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During internship training the intern is expected to:

  • Be accountable for her own learning and progress toward achieving training objectives.
  • Demonstrate progressive clinical judgment, problem solving, critical thinking, and time management skills.
  • Consistently demonstrate a sound knowledge background in nursing, biological, social, and behavioral sciences, and integrate it in day to day practice.
  • Demonstrate progressive clinical competence throughout the internship year.
  • Function effectively as interdisciplinary team member in the assigned clinical area.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with members of the interdisciplinary team.
  • Comply with hospital standards of care, policies and procedures and the nursing practice model to ensure patient safety in all activities.
  • Deliver ethical nursing care.
  • Conduct self professionally.
  • Act as a role model for fellow students and interns.
  • Realistically identify own strength and limitation.
  • Be committed to own professional growth and life-long learning.
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to diversity of patients, colleagues, and healthcare team members.
  • Demonstrate effective use of information technology.
  • Act as patient and family advocate.