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Graduation Instructions from Office of the Registrar
Health Form - Samford (both pages required of all nursing students)
Handbook, Undergraduate Student
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Independent Study Guidelines
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Performance Standards
Scholarship Application
Student Information Sheet
Transient Enrollment Form and Instructions
Tuition and Fees

BLS (Basic Life Support) Certification

Students enrolled in clinical courses must be certified by the American Heart Association with Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers/Professionals and must provide a copy of their card showing proof of certification. We do not accept online courses. We do not accept Red Cross courses. Other courses, such as Heartsaver AED/CPR, do not meet our clinical contract requirements. For your convenience, listed below are some recommended resources for certification/ recertification:

Intern/Extern Opportunities

Summer III at Mayo Clinic

Summer III is a 10-week program at Mayo Clinic offered annually and begins in early June. You are eligible for Summer III if you are enrolled in a 4-year baccalaureate program and have completed 2 semester or 3 quarters of clinical nursing experience prior to the start of the Summer III program. Salary, benefits, and housing. Application deadline: January 15th. More info: or call 1-800-562-7984.

Summer Opportunities at Mayo Clinic for Junior and Senior nursing students

Summer Nurse Extern Program at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 615-322-2116; Vanderbilt Medical Center

Summer Internship for Nursing Students, called "Experience Oncology Nursing" at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Rochester, NY Mary Anne Long, 716-845-3111 Roswell Park

OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Summer Extern Program in Peoria, Illinois 309-655-4008 or 2667; OSF Saint Francis Medical Center

Bassett Healthcare - Summer Student Nurse Program, especially interesting for those interested in health care for rural populations 1-800-526-1271, Rebecca Wipper, Human Resources Dept., Bassett Healthcare, One Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326-1394 Bassett Healthcare

Student Nursing Summer Internships - Kansas Health Institute 785-233-5443; Kansas Health Institute

Wake Forest University Medical School Student Nurse Extern

Frontier Nursing Service, Wendover, KY - Couriere Program for nursing students Frontier Nursing Service (look at courier program)

NCLEX Information

Uniform Information

Information will be provided by your professor in the appropriate nursing class.

Complete uniform requirements are listed in the School of Nursing Handbook for Undergraduate Students.