During the Nursing Clinical Education Program, you have the opportunity to rotate through a variety of care settings. Your experiences may include time in:

  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Critical care
  • Emergency medicine
  • Transplant (bone marrow, heart, kidney, liver, lung, pancreas)
  • Hematology/oncology
  • Interventional radiology
  • Maternal-child medicine
  • Medical, surgical and telemetry units
  • Orthopedics

Students may choose one of these areas or indicate a specialty area of interest in approved independent study rotations with our affiliated schools. Mayo Clinic will try to place you in clinical rotations that match your needs and interests.

Our Nursing Clinical Education Program experience prepares you to work independently and collaboratively as a member of a health care team.

Grading or evaluation

Mayo Clinic uses evaluative tools that include:

  • Written examination
  • Demonstration of skills
  • Self-assessment exercises
  • Faculty and preceptor reviews

Mayo's system of evaluation provides students and faculty with a comprehensive look at individual performance. This allows faculty and administrative staff to direct students who are experiencing academic difficulty to the appropriate support resources, including tutoring programs and counseling opportunities.

Curriculum enhancements

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences is committed to developing and maintaining the best education programs. The curriculum and other aspects of this program are assessed constantly and changed as necessary to ensure the highest quality training.

Nov. 07, 2014