RN to BSN Program
Designed for currently licensed Registered Nurses
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You are required to complete a project or participate in clinicals for NURS 327, 449, 400, and 450.

Choose one option below for arranging clinicals before completing the placement request.

Fall 2015 clinical placement requests for Affiliated facilities is due by May 1st for all courses requiring clinicals!

COURSES REQUIRING CLINICALS:

COURSERECOMMENDED OPTIONS
NURS 327:
Physical Assessment
Clinics, Doctor’s Offices or Project
NURS 400:
Advanced Nursing Concepts
ER, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Neonatal ICU, Pediatric ICU, Urgent Care, Shock/Trauma, Hospice or Project
NURS 449:
Community Nursing
Public and/or Community Health Facilities or Project
NURS 450:
Nursing Leadership
Any Facility or Project
NURS 327: Physical Assessment

RECOMMENDED OPTIONS: Clinics, Doctor’s Offices or Project
NURS 400: Advanced Nursing Concepts

RECOMMENDED OPTIONS: Hospital, Long Term Acute Care Facility, Assisted Living, Hospice or Project
NURS 449: Community Nursing

RECOMMENDED OPTIONS: Facilities or Project
NURS 327: Nursing Leadership

RECOMMENDED OPTIONS: Any Facility or Project

336 project or face-to-face clinical hours total throughout these courses


CLINICAL PLACEMENT REQUEST

You must fill out this request form before arranging clinicals:

Fall-request due by May 1st
Winter-request due by September 1st
Spring-request due by February 1st


ARRANGING CLINICALS

Clinicals are very important within these classes. If you fail to complete your clinicals, you fail the course all together, and will need to retake it. You also need to arrange these clinicals before the first day of classes, unless you are choosing to do a project.


To complete the hours associated with Clinicals you have two options to choose from:

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PROJECT

Approved activities designed to answer complex nursing questions or solve complicated nursing problems outside of a facility.




- Set up with instructor during the first week of the course.
- Demonstrated outside of any facility setting.
- On the clinical placement request list “PROJ” as your clinical option


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FACE-TO-FACE CLINICALS

Applying theory and skills in all patient care areas which may include: hospitals, clinical learning lab, simulations and community settings.  

If an Affiliation Agreement is not already in place at your desired location/facility, then a Preceptorship Agreement will need to be signed.  
If neither of these agreements are in place, choose the project option.  Acceptable Preceptors are either an MD, DO, NP or PA.


Preceptorship Agreement
A facility that requires the student to set up a one page agreement.




- A facility where BYU-Idaho does not have an Affiliation Agreement.
- Complete two copies of the RN to BSN Preceptorship Agreement form
- Mail both copies to Nursing Outreach.
- On your clinical placement request list “Preceptorship” as your clinical option.


Affiliation Agreement
A facility with which BYU-Idaho has already contracted an agreement.

*Deadlines:
Fall-request due by May 1st
Winter-request due by September 1st
Spring-request due by February 1st




- A facility where BYU-Idaho already has an Affiliation Agreement.
- Please provide preferred facility within an Affiliated Group when 
     requesting placement.  (Does not guarantee placement with facility)
- Click here for locations: Locations & Options

RN TO BSN PRECEPTOR MANUAL

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