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​​​​​Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia Respects the Following Rights: 

APPLICANTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO:

Be treated with respect and to expect their application to be reviewed fairly and without discrimination.

To receive accurate information about the program, the University and clinical sites.

To be informed of graduate success on the National Certification Examination.

To speak with faculty and/or students currently in the program.

To receive a letter from the Program Administrator about the admission decision.

 

APPLICANTS HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY: 

Of ensuring the application and supporting documentation is accurate and complete and received by the University and the program.

For notifying the program if he/she wishes to withdraw from the application process.

For assessing and exploring financial aid, monetary stipends or monetary clinical work contracts.

For accepting or refusing to accept an offer of a position in the program.

For accepting or refusing an alternate position in the program.

For notifying the program if he/she has accepted a position in the program has a change of plans that prevents he/she from enrolling.

 

FACULTY HAS THE RIGHT: 

To be treated with respect by students.

To be treated with respect by the program administrator and other faculty/staff.

To know the objective(s) for the course that he/she will teach.

To remove a student from the classroom or the clinical area if the integrity of the class or the safety of the patient becomes compromised.

To see course evaluations and to discuss the evaluations with the program administrator.

To provide feedback regarding the program, curriculum, and students and make suggestions for improvements.

 

FACUTLY HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY: 

To provide feedback regarding the program, curriculum, and students and make suggestions for improvements.

To demonstrate respect for students and the learning process.

To evaluate student performance in the classroom and in the clinical area.

To evaluate the success of teaching strategies.

To evaluate the success of evaluation methods.

To be prepared for lectures.

To have a good understanding of the material that he/she is teaching.

To place patient safety first and above all else.

 

STUDENTS HAVE THE RIGHT: 

To be treated with respect and as a member of the program and the clinical site.

To have the educational process viewed as an interchange between student and instructor.

To meet faculty during appropriate office hours.

To expect faculty to be prepared for class/clinical.

To have syllabi for each didactic and clinical course with the objectives of the course or clinical experience.

To fair and timely evaluation of progress and to receive constructive feedback for improvement.

To provide feedback in a timely and professional manner regarding the program, curriculum, clinical experience, and faculty.

To provide suggestions for improving the program, curriculum, clinical experience and faculty.

 

STUDENTS HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY: 

To provide feedback in a timely and professional manner regarding the program, curriculum clinical experience, and faculty.

To provide suggestions for improving the program, curriculum, clinical experience and faculty.

To have syllabi for each didactic and clinical course and to know the objectives of the course or clinical experience and to make every effort to attain the objectives.

To complete all projects and assignments on time.

To seek learning experiences and be available for these experiences even if attaining them is outside of scheduled times.

To respect faculty, classmates, staff, and other members of the perioperative team.

To place patient safety first and above all else.

 

PATIENT RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia shall ensure that students are current with OSHA and HIPPA regulations each year of enrollment.  Additionally, the Rights and Responsibilities of Patients for each clinical site are included in the Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia Student Handbook.  The patient rights for each site are reviewed with students each year; students are advised that the rights for each clinical site are in the student handbook.  Students shall sign a statement that these rights have been discussed with them.

 

THE PROGRAM HAS THE RIGHT: 

To expect timely and accurate information from the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs.

To expect accurate information from applicants.

To expect accurate information from the University and the clinical sites.

To expect faculty to be prepared for class/clinical.

To expect notification if an applicant who has accepted a position in the program has a change of plans that prevents he/she from enrolling.

To remove a student from the program who has not met criteria for remaining.

To accept feedback regarding the program, curriculum, and students as well as suggestions for improvement.

To expect evaluation of student performance in the classroom and the clinical area.

To expect faculty to have a good understanding of the material that he/she is teaching.

To expect students to complete all projects and assignments on time.

To expect students and faculty to place patient safety first and above all else.

 

THE PROGRAM HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY: 

To provide a safe learning environment.

To have syllabi for each didactic and clinical course with the objectives of the course or clinical experience.

To provide feedback in a timely and professional manner regarding the program, curriculum, clinical experience and faculty.

To improve the program based on evaluations and suggestions.

To seek additional learning experiences and additional clinical sites in order to better the educational process.

To respect faculty, students, and everyone who is associated with the program.

To respond to applicants in a timely and accurate manner.

To council faculty and students in a timely and appropriate manner.

To abide by the standards and guidelines of the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs.

To provide students information necessary to take the National Certification Examination.

To provide students with the courses and clinical experience necessary to take the National Certification Examination.

 

THE CONDUCTION AND AFFILIATING INSTITIUTIONS HAVE THE RIGHT: 

To expect accurate information about all aspects of the Program.

Where applicable, to expect orientation to the evaluation process.

To have access to both student and faculty handbooks.

To have access to a summary of evaluations related to them for continued growth and improvement.

To timely information when requested.

To have accurate and current contracts.

To have access to all program policies in which these entities are involved.

To uphold the Programs responsibilities as spelled out in contracts.

 

THE CONDUCTING AND AFFILIATING INSTITUTIONS HAVE THE RESPONSIBILITY:

​To provide courses and clinical experience for students.

To provide instructors for core courses and clinical education.

To provide accurate information to the Program.

To provide evaluation and suggestions to the Program for its improvement and growth.

To provide copies of policies relative to the Program and students.

To provide a safe learning environment.

To put patient safety above all else.

 

THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ACCREDITING AGENCY: 

As long as Raleigh School of Nurse Anesthesia (the Program) is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA), the COA has the right to receive a self-study in a timely fashion prior to an accreditation visit, make an accreditation visit, to receive an annual report on or before the due date, to receive fees and expenses owed by the Program in a timely fashion, receive any requested information in a timely fashion, and have its visitors and staff treated with courtesy and respect.  The COA has the right to expect the Program to comply with its standards and guidelines and its policies and procedures.  It also has the right to expect the Program to attend workshops or other educational sessions required by the COA of the Program.  The COA also has the right to make unannounced visits when deemed necessary.

 

The COA has the responsibility to inform the Program of changes in the standards and guidelines and its policies and procedures.  It has the responsibility to make an honest and professional accreditation visit and to share with the Program the results of that visit.  The COA has the responsibility to respond to requests and questions from the Program in a timely fashion.