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Nursing Student Guide and Policies

Guide

 

Policies

1 Professionalism

1.1 Professional Nursing

1.1.1 Good Professional Character (Texas Board of Nursing)

1.1.2 Professional Behavior

1.2 Communication

1.2.1 Maintaining Current Student Information

1.2.2 Email Guidelines for UT Tyler School of Nursing Students

1.2.3 Creating & Saving your UT Tyler Email Signature

1.2.4 Social Media

1.3 Shared Governance

1.4 Dress Code

1.4.1 Classroom

1.4.2 White Coat Ceremony

1.4.3 Pre- or Post-Clinical Experiences

1.4.4 Clinical Experiences Undergraduate

1.4.5 Clinical Experiences Graduate

1.4.6 Professional Presentations/ Conferences

1.4.7 Nursing Convocation

2 Admission

2.1 Castlebranch

2.2 Substance Abuse / Drug Testing

2.2.1 Pre-admission

2.2.2 Random

2.2.3 For Cause

2.3 Immunizations and Documentation Requirements

2.3.1 Immunizations

2.3.2 TB Test

2.3.3 Liability Insurance 

2.3.4 RN License 

2.3.5 CPR 

2.3.6 Health Insurance

3 Academics: General

3.1 Maintaining Student Work

3.2 Student Success Plan

3.3 Evaluations by Students

3.3.1 Course & Faculty Evaluations

3.3.2 Program Evaluation

3.4 Plagiarism

4 Academics: BSN

4.1 Declaratory Order

4.2 Attendance First Class Day

4.3 Medication Administration Exam

4.4 Testing Rules

4.5 Return to Class/ Clinical after Illness

4.6 ATI

4.7 RN-BSN Licensure Requirement

4.8 Academic Performance and Dismissal

4.9 Progression & Retention

4.10 Consideration for Readmission

4.11 6-Semester Completion Requirement

4.12 Campus Transfer

4.13 Undergraduate Student Employment

4.14 NCLEX

5 Academics: MSN

5.1 Program Transfer

5.2 Graduate Course Equivalency

5.3 Academic Performance and Dismissal

5.4 Progression & Retention

5.5 Consideration for Readmission

5.6 Paper/Assignment Re-grading

5.7 Extra Credit

6 Academics: Doctoral

6.1 Non-Degree Seeking Students

6.2 Academic Performance and Dismissal

6.3 Graduate Course Equivalency 

6.4 Transfer Credit

6.5 Progression

6.6 DNP Scholarly Project

6.7 PhD Milestones

6.8 Doctoral Proficiency Exam (PhD)

6.9 Dissertation (PhD)Consideration for Readmission

7 Clinical Policies

7.1 Undergraduate Student Clinical Responsibilities

7.2 Graduate Clinical Responsibilities

7.3 Clinical Sites / InPlace Clinical Tracking

7.4 Preceptors

7.5 Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections

7.6 Blood Borne Pathogens

7.7 Caring for Patients in Airborne or Droplet Isolation

7.8 Needle Sticks

7.9 First Aid for Percutaneous and Mucocutaneous Exposure

7.10 Narcotic Acquisition by Students in Clinical

7.11 Unsafe Clinical Performance

7.12 Calculation Undergraduate Clinical Hours

8 Graduation

8.1 Filing for Graduation

8.2 Nursing Convocation (Pinning & Hooding)

8.3 University Commencement

9 Appendices/ Forms

9.1 Affirmation Forms

9.1.1 Syllabus

9.1.2 Social Media

9.1.3 Confidentiality

9.2 Student Success Plan

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