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Code of Conduct: Clinical Learning Center

  1. All students must participate in an orientation to the Clinical Learning Center.
  2. Use the sign–in sheet (on the shelves to the right when you enter the lab) to sign in and out, if you are here for open lab/ independent practice.
  3. Students will be expected to participate in laboratory experiences as if they were in an actual health care setting. This includes but is not limited to:
    1. Appropriate infection control, hand washing/gloving
    2. Proper body mechanics
    3. Proper disposal of supplies/needles
    4. Proper identification of patient and allergies
    5. Safety issues for patient–side rails up, bed low, etc
    6. Psychosocial support–introduction, appropriate interaction with patient
    7. Documentation of care
    8. Professional behavior, dress and communication between faculty, peers, and patients
  4. Do not remove the manikin from the bed, or any part of the manikin, unless supervised by an instructor or the lab facilitator.
  5. Return the simulation bed to its original state, ready for the next student:
    1. Dispose of trash appropriately
    2. Replace used supplies
    3. Change linens as needed
    4. Return the bed to the original position
    5. Clean up spills
    6. Put away all supplies and equipment
  6. Dispose of all needles and biohazard material in the sharps box.
  7. Report any incidents or malfunctions to the Lab Facilitator or any nursing faculty.
  8. Students are responsible for their personal belongings. Please use coat hangers and shelves as available.
  9. No food or drinks are permitted in lab rooms.
  10. Clinical uniforms with Butler ID badge must be worn in the lab for regularly–scheduled lab days, make–up days, simulation practice, CPE review, return demonstrations, etc. (Please bring a stethoscope, a watch with a second hand, and a pen if doing a scenario in the lab). If you sign up to practice skills on your own, lab jackets (including Butler ID badge) with street clothes may be worn. This is the only exception to dressing in full clinical uniform.
  11. No visible tattoos, piercings (other than ears), or gauges are permitted in the lab. Tattoos must be covered. Flesh-colored gauge coverings may be worn.

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Updated May 2012