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Preclinical Documents
 

Attention Instructors and Students:

Instructors and students coming to the hospital for clinical rotations must comply with the natural nail policy, located under Fall 2013 Semester News on the left. Failure to comply will result in the loss of clinical priviledges.

As a reminder, to take the shuttle to the hospital, you must park at 611 Valley Health Plaza, which is adjacent to the Luckow Pavilion in Paramus. The shuttle no longer picks up and drops off riders at the Luckow Pavilion.

As of the Fall 2013, we are required by CMS guidelines for Inpatient Quality Reporting to provide documentation of influenza vaccination of our healthcare workers, including students and instructors working with patients at The Valley Hospital. Please provide us with this documentation for your students and instructors this upcoming flu season.


Attention Instructors:

Annual glucose competency is required of all students and instructors. Please run your high, lo glucose controls and complete the annual competency test. Please drop the signed competency form to Cathy Hamilton's office on Phillips 4 West. 

Please see the forms below for review:

Competency Form 
How to Access the Quiz
How to Complete the Quiz 
Blood Glucose Policy 


Dear Clinical Faculty:

Thank you for choosing Valley Hospital for your clinical rotation. Our goal is to provide a safe environment for you and your students.

Unit-specific information, such as manager's name, email address, and telephone number, can be found by clicking on Unit Manager Contact Information. Unit-specific details can also be found by clicking on Clinical Unit Details.

All faculty and students need to complete required paperwork once annually, on a calendar-year basis. Please complete the forms listed below under the "Required Paperwork" section.

It is imperative that we receive all required paperwork, including the School Affiliation Roster, by the end of your first clinical day. Please return the paperwork to Cathy Hamilton, 4 West. Incomplete paperwork cannot be processed, and will be returned to you for completion.

To view and print these documents, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. To download this software for free, please click here.

Required Paperwork
a) School Affiliation Roster - Please refer to the School Affiliation Roster Example on how to complete. Student grades to be noted on roster. A Student Affiliation Roster must be submitted for all clinical rotation groups. If a student is returning within the calendar year, please mark “Returning student.” 

b) Students & Supplemental Staff Self Learning Orientation Module Post Test - Please note:

  • Read each section.
  • Complete the test (last section of the book) using the answer sheet.
  • Complete the Infection Control Post Test.
  • Sign the "Student/Faculty Statement of Confidentiality."
  • Sign the "Statement of Understanding and Compliance with the Valley Hospital's Code of Ethics."

c) Products for Sharps Safety - To ensure review of safety products.

d) Mandatory Insulin Education - 

For Instructor Information/Completion or for Review with Students
a) Personal Appearance Guidelines - We ask that you review with your students.

b) Nursing Student Clinical Assignment Sheet - Must be filled out and posted daily on the unit.

c) Post Test Answer Sheets - For grading and reviewing results with your students. 

Please return the paperwork to Cathy Hamilton, 4 West. Incomplete paperwork cannot be processed, and will be returned to you for completion.

Thank you for your cooperation. I can be reached at lbognar@valleyhealth.com for any questions.

Sincerely,

Lora Bognar

Lora Bognar, MSN, RN-BC, ANP-BC, Director, Clinical Partnerships and Nursing Programs

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