty, however small, creates a breach in academic integrity. A student's participation in this course comes with the expectation that his/her work will be completed in full observance of the MSU code of Student Conduct. A student should consult the Student Handbook for answers to any questions about the code.
Students are encouraged to take full advantage of many resources available including Internet sites, handouts, other textbooks and journals, faculty, and peers. This interactive collegial learning environment is conducive to life-long learning.
Specific components of RADS 3213 are designed to represent the efforts of each student individually and are NOT to be shared. These components include the written assignments submitted for a grade. Submitting someone else’s work as your own or improperly sited work constitutes plagiarism. Please see the Midwestern State University Catalog for further discussion of plagiarism. Plagiarism will constitute in an “F” for the course and the student will be referred to administration for further action. When students submit their efforts for grading, they are attesting they abided by this rule.
Quizzes and exams are not to be copied in any form or shared in any form. Students caught engaging in such activity will receive and F for the course and be referred to University administration for dismissal.
By enrolling in this course, the student expressly grants MSU a “limited right” in all intellectual property created by the student for the purpose of this course. The “limited right” shall include but shall not be limited to the right to reproduce the student’s work product in order to verify originality and authenticity, and for educational purposes.
Communication from the instructor to the student will be through the student's Midwestern State University e-mail account. If you have not established this account, do so as soon as possible by going to: http://infosys.mwsu.edu/email.asp
Note: If you wish, you can forward your MWSU account to any e-mail account of your choice.
Confidentiality and HIPPA: Please be aware that some assignments will be done on patients and/or volunteers. It is your duty as a medical professional to maintain and preserve patient confidentiality. ANY ASSIGNMENT that contains proper names or identification that can be misidentified as patient information will automatically receive a point deduction equivalent to 1 letter grade. This is especially true for volunteer patients since the instructor cannot make that determination.
All assignments are considered completed when received by the instructor of this course.