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

Exposure Control Plan

Student Background Checks

SUUSNA Dues On-Line Payment Link


All Levels

All  Clinical Documentation is Due to Teresa by Noon on June 30, 2015

*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 fall Semester 2015 (this includes any documentation expiring August 24, 2015 - December 4, 2015) must be updated and turned into the office manager by noon on June 30, 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; 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 May 4, 2015, 9:00 a.m. - Noon, SC301. Fee for exam $48 for assessment only or $77 for assessment and practice assessment. Students must pay and pre-register through the nursing office no later than Noon on April 6, 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).

Fall 2015

Summer 2015

Spring 2015


Level 1 Spring 2015

ALL CLINICAL DOCUMENTATION IS DUE TO TERESA BY NOON ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 21

Register for the following NURS courses: 3120, 3130, 3140 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.

First week of school (01/05/2015 - 01/09/2015) schedule:

Classes Monday 0900-1150 (SCA 106), Tuesday 0730-1120 (SCA 106) and 1300-1550 (SCA 106).

Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (01/06/2015) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)

NURS 3135 Group A: (SCA 103 & 104)
Wednesday (01/07/2015) 0700-1000 Orient to Clinical Lab in SCA 104
Thursday (01/08/2015) 0800-1300 Safety & Infection Control Module in SCA 103

 

NURS 3135 Group B: (SCA 103)
Wednesday (01/07/2015) 1300-1600 Orient to Clinical Lab
Friday (01/09/2015) 0800-1300 Safety & Infection Control Module

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

Other Schedule Changes:

Monday (01/12/2015) 1200, Pictures for nursing badges, Hunter Conference Center, room 211 (the Whiting Room, outside the great hall)


Wednesday (01/14/2015) 0900 - 1000; Mandatory ATI training in SC 301

Wednesday (02/04/2015) 0900 - 1200; Clinical Coaching Training, Hunter Conference Center, Yankee Meadow Room UPDATED 1/12/2015

                                      1300 - 1600; Clinical Coaching Training, Hunter Conference Center, Yankee Meadow Room UPDATED 1/12/2015

  • SUU Nursing Uniforms by Smart Scrubs (Purchase Here) Use password: SUU2014 (Patches available from the Nursing Offices, only)


Level 2 Spring 2015

(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, 4360, and one of the 3235 sections.

First week of school (01/05/2015 - 01/09/2015) schedule:

Monday (01/05/2015)
NURS 3235 Orientation 0900-1100, SCA 103
NURS 3235 Peripheral IV Skills Review 1200-1630, SCA 103

Tuesday (01/06/2015)
NURS 3235 CVAD Skills 900-1100, SCA 103
Opening Celebration (Mandatory):  Tuesday (01/06/2015) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)
NURS 3235 CVAD Skills continued plus chest tubes, blood administration, etc., 1300-1700, SCA 103

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

Other Schedule Changes:

Wednesday (01/14/2015) 1000-1100, Mandatory ATI Training in SC 301 CANCELED

Friday (01/30/2015) 0900 - 1230
All Level 2 Students Computer Training 0900-1200.  W1-W4 Orientation 1200-1230, with Joelle Winkle at 1424 E. Foremaster Drive, across the street from the new hospital in the computer room.


Level 3 Spring 2015

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

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): 04/20/2015-04/22/2015, 0900-1700, SCA 011. All level 3 students will need to register at http://www.hurstreview.com/, no later than March 13, 2015. Registration information/codes will be handed out the first part of fall semester.

Register for the following NURS courses: 3260, 4330, 4340, 4350, one of the 4335 sections, and one of the 4355 sections.

First week of school (01/05/2015 - 01/09/2015) schedule:
Monday (01/05/2015)
0800-900, NURS 4335 Clinical Lab Orientation, SCA 104
900-1200, Peds Instruction, SCA 104
1200-1300, Lunch (on your own)

1300-1600,  Electronic Fetal Monitoring (EFM) & Post Partum (PP) Instruction, SCA 104

Tuesday (01/06/2015)

900-1100, Newborn Assessment Instruction, SCA 104
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (01/05/2015) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)
1300-1700, VVMC Orientation & Lab Practice, VVMC & SCA 104

Thursday (01/08/2015) 1000 - 1100 Community Clinical Orientation, SC 214

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

Other Schedule Changes:

Clinical Orientations Friday, January 23, 2015, DRMC, at 9:00 AM

Thursday (01/15/2015) 0900-1000, Mandatory ATI Training in SC 301 CANCELED


Level 4 Spring 2015

Hurst Review (Live NCLEX Review): 4/20/2015 - 4/22/2015, 0900-1700, SCA 011. All level 4 students will need to register at http://www.hurstreview.com/, no later than March 13, 2015. 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 (01/05/2015 - 01/09/2015) schedule:
Monday (01/05/2015)
NURS 4555 Clinical Orientation, 0800-1200, SCA 011.  Open House Skills Resources, 1200 - 1700, SCA 011

Tuesday (01/06/2015)
Opening Celebration (Mandatory): Tuesday (01/20/2015) 1130-1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S)

Wednesday (01/07/2015)
Skills Review: 0730 - 1000, SCA 103

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

Other Schedule Changes:

Thursday (01/15/2015) 0800 - 0900, Mandatory ATI Training in SC 301. CANCELED

Thursday (01/15/2015) 1000 DRMC Orientation of the ICU, Cath Lab & ED, Meet on 2nd Floor, Cardio Vascular lounge


RN to BSN Summer 2015

Classes begin on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at 0800 in SCA 106. See above Summer 2015 schedule for details.

Register for the following NURS courses: 3141, 3261, and 4361, if upper division credit is needed have office staff assist by adding NURS 4830-01, Readings and Conferences.

RN to BSN Spring 2015

Classes begin on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 0800. See above Spring 2015 schedule link for details.

Register for the following NURS courses: 4431,4436, 4441, 4551 and 4556, if upper division credit is needed have office staff assist by adding Readings & Conferences NURS 4830-01.

Tuesday (01/06/2015) - Mandatory Opening Celebration: 1130 - 1300, Sharwan Smith Student Center, Starlight Room (ST 208S).