Summer Student Nurse Externship Program

Summer Student Nurse Externship Program

2014 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.

An online evaluation is now available.
Click here to access the evaluation. The advantage of completing the evaluation form on-line is that the hospital will not be responsible for compiling their evaluation forms in a summary format. This will be done automatically on-line. However, the software we are using will not have a place to put the student’s name.

Please NOTE *The only way your hospital will know if you have completed the evaluation process is to print the “Thank You” page at the end of the evaluation form, sign your name and turn it in to your hospital contact.

For any questions regarding the 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


Diane Clift
Member Services Manager
Mississippi Hospital Association
116 Woodgreen Crossing
Madison, MS 39110
(601) 368-3217

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