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Conduct and Discipline

Students are expected to demonstrate patterns of behavior consistent with safe and ethical professional  nursing practice.  Nursing students who do not demonstrate such behavior and standards may be removed from clinical courses and are subject to failure in the course and dismissal from the program.  Non-clinical  course behavior is should be professional and respectful and may be listed within the course syllabus at the faculty’s discretion.

Guidelines for conduct are congruent with the American Nurses Association’s (ANA) Code of Ethics for Nurses  with Interpretive Statements (2015) and Nursing Scope and Standards of Practice (2010). For more information visit

Ethics from the American Nurses Association and ANA Ethics Code.


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