Nursing

Current Nursing Students

This page is updated on a regular basis and students need to refer back to it often in order to have the most up to date information

Information for:
All Levels · Level 1 · Level 2 · Level 3 · Level 4 · RN to BSN

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All Levels

*Graduation Information:

Students need to apply for graduation within the mySUU portal by the appropriate deadline:

INTENDED GRADUATION DEADLINE
Fall Semester Oct 15
Spring Semester Dec 15
Summer Semester Feb 15

Additional graduation information.

Clinical Documentation

ALL clinical documentation for Fall Semester 2014 (this includes any documentation expiring August 25, 2014 - December 5, 2014) must be updated and turned into the office manager by noon on June 30, 2014.  Paperwork can be mailed to SUU Department of Nursing, Attention: Teresa Higbee, 351 West University Blvd., Cedar City, UT 84720 or e-mailed to higbeet@suu.edu

PN and RN Licensing

www.commerce.utah.gov click on Occupational and Professional Licensing
www.vue.com/nclex NCLEX Examination Registration
LPN by equivalency test school code US38909800; RN school code US38500000

Please note: PN assessment exam for SUU nursing students (must complete level 2 successfully) will only be offered twice a year; once in May and again in December. Next exam will be on December 15, 2014, 9:00 a.m. - Noon, SC301. Fee for exam $48 for assessment only or $77 for assessment and practice assessment. Students must pay and pre-register through the nursing office no later than Noon on November 10, 2014, (fees are non-refundable and are subject to change). Contact the Nursing Office for additional information. Students can pay on-line. LPN Predictor (Bring receipt to office after paying).

Fall 2014

Level 1 Fall 2014

Register for the following NURS courses: 3120, 3130, 3140 and one of the 3135 sections. You must be flexible – there will be class or clinical experiences everyday; Monday through Friday, in this first semester.

First week of school (08/25/2014 - 08/29/2014) schedule:

Classes Monday 0900-1150 (SCA 106), Tuesday 0700-1150 (SCA 106) and 1300-1550 (SCA 106).

Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (08/26/2014) 0830-1000, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)

NURS 3135 Group A: (SCA 103 & 104)
Wednesday (08/27/2014) 0700-1000 Orient to Clinical Lab in SCA 104
Thursday (08/28/2014) 0800-1300 Safety & Infection Control Module in SCA 103

 

NURS 3135 Group B: (SCA 103)
Wednesday (08/27/2014) 1300-1600 Orient to Clinical Lab
Friday (08/29/2014) 0800-1300 Safety & Infection Control Module

 

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Classes Mondays and Tuesdays (check the posted schedule); Clinicals/Labs are on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (varying times depending on group)

Other Schedule Changes:

Wednesday (09/03/2014) 0900-1000, Mandatory ATI Training in SC 301
Wednesday (09/03/2014) 10:15; Pictures for nursing badges, OM 304.


Level 2 Fall 2014

(Students are eligible to take the PN NCLEX at the end of this semester, if interested see licensing information at the top of this page).

Register for the following NURS courses: 3220, 3230, 3240, 4360, and one of the 3235 sections.

First week of school (08/25/2014 - 08/29/2014) schedule:
Monday (08/25/2014)
NURS 3235 Orientation 0900-1100, SCA 103
NURS 3235 PreClinical Skills Challenge 1200-1630, SCA 103

Tuesday (08/26/2014)
Opening Celebration (Mandatory):  Tuesday (08/26/2014) 0830-1000, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)
NURS 3235 PreClinical IV Therapy Challenge 1000-1200, SCA 103
NURS 3235 Advanced IV Therapy Module, 1300-1700, SCA 103

Classes Wednesdays and Thursdays (check the posted schedule). Clinicals are on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Other Schedule Changes:

Friday (09/05/2014) 0830 - 1230
All Level 2 Students Computer Training 0830-1200.  W1-W4 Orientation 1200-1230, with Joelle Winkle at 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, across the street from the new hospital in the computer room.

Thursday (09/04/2014) 900-1000, Mandatory ATI Training in SC 301

 


Level 3 Fall 2014

*REFER TO THE NOTE AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE "SCIENCE MAJORS" REGARDING GRADUATION PAPERS.

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): 12/01/2014-12/03/2014, 0900-1700, SCA 011. All level 3 students will need to register at http://www.hurstreview.com/, no later than October 24, 2014. Registration information/codes will be handed out the first part of fall semester.

Register for the following NURS courses: 3260, 4330, 4340, 4350, one of the 4335 sections, and one of the 4355 sections.

First week of school (08/25/2014 - 08/29/2014) schedule:
Monday (08/25/2014)
0900-1000, NURS 4335 Clinical Lab Orientation, SCA 104
1000-1300, Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) & Post Partum (PP) Instruction, SCA 104
1300-1400, Lunch (on your own)

1400-1700, Peds Instruction, SCA 104

Tuesday (08/26/2014)
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (08/25/2014) 0830-1000, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)
1000-1200, Newborn Assessment Instruction, SCA 104
1200-1300, Lunch (on your own)
1300-1700, VVMC Orientation & Lab Practice, VVMC & SCA 104

Thursday (08/28/2014) 1200 - 1300 Community Clinical Orientation, SCA 011

Classes Wednesdays and Thursdays (check the posted schedule). Clinicals are on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays and (Saturdays & Sundays?)

Other Schedule Changes:

Thursday (09/04/2014), Clinical Orientations at DRMC-Basement Cafeteria, 400 East Campus, with Kristi Carson: 20 students/3 groups of 6 or 7             

Group 1: 0900 - Rotate in Mom/Baby, Peds, NICU, & L&D

Group 2: 1000 - Rotate in Mom/Baby, Peds, NICU, & L&D

Group 3: 1100 - Rotate in Mom/Baby, Peds, NICU, & L&D

ALL STUDENTS WILL MEET IN THE CAFETERIA AND KRISTI WILL COME & GET THEM. 

Wednesday (09/03/2014) 0800-0900, Mandatory ATI Training in SC 301


Level 4 Fall 2014

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): 12/01/2014 - 12/03/2014, 0900-1700, SCA 011. All level 4 students will need to register at http://www.hurstreview.com/, no later than October 24, 2014. Students must sign in using their user name and password previously created.  DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT UNLESS YOU WANT TO PAY FOR IT.

Register for the following NURS courses: 4430, 4440, 4550, one of the 4435 sections and one of the 4555 sections.

First week of school (08/25/2014 - 08/29/2014) schedule:
Monday (08/25/2014)
NURS 4555 Clinical Orientation, 0800-1200, SCA 011.  Open House Skills Resources, 1200 - 1700, SCA 011

Tuesday (08/26/2014)
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (08/26/2014) 0830-1000, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)

Wednesday (08/27/2014)
Clinical Orientation: 0730 - 1000, SCA 103

Classes Thursdays and Fridays (check the posted schedule). Clinicals 24/7 as scheduled individually, starting TBA.

Other Schedule Changes:

Friday (08/29/2014) DRMC Orientation of the ICU, Cath Lab & ED at 900 - 1030.  Meet on the second floor in the patient waiting area outside if the ICU waiting area.  Meet Educator, Brenda Seegmiller, she will take students to meet Educator, Cami Caifa, for the ER part of the orientation. 22 students/3 groups of 7 or 8.

Group 1: 0900 - Meet Brenda Seegmiller for remainder of ED orientation

Group 2: 0930 -  Meet Brenda Seegmiller for remainder of ED orientation

Group 3: 1000 - Meet Brenda Seegmiller for remainder ED orientation

Friday (08/29/2014) NURS 4440-01 Contemporary Issues will be held after orientation; 1:00 to 2:50 pm

Thursday (09/04/2014) 1100 - 1200, Mandatory ATI Training in SC 301.

RN to BSN Fall 2014

Classes begin on Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at 0800. See above Fall 2014 schedule link for details.

Register for the following NURS courses: 3121, 4341, 4351 and 4356, if upper division credit is needed have office staff assist by adding Readings & Conferences NURS 4830-01.

Tuesday (08/26/2014) - Mandatory Opening Celebration: 0830 - 1000, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S).