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Samland Institute Inc School Catalog 2014
MAINCAMPUS&CORPORATECENTER:CHICAGONORTH
4320W.MontroseAve.ChicagoIL60641
Tel.No.:(773)283-0440FaxNo.:(773)283-0882
Email:[email protected]
Webaddress:samlandinstitute.com
2014-2015:SCHOOLCATALOG
Revised07/2014
Certi$icateofApprovaltoOperateIssuedbythe
PrivateBusinessVocationalSchoolDivision
IllinoisBoardofHigherEducation
431EastAdamsSt.,SecondFloor
Spring$ield,IL62701-1404
Tel:2177822551/Fax:2177828545
TableofContents
Introduction…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3
AcademicCalendar……………………………………………………………………………………………...…………………………………………………………..3
Campuslocation……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...3
GeneralInformation………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..4
InstitutionalDescription
PhilosophyandMission
VisionStatement
Accreditation,ApprovalsandMemberships
LegalControloftheInstitute
StudentServices……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..5
Café andFoodServices
FaxandTelephoneServices
Parking
PlacementandEmploymentOpportunities
StudentRecordsAccessandDisclosure
ProgramsofInstruction………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….6
Tuition,FeesandRefunds…………………………………………………………………………………..…………………………………………………………..12
StandardPaymentPolicy
TextbookandSupplies
TextbookBuybackPolicy
TuitionFeeDiscounts
PaymentPlans
FinancialAssistance
EmployerTuitionAssistance
FinancialResponsibility
MiscellaneousServiceFees
Student’sRighttoCancel
RefundPolicy
TuitionRefundSchedule
BookstoreRefundPolicy
GeneralAcademicPolicy………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..15
AdmissionandEnrollment
GradingSystem
StandardGradingScale
IncompleteGradeRemovalPolicy
CourseCompletionRequirements
AttendancePolicy
DroppingPolicy
Expulsion
CreditTransfers
StudentConduct,RightsandResponsibility…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..18
ProfessionalBehavior
ClassroomBehavior
PagingDevice,Laptops,CellularTelephones
StudentInjuryandIllness
Smoking
SubstanceAbuse
SexualandotherHarassment
FirearmsandDeadlyWeapons
AcceptableUsePolicyofSchoolComputerSoftware/HardwareResources
AcceptableUseiftheInternetandtheWWW
UnacceptableUseoftheInternetandtheWWW
AdditionalConductRequirementsforSpeci$icCourses
CriminalBackgroundCheck
HonestyandEducationalEthics/Plagiarism
StudentGrievanceProcedure
Administration………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………...22
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Introduction
SamlandInstituteisanon-pro$itorganizationundertheauspicesofPhilanthrofaith,Inc.,whosemainpurposeincludes
providingtrainingtoindividualsintheir$ieldofinterest.SamlandInstitute’sprimarygoalistoofferquality,affordableand
$lexiblevocationaltrainingclassesinalliedhealthcare$ield.
Thepassiontoproducecompetentgraduatesdrivestheschool’sadministration,facultyandstafftoconstantlythriveto
providingeducationandhandsoninstructionsthatpromoteacaringphilosophytowardsthoseitserves.Consistentwith
itscorporatemission,theInstituteupholdsprofessionalintegrityinconductingbusinessandmaintainsserviceexcellence
throughdevelopmentofprogramsandinstructionalmethodologiesthatvaluetheroleoftechnologyandtheimportanceof
culturaldiversityinthesystem.
ThiscatalogisdesignedtoorientcurrentandprospectivestudentstoSamlandInstituteInc.courseofferingsandacademic
policies.Theguidelinesstatedinthenextfewpagesemphasizesadherencetoestablishedrules/policies/regulationsinorder
topreparestudentsforemploymentandpossiblecareeradvancement.
AcademicCalendar:2014-2015
January 6 -March 28, 2014
April 7-June 27, 2014
July7-September 26, 2014
October 6-December 19,2014
Basic Nursing Assistant
EKG Technician
Phlebotomy Technician
January 5 -March 27, 2015
April 6-June 26, 2015
July6-September 27, 2015
October 5-December 18,2015
Basic Nursing Assistant
Basic Nursing Assistant
Basic Nursing Assistant
Basic Nursing Assistant
EKG Technician
EKG Technician
EKG Technician
EKG Technician
Medical Billing and Coding
Medical Billing and Coding
Medical Billing and Coding
Medical Billing and Coding
Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician
Phlebotomy Technician
Thefollowingschoolholidaysareobserved:
January1(NewYear’sDay)
.1stMondayofSeptember(LaborDay)
·LastMondayofMay(MemorialDay) .4thThursdayofNovember(ThanksgivingDay)
·July4(IndependenceDay)
.December25(ChristmasDay)
Registrationtimeframesdependonthestartdatesofeachclassorcourse.Pleasegotoourwebsiteat:
www.samlandinstitute.comforclassschedulesandtimes.
CampusLocation
MAINCAMPUS&CORPORATECENTER:CHICAGONORTH
4320W.MontroseAve.ChicagoIL60641
Tel.No.:(773)283-0440FaxNo.:(773)283-0882
Email:[email protected]
Webaddress:www.samlandinstitute.com
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Clinical Sites
Lakeview Nursing and Rehab Center
Tel. 773-348-4055
735 West Diversey Parkway, Chicago IL 60614
Fairmont Care Center
Tel. 773-604-8112
5061 N. Pulaski Rd, Chicago ,Illinois 60630
Elston Nursing & Rehab Center
Tel. 773-545-8700
4340 N. Keystone, Chicago Illinois 60641
Oakton Pavilion
Tel. 847-299-5588
1660 Oakton Place Des Plaines IL 60018
Lee Manor
Tel. 847-635-4000
1301 Lee St. Des Plaines IL 60018
Ridgeland Nursing & Rehab Center
Tel. 708-878-6529***
12550 S. Ridgeland Ave., Palos Heights, IL 60463
Continental Nursing and Rehab Center
Tel 773-271-5600
5336 N. Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
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GeneralInformation
Institutional Description
SamlandInstituteisanindependent,notfor-pro$it,postsecondaryvocationaleducation.Itoffersshort-courseCerti$icate
programsinthealliedhealthcare$ield.
Philosophy and Mission
SamlandInstituteemulatestheidealsandcommitmentincreatingapositiveimpactonthehealthcareindustry.Itbelievesintheuniquenessofeachindividualasitrelatestotheircareergoals,andsurroundingfactorsthatcanimpacttheir
abilitytosucceed.
Asalearninginstitution,SamlandInstitutefocusesontheoverallsuccessofthestudentpopulacewithinandbeyondthe
schoolstructureandhowtheirsuccessescanbene$itsociety.Theschoolaimstodevelopwellroundedhealthcareprofessionalsbyprovidinghighqualitytechnicaleducationthroughadherencetolocal,stateandfederaleducationalstandards,
developmentofrelevantprogramsandensuringdynamicyeteffectivemethodsofinstruction.Italsoseekstocreateasteady
poolofhighly-skilledmanpowerfortheemploymentmarketthroughfast-trackedschedulingofcourses.
Withsteadfastcommitmenttoexcellence,SamlandInstituteaimstoachieveitsgoalsby:
• promotinganeffective,exemplaryclassroominstructions,clinicalpracticeandcompetence;
• Offeringprogramsthatarerelevant,needbased,challengingandaddressthehealthcareneedsofthecommunity;
• assistingitsstudentstoachievetheircareergoalstoqualifythemforemployment,jobretentionandeventualupwardmobilityintheirchosencareer;
• providingaschoolenvironmentthatisconducivetoteachingandlearning;and
developing,andimplementingprogramswhichsupportinstitutionalgoals.
Vision Statement
Itistheschool’svisiontoproduceknowledgeablecompetentgraduateswhowouldberesponsiblemembersofsocietyand
whoseskillssetwouldgreatlycontributetothehealthcareindustry.Furthermore,itistheschool’sspeci$icgoaltoproduce:
• responsible,caringandhighly-skilledmembersofthehealthcareteam;
• quali$iedandeffectiveprovidersofhealthcareservicestoindividualsinbothprivateandgovernment-managed
healthcarefacilities;and
• service-orientedcitizenswhocanbethenation’sassetsinensuringthatqualityhealthcareisavailabletoeveryone.
Accreditation,ApprovalsandMemberships
SamlandInstituteiscurrentlynotapprovedbyanaccreditingbodyrecognizedbytheU.SDepartmentofEducation.
SamlandInstituteisapprovedbytheIllinoisBoardofHigherEducationtooperateasaPrivateBusinessVocationalSchool.
SamlandInstituteisapprovedbytheIllinoisDepartmentofPublicHealthtoprovidetheBasicNurseAssistantTrainingProgram(Certi$iedNursingAssistant)
SamlandInstituteisanapprovedWIATrainingProviderbytheCityofChicagoMayorsOf$iceofWorkforceDevelopmentand
theCookCountyPresidentsOf$iceofEmploymentandTraining(POET).
SamlandInstituteisaninstitutionalmemberoftheC.N.A.EducatorsAssociation.
Legal Control of the Institute
SamlandInstituteisprivatelyownedbyPhilanthrofaith,Inc.
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StudentServices
CaféandFoodServices
Vendingmachineislocatedwithintheschoolpremises.Studentsareencouragedtocarrychange,astheschoolof$icemaynot
beabletomakechange.Therearenumberofrestaurantsandfastfoodplacesclosetotheschool.
FaxandTelephoneServices
Faxmachinesforstudents’personalusearegenerallynotavailable.However,whennecessarytoaddressunusualandurgent
circumstances,studentsmaybeallowedtosendorreceivefaxesviatheschool’sof$icefaxmachine.
Parking
Parkingisavailablewithinthecomplex.Studentsareencouragedtotakenecessaryprecautionsinsafeguardingtheirvehicles.Theschoolisnotresponsibleforanyvehicledamageorlost/stolenitems.Studentsmustparkindesignatedparking
spacesandadheretoregulationsregardinghandicappedandspecialparking.
PlacementandEmploymentOpportunities
Duetothehigh-demandforquali$iedalliedhealthworkers/healthcareproviders,studentswhosuccessfullycompletethe
program/courseoftheirchoice,performsuccessfullyintheirclinicalrequirements,andpasstheirlicensingexamstypically
$indimmediateemploymentbyapplyingdirectlytoanyhealthcarefacility.Thestudentscanalsocheckontheschool’s
bulletinboardforjobopportunities.
StudentRecordsAccessandDisclosure
TheFamilyEducationalRightsandPrivacyAct(FERPA)of1974requiresthatinstitutionsmaintainthecon$identialityofstudenteducationrecordsandpermitstudentstoinspectandreviewtheirrecords.SamlandInstituteIncaccordsalltherights
underthelawtoallstudentswhohaveregisteredincoursesorprogramsattheschool.Astudentmustsubmitarequestin
writingtoreviewanyeducationrecords.Astudentwillhaveupto45daysfromthedateofthewrittenrequesttoviewthese
records.Anappointmentmustbemade;walk-inswillnotbeentertained.Studentsmayrequestphotocopiesofeducational
recordsthroughawrittenandsignedrequest.Acopyfeemayapply.
Theschoolmaydiscloseastudent’seducationrecord(attendance,grades,$inancialaidandadmissions)andcorresponding
personallyidenti$iableinformationwithoutthestudent’sconsentinthefollowingcircumstances:
-withintheadministrationofSamlandInstituteInc.,includingfaculty,asitrelatestotheeducationalinterestsofthestudent;
-toanotherschool(post-secondaryorotherwise),wherethestudentseeksadmissionorintendstotransfer;or
-tostateandfederalagenciessuchasthelocalauthorities,departmentofeducation,departmentofhealthanddepartmentof
homelandsecurity.
Ifastudent’srecordisdisclosedtoanypartyabove,arecordofdisclosurewillbenotedinthestudent’s$ileviasignedtranscriptrequestsorviaanotationinthestudent’s$ileoutliningtherequest.
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ProgramsofInstruction
CERTIFICATEPROGRAMS
BASIC NURSE ASSISTANT TRAINING PROGRAM (BNATP CIP 51.3902)
120Hours(80HoursTheory+40HoursClinical)
TheBNATPpreparesstudentsintotheirrolesandresponsibilitiesasnurseassistantsinboththeclinicalandhomesetting.
Throughlecture/discussion,supervisedlaboratoryandactualclinicalexperience,studentsacquireknowledgeandskills
neededtoprovidebasicnursingcareforresidentsoflong-termcarefacilitiesaswellaspatientsinhospitals,privatehomes,
orotherhealthcarefacilities.Uponsuccessfulcompletionofthisprogram,studentstaketheIllinoisNurseAideCompetency
ExaminationadministeredbySouthernIllinoisUniversityofCarbondale.
SpeciicAdmissionRequirements:
1. Applicants must at least be 16 years old upon enrollment.
2. A reading comprehension of 8th grade level is necessary. A brief English comprehension Test will be administered upon
registration. There is no fee for this test.
3. A physical examination by a licensed physician, which includes TB tests is required before a student can start clinical
rotation.
4. The required Criminal Background Check (Fingerprint) will be initiated by Samland Institute Inc. with the IL State Police
at the beginning of the training in compliance with the Health Care Worker Background Check Act. Applicants with Disqualifying Felony Convictions are discouraged from continuing with the program until they get a Waiver from the IL Department of Public Health.
5. Clinical training entails lifting, direct contact with patients and other activities that may cause harm or injury on the student. Each student is responsible for acquiring and maintaining the necessary insurance coverage throughout his/her
enrollment in the program.
ProgramCostFullAssessment:
TuitionFee
LaboratoryFee
$675.00
included
RegistrationFee 50.00
Books**
80.00
Uniform 25.00
GaitBelt
15.00
Certi$icationExamFee(SIUC)
65.00
Other:FirstAid&CPRClasses
LiabilityInsurance
50.00
35.00
TOTALAMOUNTDUE
$995.00
**Materials and equipment are priced as a set but may be purchased individually.
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Program Objectives/Outcomes: At the end of the program, a graduate must be able to:
• Maintain the cleanliness of the patient’s environment to include changing of bed linens.
•
Assist patient with dressing
•
Assist patient with nutritional support
•
Assist patient with elimination needs
• Maintain records of patient care, condition, progress, or problems to report and discuss observations with
charge nurse/supervisor.
•
Provide patients with help moving in and out of beds, bath, wheelchairs or transport patients.
•
Direct patients in simple prescribed exercises or in the use of braces or artificial limbs.
•
Check patients’ pulse, temperature, respiration and blood pressure.
Change selected types of dressings
Course Outline
(5.5 hours/session) = 80 hours (plus clinical = 40 hours training):
Session 1
Introduction to Hospitals and Nursing Centers
The Nursing Assistant
Session 2
Work Ethics
Communicating with the Healthcare Team
Session 3
Understanding the Person
Body Structure and Function
Session 4
Care of the Older Person
Session 5
Promoting Safety
Preventing Falls
Restraints Alternatives and Safe Restraint Use
Session 6
Preventing Infection
Session 7
Body Mechanics
Safely Handling, Moving and Transferring the Person
Session 8
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Session 9
Assisting with Comfort
Assisting with Hygiene
Assisting with Grooming
Session 10
Assisting with Elimination
Assisting with Bowel Elimination
Session 11
Assisting with Elimination and Fluids
Assisting with Assessment
Assisting with Specimens
Session 12
Assisting with Exercise and Activity
Assisting with Wound Care
Session 13
Assisting with Oxygen Needs
Assisting with Rehabilitation and Restorative Nursing Care
Session 14
Caring for Person with Common Health Problems
Caring for Person with Mental Health Problems
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Session 14
Session 15
Session 16
Caring for Person with Common Health Problems
Caring for Person with Mental Health Problems
Caring for Person with Confusion and Dementia
Assisting with Emergency Care
Caring for the Dying Person
SUMMARY/FINAL REVIEW/EXAM
Textbooks:
F. Wolgin, K. Smith, J. French, Nursing Assistant Today, 1st Edition, Published by Pearson.
Additional Materials:
Mosby’s Nursing Assistant Skills Video Series- 10 volumes
Mosby’s Nursing Assistant Transparency Acetate
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ECG/EKGTECHNICIAN(CIP51.3902)
30Hours(Theory)
ThiscontinuingeducationcourseforHealthCareProviderspreparesthestudentforacareerasanEKGTechnicianinhospitals,clinics,emergencyandtraumacenters,privatephysicianof$ices,outpatientcentersandextendednursingcarefacilities.
Theprogramisdesignedtotrainthestudentinpreparingpatientsfortesting,operationofelectrocardiographmachine,and
recordingthe12leadECGrhythmstripesinamannerthatprovidesreliabletestsforthephysician’sinterpretation.Students
alsolearnHoltermonitoringandStresstesting.Aftersuccessfulcompletionoftheprogram,thestudentiseligibletositfor
theNationalHealthcareerAssociationCerti$icationExam.
SpeciicAdmissionRequirements:
1. High School diploma or its equivalent (GED)
2. Graduation in a Health Occupations course.
ProgramCostFullAssessment:
TuitionFee
$750.00
LaboratoryFee
250.00
RegistrationFee
50.00
Books**
90.00
Certi$icationExamFee(NHA)
TOTALAMOUNTDUE
105.00
$1245.00
Program Objectives/Outcomes: At the end of the program, a graduate must be able to:
Perform a 12 lead EKG
Interpret basic arrhythmias
Assess a patient for cardiac emergency
Communicate with the patient appropriately
Properly attach and detach electrode to the chest, arms and legs
Provide privacy for the patient during the test
Provide clean working environment
Practice universal precautions during the testing
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Course Outline
Course Outline
1.
ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY: Location of the Heart, Heart Chambers, Layers of the Heart, Cardiac Muscle, Valves of the Heart, Heart Sounds, Blood Flow Through the Heart Cardiac Cycle, Coronary Circulation, Heart Rate, The Heart as a Pump.
2.
BASIC ELECTROROPHYSIOLOGY: The Cardiac Cell, Cardiac Action Potential, Polarization, Depolarization and Repolarization, Refractory Periods, Properties of Cardiac Cells, Conduction System,
Causes of Dysrrhythmias, EleCenterocardiogram, ECG Paper, Artifact, Rate Measurement, Rhythm
Regularity, Analyzing a Rhythm Strip.
3.
SINUS MECHANISM: Sinus Rhythm, Sinus Bradycardia, Sinus Tachycardia, Sinus Arrhythmia, Si
noatrial (SA) Block, Sinus Arrest.
4.
ATRIAL RHYTHMS: Premature Atrial Complexes, Wandering Atrial Pacemaker, Multifocal Atrial
Tachycardia, Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT), Atrial Flutter, Atrial Fibrillation.
5.
JUNCTIONAL RHYTHMS: Premature Junctional Complexes (PJCs), Junctional Escape Beats/
Rhythm, Accelerated Junctional Rhythm, Junctional Tachycardia.
6.
VENTRICULAR RHYTHMS: Premature Junctional Complexes, Junctional Escape Beats/Rhythm,
Accelerated Junctional Rhythm, Junctional Tachycardia. Torsade De Points (TdP), Ventricular Fibrillation, Ventricular Tachycardia.
7.
ATRIOVENTRICULAR (AV) BLOCKS: First-Degree AV Block, Second-Degree AV Block (Mobitz
Type I &II, 2:1 conduction), Complete AV Block (3rd Degree A-V Block) with various escape
rhythms.
8.
PACEMAKER RHYTHMS: Pacemaker Terminology, Permanent Pacemakers, Transcutaneous Pacing
(TCP), Pacemaker Malfunction, Pacemaker Complications, Analyzing Pacemaker Function on the
ECG.
9.
INTRODUCTION TO THE LEAD ECG : Introduction to the Lead ECG, Anatomy Review, Planes,
Leads, Vectors, Ischemia Injury and Infraction, Lay out of the Leads ECG, Localization of Infractions,
Intraventricular Conduction Delays, Chamber Enlargement, ECG Changes Associated with Electrolyte
Disturbances, Analyzing the 12 Lead ECG.
Textbooks:
Aehlert, B. (2013). ECGs Made Easy. Mosby. 5th Edition. Evolve Elsevier.
Additional Materials:
Basic Dysrhythmias in CD-ROM
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MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING (51.0713)
180 Hours
This course thoroughly prepares students for a career as a medical billing and coding specialist whose main responsibility is to code patients’ diagnoses correctly for medical records and optimize reimbursement for a full range of medical services. Students are introduced to several
techniques for finding and applying the correct codes in today’s
standard coding systems. The course provides students with a working knowledge of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM and
CPT classification systems, health information management, insurance claims reimbursement, facility-based billing
procedures, and computer application skills using a billing software. A Career Development seminar-workshop and
mandatory Internship program is incorporated in the program to prepare students to enter employment. After successful completion of the course, the student is eligible to sit for the National Healthcareer Association Certification Exam.
Specific Admission Requirements:
High School diploma or its equivalent (GED)
At least 8th grade English Comprehension
Program Cost Full Assessment:
TuitionFee
$2100.00
LaboratoryFee
150.00
RegistrationFee
50.00
Books**
450.00
Certi$icationExamFee(NHA)
105.00
TOTALAMOUNTDUE
$2855.00
Program Objectives/Outcomes:
Describe the variety of career possibilities and areas of specialization open to those
trained as insurance billing specialists.
Distinguish between the major classes of health insurance contracts.
Understand the legal regulatory considerations involved in health care
reimbursement.
Explain the process of a physician-based insurance claim including obtaining patient
data, claim form completion, insurance carrier processing and payment received.
Demonstrate the ability to use the three major coding manuals, CPT®, ICD-9-CM
and HCPCS.
Explain the follow up process for A/R in a physician’s office, including the top denials
by insurance carrier along with their appeals process.
Content Outline:
Course Content:
Module 1—Health Insurance Specialist Career
Module 2—Introduction to Health Insurance/Managed Health Care
Module 3—Processing an Insurance Claim
Module 4—Legal and Regulatory Issues
Module 5—ICD-9-CM Coding
Module 6— CPT® Coding
Module 7— HCPCS Coding System
Midterm Exam
Module 8— CMS Reimbursement Methodologies
Module 9— Coding for Medical Necessity
Module 10—Essential CMS-1500 Claim Instructions
Module 11— Commercial Insurance
Module 12— Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans
Module 13— Medicare
Required Texts
Patient Billing, 5th Edition, ICD-9-CM &CPT Standard Edition
David-Ellen Chabner, Medical Terminology, A Short Course 5th Edition
Insurance Handbook for the Medical Office, Textbook with HIPAA, Insurance Handbook for the Medical office,
Marilyn Fordney, 9th Edition
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PHLEBOTOMYTECHNICIAN(51.1009)
100Hours
This course prepares the student for a career in the clinical laboratory sciences. The program is designed to train the student in intravenous blood withdrawals and specimen collection for the purpose
of laboratory analysis. Course work includes proper specimen collection, handling and processing,
communication skills, safety and infection control, and other clinical skills integral to their upcoming
role as members of the health care team. The student has the opportunity to apply the knowledge
and skills gained in the theory and laboratory classes through completion of at least 50 venipunctures. After successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to sit for the National
Healthcareer Association Certification Exam. Clinical externship will be offered through volunteer
program to prepare students for employment.
Specific Admission Requirements:
1. High School diploma or its equivalent (GED)
2. Passing score in English Comprehension test (8th grade level)
Program Cost Full Assessment:
TuitionFee
$2100.00
LaboratoryFee
250.00
RegistrationFee
50.00
Books**
Certi$icationExamFee(NHA)
Other:ProfessionalLiabilityInsurance
TOTALAMOUNTDUE
110.00
105.00
85.00
$2700.00
Program Objectives/Outcomes: At the end of the program, the graduates must be able to:
Perform patient preps for various laboratory specimens.
Perform Isolation techniques
Perform specimen processing procedures
Perform Glucose Tolerance testing
Perform blood cultured and viral studies
Use anticoagulants and additives appropriately
Identify and use proper sites for venipuncture and capillary sticks
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Course Outline:
Session 1 Introduction to Phlebotomy
Session 2 Healthcare Structure
Session 3 Safety
Session 4 Infection Control
Session 5 Medical Terminology
Session 6 Human Anatomy and Physiology
Session 7 Circulatory, Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Session 8 Venipuncture equipment
Session 9 Routine Venipuncture
Session 10 Dermal Puncture
Session 11 Venipuncture complications
Session 12 Blood Collection in Special Population
Session 13 Arterial Blood Collection
Session 14 Special Collections and Procedures
Session 15 Special Non-blood Collection and Procedures
Session 16 Specimen Transport, Handling, and Processing
Session 17 Point of Care Testing
Textbooks:
Warekois, R. (2012). Phlebotomy. 2nd Edition. Evolve Elsevier.
Additional Materials:
Phlebotomy Techniques: A Laboratory Workbook
Davi-Ellen Chabner, Medical Terminology, A Short Course, 5th Edition, Saunders Elsevier
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Tuition,FeesandRefunds
STANDARDPAYMENTPOLICY
Studentsmustpaytheirtuitionandfeesasspeci$ied.Tuitionpaymentsbycash,cashier’scheck,moneyorderordebitcard
areaccepted.Creditcardsareacceptedsubjecttoatransactionfeechargebythebank.Paymentforcerti$icationexamination
shouldbeinmoneyorderunlessotherwisearrangedwiththeadministration.Tuitionandfeesdifferamongcourses.Speci$ic
ProgramFeesareavailableintheschoolof$iceandmaybeprovideduponrequest.
TEXTBOOKSANDSUPPLIES
Booksandsuppliesneededinthecoursearenotincludedinthepaymentplans.Purchasepriceisseparatefromthetuition
andotherfeesandmayvarydependingonthepriceatthetimeofsale.Localsalestaxisincludedinthepurchaseprice.
*Booksandotherprintedmaterialsaresubjecttocopyrightlaws.Photocopyingofbooksandmaterials,unlessauthorizedbythe
publisher,isnotallowed.
TEXTBOOKBUYBACKPOLICY
SamlandInstituteInc.doesnotparticipateinatextbookbuybackpolicy.Webelieveitisinthebestinterestofourstudents
tokeeptheirtextbooksasreferencetoolsthroughouttheircareers.
TUITIONFEEDISCOUNTS
Studentsareentitledtotuitionfeediscountsbasedoncertainrefundcriteria.PleaseseeEnrollmentAgreementform.
PAYMENTPLANS
Studentshavetheoptiontopaythetuitionfeeinfullorinstallmentbasis.Nointerestischargedforusingtheinstallment
modeofpayment.Otherexpensesarenotincludedintheinstallmentpaymentplans.Studentswithbalancesremainingin
theiraccountswillnotbeallowedtotaketheir$inalexaminationsuntilallfeeshavebeenpaid.Finalpaymentsshouldbein
theformofcashormoneyorder.
FINANCIALASSISTANCE
Varioustypesof$inancialassistanceareavailabletostudentstohelpdefraythecostoftraining.Dependingonthestudent’s
needsand$inancialcapability,theschoolwillbeabletoreferthestudenttoagrant-givingagency.Ifthestudentmeetsthe
criteriasetbytheagency,alleducationcostsmaybecoveredbythegrant.Studentswillnotbeeligibletoenrollandstartthe
classuntilapprovalofthegrantfromthesponsoringagencyisreceivedbytheschool.Itisthereforebesttostarttheapplicationprocessearly.
EMPLOYERTUITIONASSISTANCE
SomeemployersgivetheiremployeesaTuitionReimbursementbene$itbasedoncertaincriteria.Studentsmustcheckwith
theiremployerifthistypeofbene$itisavailabletothem.Paymentforeducationalexpensesthroughthisschememaybe
donein2ways:
1. DirectBilling–Securealetterfromyouremployerauthorizinganddescribingtheconditionsofthearrangement;
SamlandInstituteInc.willissueaninvoicetoyouremployerforpayment;Employersendsthecheckdirectlytothe
school.
2. Reimbursement–Studentwillcovertheeducationalcostonhis/herownthenreceivereimbursementfromtheemployerfollowingtheguidelinessetbytheircompany.
Studentsareresponsibleforanyportionoftheeducationalexpensesandfeesthatarenotpaidbytheemployers.
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FINANCIALRESPONSIBILITY
Byregisteringforclasses,astudentagreestopayalltuitionandrequiredfeesassociatedwithhis/herregistration,optional
servicesandotherfees,whetherpayinginfullorutilizingtheinstallmentpaymentoption.
Allfeesmustbepaidinfullpriortotakingthe$inalexamination.Failuretopaytuition,feesandotherchargesbeforethe$inal
examinationforthecoursemayresultinpenaltiesand/oranautomaticwithdrawalfromtheprogramregardlessofthetime
andworkalreadyaccomplishedforthecourse.Studentswillnotbeallowedtore-enrollinanycourseuntilall$inancialobligationshavebeensettled.Studentservicesandprivilegesmaybewithhelduntilall$inancialobligationshavebeensettled.
MISCELLANEOUS SERVICE FEES
RegistrationFee
ReturnedCheckFee
TranscriptFee(FirstRequest) (Subsequent)
DiplomaRe-issueFee CPR/FirstAidCardRe-issue
ClinicalMake-upPenalty
$50.00
$35.00
FREE
$10.00
$10.00
$10.00
$20.00
Payment is required upon request. All fees are non-refundable.
STUDENT’S RIGHT TO CANCEL
Thestudenthastherighttocanceltheinitialenrollmentagreementuntilmidnightofthe$ifthbusinessdayafterthestudent
hasbeenadmitted.Iftherighttocancelisnotgiventoanyprospectivestudentatthetimetheagreementissigned,thenthe
studenthastherighttocanceltheagreementatanytimeandreceivearefundonallmoniespaidtodatewith10daysofcancellation.Cancellationmustbesubmittedtotheauthorizedof$icialoftheschoolinwriting.
REFUND POLICY
shall
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Astudentwhoonpersonalinitiativeandwithoutsolicitationenrolls,starts,andcompletesacourseofinstructionbefore
midnightofthe<ifthbusinessdayaftertheenrollmentagreementissigned,isnotsubjecttotheaboveindicated
cancellationprovisions.
1. Applicantsnotacceptedby
shallreceivearefundofalltuitionandfeeswithin30calendar
daysafterthedeterminationofnon-acceptanceismade.Awrittennoticeismailedtothestudent.
2. TheInstitutewillmailawrittenacknowledgementtothestudentregardinghis/herrequestofcancellationorwithdrawalwithin15calendardaysofthepostmarkdateofnoti$icationunlessarefundhasbeenmailedtothestudent
withinthe15calendardays.
3. Allrefundsshallbemadebytheschoolwithin30calendardaysfromthedateofreceiptofthestudent’scancellation
4. Thestudentmustgivehis/hernoticeofcancellationinwriting.Unexplainedabsencestotaling20%ofthetotalcourseofinstruction(calculatedinclockcontacthours)willbeconsideredconstructivenoticeofcancellation.For
purposesofcancellation,thedateshallbethelastdayofattendance.
5.
willrefundallmoniespaidtoitinanyofthefollowingcircumstances:
6. Theschooldidnotprovidetheprospectivestudentwithacopyofthestudent’svalidEnrollmentAgreementanda
currentSchoolCatalogorCourse’sAcademicPolicies
7. Theschoolcancelsordiscontinuesthecourseofinstructioninwhichthestudenthasenrolled
8. Theschoolfailstoconductclassesondaysortimesscheduled,detrimentallyaffectingthestudent
9.
mustnotifyallaffectedstudentsinwritingofanycancellation/discontinuanceofacourseof
instructionorfailuretoconductclassesondaysortimesscheduled
“Underthelawyouhavetheright,amongothers,topaythefullamountdueandtoobtainundercertainconditions
apartialrefundofthe<inancecharge”
andpayabletotheindividualor
Allrefundsshallbemadeintheformofacompanycheckissuedby
agencywhereenrollmentpaymentsoriginated.
IMPORTANT REMINDERS
• Downpaymentmustbeatleast30%ofthetuitionfee.Depositsordownpaymentsshallbecomepartofthetuition.
• Registrationandlaboratoryfeesarenotincludedinthedownpaymentandmustbepaiduponenrollment.
• Paymentforbooks,uniform,materialsandequipment,andcerti$icationexamfeesaredueuponreceiptofmerchandise.
• Ifpaymentismadethroughascholarship/trainingvoucher,thestudentisresponsibleforanybalancebeyondthe
amountawardedorapprovedbytheagency.
• Balancemustbefullypaidpriortotakingthe<inalexamination.Certi$icatesofcompletionwillbeissuedto
studentswithin2weeksuponful$illmentofallrequirementsofthecourse.
• Paymentmethodsacceptedarecash,moneyorders,companycheck,anddebitcards.Creditcardsareacceptedsubject
toatransactionfeechargebythebank.Wewillnotacceptpersonalchecksfor$inalpayments.PaymentsfortheCerti<icationExamshouldbeinmoneyorderpayabletotheappropriateexamgivingbodyunlessotherwisearrangedwiththeschool.
• Chargesresultingfromtheschool’sfailuretocollectpayment(e.g.returnedchecks,creditcardfees,etc.)shallbethe
student’sresponsibilityandshallbeaddedtothetotalbalancedue.
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GeneralAcademicPolicies
ADMISSIONANDENROLLMENT
NONDISCRIMINATORYPOLICY
adherestotheprinciplethatallpersonshaveequalopportunityandaccesstoadmission,employment,
facilities,andallprogramsandactivitiesoftheschoolregardlessofrace,color,creed,religion,nationalorigin,gender,sexualorientation,disability,age,maritalstatus,orstatuswithregardtopublicassistance.
OPENADMISSIONPOLICY
hasanopenadmissionspolicy.TheSchoolservesstudentsfromavarietyofeducationalbackgroundsin
keepingwithitsgoalsofprovidingquality,affordableeducation.Someprograms,however,aresubjecttospeci$icadmissionrequirements.Studentsapplyingfortheprogramswithselectiveadmissionscriteriamayberequiredtotakeadditionaltestsforadmissionspurposes.YoumayrefertotheCourseOfferingspartofthiscatalogforsuchinformation.
CONTINUOUSADMISSIONPOLICY
Arollingadmissionpolicyaffordscandidatestheopportunitytoapplyandbeconsideredforacceptancethroughoutthe
year,butearlyapplication(atleastoneweekpriortothebeginningofascheduledclass)isrecommendedbecauseofcompetitionandenrollmentcapacitiesestablishedforeachprogram.
RE-ADMISSIONPOLICIES
Studentswhodroporwithdrawfromtheschoolmayapplyforre-admissiontocompletetheirprogramprovidedinitial
enrollmentintotheprogramiswithinaoneyearperiod.Studentswhoapplyforre-admissionmust$irstcleartheir$inancialobligationspriortoapprovaltoreturn.Theschoolreservestherighttorejectastudent’sre-admissionrequest.
APPLICATIONPROCESS
Thefollowingproceduresconstitutetheadmissionsprocess:
1. Fill-outandsubmita
applicationformtotheschoolsite’sof<ice.
2. Presentavalidphotoidenti<icationcard(driver’slicenseorstateID)andsocialsecuritycardforveri<icationofidentity.
3. Takethenecessaryplacementtests.
4. Submitcopyofof<icialhighschooltranscript/diplomaorGEDscoresifrequired.
5. CompletetheenrollmentprocessbysigningtheEnrollmentAgreementform.
Admissiondecisionsaremadeasquicklyaspossibleonceanindividualcandidate's<ileiscompleteandthenecessarystepsintheadmissionsprocesshavebeenaccomplished.
Studentswhodonotpasstheplacementtestorhaveincompleteskillrequirementsmayhavetotakepreliminary
coursesbeforebeingallowedtoenrollinthespeci<iedprogram.
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GRADINGSYSTEM
usesthedecimalgradingsysteminallcourses.Studentsareevaluatedoneachofthestipulatedgrading
criteria,pointsearnedaredividedbytotalpointspossibleinthecourse,andapercentageemerges.Thispercentageisthen
convertedtoadecimalgrade.Eachrangeofdecimalgradesareassignedlettergradeswithitsequivalentperformancedescriptors.Eachcoursehasitsspeci$icgradingscale.Refertothespeci$iccourse’sacademicpoliciesforthisinformation.
STANDARDGRADINGSCALE
Grade
A
B
C
F
Inc.
Drp
Range
Remarks
94–100
87–93 80–86 79–below
HighlySatisfactory
Satisfactory
Average
Failed
Incomplete
Dropped
INCOMPLETE GRADE REMOVAL POLICY:
StudentswithgradesofINCOMPLETE(Inc.)mustremovethismarkbycompletingtheirde$iciencieswithinninety(90)
daysaftertheendoftheprogram.Ifthestudentfailstocompletethesede$iciencieswithinthisperiod,thestudentwillautomaticallygetafailinggrade(F)unlessthestudenthasof$iciallydroppedfromthecoursewithinthatgiventimeframe.
Studentsmayalsovoluntarilydropfromacourseorbeforcedroppedduetoabsencesornonpaymentof$inancialobligations.Astudentwouldhavetosubmitanof$icialDroppingForminordertobeconsideredof$iciallydropped.Refertothe
DroppingPolicyintheproceedingsectionsforthisinformation.
COURSECOMPLETIONREQUIREMENTS
Tosuccessfullycompletetheprogram,studentsmustsatisfactorilypassallthecomponentsofthecourse.Certi<icatesare
awardedtostudentswhosuccessfullycompleteaprogram.Studentsareencouragedtopersonallypickuptheir
certi$icatesfromtheschoolsitetheygraduatedfrom.Nocerti$icatewillbeissuedtostudentswithincompletecourseand
admissionrequirements.
Studentsmayrequestforduplicatecopiesoftheircerti$icate,CPRandFirstAidcompletioncards.Afeeof$10.00ischarged
foreachduplicatecopy.
StudentsmayalsorequestfortheirTranscriptofRecord.Requestsmustbemadeinwritingtotheschoolsiteattended.Thefollowinginformationmustbeprovidedforquickandef$icientprocessingofsuchrequest:Fullname(name
usedattimeofattendance),SocialSecurityNumber,CurrentAddress,Course/ProgramName,ProgramStartandCompletionDate.Afeeof$10.00ischargedforeachtranscriptrequest.
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ATTENDANCEPOLICY
Attendanceisoneofthemajorfactorsinstudentsuccess.Regularclassattendanceisrequired,asallprogramsarefastand
intensive.Thus,studentsareexpectedtoattendallsessionsofacourse.Incaseofillnessorothermitigatingcircumstances,studentshavetheresponsibilitytocontacttheschool.Anabsenceduetoillnessshouldbesupportedbyadoctor’scerti$icate.Incasesofseriousmedicalconditionorshort-termmilitaryobligation,astudentmayapplyforaleaveofabsence.
Theadministratormaygrant,onalimitedbasis,aLeaveOfAbsenceforstudentsinsuchcases.Theymayretakethecourse
atlaterscheduleswithoutpenalty.
Anystudentwhomissesaclassshouldmakeupforthatparticularabsenceinordertocompletetherequirednumberof
hours.Aminimumof15minutestardinessrequiresonehourmake-up.Make-upworkisarrangedattheinstructor’s
convenienceandsubjecttotheavailabilityofscheduledclasses.Studentsarerequiredto$ill-outaClassMake-UpFormfor
sucharrangements.Penaltyfeesmaybechargedtostudentsinsomecourses.RefertothecourseAcademicPolicyforthis
information.
DROPPINGPOLICY
Studentsmayvoluntarilydropfromthecourseanytimeduringtheprogram.Studentsarerequiredto$ileaWithdrawal/
DroppingForminordertobeconsideredof$iciallydroppedfromtheclass.Failuretoattendclassesorverbalnoti$icationto
instructorsdoesnotconstituteanof$icialdroporwithdrawal.Studentswhodroporwithdrawwithout$ilingtheproper
formwillreceiveafailinggradeofFregardlessofthenumberofhourscompletedandthegradeaverageatthetimethe
studentlastattended.
StudentsmaylikewisebeForcedDroppedfromacourseaccordingtospeci$icregulationsstatedinthecourseAcademic
Policies.Insuchinstances,thestudentmaychoosetobetransferredtothenextavailablespotbutonalastpriorityenrollmentbasis.Fullpaymentoftuitionisrequireduponthesecondregistration.
Studentsmayonlydropfromaclassonceandmayonlybeconsideredforre-enrollmentonce.AremarkofDrp
(Dropped)shallappearintheirpermanentrecordinbothcases.
EXPULSION
StudentsmaybeexpelledfromaprogramifanyoftheRulesofConductortheCourseAcademicPolicyhasbeenseverely
violated.
reservestherighttorefuseadmissiontoanystudentwhohasbeenexpelledfromaprogramandtocurtailhis/herprivilegesasastudent.
CREDITTRANSFERS
The school does not guarantee the transferability of credits to another school, college, or university. Credits or coursework are not
likely to transfer; any decision on the comparability, appropriateness and applicability of credit and whether credit should be
accepted is the decision of the receiving institution.
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StudentConduct,RightsandResponsibilities
Professional Behavior
preparesitsstudentstobecomeresponsible,caringandhighlyskilledmembersofthehealthcareindustry;therefore,itisimportantforstudentstodisplaythehighestdegreeofprofessionalism,ethics,andhonestywhilein
school.
reservestherighttodismissastudentfromtheschoolifthereisanydisplayofconduct
whichwouldbeobjectionablewhenemployed.Studentsshoulddressandactasifemployed.
Intheeventthereisaneedforbehaviormodi$ication,thestudentwillbeadvisedofwhatisnecessarytostayintheprogram.
Uponfailuretomodifyhis/herbehaviortoconformtogoodbusinesspractice,theschoolmaydismissthestudent.
Inaddition,
reservestherighttodismissorimposedisciplinarysanctionsonastudentforimproperconductand/orviolationofrulesandregulations.Thoseactivitiessubjecttodisciplinaryactioninclude:
1. Dishonesty,cheating,plagiarism,falsifyingrecords,andforgery.
2. Obstructionordisruptionofteaching.
3. Theftordamagetotheschool.
4. Unauthorizedentryoruseofschoolfacilities.
5. Disorderlyorobsceneconduct.
6. Useorpossessionofalcoholorillegaldrugs.
7. Illegalorunauthorizedpossessionoruseof$irearmsandotherweapons.
8. Violationofschoolandacademicpoliciesandregulations.
Classroom Behavior
Studentsaretoberespectfuloffacultyandotherstudentsandactinaprofessionalmanner.Disruptivebehaviorwillnotbe
tolerated.Studentsmaybedismissedfromaclassfordisplayinganyofthesebehaviors.Disruptivebehaviorincludes,butis
notlimitedto:
1. Profanelanguage,shouting,orinappropriatediscussions
2. Useofcellphonesorbeepersduringaclassorlab
3. Sleepingduringclassorlab
4. Excessivetalking
5. Verbalorphysicalthreateningofanotherperson
Paging Devices, Laptops and Cellular Telephones
Whileinclassorlabsallpagingdevicesandcellulartelephonesmustbeturnedoff.Pleasecheckanymessagesduringbreak
times.Laptopsareonlypermittedfornote-takingandrelatedcoursework.Studentsarenotallowedtocarrycellularphones
orpagingdeviceswhileinthefacilityfortheirclinicalclass.
Student Injury and Illness
Studentsareresponsibleforallexpensesthatoccurduetoaninjuryateitherthecampusortheclinicalarena.Studenthealth
insuranceisrequired.Incaseofinjuryorexposuretoinfection,thestudentmustfollowtheagencyprotocols.Ifemergency
treatmentisneeded,thestudentmayelecttogototheemergencyroomfortreatmentortotheirownhealthcareprovider.
Studentswhobecomeillduringclassroomorclinicalclassesmustreporttotheinstructorimmediately.Theinstructorwill
directthestudenttoappropriateservicesformedicaltreatment.Allagencypoliciesrelatedtostudentillness,accident,or
injurywillbefollowed.Studentsmustcarryhealthcareinsurancetocovertreatmentexpenses.Studentswillhavethechoice
toseethehealthcareprovideroftheirchoice.
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Smoking
SmokingisprohibitedinSamlandInstitutecampus,clinicalandexternshipsites.EffectiveJanuary1,2008,theSmoke-free
IllinoisActprohibitssmokinginvirtuallyallpublicplacesandworkplaces,includingof$ices,theaters,museums,libraries,
educationalinstitutions,schools,commercialestablishments,enclosedshoppingcentersandretailstores,restaurants,bars,
privateclubsandgamingfacilities.
Substance Abuse
SamlandInstitutewillnottolerateanydrugand/oralcoholuse,whichcouldimperilthehealthandwellbeingofitsstudents,
stafforfacultyorwhichcouldthreatenitseducationalmissionorreputation.Werequirethateveryapplicant,student,staff,
andfacultymemberbefreeofalcoholand/ordrugdependency.Wheneveranyonewithsupervisoryresponsibilitieswithin
theschoolsuspectsthatastudent,facultymemberorotherstaffmemberhasfallenshortofperformanceorbehavioral
standards,whichmayhavebeencausedinanywaybyuseofalcoholordrugs,SamlandInstituteInc.mayrequirethestudenttosubmitabreath,urineand/orbloodsampleforalcoholand/ordrugtestingtostayenrolledinaprogram.Underour
policy,thefollowingactionsareprohibited,andwillresultindiscipline,criticalincident,andpossibleexpulsionfromtheprogram:
1. Beingunderthein$luence,oruseof,possession,orsaleofillegaldrugsordrugparaphernalia,controlledsubstances,
oralcohol(includingthepresenceofthesesubstancesinastudent’ssystem)whileonschoolpremisesoronanyoffcampusclinicalassignments,atanytimeduringschoolhours.
2. UseofalcoholoffSamlandInstituteInc.premisesorpossession,use,manufacture,distribution,dispensationorsale
ofillegaldrugsorcontrolledsubstancesofftheschool’spremises,wherethatconductadverselyaffectsthestudent’s
attendance,work,orperformance,theindividual’soranotherstudent’ssafety,orSamlandInstituteInc.’sreputationinthecommunity.
3. Testingpositiveforalcohol/drugs.
4. Refusingtosubmittoanalcohol/drugtest,ifrequired.
Sexual and Other Harassment
SamlandInstitutesupportstherightofallstudentstoattendclassinanenvironmentfreeofsexualandotherdiscriminatory
harassment.Sexualharassmentandharassmentonthebasisofrace,color,religion,age,gender,disability,nationalorigin,or
veteranstatus,isstrictlyforbiddenandwillnotbetolerated.
Whileitisnoteasytode$inepreciselywhatharassmentis,sexualharassmentinvolvesunwelcomeconductofasexualnature
inwhich:
1. Submissiontosuchconductisclearlystatedorimpliedasbeingatermorconditionofanindividual’ssuccessinthe
classroom;or
2. Submissionto,orrejectionofsuchconductbyanindividualisusedasthebasisforanydecisionaffectingthatindividual;or
3. Theexistenceofsuchconductissuf$icientlysevereorpervasivetocreateanabusiveorhostileworkingenvironment.Examplesinclude:offensivesexual$lirtations;advancesorpropositions;continuedorrepeatedverbalabuseof
asexualnature;graphicdegradingverbalcommentsaboutanindividualoranindividual’sappearance;thedisplay
ofsexuallysuggestiveobjectsorpictures;oranyothersexuallyoffensiveorabusivephysicalcontactorgestures.
Suchconduct,regardlessofwhocommitsit,isprohibited.Anyonefoundtohaveengagedinsexualharassmentwillbesubjecttodisciplinaryactionuptoandincludingterminationfromtheirprogramofstudyoremploymentwiththecollege,
whicheverisapplicable.
Otherdiscriminatoryharassmentincludesintimidation,ridicule,orinsultthat:
1. Unreasonablyinterfereswithanindividual’sworkperformance;
2. Createsanabusiveorhostileworkenvironment;or
3. Otherwiseadverselyaffectsanindividual’semploymentopportunities.
Thistypeofdiscriminatoryharassmentappliestosuchconduct,whichisbasedonanindividual’srace,color,religion,age,
gender,disability,nationalorigin,orveteranstatus.Itincludesactionssuchasrepeatedverbal
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abuse;thecirculationofwrittenmaterialthatdemeansorexhibitshostilityordisliketowardanindividualoranyofthe
aforementionedgroupsofpersons;orinappropriatejokesorslurs.Suchconductlikewiseisprohibitedandwillsubjectthe
personengaginginittodisciplinaryactionuptoandincludingtermination.
Anystudentwhofeelsthatheorsheisavictimofharassmentshouldimmediatelyreportthemattertohis/herSchoolManager.SamlandInstitute‘spolicyistotreatanyallegationsofharassmentseriously,andtorespondtoanylegitimateallegationinatimelyandcon$identialmanner.Anytypeofretaliationisstrictlyprohibited.
Firearms and Deadly Weapons
Itisillegaltocarrya$irearm,deadlyweapon,ordangerousordnanceanywhereonSamlandInstitute’spropertyoronany
clinicalsiteusedbytheschool.Failuretocomplywillresultinimmediatedismissal.
Acceptable Use Policy of School Computer Software/Hardware Resources
SamlandInstituteprovidesageneralWebsiteavailabletoallstudentsforinformationgatheringabouttheschool,course
registrationandinquiries.Theseservicesareprovidedprimarilyforthepurposeofconductingeffectivebusinessandeducationalinteractions.
Acceptable use of the Internet and the WWW:
InternetaccessatSamlandInstituteisprovidedthroughtheuseofawireless-$idelity(wi-$i)network.Nospeci$icindividual
accountsaregiventostudentsforInternetaccessviathewi-$inetwork.StudentsatSamlandInstituteareencouragedtouse
theInternettofurthertheiracademicachievementsandobjectivesatSamlandInstitute.Thetypesofactivitiesthatareencouragedinclude:
1. Communicatingwithfellowstudents,facultyandstaffofSamlandInstitute.andpotentialemployerswithinthecontext
ofanindividual’sacademiccareer
2. Acquiringorsharinginformationnecessaryorrelatedtotheperformanceofanindividual’sassignments.
3. Participatingineducationalorprofessionaldevelopmentactivities.
Unacceptable use of the Internet and WWW:
IndividualInternetusemustnotinterferewithothers’useandenjoymentoftheinternet.InternetuseatSamlandInstitute
mustcomplywithallfederalandstatelaws.Thisincludes,butisnotlimitedto,thefollowing:
1. Atnotimeshouldastudentpost,relayorotherwisetransmitnon-publicinformationovertheInternet,exceptinthose
instanceswhereasecurechannelhasbeenestablished.
2. TheInternetmaynotbeusedforillegalorunlawfulpurposes,including,butnotlimitedto,copyrightinfringement,
obscenity,libel,slander,fraud,defamation,plagiarism,harassment,intimidation,forgery,impersonation,illegalgambling,solicitingforillegalpyramidschemes,andcomputertampering(e.g.Spreadingcomputerviruses).
3. SamlandInstituteallowslimitedpersonaluseforcommunicationwithfamilyandfriends,independentlearning,and
publicservice.SamlandInstituteprohibitsuseformassunsolicitedmailings,accessfornon-studentstoSamlandInstituteresourcesornetworkfacilities,competitivecommercialactivityunlesspre-approvedbySamlandInstituteandthe
disseminationofchainletters.
4. Intheinterestofmaintainingnetworkperformance,usersshouldnotsendunreasonablylargeelectronicmailattachments.
SamlandInstitutemaymonitoranyInternetactivityoccurringthroughSamlandequipment,networks,oraccounts.Samland
Instituteemploys$ilteringsoftwaretolimitaccesstositesontheInternet.IfSamlandInstitutediscoversactivitieswhichdo
notcomplywithapplicablelaworcollegepolicy,recordsretrievedmaybeusedtodocumentthewrongfulcontentinaccordancewithdueprocess.
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AdditionalConductRequirementsforSpeci;icCourses
Speci$icrulesforconductarelistedineachcourseAcademicPolicyandmustbefollowedinadditiontotherulesstatedin
thiscatalog.
Criminal Background Check
StudentsenrolledintheBasicNurseAssistantTrainingProgramarerequiredtosubmittoacriminalhistoryrecordcheck
uponadmission.
HonestyandEducationalEthics/Plagiarism
SamlandInstituterequiresacademicintegrityinallaspectsoftheeducationalexperience,includingtheproperacknowledgmentofothers’work.Properlyrecognizingtheworkofothersthroughreferencingandcitationisanabsoluterequirement.
Failingtodosocanresultinafailinggradeorotherdisciplinaryaction.Academicdishonestyincludes:
1. Theunauthorizedorimproperuseofthelanguageandthoughtsofanotherandtherepresentationofthemasone’s
own;somethingusedorrepresentedinthismanneriscalledplagiarism.
2. Knowinglyattemptingtouseorusingunauthorizedmaterialsoraccessingtheanswerstoexaminationsorprojects
tosuccessfullyful$illcourseorprogramrequirements.Thisiscalledcheating.
3. Aidinganyotherstudentincommittingacademicdishonesty.
4. FalsifyinganydocumentstogainadmissiontoSamlandInstituteorwhileenrolledattheschool.
Althougheachsituationmaybeconsideredonacase-by-casebasis,SamlandInstitutereservestherighttodismissstudents
foundguiltyofsuchoffenses.
StudentGrievanceProcedure
Thefollowingpolicyoutlinesthegrievanceprocedure.Ifastudenthasaconcernregardinganinstructor,astaffmember,a
courseortheschool,toinitiateaformalsystemofdueprocess,thestudentmuststatethegrievanceinwriting.Verbalcomplaintsmaynotbeentertainedunlessaccompaniedbyawrittenstatement.Toensureeffectiveresolutionoftheseissues,
studentsmustgothroughthefollowingprocedures:
1. Firstconsulttheindividualagainstwhomthegrievanceisdirected.
2. Ifthestudentdoesnotgetsatisfactoryresults,heorsheshouldconsulttheappropriateChiefManagingEmployee
whowillrespondtotheappealwithin$ive(5)days.
3. Ifthestudentstillfeelsthatthegrievanceisnotsatisfactorilyaddressed,heorshehasarighttoahearingwiththe
SamlandInstitute.ChiefManagingEmployee,andanappointedcommitteewhichshallincludetheSchoolManager,
theSubjectCoordinator,facultymembersinvolved,animpartialfacultymember,andanyotherpersonsoftheChief
ManagingEmployeehaschosen.Thishearingmustberequestedbythestudentwithin$ive(5)daysafterthereceipt
oftheChiefManagingEmployeeresponse.Afterthishearing,theaggrievedstudentwillreceiveawrittennoti$icationoftheoutcomewithin$ive(5)days.Thisdecisionis$inalandnofurtherin-schoolappealispossible.
4. ThestudentstillhastherighttocontacttheIllinoisBoardofHigherEducation.
It is the Institute’s policy to directly communicate with the student involved in the grievance procedure unless the student is
a minor (below 21 years old), upon which the Institute may communicate with the parent or guardian. Samland Institute
will not entertain grievances, complaints or concerns coursed through third parties such as friends, family or the like.
Complaint/s may also be $iled directly to IBHE anytime at either of the following addresses:
IllinoisBoardofHigherEducation
PrivateBusinessandVocationalSchools
431 East Adams, 2nd Floor, Spring$ield, Illinois 62701-1404 Phone: (217) 782-2551
Fax :
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Administration
Chief Managing Employee
Flora Sampang, BSN, LNHA
Program Coordinator
Martha Foster, RN
Instructors
Vernonica Baker, Certified Professional Coder
Wilsa De La Cruz-Cabrera,RN,BSN
Martha Foster, RN
Rica Pagcanlungan, MT
Trina Ellis, RN
Accounts Payable/Receivable
LCCS Billing and Accounting Services
Admission Department/Student Services
Lolita Casabuena
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The SAMLAND INSTITUTE INC. motto:
WE BELIEVE… WE EDUCATE… WE ACHIEVE!
We Believe...
• that each individual has unique learning styles
• that education is an effective path to social advancement
• that quality education produces highly competent graduates
• that highly-skilled graduates are assets of the American society
• that a fast-paced and focused curricula enables a student to get employed sooner
We Educate...
• by strict adherence to state educational standards
• by developing relevant curricula
• by ensuring dynamic and effective instructional methods
• by providing a school and clinical environment that is conducive to learning
• by assisting students in achieving skills for employment, job retention and upward mobility in
chosen career
• by ensuring that all instructors are highly quali$ied, state-certi$ied and with years of experience in various academic institutions
We Achieve...
• 90% (average) Passing Rate in state and national competency exams
• 95% (average) Completion Rate in all classes
• graduate employment in prestigious hospitals and health-care facilities
• graduate admission to degree programs in institutions of higher learning
We Therefore Create...
• responsible, caring and highly-skilled members of the health care team
• quali$ied and effective providers of health care services to individuals in both private and government-run facilities
• service-oriented citizens who can be the nation’s assets in ensuring that quality health care is
available to everyone
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