2022-23 University Catalog 
    
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2022-23 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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Marc Campolo, Department Chair 

Associate Professors: J. Isaacson, J. Perri
Assistant Professor: A. Petty

Instructor: M. Gilinsky 

Participating Faculty: L. McLaughlin, J. Perri, K. Rabe, M. Schwartz, J. Shinn, A. Venes, B. Westling

Adjunct Faculty: S. O’Keefe
 

 Degrees Offered

  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy
  • Master of Science in Allied Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care
  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care, Degree Completion
  • Associate of Applied Science in Sleep Health, Clinical Sleep Health Option
  • Associate of Applied Science in Sleep Health, Polysomnographic Technology Option
  • Certificate in Clinical Sleep Health
  • Certificate in Polysomnographic Technology

Doctor of Physical Therapy 

Program Purpose and Mission Statement 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) is a joint Oregon Tech and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) program that will provide a comprehensive entry-level and post-baccalaureate DPT education, with the unique focus of preparing high quality graduates with the skills to become practitioners of choice and leaders in rural physical therapy practice. The DPT program will ensure graduates develop competence in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with health or medical conditions that may affect movement and mobility. 

Graduates will complete all eligibility requirements to sit for the state licensure exam and will be prepared for employment as autonomous practitioners in a variety of clinical settings. 

Program Learning Outcomes: 

Graduates of the Oregon Tech and OHSU DPT program will: 

1. Be proficient to practice as effective, efficient, and safe autonomous practitioners. 

a. Achieve 100% ultimate pass rate on the National Physical Therapy Examination. 

b. Engage in self-directed practice grounded in contemporary evidence and research; demonstrate exemplary critical thinking to meet patient needs; and engage in interprofessional practice to optimize patient outcomes. 

c. Practice physical therapy in accordance with the American Physical Therapy Association Standards of Practice, state laws, and federal laws in direct access environments. 

d. Supervise, manage, and instruct support personnel, including the delegation of appropriate tasks. 

2. Demonstrate empathetic and compassionate practice. 

a. Adhere to the American Physical Therapy Association Code of Ethics. 

b. Respect and treat each patient as an individual, regardless of gender, race, color, sexual orientation, or religious affiliation. 

c. Demonstrate ability to safely provide appropriate patient-centered care, interpreted as practicing ethically and professionally, with cultural competence/sensitivity. 

d. Act as patient advocate, educator, and consultant in diverse settings. 

3. Demonstrate commitment to the physical therapy profession. 

a. Serve as leaders who assume multiple roles, including scholarly activities, which have a positive impact on the profession and the community. 

b. Demonstrate dedication, integrity, and a lifelong commitment to learning and professional development. 

Accreditation 

The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program is accredited by Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education.  CAPTE is an accrediting agency that is nationally recognized by the US Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). CAPTE grants specialized accreditation status to qualified entry-level education programs for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. The Doctor of Physical Therapy program’s accreditation status is “Developing Program” which hat has officially notified the Department of Accreditation that a Program Director has been employed. Developing programs are in the early stages of development; no students have been admitted. 

Career Opportunities 

Throughout Oregon and the Pacific Northwest, there is a high demand for qualified physical therapists. Shortages in the physical therapy (PT) field are even more acute in the state’s many rural areas. In a time when proactive care is the mantra and approach of the U.S. healthcare system, and demand from patients continues to grow, PT is becoming an even larger field within Oregon and the nation.  

There are many career paths for physical therapists. Listed are some you may not have considered. 

Hospital and inpatient rehabilitation facilities 

Outpatient facilities 

Skilled nursing facilities 

Pediatric physical therapy 

Sports physical therapy 

Clinical research 

Entrepreneurship 

Student Preparation 

Students must have a Bachelor’s Degree and meet program pre-requisites  

Admissions Procedures 

The application process for summer admission to the OIT/OHSU Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program will open July 1, 2022 at 11:59pm.  The OIT/OHSU DPT program plans to participate in the Physical Therapist Centralized Application Service, known as PTCAS, in the 2022-2023 admissions cycle.  Applicants applying to the OIT/OHSU physical therapist education program for the 2023 entering class will apply online using the PTCAS application beginning July 1, 2022. To learn more about PTCAS, visit www.ptcas.org.  Applications will be due October 1, 2022.  Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents who currently and will continue to reside in the U.S. for the entirety of the program. They must also satisfy all requirements, which include: 

1. Bachelor’s Degree

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university by the date of program enrollment, which is in Summer Session of each year.  

2. Minimum Cumulative and Prerequisite GPAs of 3.0 

The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.0 and the minimum prerequisite GPA is 3.0. Higher GPAs will be more competitive within the applicant pool. 

3. Pre-requisites 

  •  All prerequisite courses must be completed prior to matriculation, although an application may be submitted prior to completing all prerequisite coursework. Only 1 prerequisite course may be in progress in the spring semester prior to matriculation. 
  • All courses must be acceptable for science majors or for pre-health professions majors. 
  • Courses described as “survey” will not be accepted as prerequisites. 
  • Grades of “C” or better are required in all prerequisite courses, as outlined below. 
  • Prerequisite courses taken on a “pass/no pass” basis will not be accepted.    
  • All science coursework must have been completed within 7 years of the intended year of entry. 
  • Advanced Placement (AP) courses will not be accepted as prerequisites for Chemistry, Physics, or Anatomy & Physiology. One AP course can be applied to the statistics prerequisite course OR to one of the psychology prerequisite courses (only one AP course can be utilized). 

Biological Sciences: 

  • A one-year biology series with labs designated for science majors or pre-health professions (12 quarter credits or 8 semester credits
    • BIO 211+212+213 at Oregon Tech, or comparable coursework elsewhere
  • A one-year human anatomy & physiology series with labs OR one semester of anatomy (with lab) and one semester of physiology (with lab) designated for science majors or pre-health professions (12 quarter credits or 8 semester credits).
    • BIO 231+232+233 or BIO 331+332+333 at Oregon Tech, or comparable coursework elsewhere

Chemistry: 

  • A one-year general chemistry series with labs designated for science majors or pre-health professions (12 quarter credits or 8 semester credits).
    • CHE 221+222+223 at Oregon Tech, or comparable coursework elsewhere

Physics: 

  • A one-year general physics series with labs designated for science majors or pre-health professions (12 quarter credits or 8 semester credits).
    • PHY 221+222+223 at Oregon Tech, or comparable coursework elsewhere. An Algebra-based physics course series is also acceptable.

Mathematics: 

  • 1 semester each of pre-calculus and statistics (6 credits total). 

Psychology:  

  • 3 quarter courses OR 2 semester courses (6 credits total). 

Social Sciences:  

  • 3 quarter courses or 2 semester courses (6 credits total). 

English:  

  • 3 quarter courses or 2 semester courses (6 credits total). 

Program Requirements 

Students admitted to the DPT program must purchase instruments and other supplies to be used during clinical practice and pay additional fees associated with DPT course work. A background check, drug test, and proof of immunizations specific to healthcare workers are required prior to final admission into the professional program. 

Graduation Requirements 

All courses listed in the curriculum for the catalog year a student begins a program must be fulfilled. Total credits required for graduation are: Doctor of Physical Therapy 163. A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 is required for graduation. Students must maintain a grade of “C” or better in all  courses to continue in the program. 

 

Academic Performance Standards

Minimum Grade Requirements

To make satisfactory academic progress within the Department of Physical Therapy Education,

students must:

1. Receive a passing grade of “C+” or better in graded courses or “pass” in pass/fail

courses in each course required in the physical therapy curriculum.

2. Maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better in each semester of the

program and cumulatively throughout the curriculum

 

Academic Probation: 

Any student:

1. whose term grade point average is below 3.00 for a single term or,

2. any student whose cumulative grade point average is below 3.00 or,

3. any student who receives a final course grade of “C” or below in any course or,

4. any student who receives a “fail” grade in a pass/fail course

will be placed on academic probation. A student on academic probation will be required to

complete a formal remediation plan agreed upon and signed by both the student and the

Program Director or designee. If the remediation plan is not successfully completed in the

specified time frame, the student may be subject to further disciplinary actions.

 

Academic Suspension: 

When a student’s academic performance does not provide evidence of satisfactory progress

toward meeting degree requirements, a temporary separation from the University is required.

After a suspension is completed, students may apply for readmission by complying with

reinstatement criteria.

Students may be placed on academic suspension if:

1. their cumulative GPA is below 2.00 and/or

2. they earn a third grade below “C+” and/or

3. they have previously been placed on academic probation without demonstrating

satisfactory academic progress on their remediation plan.

Master of Science in Allied Health

The MSAH program supports Oregon Tech’s mission to offer rigorous applied degree programs by providing scholarly, research and evidence based, high quality coursework (aligned with the National Center for Healthcare Leadership guidelines) ensuring student success in the work place.

The discipline of allied health leadership in health care settings involves effective communication, building relationships, self-confidence, self-development, team leadership, change leadership, accountability, collaboration, organizational development, performance measurements, financial skills, innovative thinking and strategic orientation. The MSAH curriculum emphasizes strong foundational course work and hands-on application through real life health care cases to prepare students to be effective professionals in their communities. Typical students in the program are already employed and are working to advance their degrees and career opportunities in leadership, management, and administration of public health systems, health care systems, hospitals, and hospital networks.

Master of Science Program Description

The Department of Medical Imaging Technology offers a Master of Science in Allied Health, which is fully an online degree for students who hold a Bachelor’s degree and are working in a health care setting. The program will focus on preparing allied health professionals for advancement in management, education and administration in their respective health care disciplines.

Physical Education and Health Education

Minor Offered

The Coaching Minor offers Oregon Tech students the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills in coaching. The Coaching Minor features study in the basics of sports medicine, team communication and psychology, and coaching theory. It also includes an opportunity to apply that knowledge to coaching in practical ways. Students who obtain the minor will document their preparation to coach in any sport or situation. For advising or for more information contact the head of the Coaching Minor Committee, currently, Dr. Kevin Brown.

Career Opportunities

The Coaching Minor represents a credential that documents the student’s academic and practical preparation to coach. For students interested in coaching, this should give them an advantage over others without documented training and experience.

Physical Education Philosophy and Courses

At Oregon Institute of Technology, the physical education philosophy is that every man and woman can achieve and maintain fitness through a sound program based on varied developmental, sport, and recreational activities. The physical education courses provide basic instruction in vigorous activities.

Course offerings include fitness training, weight lifting, aerobics activities, archery, ice skating, rugby, recreational basketball, tai chi, Zumba, yoga, kick boxing, core strength & balance, Pilates, rowing, belly dance, scuba, swim classes, relaxation & flexibility, varsity sports and major sports seminars, including weight loss and weight loss management. Other offerings include wilderness navigation, cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

Health Education Philosophy and Courses

Selected courses in health education are provided to assist students to prevent physical and mental health disorders and to promote well-being.

Course Policy

Physical education courses are currently offered as elective credits only. Some courses may require an additional course fee depending on facility and special equipment needs. There is no limit on the number of times a physical education course can be repeated.

Respiratory Care Program

The Bachelor of Science degree program prepares the respiratory care student for entry into the respiratory care profession and eligibility for the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) certificate examination (CRT) and registry examinations (RRT). Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to apply for state licensure.

Accreditation

The Respiratory Care Program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (www.coarc.com), 1248 Harwood Rd., Bedford, TX 76021, (817) 283-2835.

Career Opportunities

Registered respiratory therapists are physician extenders who, under medical direction, administer cardiopulmonary care, evaluate and assess pulmonary patients, and administer medications and diagnostic tests when appropriate. Their duties involve the use of many of the latest advances in medical arts, sciences, and technology. Graduates are employed in hospitals, physician’s offices, rehabilitation facilities, home-care agencies and health care promotion centers as caregivers, managers and educators.

Licensure

Students, when applying for licensure, will be asked if they have ever been convicted of a criminal offense, or if they have a history of drug or alcohol abuse. Students with a concern in this area should immediately contact the Oregon Respiratory Therapist Licensing Board (ORTLB) prior to applying to this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students in the program will demonstrate:

  • the ability to communicate effectively in oral, written and visual forms
  • knowledge of the respiratory care code of ethics and ethical and professional conduct
  • the ability to function effectively as a member of the health care team
  • knowledge and application of mechanical ventilation and therapeutics
  • knowledge and application of cardiopulmonary pharmacology and pathophysiology
  • management of respiratory care plans for adult, neonatal and pediatric patients

Pre-Respiratory Care Freshman Year

Enrollment is open to all students who meet the general entry requirements to Oregon Institute of Technology. Students will be listed as Pre-Respiratory Care students. Students will be selected into the professional curriculum based on cumulative grade-point average, non-smoking status, performance on an anatomy and physiology test and submission of a technical paper. Alternatively, students may be admitted based upon successful completion of a CoARC accredited associate degree program in respiratory care.

Students are strongly advised to complete all the general education courses in the freshman year curriculum before making application to the professional program.

Selections will be made at the end of the spring and summer terms of the Pre-Respiratory Care year. The number of students selected each year will be determined by the availability of clinical sites and other resources, which means that the number of qualified applicants may exceed the number of spaces available. When that is the case, students with the highest cumulative GPA are the first to be offered a position in the program.

Degree Completion Program

The Respiratory Care Program offers a degree completion program for respiratory therapists who wish to pursue a bachelor’s degree in their field. The program is offered online and requires collaborative learning. Admission is based on successful completion of a CoARC accredited associate degree in respiratory care. When students have completed RCP 442  and have submitted documentation of the Registered Respiratory Therapist credential college credit is granted. Students must participate in an orientation. Each prospective student’s academic credits will be individually evaluated to determine acceptability of the non-professional coursework and the sequencing of the professional courses. Every student must meet the Oregon Tech general education requirements for graduation. The Respiratory Care Degree Program includes the presentation of a senior project.

Graduation Requirements

All credits listed in the curriculum for the catalog year a student begins a program must be fulfilled. A minimum of 187 credits must be completed and students must maintain a 2.00 GPA to be eligible for graduation. In addition, a final grade of “C” or better must be earned in all professional courses (RCP), communication courses, and science/mathematics courses to continue in the program. All curricular requirements must be met within five academic years once the student is admitted into the professional program as a sophomore. Students must successfully pass the SAE examination as a condition of the BS degree completion.

Clinical Sleep Health

  • Associate of Applied Science in Sleep Health, Clinical Sleep Health Option

Certificate Offered in Clinical Sleep Health

Students must successfully complete the core courses required to sit for a national exam. Computer and Internet access is required. Successful completion of the certificate curriculum (together with a completed Associate degree) leads to eligibility to sit for the national Certified Clinical Sleep Health examination (CCSH).

The program objectives and focus are to provide content knowledge in the following domains: Sleep Over the Lifespan; Clinical Evaluation and Management; Patient and Family Communication and Education; and Program Maintenance and Administration.

Associate of Applied Science in Sleep Health – Clinical Sleep Health Options

Students must successfully complete the courses in the certificate program for Clinical Sleep Health and 46 other general education credits. The degree completion courses can be taken from Oregon Tech or transferred from another college, however at least 30 credits must be taken from Oregon Tech. Successful completion of the two year curriculum leads to eligibility to sit for the national Certified Clinical Sleep Health (CCSH) exam. Computer and Internet access is required.

Students who have completed the CCSH exam may pursue a Health Care Management, Clinical Option, BS . Students complete health management classes offered through the Oregon Tech Management Department  either in the classroom or via the online education program while working in their hometown. See the Management Department  section of this catalog for more information regarding this degree.

Accreditation

The Clinical Sleep Health Program is accredited under the university accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU), 8060 165th Avenue, N.E., Suite 100, Redmond, WA 98052-3981. NWCCU is an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education and/or the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. As of this date, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) does not have an accrediting body for this degree.

Career Opportunities

Certified Clinical Sleep Health specialists, under medical direction, conduct diagnostic testing, evaluation of sleep disorder patients, patient/community education, compliance certification, status evaluations, and coordination of patient care plans. Their duties involve the use of highly advanced technology and compassionate patient care. Graduates are employed by hospitals, out-patient testing facilities and bio-medical equipment manufacturers.

Licensure

Students are eligible to sit for the national CCSH exam administered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists following the completion of the courses in the certificate program.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe normal sleep architecture, quantity, and quality for the following populations: adult, geriatric, pediatric and infant
  2. Identify factors contributing to variations in normal sleep

  3. Identify and recognize the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and clinical presentation of abnormal sleep

  4. Correlate and document sleep and medical history

  5. Identify co-morbid conditions and impact on patients

  6. Assess and explain evaluation and measurement tools 

  7. Evaluate and describe treatment/therapy options and develop individualized patient care plans 

  8. Develop sleep educational programs for patients and their families in the areas of sleep hygiene and specific treatments 

  9. Develop multidisciplinary and collaborative sleep programs for inpatients, outpatients, and occupational health and wellness programs 

  10. Develop system to track and manage therapeutic programs for performance improvement and quality 

  11. Develop a community outreach program to promote sleep disorders as a public health issue 

Student Preparation

The Certificate in Clinical Sleep Health is designed for those who have an approved medical license and at least an associate degree. Applicants must have one of the following credentials to be eligible for admission into the certificate program.

  • Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or
    • Sleep Technologist (RST)
    • Respiratory Therapist (RRT, CRT)
    • Neurodiagnostic Technologist (REEGT, CLTM)
  • Health Educator (CHES)
  • Nurse (RN, LPN, MSN) or
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Physician (MD, DO)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Dentist (DDS)
  • Dental Hygiene (DH)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in health, counseling, science

The AAS degree is for those who hold a current license in any of the above areas, but do not have an associate (or higher) degree. Candidates for the national registry exam must hold a minimum of an associate degree.

Computer Proficiency Requirement

The CSH Program is an online education program requiring basic computer proficiency to be successful.

Clinical Requirements

All applicants must meet the general admissions requirements to enroll in the Polysomnographic Technology Program. To be eligible for admission into the Polysomnographic Technology Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1.        Applicants for the certificate program must be licensed in one of the medical fields listed above and hold at least an associate degree. All prospective candidates must be currently employed in a facility that treats patients with sleep disorders, and the medical director or clinical manager must agree to allow the candidate to complete 400 hours of externship under his or her direction.

2.        Candidates must provide proof of completion of either a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course or a Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) course prior to enrollment.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum graduation requirements for the A.A.S are the successful completion of 46 credit hours of general education courses and 45 credit hours in the area of specialization with a GPA of 2.0 or better. In addition, a final grade of “C” or better must be earned in all professional courses (CSH, BUS, and BIO), communication courses and science/mathematics course to continue in the program. This requirement also applies to the certificate program.

Polysomnographic Technology

  • Associate of Applied Science in Sleep Health

Certificate Offered

  • Polysomnographic Technology

Students must successfully complete the core courses required to sit for a national exam. Computer and Internet access is required. Successful completion of the certificate curriculum leads to eligibility to sit for the national Registered Polysomnographic Technologists examination (RPSGT).

Associate of Applied Science in Sleep Health – Polysomnographic Technology Option

Students must successfully complete the courses in one of the certificate programs for Polysomnographic Technology or Clinical Sleep Health and other general education courses. The degree completion courses can be taken from Oregon Tech or transferred from another college. A minimum of 30 credit hours must be taken from Oregon Tech. Computer and Internet access are required.

Students who have completed the RPSGT or CCSH exams may pursue a Health Care Management, Clinical Option, BS . Students complete health management classes offered through the Oregon Tech Management Department either in the classroom or via the online education program while working in their hometown. See the Management Department  for more information regarding this degree.

Accreditation

The Polysomnographic Technology Certificate (not the AAS) is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The curriculum follows the guidelines suggested by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists. Inquiries regarding accreditation should be directed (CAAHEP). Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs, (CoPSG) is a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and/or the Secretary of the U.S., Department of Education. CAAHEP contact information: 1361 Park Street, Clearwater, FL 33756, Phone: (727) 210-2350

Career Opportunities

Registered Polysomnographic technologists, under medical direction, conduct diagnostic testing and evaluation of sleep disorder patients. Their duties involve the use of highly advanced technology and compassionate patient care. Graduates are employed by hospitals, out-patient testing facilities and bio-medical equipment manufacturers. Currently, there is a severe nationwide shortage of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists.

Licensure

Students are eligible to sit for the national RPSGT exam administered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists following the completion of the courses in the certificate program.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate the ability to review patient information and prepare for a polysomnogram
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply sensors correctly with acceptable impedances for data collection
  • Demonstrates ability to calibrate signals, document, and troubleshoot recording artifact
  • Demonstrates ability to accurately analyze and summarize adult PSG data
  • Demonstrates understanding of PAP and 02 theory, application and contraindications
  • Demonstrates knowledge of PAP therapy adherence, management, and patient education

Student Preparation

A science background is beneficial to those entering any health sciences profession. It is recommended that the student considering a career in Polysomnography take a college bound course of study in high school that includes algebra, chemistry and biology or human anatomy and physiology. It is recommended that students take courses in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint in high school. Students are required to provide proof of completion either Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) prior to admission.

Computer Proficiency Requirement

Demonstrated computer proficiency is required by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists to be eligible to sit for the national exam. The PSG Program is an online education program requiring basic computer proficiency to be successful. Successful completion of the program therefore, indicates basic computer proficiency.

Degree Completion Program

The associate degree program offers a degree completion program for Registered Polysomnographic Technologists who lack a degree. The courses for this program can be taken through the Online Education Department or in the classroom. Two of the required courses are not available online and must be taken either in the Oregon Tech classroom or a local college and transferred. The communication courses are offered through the online education program of other colleges in the Oregon University System.

Upon receipt of the necessary documentation, specific college credits will be awarded to qualified applicants for having passed the Registered Polysomnographic Technologists examination.

Clinical Requirements

All applicants must meet the general admissions requirements to enroll in the Polysomnographic Technology Program. To be eligible for admission into the Polysomnographic Technology Program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

1.        Applicants for the certificate program must be high school graduates. If a prospective candidate is not currently employed in a sleep facility, an appropriate site must be found and a clinical agreement between Oregon Tech and that facility must be established prior to beginning classes.

2.        Candidates must provide proof of completion of either a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) course or a Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) course prior to enrollment.

3.        Candidates must submit immunization records prior to their clinical placement.

4.        Criminal background clearance is required prior to acceptance and some clinical sites may require drug screening.

5.        One full shift of job shadowing is required prior to applying to the program.

6.        All Prospective candidates must speak with the program director Dr. Jane Perri, (937) 750-5416, prior to submitting their application

Graduation Requirements

Minimum graduation requirements for the A.A.S are the successful completion of 43 credit hours of general education courses and 47 credit hours in the area of specialization with a GPA of 2.0 or better. In addition, a final grade of “C” or better must be earned in all professional courses (PSG, ECHO, and RCP), communication courses and science/mathematics course to continue in the program. This requirement also applies to the certificate program.

In order to prepare for the national registry exam, students are required to participate in a practical exam and a comprehensive written exam at the conclusion of the certificate program. Students are required to come either to Medford Oregon or to Dayton, Ohio for one day of residency. Passage of these exams is required to complete the certificate program. Associate degree students who have already obtained their national licensure are not required to complete this requirement.

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