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Nursing Checklist

To arrange a clinical placement for your undergraduate nursing students, please see the guidelines below.

Note: All forms and education manuals can be downloaded on the Required Materials page.

Requirements for Clinical Coordinators

Clinical coordinators must:

  • Send a completed request form for clinical rotations to Daynell Rowell-Stephens (drowell@chsbuffalo.org or (716) 706-2538).
  • Send a completed request form for computer access for all students and instructors 30 days prior to the start of the first clinical rotation. Pyxis access for the clinical instructor will be provided via this spreadsheet.

All forms and education manuals can be downloaded on the Required Materials page.

If you need assistance with computer access, please contact Michelle Amini at mamini@chsbuffalo.org.

Requirements for Nursing Instructors

Each semester, the clinical instructor must:

  • Meet system requirements, which includes a current PPD skin test.
  • Provide contact information (name, phone number, email address) to the nurse manager.
  • Review Nursing Policies and Procedures (on the Required Materials page).
  • Review the Self-learning Packet (on the Required Materials page).
  • Review technology training materials.
  • Contact their site coordinator for assistance in resolving any computer access difficulties.

New Nursing Instructors

New nursing instructors must:

  • Attend general orientation prior to going to a clinical site. Orientation is offered every Monday that is not a holiday. Contact Michelle Amini at (716) 706-2541 or at mamini@chsbuffalo.org to make arrangements. Dress is business casual; no jeans.
  • Schedule a day to shadow a nurse on the clinical unit and in particular observe a medication pass.
  • Provide contact information (name, phone number, email address) to the nurse manager.
  • Review Annual Nursing Policies and Procedures (on the Required Materials page).
  • Review the Self-learning Packet (on the Required Materials page).
  • Review technology training materials.
  • Contact their site coordinator for assistance in resolving any computer access difficulties.

Student Education Manuals

Before placement begins, students are required to review the following materials:

  1. Nursing Policies and Procedures (on the Required Materials page)
  2. Self-learning Packet (on the Required Materials page).

  3. Technology Training (Soarian Clinicals)

Affirmation Document

After the above materials are reviewed, please complete the Student Orientation Documentation Form (on the Required Materials page).

It is the responsibility of the school of nursing to keep this form on-site for the duration of the student's enrollment.

Parking

If your students will be rotating at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo or Sisters of Charity Hospital, click here to access parking requirements.

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