1 General Information Clinical Medical Assistant Technology is an associate degree program offering a focused training in clinical patient care skills needed in today s rapidly changing medical environment. An introduction to basic administrative skills common to the industry is included. Clinically, students learn about the human body as a whole, functioning unit; about providing the best in patient care; and about diagnostic techniques. Clinical courses are competency-based with the student afforded the opportunity to practice in small classes with high tech medical equipment until competent. Skills such as therapeutic ultrasound, automated blood chemistries, medication administration by all routes, phlebotomy and diagnostic mutichannel EKG s are included. Extensive hands-on laboratory experience is also included. Realistic clinical experience is gained in the medical community during 180 hours spent in the role of entry-level Clinical Medical Assistant in a facility chosen by the student during the last 2 quarters. Administratively, students gain an understanding of the changing health care system of the United States and its business aspects, such as the scheduling and tracking of patients; billing and charging; and the preparation of medical reports. At the conclusion of the program the student is able to perform patient care skills, laboratory skills and diagnostic testing commonly done in a physician's office, clinic or laboratory on each of the body systems and with the further ability to manage administrative aspects of a modern medical environment. Students completing the program are eligible to take a national certification exam. Graduates may work in an individual physician s office or in a larger organization such as a hospital or health maintenance organization. Medical Assistants are in the top 10 fastest growing fields according to the U.S. Department of Labor statistics. (Rev. 9/15/03 TRT)
2 Curriculum Quarter I Course No. Course Title C L T BIO 100 Anatomy and Physiology I AHS 101 Introduction to Allied Health CMA 100 Law and Professionalism in the Medical Office MA 110 Introduction to College Math CE 101 Community Enrichment CHOOSE ONE EN 101 English I -or- EN 102 English II (depending upon placement) Quarter II Course No. Course Title C L T BIO 120 Anatomy and Physiology II CMA 123 Medical Language CMA 128 Comprehensive WP I (1st 5 weeks) CMA 129 Comprehensive WP II (2nd 5 weeks) CMA 126 Clinical Documents and Communications MA 121 Business Math CHOOSE ONE EN 102 English II (depending upon Quarter 1) -or- ELECTIVE Humanities or Social Science Elective Quarter III Course No. Course Title C L T CMA 133 Medical Language II CMA 132 Clinical Laboratory Tests AHS 201 Introduction to Medical Ethics and Bioethics BIO 131 Clinical Pathophysiology CMA 137 Clinical Care Techniques I BU 235 Business Law
3 Curriculum Quarter IV Course No. Course Title C L T CMA 218 Comprehensive Medical Transcription I (1st 5 weeks) CMA 219 Comprehensive Medical Transcription II (2nd 5 weeks) CMA 217 Clinical Care Techniques II PS 201 Introduction to Psychology Quarter V Course No. Course Title C L T CMA 226 Medication Administration CMA 227 Clinical Laboratory Applications I CMA 228 Comprehensive Medical Office Practice I (1st 5 weeks) CMA 229 Comprehensive Medical Office Practice II (2nd 5 weeks) CMA 236 Clinical Experience I Quarter VI Course No. Course Title C L T CMA 237 Clinical Laboratory Applications II CMA 238 Clinical Experience II CMA 239 Clinical Project ELECTIVE Humanities or Social Science Elective ELECTIVE Humanities or Social Science Elective Total Credits 101 QH Legend C = Number of lecture hours per week L = Number of laboratory hours per week T = Total Quarter Hours where each lecture hour per week is one credit and each pair of laboratory hours per week is one credit This technology requires EN 101, EN 102, PS201 and 2 Humanities/Social Science electives for the Associate degree track. If a student places out of EN101 the number of Humanities/Social Science electives goes up by one. 1. Equal to AHS Equal to AHS Equal to AHS Equal to AHS 132
4 Course Descriptions AHS 101 Introduction to Allied Health 2 Class Hour 2 Quarter Credit Hour Prerequisite: None This course introduces the student to the Allied Health professions offered at New England Institute of Technology. The course covers topics generic to health care professional, including basic skills, language and professional roles and responsibilities. AHS 123 Medical Language I 1 Class Hour 1 Quarter Credit Hour Prerequisite: AHS 101 A comprehensive study of Medical Language, complementing the foundations presented in AHS 101, Introduction to Allied Health. Medical terminology relating to specific body systems will be explored in greater depth and applied in Anatomy & Physiology II. AHS 130 Professional Adjustment 3 Class Hours 3 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: None Topics covered include appropriate methods of verbal and nonverbal communication for the student health professional. State-of-the-art issues and practice concerns related to the work world, assuring quality and competency, and professional leadership are some topics discussed. Developing understanding of the response to psycho-social stress in the patient and within the medical team is explored. Effective listening in the health care setting is also covered. AHS 132 Clinical Laboratory Tests 2 Class Hours 2 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: Must be taken concurrently with BIO 131 Common diagnostic laboratory tests are studied in a system-by-system approach with implications for health care workers discussed. AHS 133 Medical Language II 2 Class Hours 2 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: AHS 100 & AHS 120 This course builds on the medical language learned in Medical Terminology I and II but also includes symbols and charting abbreviations, chemical symbols, laboratory test abbreviations and medical terminology of specialty areas of medicine. The student will learn to communicate both verbally and through the written word medical information common to the clinical setting. AHS 201 Introduction to Medical Ethics and Bioethics 3 Class Hours 3 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: None This course is designed for the allied health student who has not been exposed to formal medical ethics or bioethics theory. Purposely broad in nature, it introduces the student to important medical ethical issues pertaining to the health care professions such as confidentiality, informed consent, euthanasia, abortion, genetic engineering, and organ allocation. A unique aspect of this course is the focus on current bioethical issues in the news. Topic selection will be driven by current issues in bioethics affecting the healthcare provider as well as the public at large.
5 Course Descriptions CMA 126 Clinical Documents & Communication 0 Class Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Quarter Credit Hour Prerequisite: None This course will introduce the student to the patient record, records management and other documents common to the clinical setting. Topics will include the importance of the patient record, initiating and maintaining the medical record, charting formats and accuracy, common medical abbreviations as well as filing equipment and systems. Telephone technology and techniques will also be discussed and applied. This course is geared to actual practice of topics introduced. CMA 128 Comprehensive Word Processing I 1 Class Hour 2 Lab Hours 2 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: None Dedicated to the introduction to keyboarding and developing of proper touch techniques using the personal computer. Basic keyboarding, speed building, accuracy, and number and symbol proficiency is stressed. Efficient work habits are mastered. CMA 129 Comprehensive Word Processing II 1 Class Hour 2 Lab Hours 2 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 128 Dedicated to the introduction to word processing and those commands necessary to format and produce business correspondence, reports, and memos using Microsoft Word. CMA 137 Clinical Care Techniques I 1 Class Hour 6 Lab Hours 4 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: BIO 100 & BIO 120 A competency-based introduction to patient centered procedures routinely performed in the medical office. Topics include infection control, patient exams, vital signs, assistive devices, hot & cold application, wound management, and principles of nutrition. CMA 217 Clinical Care Techniques II 2 Class Hours 6 Lab Hours 5 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 137 As a competency-based introduction to exam room procedures in the clinical setting, the student will master the basic techniques of eye and ear testing, x-ray preparation, sterile technique, minor surgery preparation and assistance, managing medical emergencies, computerized multichannel diagnostic EKG's and patient education. CMA 218 Comprehensive Medical Transcription I 1 Class Hour 4 Lab Hours 3 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 128 & CMA 129 The student exercises acquired skills in keyboarding in the use of dictating equipment and a PC to transcribe various parts of the medical record including memos, letters, and medical documents. Word processing is continued and basic commands are mastered to save, retrieve, edit, and print these medically oriented documents. CMA 219 Comprehensive Medical Transcription II 1 Class Hour 4 Lab Hours 3 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 218 Various operations of word processing will be utilized to produce complete medical transcripts. Proofreading skills are emphasized. Changing default settings and the use of the thesaurus are among the commands that will be employed to construct precise medical histories, x-ray, operative and consultation reports, as well as discharge summaries. Mail-able transcripts are the expected outcome.
6 Course Descriptions CMA 226 Medication Administration 0 Class Hours 2 Lab Hours 1 Quarter Credit Hour Prerequisite: BIO 100 & BIO 120 This course will apply the basic principles of medication preparation and administration, focusing on the knowledge and skills required for safe and effective administration. Emphasis will be placed on legal and ethical implications, source of drugs, drug relations, drug references, drug actions, forms of drugs, labeling, storage, and handling, systems of measurement and dosage calculations. Guidelines for the preparation and administration of medication will also be applied. Upon completion the student should be able to prepare and administer oral, intradermal, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medication using proper techniques. CMA 227 Clinical Laboratory Applications I 2 Class Hours 4 Lab Hours 4 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 217 This course is designed to assist the student to develop the skills necessary to perform routine laboratory procedures in the clinical setting. Topics will include: Laboratory safety, microscope use, urine collection methods & testing, microbiological testing, pregnancy testing, Pap smears & PKU testing. Quality assurance methods will also be discussed. CMA 228 Comprehensive Medical Office Practice I 1 Class Hour 4 Lab Hours 3 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 218 & CMA 219 An overview of insurance coverage in the United States is presented. The proper, efficient, and accurate completion of the many types of insurance forms is taught on the personal computer using medical practice management software. Blue Shield, Medicare, Medicaid, Workers' Compensation and private insurance are taught and practiced. Correct procedure coding using CPT codes is researched. Diagnosis coding for maximal reimbursement utilizing ICD-9-CM codes is perfected. Multiple exercises are included to allow the student to exercise newly acquired skills. CMA 229 Comprehensive Medical Office Practice II 1 Class Hour 4 Lab Hours 3 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 228 This course is designed to familiarize the student with computerized managed care of a medical environment and to assist them in developing the confidence and skills necessary to become a successful user of managed care software. It includes an understanding of managed care and how it operates, managed care contracts, various types of referrals, and financial management reports. Practice exercises will be provided throughout the course in order to afford the student the opportunity to apply learned concepts. Upon completion, the student is able to perform computerized management duties as an entry-level practitioner. CMA 236 Clinical Experience I 9 Field Hours 1 Class Hour 4 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisites: CMA 137, CMA 217, CMA 218, CMA 219, AHS 131, AHS 132, AHS 200, BIO 131, PS 201 Preparation for the Clinical Experience begins with an in class overview of the entire experience. The student will be guided through the completion of job seeking documents to include the resume, reference list, cover letter, and thank you letter. Selection of site by the student according to personal interests is supported and completion of necessary documents and contracts is completed in conjunction with the chosen site and the department chair. The student will use the administrative and clinical skills acquired through the technology to work as an entry-level professional clinical medical assistant in a hospital, clinic, laboratory, or physician's office. The student will complete 90 hours at the site and be independently evaluated.
7 Course Descriptions CMA 237 Laboratory Applications II 2 Class Hours 6 Lab Hours 5 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 217 This course is designed to assist the student to develop the skills necessary to perform routine laboratory procedures in the clinical environment. Topics will include: Laboratory safety, microscope use, blood collection methods, pertinent immunology, hematology and blood chemistry tests. Included are correlated theory and supervised laboratory practice. Quality assurance methods will also be discussed. CMA 238 Clinical Experience II 9 Field Hours 1 Class Hour 4 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: CMA 236; must be taken concurrently with CMA 239 This course is a continuation of CMA 236, Clinical Experience I. The student completes an additional 90 hours of more complex experiences at the chosen site, completes a final evaluation of the clinical experience as well as a self evaluation. The student will communicate weekly experiences through various media, including both written and electronic methods. Candidates for this course will be expected to be at or near completion of the Associate Degree. CMA 239 Clinical Project 2 Lab Hours 1 Quarter Credit Hour Prerequisite: CMA 236; must be taken concurrently with CMA 238 Using data, documents and exhibits collected in the clinical experience setting, the student will construct a detailed report of the entire clinical experience with documentation. Emphasized will be the learning activities, patient care assignments, acquisition of work ethic and exercise of skills acquired while in the program and common to the student's unique experience in the field. During this faculty-mentored course, the student is guided through self-assessment and evaluation as well as research on the site and its personnel in order to integrate the theory of all completed CMA courses to the actual reality based clinical experience. As an integration of learned administrative, laboratory, clinical and medical skills, this capstone project is a highlight of the CMA program of study. BIO 100 Anatomy & Physiology I 4 Class hours 4 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: None A comprehensive study of the structure and function of the human body as a whole, emphasizing the normal which will serve as a background for the application of scientific principles both in everyday life and in the work of various health disciplines. Systems covered include integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, and endocrine with respect to both histological and gross anatomy. BIO 120 Anatomy & Physiology II 4 Class hours 4 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: None A continuation of Anatomy & Physiology I concentrating on circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems. BIO 131 Clinical Pathophysiology 2 Class Hours 2 Quarter Credit Hours Prerequisite: BIO 100 & BIO 120 An introduction to the process of disease and its effects on the body, and the basic responses of cells, tissues, and organ systems to these disorders. General phenomena such as inflammation, immune response, and carcinogenesis will be considered as well as a survey of disorders common to the clinical setting characteristic of the various organ systems using a system by system approach.
8 Questions and Answers 1. When do my classes meet? Days: Your technical classes normally meet for three to four hours a day, four to five days a week. Classes normally begin in the early morning (7:45), late morning (usually 11:25), or mid afternoon. Your class starting time will be confirmed on registration day. A technical time slot may vary from quarter to quarter. Evenings: Your technical classes meet on the average of three nights a week, although there may be times when they will meet four nights a week. Classes normally begin at 5:45. Your class starting time will be confirmed on registration day. IN ADDITION, to achieve your associate degree, you will take a total of eight liberal arts courses, which will be scheduled around your technical schedule over the course of your entire program. Each liberal arts course meets approximately four hours per week. At the beginning of each quarter you will receive a detailed schedule giving the exact time of all your classes. 2. How large will my classes be? The average size for a class is about 20 to 25 students; however, larger and smaller classes occur from time to time. 3. How much time will I spend in lab? Almost half of your technical courses consist of laboratory work. In order for you to get the most out of your laboratory experiences, you will receive a thorough explanation of the theory behind your lab work. 4. Where do my classes meet? Students should be prepared to attend classes at any of NEIT s classroom facilities: either on Access Road or at the Post Road campus. 5. I have not earned my high school diploma or GED: can I enroll in the program? If you are beyond the age of compulsory school attendance, your admissions officer will set up an appointment for you at the New England Tech Academic Skills Center (ASC). ASC staff will administer a standardized test approved by the federal government for determining a student s ability to benefit from a program. If you pass the test, you may enroll in the program. 6. How long should it take me to complete my program? To complete your degree requirements in the shortest possible time, you should take the courses outlined in the prescribed curriculum. For a typical six-quarter curriculum, a student may complete the requirements in as little as 18 months. To complete all your degree requirements in the shortest time, you should take at least one liberal arts course each quarter as long as no special technical elective is required. Students who need more time to complete their curriculum may postpone some of the liberal arts courses until after the completion of the technical requirements. Students are provided up to two additional quarters of study to complete the liberal arts requirements without any additional tuition assessment. During these additional quarters of study, students are required to pay administrative fees, as well as any other applicable fees. Students may also elect to complete some of their liberal arts requirements during Intersession, a special five-week term scheduled between the Spring and Summer quarters. Students will not be assessed any additional tuition for liberal arts courses taken during the Intersession. Students wishing to extend the required technical courses in their curriculum will be assessed additional tuition and fees.
9 Questions and Answers 7. How many credits do I need to acquire my financial aid? In order to be eligible for the maximum financial aid award, you need to maintain at least 12 credits per academic quarter. 8. What does my program cost? The cost of your program will be as outlined in your enrollment agreement, along with your cost for books and other course materials. Students who decide to extend their curriculum will be subject to additional fees and possible additional tuition costs. Students who require prerequisite courses will incur additional tuition and fees above those outlined in their enrollment agreement. 9. Are there any additional activities/costs associated with this program? Besides uniforms and textbooks, a course in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR-C, Healthcare Provider Course) through the American Heart Association is required some time before Clinical Experience begins in Quarter 5. Also, a 3-injection series of immunizations for protection against Hepatitis B is mandatory. 10. Is NEIT accredited? NEIT is accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC s) Commission on Technical and Career Institutions. Accreditation by NEASC is recognized by the federal government and entitles NEIT to participate in federal financial aid programs. Some academic departments have specialized professional accreditations in addition to accreditation by NEASC. For more information on accreditation, see NEIT s catalog. 11. Can I transfer the credits that I earn at NEIT to another college? The transferability of a course is always up to the institution to which the student is transferring. Students interested in the transferability of their credits should contact the Office of Teaching and Learning for further information. 12. What kind of employment assistance does NEIT offer? The Office of Career Services assists NEIT students and graduates in all aspects of the job search, including resume writing, interviewing skills, and the development of a job search strategy. Upon completion of their program, students may submit a resume to be circulated to employers for technical employment opportunities. Employers regularly contact us about our graduates. In addition, our Office of Career Services contacts employers to develop job leads. A strong relationship with employers exists as a result of our training students to meet the needs of industry for over fifty years. No school can, and NEIT does not, guarantee to its graduates employment or a specific starting salary. 13. Where will job opportunities exist? Graduates have obtained employment in the local area. However, one of the most exciting aspects of this technology is the ability to look nationally for employment opportunities. 14. What is the Feinstein "Enriching America" Program? New England Institute of Technology is the proud recipient of a grant from the Feinstein Foundation. To satisfy the terms of the grant, the College has developed a one-credit community enrichment course as a requirement for graduation. All entering associate degree students must take the course, which includes hands-on community enrichment projects. The course can be taken for a few hours per quarter, spread over several quarters. Students who are already engaged in community enrichment on their own may be able to count that service towards course credit. 15. What is a Clinical Medical Assistant?
10 Questions and Answers A clinical medical assistant is an integral member of the health care delivery team, qualified by education and experience to work in a variety of medical environments. The medical assistant is a vital liaison between the doctor and the patient and plays an important role in diagnosis and treatment. 16. Who employs Clinical Medical Assistants? Clinics Health Care Agencies Hospitals Insurance Companies Doctors' Offices Health Equipment Suppliers Emergency Rooms Group Health Organizations Laboratories Home Health Agencies Health Departments Hospice Care Long Term Care Facilities 17. What types of tasks are done by medical assistants in these areas? You may be involved in any of the following tasks: PATIENT CARE Record medical histories Take vital signs Chart patient information Administer medications and injections Prepare patient and room for examination, and office surgical procedures Patient instruction and education Therapeutic ultrasound Pulse Oximetry LABORATORY Perform EKG's Collect and prepare specimens Sterilize instruments Assist with x-ray procedures Perform basic laboratory tests including automated blood chemistries Perform mononucleosis and strept throat testing Draw blood ADMINISTRATIVE Schedule and receive patients Telephone and written communications such as prescription refills Arrange hospital admissions and testing CLERICAL Medical records management Third party billing Maintain medical inventory Keep office financial records
11 Questions and Answers 18. Will I actually have the opportunity to practice these skills on real patients? An 8-credit 180-hour Clinical Experience in your final 2 quarters is a highlight of the curriculum. You will function as a beginning medical professional in a specialty area in the medical community that you have selected. These courses (Clinical Experience I & II) allow the student to practice learned skills in a realistic medical environment. 19. Will I learn how to give injections and take blood? You will not only learn phlebotomy (how to take blood) and injection administration, you will learn how to deliver medication by all routes, perform venipuncture, ultrasound administration, automated blood chemistries and other highly technical clinical skills. 20. Will this program prepare me for a national certification exam? Yes, at the conclusion of your final quarter, the National Certification Exam for Medical Assistants is administered. NEIT is an approved proctor site so you may take this exam right here on campus. Successful applicants earn the credential NCMA (Nationally Certified Medical Assistant) which is awarded by the National Center for Competency Testing, in Overland Park, KS. We are proud to report that NEIT graduates have consistently maintained a 100% pass rate on this national exam. 21. How much class time is devoted to clinical medical assisting and how much to the administrative aspects? The curriculum is approximately 80% clinical laboratory and theory and 20% administrative. 22. Does this technology have a dress code? Yes. Uniforms must be worn at every technical session. Information about uniforms will be supplied to you on the first day of classes. You do not need a uniform the first week of classes.
12 Technical Standards These technical standards set forth by the Clinical Medical Assistant Technology Department, establish the essential qualifications considered necessary for the students admitted to the program. The student must possess the following skills and abilities or be able to demonstrate that they can complete the requirements of the program with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities. Cognitive Ability - Ability to learn, remember and recall detailed information and to use it for problem solving. Ability to deal with materials and problems such as organizing or reorganizing information. Ability to use abstractions in specific concrete situations. Ability to separate complex information into its component parts. Ability to understand spatial relationships such as differing depths of tissues, organs and cavities. Ability to comprehend basic mathematics principles and count to 200 in English. Ability to perform tasks by observing demonstrations. Ability to perform tasks following written and verbal instructions. Communications Skills Ability to communicate effectively with faculty, patients, physicians and other medical staff. Ability to read English sufficiently to read college level text books, laboratory results, medication labels, package directions and patient charts. Ability to demonstrate and use the knowledge acquired during the classroom training process and in the clinical setting to appropriately identify pertinent patient information and transmit the information, promptly, effectively, efficiently and sensitively to appropriate personnel even when the time span available for communication may be limited. Ability to verbally express, clearly and dis tinctly to enunciate medical terminology. Ability to express thoughts clearly, both written and in speech. Adaptive Ability Ability to maintain emotional stability and the maturity necessary to interact with other members of the faculty, students and medical team in a responsible manner. Ability to make decisions appropriate to the care of patients under stressful and demanding conditions. Ability to follow instructions and complete tasks under stressful and demanding conditions. Ability to adapt in a positive manner to new and changing situations with an open mind and flexibility. Ability to work in an environment which may change rapidly in unpredictable ways, without warning. Ability to think clearly and act quickly and appropriately in an emergency situation.
13 Technical Standards Physical Ability Ability to stand and perform extensive walking for 1-2 hours at a time with no breaks. Ability to sit for 1-2 hours at a time with no breaks. Sufficient strength to perform CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) on both adult and pediatric patients. Sufficient upper body strength great enough to carry 20 pounds. Sufficient strength and agility to lift equipment, push stretchers and beds and move large pieces of equipment. Sufficient strength to assist with positioning patients for and during procedures. Ability to wear and tolerate masks and gloves and other protective equipment including lead aprons. Ability to perform learned skills, independently, with accuracy and completeness within reasonable time frames in accordance with accepted protocol. Manual Ability Sufficient manual dexterity and mobility to move stretchers, carts and equipment independently. Sufficient motor function and sensory abilities to participate effectively in the classroom, laboratory and clinical setting. Sufficient manual dexterity and motor coordination to coordinate hands, eyes and fingers in the operation of medical and other equipment and instruments. Sufficient fine motor control to manipulate small equipment and instruments. Ability to grasp, lift and carry various items of equipment. Sensory Ability Visual Visual ability, with or without correction, to enable the student to differentiate instruments, human anatomy and changes in the anatomy that occur during a medical procedure including color changes. Acute enough to read small printed labels on medications Acute enough to read small numbers on instruments. Acute enough to handle extremely fine suture material Auditory Acute enough to hear and understand words spoken by staff, physicians, and patients in an environment with background noise. Individuals with auditory processing disorder may not have the visual cues needed to assist in processing the spoken word.
14 Student Acknowledgment of Receipt of Documents Clinical Medical Assistant Technology I acknowledge that I have received copies of the following documents for the above technology: 1) Program Description 2) Curriculum 3) Course Descriptions 4) Q&A 5) Technical Standards I understand that it is my responsibility to read these documents. I have been advised that should I have any questions related to the content of any of these documents, I may contact my admissions officer who will review the material with me. I further understand that NEIT reserves the right, in response to industry demands, to change the contents of these documents without prior notice. Copies of the most recent versions of these documents may be obtained in the Admissions Office. Printed Name of Student: Signature: Date:
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