A minimum grade of "C" is required in all Allied Health Science courses.
The Department of Allied Health Sciences recognizes the professional codes of ethics,
sensitivity to patient and community needs, ability to work with and relate to peers
and other members of the health care team, attitude, attendance, punctuality and appearance.
Program directors may, upon the recommendation of clinical and academic faculty, recommend
that the Department terminate any student who fails to correct deficiencies in any
of these areas. These standards have been established in order to protect the rights
of the patients and communities that we are committed to serve and to foster the team
concept of health care delivery.
Allied Health Sciences students are required to carry malpractice insurance.
Allied Health Sciences students are annually required to submit completed health forms
prior to enrollment.
Allied Health Sciences students are required to supply their own transportation to
Allied Health Sciences students must supply their own required uniforms.
Allied Health Sciences students shall submit to the College a copy of their current
certification of competency in Basic Life Support according to American Heart Association
standards, prior to graduation.
No courses in the Department of Allied Health Sciences may be audited, with the exception
of AHS 131-132 if approved by the Chairperson.
Smoking, eating, drinking and applying cosmetics is NOT permitted in the laboratory.
No bare feet or sandals are permitted in the laboratory.
All materials, including microscope slides, used during the lab are to be properly
RETURNED to the designated trays/boxes after use.
All microscopes should be stored in their cabinets, CLEANED and on LOW power, with
their cords wrapped properly.
All models must be RETURNED after use to the carts or side tables at the FRONT of
Immediately notify the lab instructor if any injury occurs, no matter how slight.
Specific safety instructions pertaining to each lab will be posted or announced when
appropriate. It is your responsibility to seek these out and read them before beginning
Become aware of all fire exits, fire extinguishers, fire blankets, eye washes and
other safety equipment in the room.
Keep all lab tables and aisles free of clutter; ONLY lab models, equipment, lab
manuals and lab notebooks are permitted on the lab tables.
All coats, bookbags, and extraneous books are to be placed on the coat racks at the
back of the room or on the radiators adjacent to the windows at the REAR of each lab.
Students are forbidden to access any models themselves from the cabinets.
Lab tables should be left clean at the end of the lab. Wash your hands before leaving
Students are forbidden at any time to enter the lab storage areas at the back
of the lab.
Models are not permitted on the rear radiators which are reserved for student belongings.
No students are permitted into the labs until an instructor is present.