are program requirements for students. Each student will be expected
to meet these requirements or be subject to disciplinary action and
may be ineligible for program progression.
Appearance may be defined but is not limited to:
Maintenance of professional appearance and attire.
Adherence to agency dress-code requirements
Display of appropriate professional and University identification
Conduct may be defined but is not limited to:
of patient rights and privacy
of patient confidentiality
Honesty (see Student Responsibility)
safe nursing care.
- Honesty in
reporting and documenting clinical experiences.
- Prompt reporting
of mistakes, errors, accidents or unusual circumstances to supervising
faculty and appropriate health team staff.
to policies of clinical agencies and those of individual courses.
under the specific direction of faculty.
and respectful interpersonal interactions.
present and punctual.
- Financial Responsibility
for Health Care of Students in the College of Nursing
- Students are responsible for their own medical expenses, including any
related to injury or illness incurred during required student
A faculty member has the authority
to remove a student from an academic activity if the students behavior
is irresponsible, unsafe or unprofessional.
faculty believes that each student is responsible for his/her own educational
development. Each student is encouraged to meet this expectation
by way of individual creative and intellectual endeavors. Any
form of academic dishonesty, whereby one student achieves success through
the expense and work of another individual, is unacceptable.
may be defined as, but not limited to, the following:
- Obtaining help from
another student during an examination.
- Giving help to another
student during an examination.
- The use of notes,
books or any other unauthorized sources of information during an examination.
- Obtaining, without
authorization, an examination or any parts thereof prior to the taking
of the examination.
- Submitting a report,
notebook, speech, outline, theme or other problem for credit that has
been knowingly obtained or copied in whole or in part from another individual's
composition, compilation or other product. This is considered PLAGIARISM.
When incorporating ideas or phrasing from any other author in his/her
work, the student must acknowledge and document this source. This
is done through a citation specifying the source and author of the material
using APA format.
- Submitting or participating
in the submission of a report, project, product or examination paper
falsely represented as being solely the result of the original efforts
of the submitting student(s). This is also considered plagiarism.
- Altering the record
of any grade in any grade book, any office or any other official college
- Any other type of
misconduct, offense or manifestation of dishonesty or unfairness in
or relating to the academic work.
handles situations in which academic dishonesty is suspected.
Academic dishonesty may result in immediate dismissal from the College
of Scholarly Work
papers required in the program are to be written in a scholarly manner
using the following technical standards.
- All work is to be
properly documented within the body of the paper as well as reflected
in a complete reference list.
- Correct composition
and grammar must be followed throughout the paper including correct
sentence and paragraph structure, spelling and punctuation.
- Guidelines as outlined
in the latest edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological
Association (APA) are to be used for all formal papers. Students
are required to purchase a copy of the manual at the beginning of their
enrollment in the MSN program or can be accessed through the web.