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JETHRO HEALTHCARE SCHOOL & PLACEMENT SERVICES LLC STUDENT HANDBOOK AND S C H O O L C A TA L O G 650 W Algonquin Road Des Plaines, IL 60016 Tel: 847847-258258-5783 Fax: 847847-858858-5784 Website:www.jethrohealthcareschool.com

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Administrative and Academic Policies………………………..………….6 Appeals/ Attendance GPA/ Graduation Requirements…………………………………………...7 Honor Roll System………………………………………………………………..8 MakeMake-up work/Retest/ Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy School Policies……………………………………………………………………..9Policies……………………………………………………………………..9-11 Tuition Refund Policy………………………………………………………….. .12 Attendance/Absence Policy…………………………………………………. 14 Student Records…………………………………………………………………. 14 Student Professional Decorum……………………………………………...15 Discontinuance of Program Student Complaint Procedure……………………………………………….15 Certified Nursing Assistant……………………………………………..…….16 Physical Requirements……………………………………………………......17 Criminal Background Check………………………………………………...18Check………………………………………………...18-19 Nurse Aide Training / Restorative Nurse Aide Program………….20 Pharmacy Technician…………………………………………………………..21Technician…………………………………………………………..21-23 Medical Spanish Translation………………………………………….……24 Dialysis Technician……………………………………………………………. 2525-26 Advanced Dialysis Technician……………………………………………..27 Healthcare Courses Prerequisites………………………………………..28 Patient Care Technician……………………………………………………...29 Physical/Occupational Therapy Aide…………………………………….30 Phlebotomy/EKG Technician……………………………………………….31 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation ( CPR)…………………………………32 Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist………………………..33

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JETHRO VISION STATEMENT Our vision is to become the world class provider of healthcare education and employment services adhering to the highest medical standards and principles. JETHRO MISSION STATEMENT To give a better future to our students by providing them high standard education and training. To provide hospitals, nursing homes and Chicagoland residents with quality healthcare services believing that each patient should be treated with love and respect. To pursue excellence in health care training programs through continuous innovation and development of effective teaching methodologies thereby producing competent healthcare professionals.

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ADMINISTRATIVE AND ACADEMIC POLICIES Policy information is provided in this Student Handbook and School Catalog to help prospective students in enrollment decisions. APPEALS Jethro Healthcare School has a defined Appeals Process . Its purpose is to protect the student’s right to due process and faculty’s right to freedom of instruction. ATTENDANCE Student Participation is a valued and integral part of learning. Each student is expected to be prepared and to attend all classes and clinical experiences in order to demonstrate competence in each course. Students are held accountable for all information missed through absence. DRUG FREE ENVIRONMENT Jethro Healthcare School is committed to maintain an environment free of the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol. Students are screened for drug use prior to attendance and are expected to follow the hospital/school abuse policy . GRADING Grades for course work and final grades for courses are awarded using the following scale: GRADE A+ AB+ BC+ C D W I SIGNIFICANCE Excellent Superior Very Good Good Average Poor Failure Withdraw Incomplete GRADE POINT 9696-100 90— 90—95 8585- 89 8080- 84 7575 - 79 7070- 74 00-69 GPA 4 3.5 3 2.5 2 1.5 1

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GPA Grade Point Averages are determined by dividing the total grade points earned by the number of credit hours of attempted course work. Example Course Grade Quality Points for Grade 3 Credit Hours 4 Total Grade Points 12 Pharmacy B Technician A FailureFailure- D will be reflected in the cumulative GPA. If the course is repeated, the GPA will reflect the higher grade. Courses transferred into the program are not computed in the GPA. Policies on academic and clinical performance and calculation of GPA are provided . GRADUATION To be eligible for graduation, student must -successfully complete all the THEORETICAL/ CLINICAL requirements in the program that the student is enrolled in -meet all financial obligations -achieve national average or above scores on any required standardized tests. Prior to the date of graduation, the student must • • return all borrowed books, articles to Jethro Healthcare School or other contracted facility complete school/clinical/instructor evaluation forms to assess personal strengths, school strengths, and areas for improvement. Informal graduation take place after every course. General Formal Graduation takes place once a year– year– in December venue to be determined by Jethro Healthcare School Commencement Coordinator.

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2015 Jan Jan Jan Mar Mar 2 19 26 15 22 Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Board Review Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Board Review Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Board Review Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Board Review Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Board Review Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Board Review 1st Batch Mar 1 Apr 5 April 12 May 31 Jun 7 May 1 Jun 7 June 14 Aug 2 Aug 9 July July Aug Sep Oct 1 31 16 27 4 2nd Batch 3rd Batch 4th Batch September 1 Oct 4 Oct 11 Nov 29 Dec 6 Nov 1 Dec 6 Dec 13 Jan 31 Feb 7 5th Batch 6th Batch Basic Nursing Assistant Class Schedule: Weekend Schedule—10 weeks Saturday/ Sunday 9:00-5:30 pm/ 7-3:30pm Weekday Schedule—6 weeks Mon-Wed-Fri– 5:00-9:30 pm Clinical— Lee Manor Nursing Home Saturday 7:00-3:30pm—6 consecutive weeks Board Review ( one week before the board exam) 4 hour CPR: included in Basic Nursing Asst. Training ($50 fee) Pharmacy Technician: Monday 9-2 pm 10 weeks course ( 50 hours) Medical Spanish Translation: Saturday 1—5 pm 10 weeks course( 40 hrs)

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ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2016 Jan Jan Jan Mar Mar 2 19 26 29 31 Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Graduation Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Graduation Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Graduation Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Graduation Registration Late Registration Classes Start Classes End Graduation 1st Batch Feb 1 Mar 30 April 5 Jun 7 Jun 8 May 1 May 30 June 14 Aug 16 Aug 17 July 1 Aug 2 Aug 16 Oct 18 Oct 19 September 1 Oct 17 Oct 25 Dec 27 Dec 28 2nd Batch 3rd Batch 4th Batch 5th Batch HOLIDAYS OBSERVED: OBSERVED NEW YEAR, EASTER, MEMORIAL DAY, LABOR DAY, THANKSGIVING, CHRISTMAS DAY Dialysis Technician Course— Course—12 weeks course Wednesday —4-9 pm - 12 weeks course Tuesday -Thursday– Clinical 2-6 pm Saturday –-9-2 pm - 12 weeks course Tuesday—Thursday -Saturday - 2-6 pm

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HONOR ROLL SYSTEMSYSTEMUpon Admission, new students will be oriented in the honor roll system of the Jethro Healthcare School. MakeMake-up Work/Retest MakeMake-up work for absences and lateness may be required at the discretion of the instructor or regulations in each course of study. ReRe-test opportunities are granted only at the discretion of the instructor and only with the approval of the School Administrator. Under no circumstance may any test be repeated more than once. No more than two total retakes will be allowed during a student’s enrollment. Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy • Each examination, all students will be evaluated as to their ability to continue in the program. In order to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP), student must, minimally: Repeat theoretical or clinical part of the failed courses and pass them on the second attempt. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or 80 % or BBMaintain a satisfactory attendance and punctuality record If these conditions are not met, the student is determined to be in violation of the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy and disciplinary action will be taken. If the student has been placed on probation or suspension, such action may be appealed. Appeal of an Unsatisfactory Progress Determination must be submitted in writing to the Director of Student Affairs. • • • • •

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SCHOOL POLICIES • • • • Applicants not accepted by the school shall receive a refund of the tuition and fees minus the registration and application fees. Application registration fees shall be chargeable at initial enrollment and shall not exceed $ 500 based on the course registered. All deposits and down payments shall become part of the tuition and/or fees. A student may give notice of cancellation to the school in writing. The unexplained absence of a student from the school for more than 15 school days or the actual number of class days, whichever is less shall constitute appropriate notice of cancellation to the school. For the purpose of cancellation the date shall be the last day of attendance. The school will retain a total of $ 150 ( $ 50 application fee and $ 100 registration fee ) of student’s deposit who enroll in the program and do not fulfill admission requirements. The “ no refund” policy will apply once a student is beyond the midterm or 50% of the program or course they are enrolled in. All absences regarding clinical and/or labs must be made up to attain applicable objectives. A fee of $40 per hour will apply. This fee applies whether a student is part of instructor’s regularly scheduled clinical or lab hours as well as extra days the instructor must be in attendance in order for the student to make-up applicable absences. Credit will not be given for the make up session until successful completion is ensured. Leave of absence cannot exceed 60 calendar days. School reserves the right to limit the number of hours allowed in the labs for each student. Jethro Healthcare School LLC is not liable for any mistakes, misprints or errors made on the website, brochures or any other promotional materials. Jethro Healthcare School LLC is not responsible for changes in eligibility criteria for certification by the respective vendor or other institutions. Exams and/or other promotional items, if applicable are only the vendor’s responsibility. The school assists in clinical placement or career services. We do not guarantee placement in either clinical and/or job. Jethro does not make any claims to guarantee clinical and/or job placement. Course registered and tuition fee is allowed only once If the student failed the clinical or theoretical side of the course , they could retake with appropriate fee. Jethro Healthcare School LLC reserves the right to postpone a class or classes due to acts of nature, instructor emergencies, and etcetera. • • • • • • • • • • •

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. SCHOOL POLICIES CONTINUATION: • Graduates may affiliate with a variety of credentialing, certifying and/ or testing organizations. Jethro Healthcare School LLC is in no way directly affiliated with these organizations. The School does no control and is not responsible for the charges , any requirements , policies, procedures on their behalf. Electronic device ( mobile phones, pagers, etc.) usage is prohibited during theoretical or clinical sessions Students caught using electronic devices during class hours will be asked to leave the class for the remaining class period. These hours may not be made up and will count towards the student’s total number of hours absent. In case of withdraw, these hours will be counted as present and does not count towards any eligible refunds., if and where applicable. Student who is pregnant or become pregnant during the duration of the course registered must provide clearance from their doctor in writing. This information must be disclosed to the school or instructor due to the nature of the training programs and clinical requirements. The ability to perform strenuous activities during theory, laboratory and/or clinical is required. If a student becomes pregnant during enrollment, the doctor’s clearance must be given at the earliest point available. The student bears the responsibility of the welfare of themselves and her child and cannot hold the school, clinical site, or other affiliates to any liability whatsoever. The school, clinical sites and/or other affiliates will not held liable due to student negligence or nonnon-disclosure regarding pregnancy and/or state of health. Students who do not provide the required documents, medical exams, immunizations, CPR, insurance and background check will not be allowed to start the clinical . Students who have a total score of less than 75% will not be able to graduate and take the certification exam. • • •

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SCHOOL POLICIES CONTINUATION: • Students are not permitted to use the internet/ and or laptops during class period without the permission of the instructor. Students are not permitted to eat in the classroom during lecture or laboratory sessions with the exception of bottled beverages. Students are required to assist in keeping the school and property neat, orderly and sanitary. Students are to keep all areas clean, disposing refuse properly and cleaning up after themselves. No visitors , family members, and/or friends are permitted in the classroom or laboratories during class periods. Taping of lectures are not allowed. The student must ask the instructor’s or administrator’s consent. Do not leave personal items unattended . The school is not responsible for lost or stolen items. The school encourages students to label personal items, such as books , notebooks etc. Transportation to and from the school and clinical facility must be the individual student’s responsibility. Problems with transportation are not a valid excuse for missing or being late to a class, lab and/ or clinical. Jethro Healthcare School requires drug screening for student’s before clinical externship. The drug testing requires a fee which is to be paid by the student. The student could go to a certain drug testing laboratory and provide the result to the school. If the student failed on the drug test screening, he/she will automatically be dropped in the class. The student may transfer to future programs but have to wait for 90 days or the next class start date. • • • • • • •

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.TUITION REFUND POLICY AND SCHEDULE: Students should give written notification to Jethro Healthcare School & Placement Services LLC in person or by mail of their intention to withdraw from the program. Student must fill out the Refund Form and state the reason for cancellation/ withdrawal. If no notification of withdrawal is received, and a student has had an unexplained absence of more than 15 consecutive days or the actual number of class days, whichever is less, Jethro Healthcare School LLC shall consider the student to have withdrawn from the program. In all classes, the date of withdrawal shall be the last day of attendance. Refunds shall be made within 30 days of the last day of attendance if written notification has been provided to the institution by the student; otherwise, refunds shall be made within 30 days from the date the institution terminates the student or determines that the student has withdrawn. Determination that a student has withdrawn shall be made within 30 days of the last day of attendance. Jethro Healthcare School and Placement Services LLC shall provide written acknowledgement of a student’s notification of withdrawal within 15 calendar days of the postmark date of the notification of withdrawal. In other instances, refunds shall be based on the Tuition Refund Schedule based on the percentage of completion of the course/program. Tuition Refund Schedule for Special Courses 1. 2. When notice of cancellation is given before midnight of the fifth business day after the date of enrollment but prior to the first day of class, all applicationregistration fees, tuition and any other charges shall be refunded to the student. When notice of cancellation is given after midnight of the fifth business day following acceptance but prior to the close of business day following acceptance day of class attendance, the school may retain no more than the applicationregistration fee which may not exceed $150 or 50% of the cost of tuition , which is less. If a notice of withdrawal is given after the first day of classes but prior to the end of 5% of the program, Jethro Healthcare School & Placement Services shall retain 10% of the tuition and shall refund the 90% balance. When notice of withdrawal is given after 5% of the program is completed but within the first four weeks of classes, Jethro Healthcare School & Placement Services shall refund 80% of the tuition. When notice of withdrawal is given after the end of the fourth week before completion of 25% of the course, Jethro Healthcare School & Placement Services shall refund 55% of the tuition. When notice of withdrawal is given after 25% of the program has passed but before 50% of the program is completed, Jethro Healthcare School & Placement Services shall refund 30% of the tuition. When notice of withdrawal is given after the 50% of the program is completed, Jethro Healthcare School & Placement Services shall retain full tuition and no refund shall be provided. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

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. School Tuition Refund Policy If you cancel your classes or withdraw from the school, you may be eligible for a tuition and fee refund based on the following refund table: School Withdrawal Process Withdrawing from the school may have both academic and financial aid consequences. You are encouraged to understand the consequences before you decide to withdraw. Detailed information about the cancellation of registration and withdrawal from the school is available here. f you decide to withdraw, you must follow the established withdrawal procedures for the school. The following is a sample Refund Percentages table (calculating the percentage of cancellation of charges for tuition and fees) based on a traditional 10 week term. Based on Full Tuition Fee $1,800 Note: School will also retain the Registration / Administration Fee of $ 150. Week Withdrawal Occurred 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 % of Term Enrolled 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Amount to be Retained by the School from the Tuition Paid $ 180 $ 360 $ 540 $ 720 $ 900 $1080 $1260 $1440 $1620 $1800

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ATTENDANCE/ABSENCE SCHOOL POLICIES: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Only 1-3 missed lecture sessions may be allowed Student must attend corresponding make up lecture sessions. Student must fill up forms ( available in the admissions office) For missing and making up classes and have their teachers confirm the missed and the make-up Classes attended by filling up An Attendance Sheet. Students must arrange with their instructor the schedule for their make up classes on the topics that that they have missed. Students who have incurred 4 or more absences are automatically failed and will have to repeat the course. In emergency cases where teacher becomes unavailable and no substitute teacher is available, class must extend hours or sessions. Lecture hours are not to be consumed for take home exams, assignments and extra or bonus work. Any student who missed a clinical day has to make up the clinical time before he/she could be a candidate for graduation. Student Complaint Procedure Any student has the right to file his/her complaint to the School Director. The School Board will take the following steps to resolve the issue: 1. 2. 3. The Board will ask the student to file his/ her complaint in writing. The Board will examine and set a meeting with the complainant. If there is a complaint against any school employee and teacher, the Board will talk to that person to try to settle the complaint within a matter of 2 weeks. If in case the problem has not been resolved , the student will file his grievances/complaint to the following office: : Illinois Board of Higher Education Private and Vocational School Division 1 N. Old State Capitol Plaza Suite 333 Springfield, Illinois 62701

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STUDENT RECORDS Any student enrolled in Jethro Healthcare School LLC has the right to inspect and review his/her educational record and upon written request may do so. Only school officials and authorized accrediting agencies may have access to student records. No personal information about a student will be disclosed without prior consent of that student. Request for disclosure must be submitted in writing by the student Students could nor receive grades or official transcript of records if their financial/ clinical obligations are not completed. Student Professional Decorum All individuals involved in grievance procedures are expected to communicate with temperance and mutual respect, and to handle all issues in a responsible, honest, and direct manner. If a student will use force, defamation or harassment to any school employees , officers or affiliates this will result into automatic expulsion. There are specific procedures for appealing various actions including: Determination of Unsatisfactory Progress, Disciplinary Action, and the Awarding of Grades. Students must use the appropriate procedure. If a student believes that any member of Jethro Healthcare has treated him without just cause, and/or if the other appeal procedures do not apply, the student may use the grievance procedure discussed in the next section. Grievance procedures will be conducted in confidence Discontinuance of Program Jethro Healthcare School has secured a surety bond from Hartford Insurance Company to provide continued teaching commitment and/ or refund of unearned and prepaid tuition to enrolled students in the event the school should cease operation. Transferability of Credit to other Schools Jethro Healthcare School does not guarantee transferability of credit and that in most cases, credits or coursework are not likely to transfer to another institution. In cases where transferability is guaranteed, Jethro Healthcare School LLC will provide copies of transfer agreements that name the exact institution(s) and include agreement details and limitations.

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