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Student Handbook& Course Catalog2022-2023Jefferson College of Nursing

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITYJEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSINGThis student handbook and course catalog is property of:Student Name:Student Email Address:Program/Option:Faculty Advisor:Advisor Email Address:Advisor Telephone Number:The Jefferson College of Nursing reserves the right to amend any regulations, fees, conditions, and coursesdescribed herein as circumstances may require without prior notice to persons who might thereby beaffected. Amendments to the Jefferson College of Nursing Student Handbook and Course Catalog will beavailable in the online version of this document. Students will be notified of changes through their courseboards and through the Jefferson email system.2

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITYJEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSINGTable of ContentsFOREWORD . 7HISTORY . 7ACCREDITATION . 8ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF STUDENT HANDBOOK & COURSE CATALOG . 9ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITY CONTRACT . 10ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF NURSING ACADEMIC INTEGRITY POLICY ANDEXAMINATION POLICY . 11MESSAGE TO INCOMING STUDENTS FROM THE DEAN . 12JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSING FACULTY AND STAFF . 13MISSION OF THE JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSING . 19PROGRAM PURPOSES . 19ACADEMIC ADVISING . 21ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2022- 2023 . 21ACADEMIC CREDIT . 22ACADEMIC INTEGRITY POLICY. 22COLLEGE SANCTIONS FOR ACADEMIC DISHONESTY/PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT . 23ACADEMIC PROBATION AND DISMISSAL . 23ACADEMIC PROGRESSION . 24ACADEMIC STANDING . 28ATTENDANCE REGULATIONS . 28CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION COURSE COMPLETION . 28CHANGE OF GRADE . 28CHANGE OF INFORMATION . 29CHANGES OF SCHEDULE: DROPPING OR ADDING COURSES . 29CHANGE OF STATUS FORM . 29CLINICAL REMEDIATION, PROBATION, AND FAILURE . 29CLINICAL PRACTICE MAKE-UP FEE . 30CLINICAL PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS . 31CONFIDENTIALITY OF STUDENT RECORDS . 31COURSE WITHDRAWAL . 31CREDIT HOUR ASSIGNMENT IN ONLINE COURSES . 323

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, CHILD ABUSE CLEARANCE, DRUG TESTING AND FBIFINGERPRINTING FOR THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY NURSING STUDENTS . 33DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS. 34DISTANCE LEARNING . 34DISTANCE LEARNING INTEGRITY STATEMENT . 36DOCUMENTATION FOR JCN STUDENT FILES . 36EMAIL . 37FAILURE TO COMPLETE A COURSE . 37GRADE APPEAL PROTOCOL. 37GRADING SYSTEM . 37GRADE POINT AVERAGE CALCULATION . 39GRADUATION POLICY . 39STUDENT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE. 40GUIDELINES FOR INDEPENDENT STUDY (NU 499/NU 699) . 41PROPOSAL FOR NURSING 499 AND NURSING 699 . 43GUIDELINES FOR WRITTEN COURSE ASSIGNMENTS . 44HEALTH REQUIREMENTS . 44IDENTIFICATION CARDS . 44INFORMATION SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGIES (IS&T) INFORMATION . 44LATENESS. 47LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR BSN STUDENTS . 47LEAVE OF ABSENCE FOR MSN AND DNP STUDENTS . 48ONLINE EXAMINATION POLICY . 49PERSONAL DIGITAL DEVICES IN THE CLINICAL SETTING . 49REGISTRATION . 50REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION . 50SAFE CLINICAL PRACTICE POLICY . 50SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS POLICY . 51FINANCIAL AID REFUND . 52SPECIAL STUDENT STATUS . 53TECHNICAL STANDARDS REQUIRED FOR NURSING STUDENTS . 53TRANSCRIPTS . 55TUITION REFUND POLICY . 55OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH NETWORK FOR EMPLOYEES & STUDENTS . 55CONTINUITY OF INSTRUCTION IN EVENT OF EMERGENCY . 564

WITHDRAWAL FROM THE COLLEGE . 57STATEMENT OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT/HONOR CODE . 57CODE OF CONDUCT . 59USE OF THE JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSING NAME . 59USE OF THE UNIVERSITY LOGO . 59BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES . 60BACHELOR OF SCIENCE PROGRAM ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK OF THE BACHELOR OFSCIENCE IN NURSING (BSN) PROGRAM . 60BSN PROGRAM OUTCOMES . 62BSN CURRICULUM PLANS OF STUDY . 63GRADING POLICIES FOR BACCALAUREATE STUDENTS . 65POLICY AND PROCEDURE FOR INCLUSION OF ASSESSMENT TECHNOLOGIES INSTITUTE(ATI) CONTENT MASTERY ASSESSMENT SERIES IN BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS . 66ATTENDANCE POLICY . 68BACCALAUREATE (UNDERGRADUATE) LABORATORY/SIMULATION ATTENDANCEPOLICY . 69BACCALAUREATE (UNDERGRADUATE) CLINICAL PRACTICE ATTENDANCE POLICY . 69DRESS CODE . 70PROFESSIONAL DEMEANOR . 71EXAMINATION POLICY . 71EXAMINATION REVIEW POLICY . 71CLASSROOM EXAMINATION PROCEDURES . 72ELECTRONIC-BASED EXAMINATION PROCEDURE . 72THE CLINICAL PRACTICE EDUCATION MODEL FOR ALL BSN STUDENTS . 74ACTIVE LEARNING STATEMENT – A POSITION STATEMENT . 75STUDENT ACADEMIC SUPPORT. 76STATE BOARD OF NURSING REGULATIONS (PENNSYLVANIA) . 76NCLEX-RN/Next Generation NCLEX (NGN) APPLICATION . 77GRADUATE PROGRAMS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES . 78GRADING SYSTEM . 78GRADUATE TRANSFER CREDIT POLICY . 78GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS . 78GRADUATION: APPLICATION FOR GRADUATION, CAP, GOWN, AND HOOD . 79MASTER’S PROGRAM . 79ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK OF THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN) PROGRAM 795

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN) PROGRAM OBJECTIVES . 81EXAMINATION POLICY . 81CLASSROOM EXAMINATION PROCEDURES . 81GRADUATE ELECTRONIC-BASED EXAMINATION PROCEDURES ON CAMPUS . 82GRADUATE ELECTRONIC-BASED EXAMINATION PROCEDURES OFF CAMPUS . 83CLINICAL ATTENDANCE POLICY . 84THE CLINICAL EDUCATION MODEL FOR MSN STUDENTS . 84THE CLINICAL EDUCATION ENVIRONMENT . 84CLINICAL CALENDAR AND CLINICAL HOURS . 86CLINICAL LOGS (CLIENT ENCOUNTER LOGS) . 86CLINICAL PRACTICUM. 87SATISFACTORY CLINICAL PERFORMANCE IN MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN)COURSES . 87MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING (MSN) CURRICULUM PLANS . 87POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATES: NURSE PRACTITIONER, COMMUNITY SYSTEMSADMINISTRATION, NURSING INFORMATICS . 108DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE PROGRAM . 110ORGANIZING FRAMEWORK OF THE DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) PROGRAM . 110DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) PROGRAM OUTCOMES . 111DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE PROGRAM OPTIONS . 112DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE PROGRAM CURRICULUM PLANS . 113DNP NURSE ANESTHESIA PROGRAM . 153DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) NURSE ANESTHESIA PROGRAM PLAN OF STUDY(Class of 2023) . 154DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) NURSE ANESTHESIA PROGRAM PLAN OF STUDY(Class of 2024 - forward) . 155PLAN FOR NATIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION (NCE) SUCCESS 2022-2023 . 156PhD IN NURSING PROGRAM . 158PhD IN NURSING PROGRAM PLAN OF STUDY . 158STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND AWARDS . 160NURSING COURSE DESCRIPTIONS . 1676

FOREWORDSince 1891, when nursing education began at Jefferson, graduates of Jefferson nursing programs havebeen leaders in education, research, health care delivery, and community service. The faculty andleadership of the Jefferson College of Nursing are committed to working with you, our students, tocontinue this rich tradition.Jefferson continues its commitment to be responsive to the changing needs of the healthcare system. TheCollege continually makes innovative curricular changes aimed at preparing you to function as anoutstanding nurse professional in this dynamic environment. A crucial characteristic of today’s healthcaresystem is the interprofessional nature of practice as an integral part of a major academic health center,Jefferson College of Nursing affords our students the opportunity to interact with other students in anarray of healthcare professions. The entire curriculum is based on a set of core competencies that yourfaculty and future employers believe are essential to effective practice.The vision statement of the College’s Strategic Plan commits to maintaining the Jefferson College ofNursing’s status as a premier educational institution in the nation for the education and clinicalpreparation of outstanding nurse leaders and professionals. The Jefferson College of Nursing can makethis claim because it draws upon the rich array of resources within Thomas Jefferson University, ThomasJefferson University Hospitals, and Jefferson Health. This means that the College’s faculty achievessuperior quality scholarship in practice, research, and teaching, thereby providing the appropriatebackdrop for excellent educational experiences for the student body. And for the student, it means aneducational credential that opens exceptional access to employment in the healthcare practice setting. Thisfact is attested to by our graduates’ success rates on required licensure and certification examinations,consistently above the national average. Jefferson College of Nursing programs are designed not only toassist you in developing the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to enter or advance in thenursing profession but to help you develop confidence in your professional roles, positive attitudes,critical thinking, and problem solving strategies, as well as strong professional ethic. We expect you toleave Jefferson College of Nursing a proud and confident graduate who will bring credit to our professionand alma mater.HISTORYThe roots of nursing education at Jefferson date back to 1891 when the Jefferson Hospital TrainingSchool for Nurses was established as a diploma program. Later renamed as the Jefferson Medical CollegeHospital School of Nursing, the School became a part of the newly organized School of Allied HealthSciences in 1968. On July 1, 1969, Thomas Jefferson University was established and was comprised ofJefferson Medical College, the College of Graduate Studies, and the College of Allied Health Sciences.The Department of Baccalaureate Nursing was opened in 1972, and the Diploma School of Nursingclosed operations in 1982. When graduate degree programs were added in 1986, the name was changed tothe Department of Nursing. The College of Allied Sciences was renamed the College of HealthProfessions on December 2, 1996. On February 2, 2002, the College name was changed to the JeffersonCollege of Health Professions. On July 24, 2006, the College was reorganized to include three schools:the Jefferson School of Health Professions, the Jefferson School of Nursing, and the Jefferson School ofPharmacy. The University reorganization on July 1, 2009 dissolved the Jefferson College of HealthProfessions resulting in the creation of the Jefferson School of Nursing. On July 1, 2015, the JeffersonSchool of Nursing became the Jefferson College of Nursing.The Jefferson College of Nursing maintains a strong relationship with the Jefferson College ofBiomedical Sciences, Jefferson College of Health Professions, Jefferson College of Pharmacy, JeffersonCollege of Population Health, Sidney Kimmel Medical College, and other units of Thomas Jefferson7

University. The Jefferson College of Nursing is distinct from these entities in administration andresponsibilities.ACCREDITATIONJefferson is proud of its academic accreditations: Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges andSchools.The Baccalaureate Degree Program in Nursing, the Master's Degree Program in Nursing, and theDoctor of Nursing Practice Program at Thomas Jefferson University are accredited by theCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC20001, 202-887-6791.The Nurse Anesthesia DNP program was awarded a maximum re-accreditation of 10 years,through 2029, by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Programs.Our college’s educational partner in clinical skills and patient care, Thomas Jefferson UniversityHospital is designated as a Magnet for nursing excellence by the American NursesCredentialing Center. The ANCC is the world's largest and most prestigious nurse credentialingorganization and a subsidiary of the American Nurses Association.Graduates are prepared to apply for the licensing examinations of the state and/or national licensing orregistry bodies and to become members of the appropriate professional organizations.8

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITYJEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSINGACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF STUDENT HANDBOOK &COURSE CATALOGAll StudentsThe Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) Student Handbook and Course Catalog provides information onacademic policies and procedures, accreditation, credit hour assignment, academic standing, technicalstandards required for nursing students, and nursing course descriptions within the Jefferson College ofNursing, but it does not stand alone. Important university-wide policies, including the CommunityStandards, are found on the Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) Student Handbook website atJefferson.edu/Handbook.My signature* below confirms I have been informed of the TJU Student Handbook website located atJefferson.edu/Handbook and acknowledges receipt of the JCN Student Handbook and Course Catalog. Iunderstand that I am responsible for reading and abiding by the materials contained within the TJUStudent Handbook website and the JCN Student Handbook and Course Catalog, both of which containimportant information needed during my student experience here.SignatureDatePrinted Name:*Signatures will be collected electronically in Canvas courses.9

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITYJEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSINGACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITY CONTRACTThis contract is designed to promote a positive educational environment that facilitates learning.Students have a right to expect: A complete syllabus on the first day of class which clearly states student learning outcomes, atopic schedule for the semester, a fair grading policy, and a well-defined attendance policy. That classes start and end on time. The opportunity to make an appointment to discuss the course content outside of class with theprofessor. The return of examinations and assignments in approximately two weeks. The opportunity to review examination content with the faculty.The faculty has the right to expect that students will: Arrive on time and be prepared for class/clinical and stay for the entire class/clinical or untilassignments are completed. Inform the professor of any extenuating circumstances affecting attendance. Be actively involved in creating a successful course/clinical experience. Ask for clarification or assistance when needed. Turn in assignments on time. At all times observe the community standards as outlined in the University Community Standardspolicy and the JCN Student Handbook & Course Catalog. Share any concerns about the class/clinical in a timely fashion. Conduct themselves in a professional manner.Human Rights and Responsibilities: I will listen to others respectfully and not speak while others are speaking. When I disagree with someone, I will critique their ideas in a respectful and constructive manner. I will try to understand other people’s behavior and perspectives rather than simply criticizingthem. I will respect other people’s desire to learn and not interfere with the learning process. I will ensure that my cell phone and other electronic devices do not interfere with the classroom,clinical or testing processes.StudentDate10

THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITYJEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSINGACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RECEIPT OF NURSING ACADEMICINTEGRITY POLICY AND EXAMINATION POLICYName (print)My signature* below acknowledges receipt of the Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson College ofNursing Academic Integrity Policy and Examination Policies. I understand that I am responsible forreading and abiding by the policies. I understand that failure to abide by the Academic Integrity Policyand Examination Policies can result in academic sanctions or adjudication by a panel established throughthe Community Standards Board.SignatureDate*Signatures will be collected electronically in Canvas courses.11

MESSAGE TO INCOMING STUDENTS FROM THE DEANDear New and Returning Students:At Jefferson College of Nursing, we are honoring our tradition and igniting innovation. For more than131 years, the College of Nursing has established itself as an outstanding academic institution and a vitalcontributor to building a better Philadelphia and beyond. Our future-focused strategic plan is propellingus to new heights, directing the course of 21st century nursing. We are aspiring to a new vision - toreimagine and disrupt the way nurses lead and impact society. We are fierce advocates for having nursingat the table when complex problems need solutions and, as a college, we are preparing our graduates withthe real-world skills needed to meet these challenges head on.The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to quickly adopt unprecedented ways of teaching,learning, and practicing nursing. Two major factors were responsible for us thriving: our interface withtechnology and our relationship with Jefferson Health. Technology is driving everything, and we areembracing new technologies and exploring fresh approaches to teaching that are aligned with the diverseneeds of our learners. To us, it is critical to prepare nurses at all levels to excel in highly technologicalenvironments. The Jefferson College of Nursing has engaged with Apple to provide expandedopportunities for our faculty to engage learners, infuse the curriculum with academic technologies, andsimulate the technology demands of real-world settings. This has and will continue to serve us well as wecontinue to meet the unfolding challenges being placed upon us.Our enhanced partnerships with our clinical partners, particularly Jefferson Health, will continue to bringthe assets and talents of the college to bear on the transformation of health care for individuals, families,and populations. Our faculty and students are influencing tomorrow by pushing the notion of communityengagement to even greater heights. More than ever before, we are diving into even deeper trenches,gaining expanded access to the most difficult to reach communities, and expanding our impact so thatJefferson Nursing's influence can be felt by all who need it. At Jefferson, we recognize our responsibilityas a College of Nursing in this city and in every city where our students live, study, and work.Thank you for selecting the Jefferson College of Nursing as your academic program of choice. You arethe most important part of our academic community. I look forward to getting to know you over the nextyear and hearing about your accomplishments and contributions. Until next time,Marie Ann Marino, EdD, RN, FAANDean and Professor12

JEFFERSON COLLEGE OF NURSING FACULTY AND STAFF13

NAMESarah Ackerman, Assistant Professorsarah.ackerman@jefferson.eduJomuelle Anicet, AdministrativeAssistant, Undergraduate Programsjomuelle.anicet@jefferson.eduSara Arn, Instructor,sara.arn@jefferson.eduJennifer Bellot, Associate Dean, Academic Practice Integration,Associate Professorjennifer.bellot@jefferson.eduCecilia Borden, Student Academic Supportcecilia.borden@jefferson.eduMary Bouchaud, Associate Professor, Program Director FACT-1 Year Prelicensure Program Center City Campusmary.bouchaud@jefferson.eduPaul Bowers Director, Academic Technology & Designpaul.d.bowers@jefferson.eduLauren Brown, Assistant Program Director, NurseAnesthesia, Assistant Professorlauren.toler@jefferson.eduAlissa Bruner, Education Coordinator II, rbara Butynskyi, Instructorbarbara.butynskyi@jefferson.eduNicole Cavaliere, Instructornicole.cavaliere@jefferson.eduValerie Clary-Muronda, Assistant lla Cora Education Coordinator IIUndergraduate Programsgabriella.cora@jefferson.eduRose-Elyse Coyne, Executive Assistant to the Deanrose-elyse.coyne@jefferson.eduJulie Dameus, Assistant Professorjulie.dameus@jefferson.eduStephen DiDonato, Associate Professorstephen.didonato@jefferson.eduSusan Egger, Assistant Professor,Program Director- Traditional and FACT-2Year Prelicensure Programs Center City Campussusan.egger@jefferson.eduRynira Elam, Administrative Assistant, Academic Affa

The Jefferson College of Nursing (JCN) Student Handbook and Course Catalog provides information on academic policies and procedures, accreditation, credit hour assignment, academic standing, technical standards required for nursing students, and nursing course descriptions within the Jefferson College of Nursing, but it does not stand alone.

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