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.

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All Levels

Fall 2019: Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019

*Graduation Information:

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

Nursing
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 2019 (this includes any documentation expiring August 26, 2019 - December 6, 2019) must be updated and turned into the office manager by noon on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Paperwork can be hand delivered or 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

Initial licensure Instructions for RN and LPN (from DOPL) (11/06/2018)

2019 NCLEX Examination Candidate Bulletin

Application Process

  1. RN Candidates, Request an SUU Transcript from MySUU Portal, select "After Degree is Posted" and send to doplbureau7@utah.gov.
    PN Candidates, pick up a Letter of Equivalency from the Department of Nursing after passing the PN-Predictor (to be enclosed with your application to DOPL).
  2. Register and pay Pearson Vue.
  3. Once transcripts are sent (or PN-Letter of Equivalency is obtained), send to Department of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) the completed application, required fee and completed fingerprint cards.

Please note, test must be taken within 30 days of DOPL receiving application!

Apply for a License (DOPL)

NCLEX Examination Registration

LPN by equivalency test school code (PARTIAL RN EDUCATION TAKING PN) US38909700 (application must be in to the state board within 30 days of the date of the letter of equivalency)

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 December. Next exam will be on Monday, December 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SCA 011. Fee for exam is $58 for proctored assessment or $95 for proctored assessment and Practice Exams. Students must pay and pre-register through the nursing office no later than Noon on November 8, 2019 (fees are non-refundable and are subject to change). Contact the Nursing Office for additional information. Students can pay LPN fee online (Bring receipt to office after paying).

Fall 2019

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Level 1
Fall 2019

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Register for the following NURS courses: 3120, 3130, 3140, 3160 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.

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

First week of school (Monday, 08/26/2019 - Friday, 08/30/2019) schedule:

Classes are: Monday, 0900 - 1150 in SCA 106 and Tuesday, 0800 - 1150 in SCA 011 and 1300 - 1550 in SCA 106.

Monday (8/26/2019):
NURS 3140, 0900-1150, SCA 106
NURS 3160, 1300, SCA 106

Tuesday (8/27/2019):
NURS 3130, 0800 - 1150, SCA 011
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (08/27/2019), 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served).
NURS 3120, 1330 - 1550, SCA 106

Wednesday (08/28/2019):
Patient Teaching Coaching 0830 to 1600, location; Charles Hunter Room, R. Haze Hunter Conference Center.

Thursday (08/29/2019): NURS 3135 Group A and 1/2 group C: (SCA 103)
Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1600. Lunch 1200-1300, lunch on own.

Friday (08/30/2019): NURS 3135 Group B and 1/2 Group C: (SCA 103)
Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1600. Lunch 1200-1300, bring own lunch.

Other Schedule Changes:

ATI training: Friday (09/06/2019 subject to change), 12:30 PM, SCA 011

Clinical Orientations: Clinical rotations will start the second week of class (9/5 & 9/6) and full uniforms will be needed (scrubs, patches, shoes).

Friday (9/27/2019 subject to change), End of Life Training, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, SCA 011 & SCA 103

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Patches available from the Nursing Office, only. Pay for patches online.


Level 2
Fall 2019

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

(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, and one of the 3235 sections.

First week of school (Monday, 08/26/2019 - Friday, 08/30/2019) schedule:

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

Monday (08/26/2019):
Central Lines, 0900-1100, location TBD
NURS 3235 Introduction, 1100-1300, location TBD

Tuesday (8/27/2019): 
Care of Central Lines, 1000 - 1130, location TBD
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (08/27/2019), 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served).
NURS 3235 Orientation, 1400 - 1600, location TBD

Wednesday (08/28/2019) - Regular Class schedule:
NURS 3230, 800 - 1150, SCA 011
NURS 3240, 1300 - 1450, SCA 106

Thursday (08/29/2019) - Regular Class Schedule:
NURS 3220, 800 - 1150, SCA 011

Other Schedule Changes:

Friday (09/06/2019):
ATI Training: Friday (09/06/2019 subject to change), 10:00 AM, SCA 011

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Level 3
Fall 2019

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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

Register for the following NURS courses: 4320, 4330, 4340, 4350, one of the 4335 sections, and one of the 4355 sections.

First week of school (Monday, 08/26/2019 - Friday, 08/30/2019) schedule:

Classes Wednesdays and Thursdays (check the posted schedule). Clinical are on Mondays and Tuesdays and some Thursdays and Fridays.

Monday (08/26/2019)
Level Three Clinical Orientations (NURS 4335/4355), 0830 - 1130, SCA 011
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: EFM Skills, 1200 - 1300, SCA 104
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: EFM Skills, 1300 – 1400, SCA 104

Tuesday (08/27/2019):
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: Skills Demo/Practice, 0900 - 1200, SCA 104
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (08/27/2019), 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served).
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: Skills Demo/Practice, 1330 - 1630, SCA 104

Wednesday (08/28/2019) Regular Class Schedule
NURS 4350, 800 - 1150, SCA 106
NURS 4330, 1300 - 1450, Class Orientation, SCA 106

Thursday (08/29/2019): Clinical Orientation at Cedar City Hospital
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: 0800 – 1000, SCA 104, Cedar City Hospital (CCH) Orientation at CCH, 1010
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: 1000 – 1200, SCA 104, Cedar City Hospital (CCH) Orientation at CCH, 945
NURS 4320, 1300 - 1450, SCA 011
NURS 4340, 1500 - 1650, SCA 011

Friday (08/30/2019)
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: Independent Skills Practice, 0800 - 1200, SCA 104
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: Independent Skills Practice, 1200 - 1600, SCA 104

Other Schedule Changes:

Clinical Orientation: Tuesday, September 3, 2019, DRMC Orientation, DRMC, River Road campus

Groups 1 & 2: 1300

Groups 3 & 4: 1430

ATI Training: Friday (09/06/2019 subject to change), 1:30 PM, SCA 011

 

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Level 4
Fall 2019

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21, 2019.

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): Wednesday, 12/04/2019 - Friday, 12/06/2019, 0900-1730, Location: R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Vermillion Cliffs Room. All level 4 students will be registered by Nursing Staff. Registration and attendance expectations will be explained the first part of the semester.

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

First week of school (Monday, 08/26/2019 - Friday, 08/30/2019) schedule:

Monday (08/26/2019)
NURS 4555 Clinical Orientation, 1330 - 1630, SCA 011.

Tuesday (08/27/2019):
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (08/27/2019), 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served).

Wednesday (08/28/2019):
Skills Review, 1030 - 1230, SCA 103/104
Independent Skills Practice, 1230 - 1430, SCA 103/104 (Level 4 ONLY).

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

Other Schedule Changes:

Friday (9/06/2019):
ATI Training: Friday (09/06/2019 subject to change), 12:00 PM, SCA 011

Clinical Orientation: DRMC Orientation of the ICU, Cath Lab & ED, will be explained in detail by instructor.