Nursing

Current Nursing Students

This page is updated on a regular basis and students need to refer back to it often in order to have the most up to date information

Information for:
All Levels · Level 1 · Level 2 · Level 3 · Level 4 · RN to BSN

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SUUSNA Dues On-Line Payment Link

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All Levels

All  Clinical Documentation is Due to Teresa by Noon on December 16, 2015

All students will need to have the black scrub bottom from Smart Scrubs.   See link below for ordering.

*Graduation Information:

Students need to apply for graduation within the mySUU portal by the appropriate deadline:

INTENDED GRADUATION DEADLINE
Fall Semester Oct 15
Spring Semester Dec 15
Summer Semester Feb 15

Additional graduation information.

Clinical Documentation

ALL clinical documentation for Spring Semester 2016 (this includes any documentation expiring January 6, 2016 - April 22, 2016) must be updated and turned into the office manager by noon on Wednesday, December 16, 2015.  Paperwork can be mailed to SUU Department of Nursing, Attention: Teresa Higbee, 351 West University Blvd., Cedar City, UT 84720 or e-mailed to higbeet@suu.edu

PN and RN Licensing

Application Process 

1. RN Candidates, Request an SUU Transcript from "My Portal", select "After Degree is Posted" and send to doplbureau7@utah.gov.
    PN Candidates, pick up a Letter of Equivalency from the Department of Nursing after passing the PN-Predictor (to be enclosed with your
    application to DOPL).
2. Register and pay Pearson Vue.
3. Once transcripts are sent (or PN-Letter of Equivalency is obtained), send to Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) the completed application, required fee and completed fingerprint cards.

(Please note, test must be taken within 30 days of DOPL receiving application!

http://www.dopl.utah.gov/ click on Apply for a License
www.vue.com/nclex NCLEX Examination Registration
LPN by equivalency test school code US38909800 or US38909700; RN school code US38500000

Please note: PN assessment exam for SUU nursing students (must complete level 2 successfully) will only be offered twice a year; once in May and  December. Next exam will be on December 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - Noon, SC301. Fee for exam $50 for assessment only or $80 for assessment and practice assessment. Students must pay and pre-register through the nursing office no later than Noon on November 13, 2015 (fees are non-refundable and are subject to change). Contact the Nursing Office for additional information. Students can pay on-line. LPN Predictor (Bring receipt to office after paying).

Spring 2016

Order Uniforms here:  Smart Scrubs Use Site Code SUU2015


Level 1 Spring 2016

ALL CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION IS DUE TO TERESA BY NOON ON WEDNESDAY, December 16, 2015

Register for the following NURS courses: 3120, 3130, 3140, 3160 and one of the 3135 sections. You must be flexible – there will be class or clinical experiences everyday; Monday through Friday, in this first semester.

Classes are Mondays and Tuesdays (check the posted schedule); Clinicals/Labs are on Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays (varying times depending on group)

First week of school (Wednesday, 01/06/2016 - Friday, 01/15/2016) schedule:
Clinical Paperwork completion: Wednesday (01/06/2016), 0830 - 1000; Location: R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Yankee Meadows room.
Patient Coaching Training: Wednesday (01/06/2016), 1000-1200, Lunch (on your own) 1200-1300, 1300-1600; Location: R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Yankee Meadows room.

NURS 3135 Group A: (SCA 103)
Thursday (01/07/2016) Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1200 and 1300-1600. Lunch (on your own) 1200-1300
Wednesday (01/13/2016) Pain and Vital Signs in SCA 103 0800-1100.

NURS 3135 Group B: (SCA 103)
Friday (01/08/2016) Orientation to 3135 and Safety in SCA 103 0800-1200,  and 1300-1600.  Lunch (on your own) 1200-1300
Wednesday (01/13/2016) Pain and Vital Signs in SCA 103 1130-1430

Classes are: Monday, 0900 - 1150 and 1300 - 1650 and Tuesday, 0900 - 1150 and 1300 - 1450 in SCA 106.

Classes Tuesday, January 12, 2016 will start at 0800.

Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (01/12/2016) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)

ATI training: Tuesday, January 19, 2016, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm in SC 301

Other Schedule Changes:

Monday (01/11/2015) 1000, IHC Representative coming into the classroom to take pictures for Student Intermountain badges.

Tuesday (01/12/2016) 1100, Pictures for nursing badges, Hunter Conference Center, room 211 (the Whiting Room, outside the great hall)


Level 2 Spring 2016

(Students are eligible to take the PN NCLEX at the end of this semester, if interested see licensing information at the top of this page).

Register for the following NURS courses: 3220, 3230, 3240, and one of the 3235 sections.

First week of school (Wednesday, 01/06/2016 - Friday, 01/15/2016) schedule:

Wednesday (01/06/2016)
Regular class schedule.

Thursday (01/07/2016)
Regular class schedule.

Monday (1/11/2016)0900-1700, NURS 3235 Lab Activities, SCA 103

Tuesday (1/12/2016)
0900-1115, NURS 3235 Lab Activities, SCA 103
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (01/12/2016) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)
1330-1700, NURS 3235 Lab Activities, SCA 103

Classes Wednesdays and Thursdays (check the posted schedule). Clinicals are on Mondays and Tuesdays.

ATI training: Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM in SC 301.

Other Schedule Changes:

Friday (01/22/2016) 0900 - 1230
All Level 2 Students Computer Training 0900-1230.  W1-W4 Orientation 900-930, with Joelle Winkle at 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, across the street from the new hospital in the computer room.

Level 3 Spring 2016

*REFER TO THE NOTE AT THE TOP OF THE PAGE "SCIENCE MAJORS" REGARDING GRADUATION PAPERS.

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): Wednesday, 04/20/2016 - Friday, 04/22/2016, 0900-1730, R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Charles Hunter Room. All level 3 students will need to register at http://www.hurstreview.com/, no later than March 31, 2016. Registration information/codes will be handed out the first part of fall semester.

Register for the following NURS courses: 4320, 4330, 4340, 4350, one of the 4335 sections, and one of the 4355 sections.

First week of school (Wednesday, 01/06/2016 - Friday, 01/15/2016) schedule:

Classes Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays (check the posted schedule). Clinicals are on Mondays, Tuesdays, some Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays

Wednesday (01/06/2016) - Regular Class Schedule

Thursday (01/07/2016) - Regular Class Schedule

Friday (01/08/2016) - Regular Class Schedule

Monday (01/11/2016)
0900-1100, NURS 4335 Clinical Lab Orientation, SCA 104
1100-1300, Lunch (on your own)
1300-1600,Newborn Assessment and care, review and practice, SCA 104

Tuesday (01/12/2016)
0900-0930 NURS 4355 Clinical Orientation, SCA 104
0940-1100 Postpartum Assessment and Care, SCA 104
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (01/12/2016) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)
1300-1700, Postpartum/Newborn assessment and Care practice, SCA 104.

Wednesday (01/13/2016) Regular Class Schedule.

Thursday (01/14/2016) Regular Class Schedule.  Practice all skills for Level 3 Validations, Fetal monitoring, Pediatric medications, PP/Newborn care; SCA 104

Friday (01/15/2016) Regular Class Schedule

Other Schedule Changes:

ATI training: Thursday, January 21, 2016, 10:00 am 11:00 am in SC 301.

Clinical Facility Orientation:  DRMC 400 East campus - There will be three groups of seven or eight.
  • Thursday, January 21, 2016, 2:00 PM
  • Thursday, January 28, 2016, 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, January 28, 2016, 12:00 PM

Level 4 Fall 2015

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): 04/20/2016 - 04/22/2016, 0900-1730, R. Haze Hunter Conference Center, Charles Hunter Room. All level 4 students will need to register at http://www.hurstreview.com/, no later than March 31, 2016. Students must sign in using their user name and password previously created.  DO NOT CREATE A NEW ACCOUNT UNLESS YOU WANT TO PAY FOR IT.

Register for the following NURS courses: 4430, 4440, 4550, one of the 4435 sections and one of the 4555 sections.

First week of school (Wednesday, 01/06/2016 - Friday, 01/15/2016) schedule:

Thursday (01/07/2016) 
Regular Class Schedule
Clinical Orientation, Open House CVAD Review, skills review in SCA 103, 1630 - 1830.

Friday (01/08/2016) Regular Class Schedule

Tuesday (01/12/2016)
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (01/12/2016) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)

Classes Thursdays and Fridays (check the posted schedule). Clinicals 24/7 as scheduled individually, starting TBA.

Other Schedule Changes:

ATI training: Thursday, January 21, 2016, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM in SC 301.

DRMC Orientation of the ICU, Cath Lab & ED, will be explained in detail by instructor.


RN to BSN Spring 2016

Register for the following NURS courses: 4431, 4441, 4551, and one of the 4436 and 4556 sections.

First day of school, Tuesday, January 12, 2016, as follows:

Tuesday (01/12/2016)

0800-1120, NURS 4551 Leadership & Management the RN to BSN, SCA 011

Opening Celebration (Mandatory):  Tuesday (01/12/2016) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S) (Lunch will be served).

1330-1450, NURS 4441 Contemporary Issues for the RN to BSN, SCA 011

1500-1750, NURS 4431 High Acuity Nursing for the RN to BSN, SCA 011