1. The student will contact the preceptor to discuss clinical objectives and establish dates and times for the clinical preceptorship (forward schedule to course coordinator/instructor via email).
2. The preceptor will orient the student to the nursing unit as per agency policy.
3. The student will meet the preceptor at the scheduled time and place each day.
4. The student will notify the preceptor prior to the start of the shift if the student will be tardy.
5. The student will notify the preceptor and course coordinator/instructor prior to the start of the assigned shift in the event of an absence.
6. The preceptor will notify the student prior to the start of the shift in the event of an absence.
7. The student may perform any skill or procedure which has been taught and checked off by a nursing instructor and that the student feels confident performing.
8. The student may observe but NOT perform any procedure not taught during the nursing re-entry program.
9. The preceptor will immediately report to the course coordinator/instructor unsafe or unprofessional conduct by the student.
10. The preceptor will formally evaluate the student's performance and the clinical preceptorship on the evaluation forms (available on-line) within two days of the conclusion of the experience.
11. The student will evaluate the clinical preceptorship on the evaluation form (available on-line) within two days of the conclusion of the experience.
12. The preceptor and/or student may contact the course coordinator/instructor for questions, concerns or problems.