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If you have a disability (learning, mental, physical) that affects your ability to participate effectively and have access to any program or service at Amarillo College please contact Disability Services at (806) 345-5639 . Our offices are located in the Student Service Center office 112. More information may be found at www.actx.edu/disability.

Disability Services facilitates access to all programs and services according to the ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, as well as other federal and state laws. Amarillo College Web Accessibility Policy Statement

Amarillo College is committed to providing equal access to all programs and services, including all working, learning, and service environments that affect equal access for persons with disabilities. This commitment to provide equal access and opportunity for persons with disabilities is in compliance with federal and state law. Amarillo College also strives to provide Electronic and Information Resources (EIR) that are accessible to all authorized users.

If you find you are unable to access material in an accessible format please contact the Disability Services Office at (806) 345-5639 . This office will work in conjunction with other campus resources to address and accommodate your issue in a timely manner.

Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact your advisor, the Legal Clinic, or the faculty member in charge of the educational program that you seek to enroll in. The further information you will receive will include notification to you of your right to request a criminal history evaluation letter from the licensing authority in order to clarify your particular situation.

As a student you may experience a range of issues that can cause barriers to learning, such as strained relationships, increased anxiety, alcohol/drug problems, feeling down, difficulty concentrating and/or lack of motivation. These mental health concerns or stressful events may lead to diminished academic performance or reduce a student’s ability to participate in daily activities. Amarillo College offers services to assist you with addressing these and other concerns you may be experiencing. If you or someone you know are suffering from any of the aforementioned conditions, you can learn more about the broad range of confidential mental health services available on campus by calling the AC Counseling Center at 806-371-5900. The AC Counseling Center website is https://www.actx.edu/counseling/ . Also, if you are in need of social services (affordable housing, utilities, transportation, food, clothing, childcare, medical/dental/vision, legal), please call the AC Advocacy & Resource Center at 806-371-5439. The AC Advocacy & Resource Center website is https://www.actx.edu/arc

NOTE: Students who are attending Texas institutions of higher education, for the first time fall 2007 and later, may not withdraw from more than six courses during their academic career. This withdrawal limitation does not include dual credit or developmental classes ( Senate Bill 1231 Rule 4.10.) For more information on Drop and Withdrawal Policies, please visit the Registrar’s Office Web site.

The Amarillo College Privacy Policy is found at https://www.actx.edu/-amarillo-college-privacy-notice , and applies to all Amarillo College students. If you have questions about this privacy statement or you believe that your personal information has been released without your consent, send email to humanresources@actx.edu .

A Laptop computer will be needed for exams, with the most recent Respondus Lockdown Browser downloaded. Your computer will need to be fully charged the night before the exam with all recent updates installed before the time of the exam. Student Performance

End-Of-Course Outcomes: Explain pulmonary function testing; interpret pulmonary function test results; describe principles/concepts involved in arterial blood gas analysis; analyze quality control data for pulmonary function and blood gas analysis equipment.

• I want all students to be successful. Cell phones distract from the learning environment. For this reason, they should be turned off and put away out of view upon entering the classroom. If you must carry a phone to class for emergency purposes, please see me in advance. If you bring a laptop or other technological device to class, it should not be used for purposes other than taking class notes or testing. If cell phone activity becomes a problem, the instructor reserves the right for students to place their phones in the basket and will be returned at the end of class.

• RSPT 2305 contains a great deal of information and you must keep up on your reading and studying the material. I will not have the luxury to go back and re-explain concepts each class meeting, therefore it is imperative for each student to outline the sections of reading and learn the content. Please do not hesitate to reach out to the West Campus Tutoring Center or the SSS tutor if needed.

If a student is absent for a regularly scheduled examination, the student may take a makeup examination but the highest grade a student can earn is 75%. Students have one week to make up an examination. All material given in this course will be tested during the four major examinations.

I want you to be successful and your attendance is critical to your success. In order to be fair, there is no distinction between an excused absence and an unexcused absence. A student who plans to pass this course should also plan to regularly attend all lecture sessions. Students chronically late to class or those with excessive absences may be at risk for passing this course. Each student with a tardy/attendance problem will be addressed on an individual basis with the instructor. Calendar

Keep in mind that grades are not given. Grades are EARNED based on student performance. Often the instructor plays no role in the grading process other than recording. Please be careful to note the requirements for earning the grade you desire and act accordingly throughout the semester.

A student, who develops a problem with course policy or the course instructor, should first try to resolve the problem with the instructor of record then the program director. If the problem cannot be resolved at this level, the student should go to the Dean of Health Sciences, the VP of Academic Affairs and the college President in that order.