Clinical Standards

Performance Standards

To successfully perform clinical functions while enrolled at Trinity, applicants/students must have sufficient physical strength, coordination, manual dexterity, and mental and sensory processes to be capable of providing safe and effective client care. This includes but not limited to the following situations:
  • Handling stressful or demanding situations related to mechanical, technical, procedural, or client care situations.
  • Communicating effectively in order to explain and provide client /family care.
  • Providing physical and emotional support to clients/families.
  • Physically responding to situations requiring first aid or emergency care of clients.
  • Sensorial assessing and evaluating clients conditions/diagnostic tests.
  • Transporting, moving, lifting or transferring clients as is necessary to provide client care.
  • Moving, adjusting and manipulating a variety of equipment according to established procedures and standards.
  • Physically placing clients, equipment, and instruments in proper positions for examinations according to established procedures and standards.

If the ability to meet any of these clinical performance standards is in question, Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences reserves the right at any point in the application process/program to require a simulated clinical test to verify an applicant or student’s capabilities. If the individual cannot meet these clinical performance standards without accommodation, a conference shall be held between applicant/student and the respective Program Coordinator to determine what accommodations would be necessary and if the accommodation is reasonable.
 
Applicants and students are asked to sign these standards, stating they comply with these Clinical Performance Standards and understand that, if with reasonable accommodation, they cannot meet these standards, they may be withdrawn at any point in the application process/program.
 

Clinical Make-Up Units


CMU 100
Clinical Make-up Unit 100 is a course designed for students requiring clinical make-up hours for a Nursing or Health Sciences course with a clinical component. Clinical make-up will be held at a predetermined date and time designated by course faculty and will be conducted by a program-specific faculty member. Students enroll based on days of clinical make-up required. CMU 100, a non-credit course, is a half day of clinical make-up time. This make-up time may be scheduled during an evening, night or weekend shift. It is the student’s responsibility to adjust their schedule to meet the predetermined dates/times/shifts. Refer to the specific course syllabus for CMU registration guidelines.

CMU 200
Clinical Make-up Unit 200 is a course designed for students requiring clinical make-up hours for a Nursing or Health Sciences course with a clinical component. Clinical make-up will be held at a predetermined date and time designated by course faculty and will be conducted by a program-specific faculty member. Students enroll based on days of clinical make-up required. CMU 200, a non-credit course, is a full day of clinical make-up time. This make-up time may be scheduled during an evening, night or weekend shift. It is the student’s responsibility to adjust their schedule to meet the predetermined dates/times/shifts. Refer to the specific course syllabus for CMU registration guidelines.

Refer to our current fees for charges.