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 2018: Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018.

*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 2018 (this includes any documentation expiring August 27, 2018 through December 7, 2018) must be updated and turned into the office manager by noon on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. 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)

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 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 17, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., SCA 011. Fee for exam is $55 for proctored assessment or $90 for proctored assessment and Practice Exams. Students must pay and pre-register through the nursing office no later than Noon on November 16, 2018 (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 2018

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Level 1
Fall 2018

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2018 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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, 08/27/2018 - Friday, 08/31/2018) schedule:

Classes are: Monday, 0900 - 1150, 1300 - 1350 in SCA 106 and Tuesday, 0800 - 1150 and 1300 - 1550 in SCA 011.

Monday (8/27/2018):
NURS 3140, 0900-1050, SCA 106
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (08/27/2018), 1100-1300, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served). 
NURS 3160, 1330-1430, SCA 106

Tuesday (8/28/2018):
NURS 3130, 0800 - 11500, SCA 011 
NURS 3120, 1300 - 1550, SCA 106

Wednesday (08/29/2018):
Patient Teaching Coaching 0800 to 1500, location; Hunter Conference Center, Yankee Meadows Room

NURS 3135 Group A: (SCA 103)

Thursday (08/30/2018):
Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1600. Lunch 1200-1300, bring own lunch.

NURS 3135 Group B: (SCA 103)

Friday (08/31/2018):
Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1600. Lunch 1200-1300, bring own lunch.

Other Schedule Changes:

ATI training: Friday (09/01/2018), Time 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM., SCA 011

Wednesday, September 26 - Thursday, September 27, 2018, Clinical Orientation:  Cedar City Hospital, Southern Utah Veterans Home, Bella Terra and Stone Henge 

Friday (9/28/2018), End of Life Training, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, SCA 011

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Level 2
Fall 2018

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2018 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018

(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, 08/27/2018 - Friday, 08/31/2018) schedule:

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

Monday (8/27/2018):
NURS 3235 Orientation, 0900-1050, SCA 103;
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (08/27/2018), 1100-1300, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served). 
NURS 3235 IV Skills, 1315-1700, SCA 103

Tuesday (8/28/2018):
NURS 3235 CVAD Lecture, 0900-1230, SCA 103
Lunch (on your own), 1230-1330
NURS 3235 CVAD with Level 4, 1330-1530, SCA 103
NURS 3235 Practice, 1530-1700, SCA 103

Wednesday - Thursday (8/29/2018- 8/30/2018), Regular Class schedule.

Other Schedule Changes:

Tuesday (9/04/2018):
NURS 3235 Level 4 medication stations, 0745-1700, SCA 103

 

Wednesday (8/31/2018):
ATI Training, Mandatory, 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m., SCA 011

Date TBD:
DRMC Orientation and Computer Training, Group One, 8:00 am - 10:00 am; Group Two, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm  - DRMC, Foremaster Computer Lab; 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, across the street from the new hospital.

Level 3
Fall 2018

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2018 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018

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

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): Wednesday, 12/05/2018, thru Friday 12/07/2018, Location: TBD. All level 3 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: 4320, 4330, 4340, 4350, one of the 4335 sections, and one of the 4355 sections.

First week of school (Monday, 08/27/2018 - Friday, 08/31/2018) schedule:

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

Monday (08/27/2018)
Level Three Clinical Orientations (NURS 4335/4355), 0800 - 1030, SCA 011
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (08/27/2018), 1100-1300, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served). 
Clinical Groups 1 & 2:  1300 - 1500, SCA 104
Clinical Groups 3 & 4:  1400 - 1600, SCA 104

Tuesday (08/28/2018):
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: 1000 - 1300, SCA 104
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: 1300 - 1600, SCA 104

 Wednesday (08/29/2018):  Regular Class Schedule

Thursday (08/30/2018): 
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: 0800 - 1000, SCA 104
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: 1000 - 1200, SCA 104
NURS 4320, 1300 - 1450, SCA 011
NURS 4330, 1500 - 1650, SCA 011

Friday (08/31/2018)
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: Independent Skills Practice, 0800 - 1200, SCA 104
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: Independent Skills Practice, 1300 - 1700, SCA 104

Other Schedule Changes:

ATI training: Friday (08/31/2018) Time TBD, SCA 011

Clinical Orientation:
Cedar City Hospital: Monday (09/06/2018)
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: 0900
Clinical Groups 3 & 4; 0920

DRMC Orientation, DRMC, 400 East campus: TBD


Level 4
Fall 2018

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2018 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): Wednesday, 12/05/2018, thru Friday 12/07/2018, Location: TBD. 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, 08/27/2018 - Friday, 08/31/2018) schedule:

Monday (08/27/2018)
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (08/27/2018), 1100-1300, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served). 
NURS 4555 Clinical Orientation, 1300 - 1600, SCA 011.

Tuesday (08/28/2018):

Wednesday (08/29/2018):
Skills Review, 1230 - 1430, SCA 103/104
Independent Skills Practice, 1430 - 1600, SCA 103/104 (Level 4 ONLY).

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

Other Schedule Changes:

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


RN to BSN
Fall 2018

Clinical Documentation: Fall 2018 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Register for the following NURS courses: 3121, 4341, 4351, and 4356

First day of school, Monday, 08/27/2018 in SCA 106

All classes are on Monday's, plan on 0800 to 1700 (unless noted otherwise):

Monday (08/27/2018)

0800 - 1050, NURS 4351, SCA 011

Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (08/27/2018), 1100-1300, Canyon Park (Lunch will be served). 
1300 - 1450, NURS 4341, SCA 011
1500 - 1750, NURS 3121, SCA 011

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