- Immunisation Status
- SA Health Online Orientation
- Hand Hygiene Online Orientation
- Fitness for Practice
- Application to swap a placement with another student
- Application to change a placement
- Application to attend a rural placement
- Application for reimbursement of travel expenses (for rural venues only)
- Preferences for NURS3104 (Semester 2) placement
- Birth attendance log
- Continuity of Care Notification Form (online submission)
- DCSI Screening Clearances or National Police Check
- Application for Reimbursement of Hep B Immunisation
- Incident Report
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that their immunisation/vaccination history is complete and up-to-date prior to attending clinical placement. The Health, Counselling and Disability Service of the University provides an immunisation service that is bulk-billed. The School of Nursing & Midwifery will cover the cost of hepatitis B vaccination for all students. The school will also cover the cost of compulsory immunisations for clinical placement in remote and Northern Territory venues. It is not yet necessary for the school to see your immunisation record but you must take it to your clinical venue at orientation. For a copy of the immunisation protocol click Immunisation protocol.pdf (PDF 26KB) . For access to the immunisation record click on Record of Immunisation form (PDF 245KB) .
All students are required to read and complete the ‘South Australian Nursing and Midwifery Student Clinical Placement Information Guide’, developed by SA Health, prior to attending clinical placement each semester. Information about the package and a link to the document can be found on the SA Health website on the Nursing and Midwifery Undergraduate Clinical Placement page .
All students are required to complete the ‘Hand Hygiene Online Learning Package’, developed by Hand Hygiene Australia, once per year prior to attending clinical placement.
If you have an existing illness or disability that impairs your ability to undertake a clinical placement you must advise your topic coordinator at least two weeks before commencing that placement. You will need to get a medical practitioner to complete a Fitness for Practice form clearing you for clinical placement. This form is to be submitted to the Topic Coordinator with a copy to the appropriate course coordinator. If you are required to adjust some of your clinical practice the topic coordinator will meet with you to discuss a plan suitable to the placement you have. For fitness for clinical practice protocol click Fitness for clinical practice protocol.pdf (PDF 26KB) . For access to the form please click on Fitness for clinical practice form (PDF 102KB) .
Students can apply to swap a placement with another student if they feel their allocated placement is not suitable. Previous placements of both students will be taken into account before approval is given. For access to the form please click on Application to Swap Placement (PDF 87KB) .
Students can apply to change their placement if they feel their allocated placement is not suitable. Exceptional circumstances only will be considered. For access to the form please click on Request to Change Placement.pdf (PDF 28KB) .
Students are encouraged to seek a rural clinical placement in South Australia. Application forms for rural placements will be made available on this page in approximately September/October the previous year. When the form has been uploaded, you can gain access by clicking on Rural Clinical Placement: Application form for prospective 2nd and 3rd Year students.
Students undertaking placement at a rural venue may claim some travel expenses. For placement purposes, a rural venue is considered to be a venue that is 100km or further from the Adelaide Central Business District (CBD) for students enrolled in the nursing program at the Flinders campus in the Adelaide metropolitan area, and 100km or further from the Renmark campus for students enrolled in the Riverland nursing program. The application form, with attached original receipts, can be submitted to the School of Nursing & Midwifery office. For access to the form please click on Reimbursement of travel expenses.pdf (PDF 27KB) .
Students undertaking their final clinical placement in Semester 2 of their third year are able to submit three venue preferences. Previous placements will be taken into account when considering applications.The application form will be made available on this page in approximately May each year.
10. Birth attendance log (online submission)
This online form is used to keep an accurate record of any attendance of a birth at a hospital/venue by a student.
11. Continuity of Care Notification Form (online submission)
This online form is used to collate information about a midwifery student’s intended presence at a birth.The Clinical Placement Unit staff will advise the hospital/venue of a student’s planned attendance at the birth.
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All students undertaking a program in the School of Nursing & Midwifery are required to have a HepB vaccination. The School will cover the cost of the vaccination only. The application form, with attached original receipt, can be submitted to the School of Nursing & Midwifery office. For access to the form please access Immunisation of Hep B (PDF 282KB)