Summer Student Nurse Externship Program

2015 MS Summer Student Nurse Externship Program

The MHA Organization for Nurse Executives and the MS Council of Deans & Directors of Schools of Nursing jointly sponsor the Summer Student Nurse Externship Program (Externship Program). The Externship Program is designed to:

  • provide students in nursing with an opportunity to enhance previously learned skills under the supervision of experienced registered nurses in the healthcare setting;
  • assist students of nursing to experience acceptance in a work situation appropriate to their potential as future registered nurses;
  • prepare students to assume responsibilities of full-time employees with respect to performance requirements, policies, and procedures of a health care agency; and
  • encourage retention of nursing graduates through provision of supplemental practice experience within the workplace.

The Externship Program is offered cooperatively between local hospitals and area schools of nursing throughout the state.
The 2015 MS Summer Student Nurse Externship Program application process is now open. The applications are online only. Completed application and supporting materials must be returned by February 16, 2015.

Link to School of Nursing Application https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/JZTT5HS

Link to Hospital Application https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/J2JHYND

Upon approval, a list of approved facilities and schools of nursing will be posted with the program documents.

For any questions regarding the MS Summer Student Nurse Externship Program, please contact:

Denise Young
Director of Associate Degree Nursing
Mississippi Delta Community College
P.O. Box 668
Moorhead, MS 38761
(662) 246-6410
dyoung@msdleta.edu

or

Dawn Ard
Project Manager
MS Office of Nursing Workforce
116 Woodgreen Crossing
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 368-33321
dard@monw.org

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