CHCP Catalog Volume XXI - July 2019-Draft (2019.07.01a)_Final.pdf - Houston North Loop(HNL Houston Southwest(HSW ABHES Main Campus ABHES Non-Main Campus

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Unformatted text preview: Houston North Loop (HNL) Houston Southwest (HSW) ABHES Main Campus ABHES Non-Main Campus of HNL 240 Northwest Mall Houston, TX 77092 (713) 425-3100 7322 Southwest Freeway, Suite 110 Houston, Texas 77074 (713) 470-2427 San Antonio (SA) South San Antonio (SSA) ABHES Non-Main Campus of HNL ABHES Non-Main Campus of HNL 4738 N. W. Loop 410 San Antonio, Texas 78229 (210) 298-3600 1964 SW Military Drive San Antonio, Texas 78221 (210) 957-3826 Fort Worth (FW) McAllen Campus (MCA) ABHES Non-Main Campus of HNL ABHES Non-Main Campus of HNL 4248 North Freeway Fort Worth, Texas 76137 (817) 632-5900 1917 Nolana Avenue, Suite 100 McAllen, Texas 78504 (956) 800-1500 Austin Campus (AUS) Dallas Campus (DAL) ABHES Main Campus ABHES Non-Main Campus of AUS 6330 East Highway 290, Suite 180 Austin, Texas 78723 (512) 617-5700 8585 North Stemmons Freeway, Suite N-300 Dallas, Texas 75247 (214) 420-3400 School Catalog Volume XXI July 2019 Effective July 1, 2019 Accredited by Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools Approved and regulated by Texas Workforce Commission, Career Schools and Colleges, Austin, Texas; and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Austin, Texas TABLE OF CONTENTS STATEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL MISSION, PHILOSOPHY, AND PURPOSE ..................................... 5 SCHOOL HISTORY/STATEMENT OF OWNERSHIP .......................................................................... 5 APPROVALS/ACCREDITATION ...................................................................................................... 6 DESCRIPTION OF FACILITY ........................................................................................................... 7 PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY BOARD .............................................................................................. 7 ADMISSIONS INFORMATION ............................................................................................................................................... 7 ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS ......................................................................................................... 7 ADDITIONAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR PROGRAMS ........................................................ 8 OUT OF STATE ENROLLMENT POLICY ......................................................................................... 10 CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS .............................................................................................. 10 ADMISSIONS APPLICANT RANKING .............................................................................................. 11 APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES .................................................................................................. 11 ACCEPTANCE BY THE COLLEGE ................................................................................................... 11 CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS EDUCATION............................................................................................. 11 STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION ....................................................................................... 12 STUDENT RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS AND PRIVACY ACT (FERPA) ......................................................................................................................... 12 STUDENT MEDICAL COVERAGE ................................................................................................... 14 BASIC COMPUTER SPECIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ONLINE COURSES AND PROGRAMS ...................................................................................................................... 14 FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION .......................................................................................................................................... 15 FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION PROCESS ........................................................................ 15 YEARLY REAPPLICATION ............................................................................................................. 15 DIFFERENT TYPES OF FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS ...................................................................... 15 CHCP SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS AND TUITION DISCOUNT PROGRAMS ........................................ 17 STUDENT ENROLLMENT STATUS ................................................................................................. 19 TUITION INSTALLMENT AGREEMENT .......................................................................................... 19 LAST DAY OF ATTENDANCE (LDA) ............................................................................................ 19 DETERMINED DATE OF WITHDRAWAL ........................................................................................ 19 CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICIES – GROUND AND ONLINE PROGRAMS ....................... 19 GENERAL CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICIES – ALL CAMPUS ......................................... 21 ACADEMIC INFORMATION .................................................................................................................................................. 23 METHODS OF DELIVERY .............................................................................................................. 23 ACADEMIC PROGRAMS ................................................................................................................ 23 MULTIPLE INSTRUCTORS ............................................................................................................. 23 TRANSFER ABILITY OF ACADEMIC CREDIT ................................................................................. 23 TEXTBOOK / EBOOK POLICY ........................................................................................................ 23 GRADING SYSTEM ........................................................................................................................ 23 Academic Credit .......................................................................................................................... 24 Quality Grade Points .................................................................................................................... 24 Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) .................................................................................. 24 Grading Period ............................................................................................................................. 24 Grade Appeals .............................................................................................................................. 24 Progress Reports .......................................................................................................................... 24 Tutoring and Remedial Work....................................................................................................... 24 Student Awards ............................................................................................................................ 24 Repeating Failed Courses ............................................................................................................. 24 Make-Up Work/Exams ................................................................................................................ 25 Online Late Work Policy ............................................................................................................. 25 Incomplete Grade ......................................................................................................................... 25 Page 2 of 165 Externship Incomplete Grade ....................................................................................................... 25 PROGRAM TRANSFERS ................................................................................................................. 25 COURSE ADD/DROP POLICIES ...................................................................................................... 25 WITHDRAWALS ............................................................................................................................ 26 RE-ENTRY POLICIES..................................................................................................................... 26 Re-entry Eligibility ...................................................................................................................... 26 Residential, Blended and Hybrid Program Procedure.................................................................. 27 Online Program Procedure ........................................................................................................... 27 ATTENDANCE INFORMATION ............................................................................................................................................. 28 CLASSROOM ATTENDANCE .......................................................................................................... 28 TARDINESS ................................................................................................................................... 28 LEAVE OF ABSENCE ..................................................................................................................... 28 ONLINE CLASSROOM ................................................................................................................... 29 MASSAGE THERAPY MAKE-UP HOUR POLICY ............................................................................. 29 ONLINE STUDENT ACADEMIC ADVISING ..................................................................................... 29 ONLINE STUDENT PERSONAL ASSISTANCE AND REFERRALS ...................................................... 29 EXTERNSHIP/ CLINICAL POLICIES ..................................................................................................................................... 30 EXTERNSHIP/CLINICAL ELIGIBILITY ............................................................................................ 30 EXTERNSHIP/CLINICAL ATTENDANCE ......................................................................................... 30 TIME SHEETS ................................................................................................................................ 31 EXTERNSHIP SCHEDULES ............................................................................................................. 31 TERMINATION /WITHDRAWAL FROM EXTERNSHIP...................................................................... 31 PREGNANCY POLICY RADIOLOGY STUDENTS ............................................................................. 31 ACADEMIC COMPLIANCE .................................................................................................................................................... 33 ACADEMICS - SAP POLICY (IN ACCORDANCE WITH TEXAS RULES) ........................................... 33 FINANCIAL AID - STANDARDS OF SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS (SAP)........................ 33 CONDUCT POLICIES............................................................................................................................................................... 39 CODE OF CONDUCT ...................................................................................................................... 39 DRESS CODE AND UNIFORMS ...................................................................................................... 39 DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY ...................................................................................................... 40 PLAGIARISM ................................................................................................................................. 40 ONLINE ETIQUETTE ...................................................................................................................... 41 FOOD AND DRINK......................................................................................................................... 41 CELL PHONES AND ELECTRONIC ITEMS....................................................................................... 41 UNAUTHORIZED RECORDINGS POLICY ........................................................................................ 41 DISMISSALS .................................................................................................................................. 41 COPYRIGHT POLICY ..................................................................................................................... 42 SAFETY ........................................................................................................................................ 42 GENERAL INFORMATION ..................................................................................................................................................... 43 PLACEMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ........................................................................................... 43 LIBRARY SERVICES ...................................................................................................................... 43 TRANSCRIPTS ............................................................................................................................... 43 NAME CHANGE ............................................................................................................................ 43 GRADUATION ............................................................................................................................... 43 INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY .................................................................................................... 43 GRIEVANCE POLICY ..................................................................................................................... 44 CLASS AND PROGRAM SCHEDULES ............................................................................................. 45 RESIDENTIAL AND HYBRID PROGRAMS .......................................................................................................................... 46 CARDIOVASCULAR SONOGRAPHY ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAM .......... 46 Page 3 of 165 DENTAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ............................................................................. 51 DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY - AAS DEGREE PROGRAM .............................................. 54 DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY – AAS DEGREE PROGRAM .............................................. 59 LIMITED MEDICAL RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ................................ 63 MASSAGE THERAPY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ............................................................................. 67 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM............................................................................ 72 NETWORK SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION - AAS DEGREE PROGRAM ............................................. 75 NURSING ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE PROGRAM (LVN TO ADN) ................................... 79 SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY – ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAM ..................... 84 VOCATIONAL NURSING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ........................................................................ 89 RESIDENTIAL BLENDED DELIVERY PROGRAMS............................................................... 94 DENTAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ............................................................................. 94 LIMITED MEDICAL RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST WITH MEDICAL ASSISTING SKILLS ................ 98 MEDICAL ASSISTANT CERTIFICATE PROGRAM............................................................................ 103 MEDICAL CODING AND BILLING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM .......................................................... 106 MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST CERTIFICATE PROGRAM .............................................................. 110 NURSE AIDE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.......................................................................................... 113 PHARMACY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ...................................................................... 116 PHYSICAL THERAPY TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ........................................................ 119 ONLINE PROGRAMS ................................................................................................................ 122 CODING AND REVENUE CYCLE MANAGEMENT A A S DEGREE PROGRAM ................................ 122 HEALTH AND MEDICAL ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES A A S DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM ........................................................................................................................ 126 HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT AAS DEGREE PROGRAM ............................................................ 129 HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT BACHELOR OF SCIENCE DEGREE COMPLETION PROGRAM ........ 132 HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AAS DEGREE PROGRAM ............................................... 138 MEDICAL ASSISTING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ............................................................................. 142 MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING CERTIFICATE PROGRAM .......................................................... 145 MEDICAL OFFICE SPECIALIST – CERTIFICATE PROGRAM ............................................................ 148 RADIOLOGIC SCIENCE MANAGEMENT ......................................................................................... 151 RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY COMPLETION PROGRAM ................................................................. 156 SEMINARS - CONTINUING EDUCATION ............................................................................................................................ 161 LIMITED MEDICAL RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGIST CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP SEMINAR .......... 161 PROJECT MANAGEMENT FOR THE HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL .............................................. 162 REVENUE CYCLE ADMINISTRATION ............................................................................................ 162 REVENUE CYCLE SOLUTIONS DIRECTORS ................................................................................... 163 BOARD OF DIRECTORS ......................................................................................................................................................... 164 COLLEGE STATEMENT.......................................................................................................................................................... 164 CATALOG ADDENDA Addendum A - HOLIDAY SCHEDULE / HOURS OF OPERATION Addendum B – TUITION and FEE SCHEDULE Addendum C – STAFF and FACULTY Addendum D – CAMPUS PROGRAMMATIC START SCHEDULE Page 4 of 165 STATEMENT OF INSTITUTIONAL MISSION, PHILOSOPHY, AND PURPOSE The College of Health Care Professions (CHCP) is dedicated to providing quality training to individuals interested in the allied health care fields. Knowledge and proficiency are attained through demonstration, actual operation of equipment, and practice of learned techniques. It is our aim to provide students with the knowledge and technical proficiency that will make them employable for entry level positions in the allied health care field. Mission Objectives • To provide a faculty qualified by education, experience, continuing education, and on-going professional development in the field(s) for which they are assigned to teach. • To prepare students fully for entry-level employment in the student’s selected field. • To ensure student acquisition of knowledge through lecture, examinations, and evaluations. • To ensure student acquisition of competency-based skills through laboratory training within the institution and clinical training utilizing externship facilities. • To prepare students to take the appropriate certification/licensure examinations for their selected program. • To assist students to gain professionalism skills, study techniques, test taking techniques; and further, how to utilize the student resou...
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