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Clinical Medicine I, II, and III are divided into modules, each module functions as its own “course” with specific instructional objectives, learning outcomes and expected competencies. Learners must pass each module with a minimum score of 70.0%. The final grade for Clinical Medicine I, II, III is the average of the grades of the modules included in each course.

If a learner fails a module

  • The Course Director notifies the learner’s faculty advisor, the Director of Didactic Education and the Academic and Professional Performance Review Committee (APPRC).
  • Course Director will formulate, document and implement an individualized remediation plan that facilitates learner success in achieving the instructional objectives and expected course competencies.
  • The learner will review and sign a commitment statement stating that the learner is fully committed to completing all components of the individualized remediation plan, to attending mandatory monthly meetings with the Course Director, and that all questions and concerns were addressed.
  • The learner will be referred to the Academic Services for additional guidance and advisement.
  • The learner will be re-assessed two weeks after original module examination

If the learner fails the re-assessment

  • An individualized remediation plan is re-formulated
  • The learner will be re-assessed at the end of the course with a 50 multiple choice examination on failed module
  • In addition to the 50 multiple choice examination, the learner will also be reassessed at the end of the course in one of the following ways:
    • Oral case presentation on failed module or
    • Reflection essay

If the learner fails second re-assessment

  • The learner has failed the course, irrespective of the composite grade 

If a learner fails two modules

  • The Course Director notifies the learner’s faculty advisor, the Director of Didactic Education and the APPRC.
  • Course Director will formulate, document and implement an individualized remediation plan that facilitates learner success in achieving the instructional objectives and expected course competencies.
  • The learner will review and sign a commitment statement stating that the learner is fully committed to completing all components of the individualized remediation plan, to attending mandatory monthly meetings with the Course Director, and that all questions and concerns were addressed.
  • The learner will be referred to the Academic Advising for additional guidance and advisement.
  • The learner will be re-assessed two weeks after original module examination o If the learner fails the re-assessment
    • An individualized remediation plan is re-formulated
    • The learner will be re-assessed at the end of the course as follows in two of the following ways:
      • 100 multiple choice examination on failed modules (50 each)
      • Oral case presentation on failed modules
      • Reflection essay

If the learner fails second re-assessment

  • The learner has failed the course, irrespective of the composite grade

If a learner fails three modules

  • The Course Director notifies the learner’s faculty advisor, the Director of Didactic Education and the APPRC.
  • Course Director will formulate, document and implement an individualized remediation plan that facilitates learner success in achieving the instructional objectives and expected course competencies.
  • The learner will review and sign a commitment statement stating that the learner is fully committed to completing all components of the individualized remediation plan, to attending mandatory monthly meetings with the Course Director, and that all questions and concerns were addressed.
  • The learner will be referred to the Academic Advising for additional guidance and advisement.
  • The learner will be re-assessed two weeks after original module examination

If the learner fails the re-assessment

  • The learner has failed the course, irrespective of the composite grade

Failure of Clinical Medicine I, II or III will result in Academic Deceleration