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Letter from the Assistant Dean of Nursing

Mission & Philosophy

Vision, Mission and Core Values
Goal Statements
Conceptual Framework
Code of Ethics

Professional Standards & Behavior

Guidelines and Outcomes

National Guidelines and Standards
MSN and Post MSN APRN Certificate Program Outcomes

Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Adult-Gerontology Clinical Nurse Specialist
Family Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Education Leadership
Healthcare Systems Leadership

Curriculum and Course Descriptions

MSN Curriculum
Post MSN APRN Certification
Post MSN APRN Certificate Gap Analysis
Course Descriptions

Admission and Progression Policies

Admission Policies
Course Transfer Policies
Dismissal Withdrawal, Incomplete and Modification of Plan of Study
Progression Policies
Course Performance Improvement Plan
Grading Scale

Advising and General Policies

Academic Advising
Relocation During the MSN or Post MSN Certificate Program

Graduate Nursing Program Academic Policies

Academic Integrity Policies
Online Exams and Exam Review
Student Assignments
Technology Proficiency
Professional Behavior
Preparation for Online Exams and Board Certification
Change of Name/Address/Phone
Statistics Proficiency/Self-Study Exam
Writing Proficiency

Academic Rights and Appeal Policies
Financial Aid

Clinical Practice Requirements

Clinical Attire
RN License
Errors and Incidents During Clinical Experiences
Legal Witness
Review of Charts
Drug Screening and Criminal Record Check

Clinical Agency Requirements

Zachary Law
Title IX Sexual Misconduct

Course Clinical Requirements
Preceptored Clinical Experience/Preceptor Packet
Clinical Faculty
Clinical Roles and Responsibilities
ADA Information
Health Insurance and Health Care Responsibility
Clinical Requirements and Clinical Evaluation
Clinical Environments and Perceived Risks
Name Badge Instructions

General Information

School Offices
Name/Address Change
Car Policies
Graduate Student Virtual Center
Library Services
No Smoking Policies
Personal Injury/Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids
Respiratory Triggers
Work Hours
Student Organizations and Participation - Omicron Psi Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International
Student Documents Following Graduation
University Policies

Appendix and Forms

Appendix A: Professional Standards and Behaviors
Appendix B: Notification of Graduate Course Performance Improvement Plan
Appendix C: MSN and Post MSN Professional Behavior Agreement, Permission and Waiver Form
Appendix D: Graduate Admissions & Progression Committee Form: Petition for Readmission
Appendix E: College of Nursing and Health Professions Social Media Policy

Preceptor Forms

Meeting with the Preceptor Checklist
Preceptor Agreement
MSN Site Survey
Initial Request for Memorandum of Understanding