: Any person employed by the College or University to perform managerial duties.
Aiding and abetting academic or nonacademic misconduct: Intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another student commit an action of academic or nonacademic misconduct.
Cheating: Using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, study aids, or computer-related information.
Client/Patient: Any individual or group of individuals receiving nursing care.
College: The College of Nursing of the University of Oklahoma at all of its campuses.
Community: Clients/patient, their families, and health providers in clinical settings or students, faculty, staff, and guests of the University and academic community.
Academic Conduct: Academic conduct is generally considered to be related to the actions of students that are associated with the teaching-learning environment. Therefore, academic misconduct may include, but not necessarily be limited to acts such as plagiarism, cheating, misrepresentation and fabrication.
Nonacademic Conduct: Nonacademic conduct is generally considered to involve actions of students related to standards of behavior that are established for the purpose of maintaining an acceptable level of propriety within the University community and the health care arena.
Fabrication: Presenting as genuine any invented or falsified citation, material, or clinical data.
Faculty: Any person employed by, or on contract to, the College or University to conduct classroom, professional practice lab or clinical activities.
Misrepresentation: Falsifying or altering the contents of credentials, documents or other materials related to academic matters; including schedules, prerequisites and transcripts.
Non-University agency: Any agency which has a verbal or written agreement with the College of Nursing to provide learning experiences for students.
Plagiarism: To steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own; use (a created production) without crediting the source; to commit literary theft; present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source.**
Staff: Any person employed by the College or University to provide support services.
Student: Any person officially enrolled in courses offered by the College of Nursing whether she or he is classified as a degree-seeking student or a special student. All persons pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies, whether full-time or part-time, are considered students.
University: The University of Oklahoma
*Adapted from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Honor Code for Students
**Source: Webster's Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, MA: MerriamWebster, Inc., 1988.