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

Spring 2019: Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Friday, December  14, 2018.

*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 Spring Semester 2019 (this includes any documentation expiring January 7, 2019 through April 25, 2019) must be updated and turned into the office manager by noon on Friday, December 14, 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) (11/06/2018)

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, May 6, 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 April 5, 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).

Spring 2019

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Level 1
Spring 2019

Clinical Documentation: Spring 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 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, 01/07/2019 - Friday, 01/11/2019) schedule:

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

Monday (1/07/2019):
NURS 3140, 0900-1050, SCA 106
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (01/07/2019), 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Lunch will be served), Starlight Room in the Sharwan Smith Center. 
NURS 3160, 1300-1450, SCA 106

Tuesday (1/08/2019):
NURS 3130, 0800 - 1150, SCA 011 
NURS 3120, 1300 - 1550, SCA 106

Wednesday (01/09/2019):
Patient Teaching Coaching 0900 to 1500, location; Hunter Conference Center, Yankee Meadows Room

NURS 3135 Group A: (SCA 103)

Thursday (01/10/2019):
Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1600. Lunch 1200-1300, bring own lunch.

NURS 3135 Group B: (SCA 103)

Friday (01/11/2019):
Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1600. Lunch 1200-1300, bring own lunch.

Other Schedule Changes:

ATI training: Friday (01/11/2019 subject to change), Time 1200., SCA 011

Clinical Orientations:  TBA,   Cedar City Hospital, Southern Utah Veterans Home, Bella Terra and Stone Henge 

Friday (2/08/2019 subject to change), End of Life Training, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, SCA 011

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


Level 2
Spring 2019

Clinical Documentation: Spring 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 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, 01/07/2019 - Friday, 01/11/2019) schedule:

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

Monday (01/07/2019):
NURS 3235 Orientation, 0900-1050, Escalante Room, Sharwan Smith Center 
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (01/07/2019), 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Lunch will be served), Starlight Room.
NURS 3235 Orientation, 1300-1700, SCA 103

Tuesday (1/08/2019):
NURS 3235 Advanced IV, 0900-1100, SCA 106
Lunch (On Your Own)

DRMC Clinical Orientation and Computer Charting Training, 1300-1600, Dixie Regional Medical Center, Foremaster Computer Lab; 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, across the street from the new hospital.

Wednesday (01/09/2019) - Regular Class schedule:
NURS 3240, 800 - 950, SCA 106
NURS 3230, 1000 - 1150, Class Orientation, SCA 011

NURS 3230, 1300 - 1450, Regular Class, SCA 011

Thursday (01/10/2019) - Regular Class Schedule:

NURS 3220, 800 - 1150, SCA 011

Friday (01/11/2019):
ATI Training, Mandatory, Time 10:00 am., SCA 011

 V-Sim Pharmacology information


Level 3
Spring 2019

Clinical Documentation: Spring 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2018

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

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): Tuesday, 04/23/2019 - Thursday, 04/25/2019, 0900-1730, Location: R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Charles Hunter Room. 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, 01/07/2019 - Friday, 01/11/2019) schedule:

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

Monday (01/07/2019)
Level Three Clinical Orientations (NURS 4335/4355), 0830 - 1050, SCA 011
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (01/07/2019), 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Lunch will be served), Starlight Room.
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: EFM Skills, 1300 - 1400, SCA 104
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: EFM Skills, 1400 – 1500, SCA 104

Tuesday (01/08/2019):
Clinical Groups 3 & 4: Skills Demo/Practice, 0900 - 1200, SCA 104
NURS 4350 Orientation, 1200 - 1300, SCA 011, Lunch (Brown bag)
Clinical Groups 1 & 2: Skills Demo/Practice, 1300 - 1600, SCA 104

Wednesday (01/09/2019):  Regular Class Schedule

Thursday (01/10/2019): 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 4330, 1500 - 1650, SCA 011

Friday (01/11/2019)
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:

Friday (1/11/2019):
ATI Training (with level 4), Optional, Time 1100., SCA 011

Clinical Orientation: Monday, January 14, 2019
DRMC Orientation, DRMC, 400 East campus

Groups 1 & 2: 0900

Groups 3 & 4: 1000

V-Sim Maternal NewBorn/Pediatric information


Level 4
Spring 2019

Clinical Documentation: Spring 2019 Clinical Documentation is due to Teresa (SCA 108C) by 12:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2018

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): Tuesday, 04/23/2019 - Thursday, 04/25/2019, 0900-1730, Location: R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Charles Hunter 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, 01/07/2019 - Friday, 01/11/2019) schedule:

Monday (01/07/2019)
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (01/07/2019), 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Lunch will be served), Starlight Room.
NURS 4555 Clinical Orientation, 1300 - 1600, SCA 011.

Tuesday (01/08/2019):

Wednesday (01/09/2019):
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 (1/11/2019):
ATI Training (with level 3), Optional, Time 1100., SCA 011

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

RN to BSN
Spring 2019

Clinical Documentation: Spring 2019 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 schoolMonday, January 7, 2019 in SCA 108 o

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

Meet Days:

Monday (1/07/2019) – SCA 108 o:
NURS 4341 ~ High Acuity, NURS 4346 ~ High Acuity Lab, NURS 4556 ~ Leadership Lab
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Monday (01/07/2019), 11:00 am to 1:00 pm (Lunch will be served), Starlight Room.

Monday (02/11/2019) – SCA 011:  NURS 4441 ~ Contemporary Issues

Monday (03/25/2019) – SCA 011:  NURS 4551 ~ Leadership & Management

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