Clinical Semester Requirements - Crozer-Keystone Health System - PA

Clinical Semester  Requirements

Semester   I

The following clinical items must be completed by the end of the first semester. Students failing to complete the required items will be given remedial assignments. The student cannot progress onto Semester II clinical until all required items are complete.

Equipment Competencies CCMC/DCMH Clinical Site

Chest
General
PACS
Portable
Fluoro

* Competency Tests Any 12 studies listed under competency tests
* Failed tests can be repeated up to the close of semester II

Demonstration Labs

Upper Extremity
Lower Extremity
Chest Contrast
Abdomen

Unit Tests

Upper Extremity
Lower Extremity
Chest & Abdomen Contrast

Clinical Objectives one for each room assignment
Clinical Evaluations  one for each room assignment
Clinical Logs for each procedure performed by or assisted by the student

Semester  II

The following clinical items must be completed by the end of the second semester. Students failing to complete the required items will be given remedial assignments. The student cannot progress onto Semester III until all required items are complete

Demonstration Labs

Portable Units
C-arm Units
UGI Studies
BE Studies
Spine
Head Trauma

Competency Tests 13 studies listed under competency tests
*Failed tests can be repeated any time up to the close of semester III

Unit Tests

Contrast
Spine

Clinical Objectives one for each room assignment
Clinical Evaluations one for each week
Clinical Logs for each procedure performed by or assisted by the student

Semester  III

The following clinical items must be completed by the end of the third semester. Students failing to complete the required items will be given remedial assignments. The student cannot progress onto semester IV until all required items are complete. In the event the student does not complete the required 13 mandatory competency tests, the student will be permitted to simulate 2 competencies with a clinical instructor. This simulation will only be offered during the last 10 clinical days of the semester. Simulation will not be used to complete retests from the 2nd and 3rd semesters. Simulated studies cannot be OR testing or fluoroscopy studies.

* Failed tests must be repeated before the student can begin the final competency process. In the event the student does not finish before the end of the third semester, they will be placed on a remedial schedule to complete this competency. All incomplete competencies will receive a zero grade. Missed clinical rotations will be made-up after the final rotation in the 4th semester.

*In the event that a student has not finished their third semester competencies by these middle of the fourth semester, the student will be placed on clinical probation.

Unit Tests 

Head

*Competency Tests - 13 studies listed under competency tests
* failed tests can be repeated any time up to the close of semester III

Clinical Objectives one for each room assignment
Clinical Evaluations one for each week
Clinical Logs for each procedure performed by or assisted by the student

Semester  IV

The following clinical items must be complete by the end of the fourth semester. Students failing to complete the required items will be given remedial assignments. The student cannot graduate from the program until all required items are complete.

Final Competency Tests

Chest
Abdomen
Upper Extremity
Lower Extremity
Spine/


Critical Thinking

Scenario 1
Scenario 2

 

Competency Tests

Trauma
Cross Table Lateral Cervical

Clinical Objectives - one for each room assignment
Clinical Evaluations one for each week
Clinical Logs for each procedure performed or assisted by the student

Clinical Grades

Grades and Clinical Performance

Students are graded on their clinical performance. Clinical grades are recorded on the student report card at the end of each semester. Students must maintain a minimum grade of 85% for all clinical work.

Semester    I

Clinical Evaluation Average, weighted at 15%
Unit Test Average, weighted at 25%
Competency Test Average, weighted at 60%

Semester   II

Clinical Evaluation Average, weighted at 15%
Unit Test Average, weighted at 25%
Competency Test Average, weighted at 60%

Semester III

Clinical Evaluation Average, weighted at 15%
Unit Test Average, weighted at 25%
Head 60%

Semester  IV

Clinical Evaluation Average, weighted at 25%
Trauma Competency Test Average weighted at 25%
Final Competency Test Average weighted at 25%
Critical Thinking Scenarios weighted at 25%

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