August 25 through December 6
1. Basic Skills
2. Thinking Skills
3. Personal Qualities
5. Interpersonal Skills
Course Objectives (with SCANS):
Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:
Classify types of diseases (1, 2, 6)
Explain the pathogenesis of common diseases (1, 2, 6, 7)
Identify the appearance of common diseases on medical images (1, 2, 6, 7. 8)
WebCT Open Book Quizzes 15%
Written Case Studies 25%
Case Study Presentation 20%
WebCT Closed Book Comprehensive Final Exam 40%
A = 100 - 90
B = 89 - 80
C = 79 - 75
D = 74 - 60
F = 59 and below
This instructor does NOT round up the final grade average.
The written case study can be any two pathology that you have observed, personally experienced or have an interest in. The written assignment cannot cover the same area of the body as the pathology for the oral presentation. For example you cannot have two different chest pathologies. You must have two distinctly different pathologies.
Submit your assignment to the Assignment link found on the left side of the course homepage.
Topics for the case study and the written assignment that do not meet the deadline for approval will result in the dropping of the grade by one letter.
Written Assignments received after the deadline will result in a grade of “0”.
Quizzes cannot be opened after they expire. A grade of “0” will be issued for any missed quiz.
Most course requirements will be completed by students working independently in their clinical settings. They will submit written assignments from off-campus sites using WebCT .
Students will assemble for three mandatory formal on-campus class sessions during the semester. The final exam will be proctored and administered through WebCT. See the Course Schedule for specific information about activities and due dates.
RADS 2711 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 or her work will be completed in full observance of the MSU Code of Student Conduct. A student should consult the most recent Student Handbook for answers to any questions about the code.
Many components of RADS 2711 are designed to be highly interactive with students helping each other learn. Students are encouraged to take full advantage of many resources available including online WebCT course resources, Internet sites, other textbooks and journals, faculty, and peers when answering objectives. This interactive collegial learning environment is conducive for life-long learning.
Specific components of RADS 2711 are designed to represent the efforts of each student INDIVIDUALLY and are NOT to be shared. These components include the WebCT Written Assignments and the WebCT Comprehensive Final Exam.When students submit their efforts for grading, they are attesting they abided by this rule.
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. A student/employee who seeks accommodations on the basis of disability must register with the Office of Disability Support Services, Clark Student Center Room 168 or call 940-397-4140 for more 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 serves as the ADA Coordinator and may be contacted at (940)397-4618, TDD (940)397-4515, or 3410 Taft Blvd., Clark Student Center Room 108.