Updates

Revised: 
8/22/2022, 10/13/2022

Date

Policy #

Policy Name

Revisions

Handbooks

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1/18/2022 3.2.104 Nondiscriminatory Policy Language changed from "part time" to "half time"  Administrative Manual, Student Handbooks Compare Revisions
1/18/2022 5.4.108 Student Grading Policy Any student who makes a C in a single clinical rotation will be placed on clinical probation and meet with Progressions Committee.   Administrative Manual, Student Handbooks Compare Revisions
3/14/2022 5.6.103 Course Audit Policy New policy Administrative Manual, DNAP Completion Handbook New policy
3/14/2022 5.6.102 Course Grading Policy New policy Administrative Manual New policy
3/14/2022 5.6.101 Course Refund Policy New policy Administrative Manual New policy
4/19/2022 5.4.103 Clinical Standards Policy Language added about licensure lapsing consequences Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook Compare Revisions
6/27/2022 3.3.115 Policy For Awarding Credit Policy 4.2.115 was retired and combined with this one, 3.3.115 (pending BOT approval) Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook
6/28/2022 4.1.114

Faculty Workload

 

Changed to "semester" and delete quarter hours portion from prior to 2018.   (pending BOT approval) Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook
6/28/2022 4.2.104 Curriculum Planning, Review & Revision Replace CCNA with NBCRNA Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook
6/28/2022 4.2.106 Evaluation of Continuing Education Credit Remove reference to master's program & change "CRNA DNAP Completion Program" to be "DNAP Programs" Administrative Manual, Faculty Handbook
6/28/2022 4.1.106 Academic Faculty Evaluation Wording changed to MTSA Programs from program specific names Administrative Manual, Faculty Handbook
6/28/2022 4.2.103 Clinical Clock Hours to Academic Credit

Clarify that CRNA isn't a licensure 

Administrative Manual, Faculty Handbook
6/28/2022 4.2.112 Development, Programs & Services for Students

Removed item related to housing in mandatory distant affiliates, other language changes, reference to first quarter program removed

Administrative Manual
6/28/2022 4.2.116

Approved Interchangeable Words/Phrases for all Handbooks

Replace Council on recertification of NA with AANA for CE credit authorization Administrative Manual
6/28/2022 4.2.115 Definition of Credit Hours  Policy retired and merged with policy 3.3.115 Administrative Manual, Faculty Handbook
6/28/2022 3.3.109 Sabbath (Saturday) Scheduling AANA name change: From American Association of Nurse Anesthetists to American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology Administrative Manual, Faculty Handbook, DNAP-PD Handbook, DNAP-C Handbook, ASPMF Handbook
6/30/2022 5.4.105 Evaluating and Awarding Academic Credit Policy Practice Doctorate This policy was updated to include Kettering College, stating that transfer credit will only be accepted for students to the DNAP-PD MTSA/Kettering College Joint Academic Award program from Kettering College for designated courses taught by Kettering College. Administrative Manual, DNAP-PD Handbook, DNAP-C Handbook, ASPMF Handbook
7/1/2022 5.1.203 Consumer Protection Policy Link to complaint policy updated for SACSCOC  Administrative Handbook, DNAP-PD Handbook, DNAP-C Handbook, ASPMF Handbook
7/1/2022 5.1.111 Student Drug & Alcohol Link revised to the list of controlled substances as defined by Tennessee state law  Administrative Manual, DNAP-PD Handbook, DNAP-C Handbook, ASPMF Handbook
8/10/2022 5.4.103 Policy of MTSA Clinical Standards

Administrative Change: Updated Disciplinary Actions link to pull from the PD handbook so that students do not have link to Admin Manual.

Administrative Manual, DNAP-PD Handbook
8/18/2022 5.1.119 Student Dress Code Policy Removed Practice Doctorate from the title and added "Student" for clarity Administrative Manual, DNAP-PD Handbook
8/18/2022 5.1.113 Honor Code

Revised to current practice:

Practice Doctorate students must sign the Honor Pledge before starting the program. 

Administrative Manual, DNAP-PD Handbook, DNAP-C Handbook
8/22/2022 3.3.119

Full-time Enrollment Status

Title changed to Defining Enrollment Status for clarity Administrative Manual  New policy
9/20/2022 3.3.113 Annual Security Report Availability Policy Title change from "Vice President of Academics" to "Executive Vice President" Administrative Manual Compare Revisions 
9/20/2022 4.1.101 Faculty Appointments Policy Title change from "Vice President of Academics" to "Executive Vice President" and "Program Administrator & Director Institutional Effectiveness" to "Assistant Program Administrator" Administrative Manual Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 5.1.108 Student Temporary Leave of Absence Title change all "Coordinator of Academic Support" to "Registrar" Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook  Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 3.3.116 Distance and Correspondence Education Policy Changed "Office of Academic Support" to "Registrar's Office" Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 5.4.104 Admission Requirements Across All Programs Updated language from "two degrees over two programs" to "one degree with two routes of entry" Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 5.3.109 Grading Policy (DNAPC & ASPMF) Changed title from "Doctorate Completion Program" to "DNAP-C & ASPMF" since this is used for both programs.  Changed deadline to drop course without a grade from 72 hours to 5 MTSA business days.  

Administrative Manual, DNAP C & ASPMF Handbooks

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9/20/2022 5.4.108 Grading Policy (DNAP PD) Policy name changed from "Student Grading Policy" to "Grading Policy DNAP Practice Doctorate" to be consistent with the DNAP-C & ASPMF grading policy.  Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Handbook Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 5.4.105 Evaluating and Awarding Academic Credit Policy (Formerly Transfer Policy)  Added headings for each program and language stating that ASPMF does not accept transfer credits. Administrative Manual, DNAP PD, DNAP-C & ASPMF Handbooks Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 5.1.102 Student Complaint/Grievance Policy Changed title "Vice President of Academics" to "Executive Vice President" Administrative Manual, DNAP PD, DNAP-C & ASPMF Handbooks Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 5.1.110 Student Lines of Communication Added the following statement:  "Failure to respond to emails from MTSA faculty and staff within one MTSA business day is considered unprofessional conduct, which is addressed in the standards of conduct." Also changed title "Vice President of Academics" to "Executive Vice President" Administrative Manual, DNAP PD Compare Revisions
9/20/2022 5.1.301 Release of Student Record Information Language changed to reflect the following:  Current position names of "Coordinator of Academic Support" to Registrar", "VP of Academics" to Executive VP", "Office of Advancement & Alumni" to "Administration/Administrative Office"; Responsibilities - language changed to indicate that the Registrar maintains a list of all staff and faculty that have access to student records; Practices - MTSA no longer facilitates applications for privileges; The Registrar's office no longer sends an education verification letter to all prospective employers upon graduation. Administrative Manual, DNAP PD, DNAP-C & ASPMF Handbooks Compare Revisions
10/13/2022 5.1.106 Refund Policy/Withdrawal Procedures Updated language per decision in PRC on 9/20/2022 to change deadline to drop from 72 hours to 5 MTSA business days.  Also updated language for withdrawal procedures - students are now required to complete a withdrawal form instead of sending an email to their Program Director with their intent to withdraw.  Program Directors will send the students a copy of the form, as needed. Administrative Manual, DNAP PD, DNAP-C & ASPMF Handbooks Compare Revisions