BSN Student Nurse Extern Program

 

Our nine-week concentrated work/study experience,
the University of Michigan BSN Student Nurse Extern
Program, allows BSN students to function in a nursing
role in a safe and supportive environment, under the
direct supervision of a RN preceptor.

This program is only for students in a traditional BSN track. For job opportunities please check out the Nursing Careers website.

Program Information:

The University of Michigan Student Nurse Extern Program is a work/study experience, which focuses on the utilization of the nursing process to meet the bio/psycho/social needs of the patient with real or potential life threatening health problems. The program consists of nine weeks of concentrated time spent on a selected unit under the direct supervision of a RN preceptor. It is a unique experience that allows BSN students to function in a nursing role in a safe and supportive environment.

The Student Nurse Extern Program offers the participants an exceptional opportunity to develop their nursing skills. The didactic portion of the program is concentrated  in the first week.  Students who are selected for this program must be prepared for a full 36-40 hour commitment per week (approximately 360 total hours of clinical work).

Program Dates for 2017: TBD

 

Program Details: DATES TBD. Contact us for application information in mid October 2016.

  • Externs must commit to all program and orientation dates.
  • Externs must follow their preceptor's work schedule.
  • You will not know your work schedule or who are your assigned preceptors till the first week of the program
  • Please do not ask the units to adjust your schedules. There are no exceptions to this rule.
  • Email Mark Erber at merber@med.umich.edu if you have any questions.

 

Questions?

 

Contact UsBSN Externship Staff and Location

Mary Anne V. Brancheau, BSN, RN-BC
Educational Nurse Coordinator
Nurse Externship Program & Clinical Placement Coordinator
Professional Development & Education

Mark Erber, MSN, RN
Staff Specialist
Professional Development and Education

Irene Knokh, MA, MEd.,
Instructional Design Consultant;
Nurse Extern Program Coordinator
Professional Development & Education

Externship@med.umich.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Target Audience: UMHS Nursing | Author/Contact: Externship Team | Web Publisher: Irene Knokh | Reviewed:August 2016