WITHDRAWAL/DISMISSAL
 
1. Students may elect to withdraw from the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program. Students may apply for re-entry in accordance with the Reinstatement Procedure available in the Program Handbook.
 
2. Students will be dismissed from the PTA for academic reasons,
    which include, but are not necessarily limited to, the following:
    a. Failure to meet each semester's current curriculum requirements, as specified
        by the PTA Program curriculum
    b. Incomplete health and immunization record.
    c. Failure to maintain an active professional CPR card.
    d. Failure to attain a minimum grade of "C" in all required PTA Program 
        courses.
    e. Failure to meet stated clinical objectives.
    f.  Failure to maintain a 2.0 overall Grade Point Average.
    g. Failure to meet attendance policy.
 
3. Students may be dismissed from the PTA Program and/or from the 
College for non-academic reasons as outlined in The Student Judicial Affairs Code of Conduct Handbook 2008 for a Level II or III violation. Such dismissals will be in accordance with due process as outlined in the Sinclair Community. Students who are suspended or expelled by the College for violation of the Sinclair Student Conduct Code will be administratively withdrawn from the PTA Program and will be considered for readmission in accordance with Reinstatement Procedure.
 
4. A student many be removed from a course for unsafe or unethical practice and referred to the Student Judicial Affairs Office for due process. Appropriate behaviors are specifically outlined in the PTA Program Handbook.
 
Important Information about Health Sciences Programs: The Health Sciences (HS) Programs consist of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the program specific information packet located on each HS program's webpage.