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Students whose clinical performance is marginal or does not meet expectations
will be counseled by faculty as issues arise.
If the student’s performance is consistently below expectations, the clinical
instructor will initiate a written contract to identify performance problems
and make recommendations for improvement.The instructor and student
will discuss the clinical contract, then sign and date the document.
Clinical contracts are binding and failure to meet expectations can result in
course failure.
Admission and Readmission to the Nursing Program
Students admitted to the RN to B.S.N. nursing major must formally accept or
decline admission in writing prior to beginning of the semester to which the
student has been admitted. Students who decline acceptance for any reason
must declare a new admission target date.
Students who have failed to register for each sequential semester once accepted
into the RN to B.S.N. program will be seen as having interrupted their academic
a. Students must have completed one semester of study in the nursing program
to be considered out of sequence. A student is out of sequence when their
academic progress has been interrupted for any reason and the student fails to
register for each sequential semester.
b. Students who have interrupted their program of study for any reason must
submit a written request to return at least one semester in advance of their
return. The request is submitted to the Admission, Progression, Graduation
APG) committee for deliberation.
c. Out-of-sequence students will be placed back in their required course work
based on transcript evaluation, review of non-academic performance (i.e.
Essential Abilities, Student Code of Conduct), and space availability.