Faculty Requirements

  • All student and faculty required documents must be submitted prior to any students beginning their clinical experience.
  • No student will be allowed to start clinicals until all requirements set forth in the affiliation agreement are met.
  • All approved My Clinical Exchange slots must have a student and instructor assigned no less than 2 week prior to the first clinical date.
    • Contact information for instructors in the Clinical Exchange must contain the phone number the instructor will be using during clinical hours (not an office number).
  • All unassigned slots will be "non-compliant" and made available for other programs to utilize.
  • Instructors must contact the nurse managers prior to any students beginning their clinical experience to arrange unit specific orientation and provide the following information:
    • Number and level of students
    • Faculty contact information
    • Dates and shifts on unit
    • Specific clinical objectives including
    • Limitations and what patient care will be done by students
    • Number of patient’s each student will be assigned
    • Person responsible for making assignments
    • What staff can expect from faculty (how often will rounds be made, what skills will be supervised by faculty, etc.)
  • All student-patient assignments should be posted in a designated area on the unit.
    • When making assignments, instructors should be aware of the type of isolation a patient is prescribed. A student may not take care of a patient with TB unless the student has been fit tested with the appropriate mask.
    • Students and/or instructors should ask patients' permission to care for them before the assignment is finalized
  • Please refer to the My Clinical Exchange for nurse manager contact information: http://myclinicalexchange.com 
  • In accordance with Affiliation Agreement, Clinical Faculty Shall:
    • Remain in the facility at all times directly supervising students.
    • Adhere to the clinical dates, locations and number of students in The Clinical Hub.
    • Provide verification that students and faculty have read all orientation material by submitting the attestation form via My Clinical Exchange.
    • Contact the dept director/manager for orientation to the nursing unit.
    • Provide a current BLS record, background check, record of required immunizations, negative PPD and negative drug screen.
    • Adhere to all facility policies including dress code and confidentiality requirements.
    • Ensure students do not perform any skills/actions that are restricted by the facility.