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Learner Grievances and Allegations of Harassment (A1.02j, A3.15f)

In compliance with federal and state laws, it is the policy of Ithaca College to prohibit unlawful harassment and sexual misconduct by any person and in any form.

For more information regarding the Ithaca College’s Learner Grievance and Allegations of Harassment Policy:

Title IX https://www.ithaca.edu/ogc/harassment/title9/

Policies and Procedures for Processing Learner Grievances and Allegations of Harassment Policy

In compliance with federal and state laws, it is the policy of Ithaca College to prohibit unlawful harassment and sexual misconduct by any person and in any form. TITLE IX Ithaca College is committed to providing equal access to its educational programs, activities, and facilities to all otherwise qualified learners without discrimination on the basis of race, national origin, color, creed, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. An equal opportunity employer, Ithaca College affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.) Ithaca College prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment. For learner- related disability discrimination concerns, contact the disability services coordinator, 607-274-1005. For all other concerns, including any arising under Title IX, contact the director of human resources, who is also Ithaca College’s Title IX Coordinator, 607-274-7761.

For more information regarding the Ithaca College’s Learner Grievance (Complaints) Policy, please see: https://www.ithaca.edu/policy-manual/volume-ii-campus-community/27-guid… 

Incident Report Policy

Incidents involving learners may occur on or off campus while fulfilling requirements of the physician assistant program. These incidents must be documented for protection and safety of all learners, faculty, staff, members of the healthcare team, patients and or patient’s caregivers. In the event of any incident where any learner (didactic or clinical phase) is harmed in any way, the learner must immediately notify the Ithaca College MS-PAS program.

If the incident is following the exposure of a learner to a blood born pathogen the learner should contact the Ithaca College MS-PAS Program immediately and adhere to the program’s Policy and Guidelines for Exposure to Infectious and Environmental Hazards.

If a learner is at a supervised clinical practice experience (SCPE) site, they should immediately inform the clinical preceptor and follow the SCPE site protocols for incident reporting. The learner must also immediately inform the Ithaca College MS-PAS program Director of Clinical Education.

All learners must complete the Ithaca College MS-PAS Program Learner Incident Report (Appendix A) in the event of any incident.