Resources for Nursing Instructors

Introduction

MCDONALD-CRYSTAL-(2).jpgWelcome to Springhill Medical Center, we look forward to student involvement in the quality patient care we provide. Our desire is to create a comprehensive program that meets the needs of each educational institution and fosters the growth of our future employees.  We are glad that you have chosen us for your clinical experience. This site has been created to serve as the central resource for all levels of nursing students that are utilizing Springhill Medical Center for school-related training purposes. Please complete all necessary paperwork prior to start date. Additional policies and guidelines have been added for reference. All students should read these policies and are expected to adhere to these standards.

 

Skills that students may NEVER perform:

  • · Take verbal orders

  • · Can not initiate or document on restraints
  • · Hang blood/blood products
  • · Administer medication without clinical instructor’s verification

All Clinical Forms

School of Nursing faculty and staff should use these online forms to submit Clinical requests for potential placement in our program. How and when you fill out this form will determine your clinical placement. Include all the information you feel is important to help find appropriate student placement for clinical. Click on all green bolded titles to get the forms.


Instructor Checklist
A quick check-off list for instructors to validate that all procedures required for placement have been completed.


Clinical Request Form
In order to apply for clinical placement at Springhill Medical Center each school needs to fill out a clinical request form. Please send these forms in as soon as you can. Please give more than one possible date for computer class. Please specify AM or PM. Fill out form completely and submit by email.


Confidentiality and Security Agreement
HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996. Every employer, clinic, hospital and employee is required to ensure the confidentiality of health information. Individuals in organizations who have access to health information must sign confidentiality agreements.
 

General Review Packet/Quiz
In order for you to help us promote a Culture of Safety, Service and Quality, we need to test the knowledge of the nursing students before entering Springhill Medical Center for clinical rotation. Please give the students this test and submit test scores prior to Computer and Blood Glucose training class.


General Review Score Sheet
This sheet is used to list each of your student's General Review quiz scores.


Computer Access Request for Students and Instructors
All clinical instructors and students names need to be submitted for computer assess. The ID/Password will allow you to chart on patients during your clinical rotation. Names should be submitted prior to computer class so that this information can be submitted before the first day of your clinical rotation.


Influenza Vaccination Policy
The purpose of this policy is to help protect patients, employees, employees’ family members, and others affiliated with Springhill Medical Center from acquiring seasonal influenza diseases.

 
Student Orientation Guidelines
List of Rules that all students need to abide by.

IMPORTANT: Please scan and email all forms to Crystal McDonald MSN, RN with the school name/semester/date and what’s included. The following should be included: Students/Instructors names, general review test scores, HIPAA form signed by all students and instructors, each must also have proof of their flu shot. This should be sent to Employee Health and the Student Clinical Coordinator.
 
Failure to take the above steps may result in inability to attend clinical. These guidelines will be updated as needed.