• GALl LEO Workstation Use Policy

      Director of Libraries; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-04-20)
      8.02 GALl LEO Workstation Use Policy: GALILEO workstations are available in the Robert B. Greenblatt Library for use by faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Health Sciences University, and for faculty, staff, and students affiliated with any other University System of Georgia institution. In addition, GALILEO workstations are available for public use. This policy describes procedures for using the GALILEO workstations in the Greenblatt Library, including identification of the users, and describes the information that can be accessed on the workstations.
    • Gender Discrimination Policy

      Office of Affirmative Action; Equal Employment Opportunity; Georgia Health Sciences University (2005-02-15)
      3.02 Gender Discrimination Policy:The Georgia Health Sciences University prohibits the use of gender preference in all employment practices, including advertising, recruiting,hiring, salary determination, leaves of absence, and retirement.
    • General Institutional Admissions

      Office of Academic Admissions; Georgia Health Sciences University (2011-07-25)
      4.17 General Institutional Admissions Policy: This policy is intended as an institutional admissions policy for all colleges at the Georgia Health Sciences University. The Office of Academic Admissions in the Division of Enrollment Management processes applicant materials for the College of Graduate Studies, the College of Allied Health Sciences, and the College of Nursing. The College of Medicine (Georgia Health Sciences University) and the College of Dental Medicine each have their own admissions departments within their respective college.
    • Grade Change Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-01)
      4.14 Grade Change Policy: Any grade recorded by the Registrar will be changed, in accordance YJith Georgia Health Sciences University and Board of Regents' grading policies, upon receipt from the instructor of a completed Grade Change Report form. Forms are available from the Registrar.
    • Grading System Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-01)
      4.13 Grading System Policy: Georgia Health Sciences l.kliversity uses the 4.0 grade point average system, as required by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia. Grades are calculated and truncated at two significant digits. This policy relates grade points to grade letters and defines symbols and terms approved for use in grading at Georgia Health Sciences University.
    • Graduation With Honors Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-01-16)
      4.10 Graduation With Honors Policy: Georgia Health Sciences l.kliversity awards undergraduate degrees with honors to candidates who meet specific standards of academic excellence as measured by the grade point average under the conditions set forth in this policy. Georgia Health Sciences l.kliversity awards honors to students who successfully complete a program of study in a one-year-certificate program in the College of Allied Health Sciences under the conditions set forth in this policy. This distinction of high academic achievement is placed on the student's diploma or certificate and is noted on the permanent record.
    • Grievance Policy for Visiting Academes

      Grievance Policy for Visiting Academes; Associate Provost for Academic Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-07-17)
      2.09 Grievance Policy for Visiting Academes: Georgia Health Sciences University establishes a mechanism by which visiting academes can address conflicts or disagreements that might arise with their immediate supervisors. If discussions with that supervisor do not satisfactorily resolve the conflict, the visiting academe can pursue the grievance with the Vice President for Instruction and Enrollment Management & Associate Provost for Academic Affairs as described below. If the dispute remains unresolved after intervention by the Vice President for Instruction and Enrollment Management & Associate Provost for Academic Affairs, the visiting academe can then pursue the grievance with the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost, and finally, with the President.
    • Guidelines for Authorship

      Vice President for Research Development; Georgia Health Sciences University (2001-01-08)
      9.02 Guidelines for Authorship: All faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Health Sciences University should follow the guidelines within this policy when determining authorship to scholarly activities, e.g., manuscripts, grants, presentations, and electronic communication.
    • HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Policy for Students

      Department of Enrollment and Student Services; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-03-26)
      6.14 HIV/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Policy for Students: Any student at Georgia Health Sciences University with patient-care responsibilities who knows or has reason to believe that he/she has human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is required to immediately report this information to the MCG Health Inc. hospital epidemiologist in accordance with hospital policy as well as report it to the student's Dean. Furthermore, any suspected HIV exposure by students during the course of their assigned duties should be reported immediately by the student to his/her clinical supervisor in accordance with the policies of the hospitals in which the student has assigned duties. Georgia Health Sciences University will carefully conform to state and federal laws regarding discrimination toward students with HIV infection, and all information will be considered confidential.
    • Hope Scholarship Awarding and Disbursement Policy

      Student Financial Aid; Georgia Health Sciences University (2008-11-18)
      Hope Scholarship Awarding and Disbursement Policy: The policy outlines the awarding and disbursement rules associated with the State of Georgia's HOPE Scholarship funds. The Admissions, Registrar, Student Aid, and Cashier's Offices will adhere to this policy when determining eligibility, awarding and disbursement of HOPE Scholarship funds.
    • Immunization Policy

      Student Health; Georgia Health Sciences University (2010-05-17)
      6.15 Immunization Policy: The specific minimum immunization requirements at Georgia Health Sciences University are established by Board of Regents policy, which is periodically reviewed and modified. The Board of Regents policy allows Georgia Health Sciences University to enhance these requirements with the concurrence of the Chancellor of the University System of Georgia. Georgia Health Sciences University's specific immunization requirements are also periodically reviewed and modified. With the concurrence of the President of Georgia Health Sciences University and Chancellor of the University System of Georgia, individual colleges may require additional immunizations. All entering Georgia Health Sciences University students must provide the Georgia Health Sciences University Student Health Service (Student Health) with sufficient evidence that they are fully immunized and/or have proof of immunity with serological titer against Mumps, Rubella (German Measles), Rubeola (Red Measles), Polio, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Hepatitis Band Varicella (Chicken Pox). Students are also required to have had a PPD (tuberculin test) within three months prior to the first day of class at Georgia Health Sciences University and annually thereafter.
    • Incomplete Grade Policy

      Registrar; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-01)
      4.19 Incomplete Grade Policy: No individual may engage in any clinical or laboratory activity for the purposes of completing the requirements of a course in which he or she has an Incomplete grade (I) unless the individual is registered as a student at Georgia Health Sciences University. Registration as a student requires enrollment in a course and payment of appropriate tuition and fees. However, the student may not be re-registered in that same course for the purpose of meeting the requirement to be registered while making up the Incomplete grade; to do so would result in the student being awarded credit twice for the same course.Students with an Incomplete grade (I) who must return to school after their expected graduation date in order to complete assignments that include any clinical or laboratory activities must also be registered as a student. Likewise, however, the student may not be re-registered in the same course a second time.Therefore, each degree program shall establish an independent study course that will be used to meet the requirements of this policy. The course will be graded as Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory and will have a minimum of one credit hour. Registration in a course for the purpose of completing course requirements to remove an Incomplete grade (I) is not required if no clinical or laboratory activity is involved, for example, if only a paper, "Written assignment, and/or examination is involved.
    • Intellectual Diversity Policy

      Academic Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-11-17)
      2.04 Intellectual Diversity Policy: Georgia Health Sciences University is committed to nurturing intellectual diversity on the campus to ensure the robust nature of scientific discovery. At times, faculty will express personal opinions but should create an atmosphere for students to freely retain their own beliefs and treat with respect other opinions appropriately expressed. students should not be assessed, rewarded or penalized according to whether they share their faculty member’s opinion. The student must be provided an avenue to resolve any allegation that the aforementioned rights were prohibited
    • Intellectual Property Policy

      Office of Technology Transfer & Economic Development; Georgia Health Sciences University (2004-09-01)
      9.05 Intellectual Property Policy: All faculty, staff, and students at Georgia Health Sciences University should follow this policy whenever an individual has created new intellectual property (for example, an invention or new copyrightable material). This policy provides mechanisms to review and evaluate new inventions and intellectual property (including trademarks and copyrights) that are the property of Georgia Health Sciences University. The policy helps Georgia Health Sciences University decide "When and how to secure protection and lays the foundation for marketing and licensing, with the ultimate generation of royalty income. The policy involves only new discoveries that are made by faculty, staff, or students performing one's assigned tasks or working within one's area of expertise. Intellectual property outside the scope of one's duties at Georgia Health Sciences University remains the property of the inventor.
    • International Education Study Abroad Policy

      Office of Outreach & International Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2011-02-01)
      2.16 International Education Study Abroad Policy: All international education or study abroad programs for which students receive credit towards the fulfillment of their degree program at the Georgia Health Sciences University require institutional oversight by a designated institutional official (Director of Outreach & International Education). This includes programs administered by Georgia Health Sciences University faculty or staff and non-Georgia Health Sciences University-sponsored programs for which students receive academic course credit. The Director of Outreach & International Education is responsible for initial review and evaluation of credit-bearing proposals for international education/study abroad experiences and for initiating the appropriate approval process by the Provost or his/her designee, according to Board of Regents policy. The Director of Outreach & International Education will act as the primary contact and resource for the GHSU community on international education/study abroad concerns.
    • Internet Continuing Education Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.11 Internet Continuing Education Policy: Continuing Education hosted on Internet sites must meet the same planning, disclosure, evaluation, and commercial support policies as live activities as v.oell as the additional requirements for enduring materials. The Division of Continuing Education will notify all participants of computer requirements necessary to access the site of the activity prior to registration in each Internet-based activity. Communication of required Continuing Education statements and information, such as accreditation statements and faculty disclosure information, must be ensured through (a) the viewing of a mandatory screen containing that information or (b) clear direction to the learner to access such a screen.
    • Journal-Based Continuing Education Policy

      Division of Continuing Education; Georgia Health Sciences University (2007-08)
      5.10 Journal-Based Continuing Education Policy: The educational activity plan for a journal-based continuing education activity must be reviewed by the Division of Continuing Education to determine if the content and educational plan for the journal article review is consistent with accreditation guidelines for awarding educational credit. A journal-based Continuing Education activity is not completed until the learner documents participation in that activity to the provider. This requirement shall be communicated to the learner. Advertising within the pages of a journal-based Continuing Education activity article(s) or within the pages of the related questions or evaluation material is prohibited.
    • Jury Duty Policy

      Academic Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-04)
      2.07 Jury Duty Policy: Students lawfully summoned for jury duty are excused from attending classes. Students must coordinate their absence(s) and make-up work with their college’s appropriate associate dean and individual faculty members
    • Medical Record Security, Confidentiality, and Retention Policy

      Student Health; Georgia Health Sciences University (2009-08)
      6.17 Medical Record Security, Confidentiality, and Retention Policy It is the policy of Georgia Health Sciences University to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations to ensure that all healthcare information is protected from physical loss, administrative loss, theft, fire and unauthorized personnel who can inadvertently alter, release, or lose data. Medical records of students and their spouses are originated and maintained in an electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management software system. They are in a secured electronic format that only select staff with appropriate authorization can access. Paper records will be stored in physically secure areas. Retention of medical records is in accordance with the Georgia Composite Medical Board and Georgia regulations Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) 31-33-2.
    • Outside Professional Activities Policy

      Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs; Georgia Health Sciences University (2006-09)
      7.19 Outside Professional Activities Policy:Outside professional activity by faculty or administrators is to be encouraged under appropriate circumstances. Ho'Never, since faculty and administrative personnel have committed their primary professional effort to the university, the university has the responsibility to limit and regulate such activity. With certain exceptions, faculty members are required to obtain the permission of the university prior to engaging in outside professional activity and to make periodic summary reports on such activity. This policy defines the types of outside professional activities allowed and outlines the procedures for obtaining permission from the university and for reporting such activities to the university