• Campus Review Body Policy

      Campus Life Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2010-05-27)
      6.09 Campus Review Body Policy: The Campus Review Body (CRB) is a centralized, institutional panel utilized at the President's discretion to review the due process afforded to a student Vllho has been sanctioned due to misconduct or academic failure, or by students vvith a grievance against a faculty for perceived infringement on their rights to freely express themselves. As necessary, the panel may hold any necessary hearings during the process to assist in rendering an appellate decision by the President.
    • Certificate Program Approval Policy

      Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs; Office of the Provost; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-10-28)
      2.06 Certificate Program Approval Policy: Certificate programs consistent with the mission of Georgia Health Sciences University can be offered according to Board of Regents guidelines. The certificate award shows satisfactory completion of a prescribed program of study. Certificate programs shall be developed and approved by the appropriate program, curriculum committee, college, and institution. This policy outlines the procedures by which a new certificate program is proposed and approved.
    • Circulation Policy for Greenblatt Library

      Director of Libraries; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-04-20)
      8.01 Circulation Policy for Greenblatt Library: Full borro'Ning privileges at the Robert B. Greenblatt Library are extended to faculty, staff, and students of Georgia Health Sciences University. Borrowing privileges are also available to faculty, staff, and students from other University System of Georgia (USG) schools. This policy outlines the procedures for borro'Ning books, bound and unbound journals, audiovisuals, and reference and reserve materials from the Robert B. Greenblatt Library, for returning overdue items, and for replacing lost items.
    • Class Attendance Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2010-03-17)
      4.05 Class Attendance Policy: Regular, punctual attendance is expected of students in all classes at Georgia Health Sciences University and is counted from the first class meeting each term. Students who incur an excessive number of absences are subject to academic penalty. Specific attendance requirements may be established by the individual schools or programs at Georgia Health Sciences University as well as by the faculty for distance learning courses
    • Classification of Students Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-01-26)
      4.07 Classification of Students Policy:Undergraduate students at Georgia Health Sciences University are classified as follows, based on the number of credit hours previously earned: Classification Hours earned Freshman Less than 30 Sophomore At least 30 Junior At least 60 Senior At least 90 The classification under which a student registers at the beginning of each academic semester will continue throughout the academic semester.
    • Color Discrimination Policy

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-02-15)
      3.07 Color Discrimination Policy: Georgia Health Sciences University prohibits the use of racial and color preference in all employment practices, including advertising, recruiting, hiring, salary determination, leaves of absence, and retirement.
    • Compliance with Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity (2005-02-05)
      3.03 Compliance with Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Americans with Disabilities Act: Georgia Health Sciences University ensures that all persons with disabilities who are current employees of the institution, applicants for employment, or enrolled students are afforded equal opportunity in maintaining their present position and/or being considered for a position,provided they are qualified. This policy includes all aspects of employment: hiring, promotion, demotion or transfer, recruitment, advertising,layoff or termination, salary and other compensation, and selection for training.
    • Compliance with Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-02-15)
      3.04 Compliance with Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974: Georgia Health Sciences University ensures that all Vietnam Era and/or disabled veterans who are current employees of the institution, applicants for employment, or enrolled students are afforded equal employment opportunity in maintaining their present position and/or being considered for a position provided they are qualified. This policy includes all aspects of employment, hiring, promotion, demotion or transfer,recruitment, advertising, layoff or termination, salary and other compensation, and selection for training.
    • Continuing Education Policies: Overview

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.01 Continuing Education Policies: Overview: The Division of Continuing Education ensures compliance vvith institutional and professional organization requirements in avvarding professional educational units. The Division of Continuing Education, within the institutional and university policy, is the only authorized provider of Continuing Education Units, Continuing Dental Education, and Continuing Medical Education. This policy covers all aspects of planning and implementation of continuing education activities.
    • Continuing Education Privacy Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.13 Continuing Education Privacy Policy: The Division of Continuing Education maintains the confidentiality of personal information. Personal information of registrants is never released to anyone outside Georgia Health Sciences University Division of Continuing Education. The Division of Continuing Education collects only the information necessary to provide the services requested by the participant.
    • Continuing Education: Commercial Support Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.07 Continuing Education: Commercial Support Policy: The Division of Continuing Education makes all decisions regarding the disposition and disbursement of the commercial support funds and inkind support received for Continuing Education activities. Georgia Health Sciences University Continuing Education shall not be required by a commercial interest to accept advice or services concerning teachers, authors, participants, or other education matters, including activity content and format, from a commercial interest as conditions of contributing funds or services.
    • Continuing Education: Conflict of Interest Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-03-17)
      5.05 Continuing Education: Conflict of Interest Policy: The Division of Continuing Education at Georgia Health Sciences University must control the content and presentations of all Continuing Education activities. All educational activities must be free of commercial bias for or against any product, and the conference-related educational materials, including a speaker's presentation, must not advance the proprietary interests of a financial supporter or proprietary company. This policy provides definitions and instances of potential conflicts of interest and describes the controls in place to prevent such conflicts of interest.
    • Continuing Education: Content Validation Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.06 Continuing Education: Content Validation Policy: The Division of Continuing Education and Georgia Health Sciences University faculty are responsible for ensuring that the educational design and production of presentations and reference materials are in compliance with the appropriate professional disciplines and accrediting agencies. All clinical recommendations involving clinical allied health sciences, dentistry, nursing, or medicine in a Continuing Education activity must be based on evidence that is accepted vvithin the respective profession as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a Continuing Education activity in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. All recommendations, treatment or manners of practice discussed in a Continuing Education activity must be vvithin the definition of Continuing Education and must not be known (a) to have risks or dangers that outweigh the benefits or (b) to be ineffective in the treatment of patients.
    • Continuing Education: Credit Card Protection Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.14 Continuing Education: Credit Card Protection Policy: All credit card transactions for Continuing Education are conducted over a secure socket layer connection. Credit card information is not stored or re-used in any manner. Only authorized personnel with assigned user names and passv.ords can access credit card information and solely for the purpose of performing adjustments or refunds at the customer's request.
    • Continuing Education: Educational Planning Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.02 Continuing Education: Educational Planning Policy: All activities sponsored by the Division of Continuing Education must adhere to the planning process prescribed by the appropriate accrediting body and include needs assessment, objectives and evaluation. Needs assessment data are required and collected for all planned educational activities in order to implement meaningful, quality educational content in accordance wth the mission and purpose of the institution. All educational activities must identify the purpose and objectives that target improved patient care. The purpose and objectives must be available to the participant prior to the beginning of the educational activity. All educational activities must be evaluated by the participants and by the Division of Continuing Education to determine the effectiveness in meeting the identified educational need to ensure improvement in participant knowledge and patient care. The Division of Continuing Education evaluates its continuing education program quarterly and annually.
    • Continuing Education: Enduring Materials Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.09 Continuing Education: Enduring Materials Policy: Enduring materials, defined as printed, recorded, or computer-assisted instruction used over time, are subject to the same policies and procedures as live Continuing Education activities. Additional information or materials, as outlined in this policy, must be vvith the additional requirements as outlined in this policy of the follovving requirements that must be delivered to participants prior to their engaging in the learning activity.
    • Continuing Education: Faculty Honoraria Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.08 Continuing Education: Faculty Honoraria Policy: Payment of honoraria and reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses for faculty must be reasonable, customary, and proper as defined by the University System of Georgia Board of Regents policies.
    • Continuing Education: Financial Administration Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.03 Continuing Education: Financial Administration Policy: The Division of Continuing Education operates utilizing the business and management policies and procedures of the Georgia Health Sciences University and the Policy Manual of the University System of Georgia, supplemented by several financial procedures specific to the Division of Continuing Education. The Division of Continuing Education uses a cost recovery financial model, as described in this policy, to support its educational activities.
    • Continuing Education: Provider Independence Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.04 Continuing Education: Provider Independence Policy: In order to maintain the independence of the Continuing Education provider, the following decisions regarding Continuing Education activities must be made free of the control of any commercial interest: • Identification of Continuing Education needs • Determination of educational objectives • Selection and presentation of content • Selection of all persons and organizations that will be in a position to control the content of the Continuing Education activity • Selection of educational methods • Evaluation of the activity
    • Contract Renewal Policy

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-07-20)
      7.04 Contract Renewal Policy: In accordance with Board of Regents policy, the President of Georgia Health Sciences University, or his/her designee, will notify in writing all full-time non-tenured faculty 'Who have been awarded academic rank and are employed under written contract 'Whether or not an employment contract for the succeeding year will be offered to them according to the timeline contained in this policy.