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Course Objectives

Teaching Strategies

Attendance Policy

 

Teaching Strategies:

            Audiovisual aids; demonstration; return demonstration; simulated laboratory situations;

discussions; lecture; clinical laboratory assignments; and conference.

 

Evaluation Methods:

 

1.      Exams: The student must achieve 75% on exams.  The exam grade for this course will be derived from the scores earned on unit tests and a comprehensive final.  These exams may be made up only if there is sufficient proof that absenteeism was unavoidable and the instructor was notified prior to the exam.  Attendance at test reviews is mandatory.  All make-up exams will be a combination of multiple choice and essay .

Grading Scale

Tests

Quizzes/Assignments

93-100=A

I =15%

15%

85-92=B

II=15%

 

75-84=C

III=15%

 

65-74=D

IV=15%

 

64 or below=F

Final=25%

 

Total=100%

2.      Quizzes and written assignments: The student must achieve an average of 75% on quizzes and written assignments.  These may include, but not limited to, papers on identification of research components, surgery and recovery room observation experiences and nursing care plans.  Missed quizzes will not be made up.

Clinical laboratory:  The clinical lab grade will be either satisfactory or unsatisfactory.  As one of the requirements for successful completion of N231, the student must achieve a “satisfactory” rating in clinical laboratory.