Compliance Certification Report

3.4.5
The institution publishes academic policies that adhere to principles of good educational practice. These are disseminated to students, faculty, and other interested parties through publications that accurately represent the programs and services of the institution. (Academic Policies)
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Narrative:
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston publishes academic policies that adhere to principles of good educational practice and are disseminated to students, faculty, and other interested parties through publications that accurately represent the programs and services of UTMB.

The academic policies of UTMB are published in the General Information Catalog (1) and the bulletins for each of the four schools (2) (3) (4) (5). The catalog and bulletins are available through the UTMB web sites (Internet and intranet) (6a) (6b) and printed copies of the catalogs and bulletins are available in the offices of the Associate Dean for Student Affairs for each school.

Academic policies also adhere to the accreditation standards of licensing and certification programs for medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, clinical laboratory science, physician assistants, and respiratory care (7) (8) (9) (10) (11) (12) (13).
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Source
1
UTMB General Information Catalog, 2007-2009, pp. 82-94
http://www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/PDF/GeneralInformation.pdf 2.
2
UTMB School of Medicine Bulletin, 2007-2009, pp. 26-42
http://www.som.utmb.edu/SOM%20Bulletin%20web.pdf
3
UTMB School of Nursing Bulletin, 2007-2009, pp. 74-83
http://www.son.utmb.edu/academic_programs/SON%20Bulletin%202007-2009.pdf
4
UTMB Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Bulletin, 2007-2009, pp. 9-15
http://www.gsbs.utmb.edu/GSBSBulletin.pdf
5
UTMB School of Allied Health Sciences Bulletin, 2007-2009, pp. 99-103
http://www.sahs.utmb.edu/sahs_bulletin.pdf
6a
UTMB Enrollment Services, Faculty/Staff Site (intranet)
http://intranet.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/about/catalogs.html
6b
UTMB Enrollment Services, Public Site (Internet)
http://www.utmb.edu/enrollmentservices/about/catalogs.html
7
The Liaison Committee on Medical Education, II. Educational Program, C. Teaching and Evaluation, pp. 14-15
http://www.lcme.org/functions2006june.pdf
8
American Association of Colleges of Nursing, Standards for Accreditation of Baccalaureate and Graduate Nursing Programs
http://www.aacn.nche.edu/Accreditation/NewStandards.htm
9
Standards for an Accredited Educational Program for the Occupational Therapist, Standard A.6.0, Program Evaluation
http://aota.org/nonmembers/area13/links/LINK31.asp
10
Evaluative Criteria for Accreditation of Education Programs for the Preparation of Physical Therapists, pp. B1-B34
http://www.apta.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=PT_Programs1&Template=/TaggedPage/TaggedPageDisplay.cfm&TPLID=132&ContentID=21559
11
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, pp. 4-11
http://www.naacls.org/PDFviewer.asp?mainUrl=/docs/standards_cls-mt.pdf
12
Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant: Accreditation Manual
http://www.arc-pa.org/Standards/manual906withclarififyingchange.pdf
13
Standards and Guidelines for the Profession of Respiratory Care, IV. Student and Graduate Evaluation/Assessment, pp. 8-9
http://www.coarc.com/documents/new/CAAHEP-CoARC 2003 Standards.doc