Student Agrees to and Understands:
1.) Follow program rules and standards including dress and conduct.
2.) Notify Program Coordinator immediately if I am dismissed from the practicum-clinical site.
3.) Preserve the confidentiality of patients of the practicum-clinical site
and comply with all confidentiality policies and procedures of the practicum-clinical site and Signature Healthcare.
4.) I will be automatically dropped from the course after I miss 7.5 hours or 10% of the course, regardless of the cause.
5.) I must be fluent in English (able to speak, understand, read and write).
6.) I must complete ALL 75 hours to successfully pass the course. If I miss any clinical or classroom time I will make up the missed hours. I understand that clinical make up dates must be completed within 30 days of the original course date, as scheduled and approved by the Program Director. I further understand that Signature Healthcare does not guarantee clinical make up hours.
7.) I must call the phone number provided to me, prior to missing lecture/lab/clinical.
8.) I will be sent home from clinical if I am not dressed appropriately (as stated in the course syllabus) or fail to bring my skills checklist.
9.) 10 minutes or more qualifies as a tardy. Three (3) documented ‘tardies’ equals 1 missed day (7.5 hours).
10.) I must act in a professional manner at all times. The following are unacceptable during lecture/lab/clinical times: foul language, cell phone usage, texting, audible alarm pagers, and/or disruptive behavior. I will respect my instructors, fellow classmates, clinical nursing team, and guest speakers. I understand failure to do so are grounds for dismissal of this course.
11.) During clinical hours, all facial piercings must be removed and/or covered. One pair of post earrings only, hair off shoulders and no artificial nails. No nail polish – or neutral polish with no chips.
12.) I understand that if I become ill during this course I will not attend lecture/lab/clinical. Signature Healthcare defines illness as having 1 or more of the following symptoms: fever, sore throat, muscle aches, vomiting, diarrhea and/or a productive cough.
Signature Healthcare Agrees to:
1.) Communicate regularly with practicum-clinical site for successful performance.
2.) In cooperation and consultation with practicum-clinical sites, share program competencies – understandings, skills, and abilities) to be learned by the student.
3.) Grant appropriate grades and scores for successful performance.
4.) Provide insurance coverage sufficient to defend, indemnify and hold practicum-clinical site harmless from (a) any and all claims by or injuries to others and (b) any and all claims by or injuries to students, arising out of or related to student’s work conduct or any activities necessarily associated with this training agreement, except vehicular travel in non-Signature Healthcare vehicles.
5.) Provide insurance coverage sufficient to defend, indemnify and hold Signature Healthcare and student harmless from injuries to or claims by student or any other party arising out of or related to students work conduct or any activities necessarily associated with this training agreement, except vehicular travel in non-Signature Healthcare vehicles.
6.) Treat student without regard to race, color, creed, sex, origin, religion, age, disability or veteran status.