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Nurse Practitioner Clinical Rotation (Florida)

Program Description
The Mayo School of Health Sciences (MSHS) at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville offers diverse and challenging clinical experiences to nurse practitioner students enrolled in a Mayo Clinic-affiliated master's-level nursing program.

Your college or university program director and the MSHS Nurse Practitioner Internship program director will arrange your clinical experiences.

The clinical rotations are facilitated by Mayo Clinic physicians or professional nurse practitioner staff and provide nurse practitioner students opportunities to work alongside other professionals in a multidisciplinary health care environment.

Students will observe and experience the delivery of patient care in a comprehensive health care center that offers:

  • A caring, collaborative environment
  • State-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and research facilities
  • A large, diverse patient population
  • An environment based on a team approach and a commitment to mutual respect

Your college or university maintains accreditation for its nurse practitioner program and can provide more information on program accreditation.

Mayo Foundation is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission.

Higher Learning Commission
30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400
Chicago, IL 60602-2504
Fax: 312-263-7462

Affiliated institution(s)
To participate in Mayo School of Health Sciences' Nurse Practitioner Internship, you must be enrolled in a master's-level program at one of the following affiliated academic institutions. For more information, please refer to your affiliated institutions Web site or the contact listed below:

Emory University
1462 Clifton Road NE, Suite 280
Atlanta, Georgia 30322

Florida State University
Dr. Susan Porterfield

Jacksonville University
Laura Winn
JU School of Nursing

University of Florida
Rosalyn R. Reischman, D.S.N., A.R.N.P., B.C., Clinical Assistant Professor

Mayo Clinic in Florida was established in 1986 as a comprehensive medical facility in the southeastern United States, where advanced programs in education and research support the highest-quality patient care.

Campus activity is centered around the Mayo Clinic hospital and interconnected Davis, Mayo and Cannaday buildings.

The ambulatory facilities provide clinical services ranging from primary to specialty care, and advanced procedural facilities.

The inpatient facility, Mayo Clinic hospital is a 214 bed facility that provides a wide variety of comprehensive clinical services, including surgical and medical intensive care units, specialized solid-organ transplant units, and advanced cardiac and neurosurgery facilities.

Graduation and Certification
When you successfully complete the criteria for master's degree in the nurse practitioner course work at your affiliate school, you are eligible to apply to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center or the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners national certification examination as either an adult/acute or family nurse practitioner.

For the majority of the internship, your learning schedule will include eight—hour days, five days per week.

Class Size
Each year, Mayo School of Health Sciences admits approximately six students in its Nurse Practitioner Internship at Mayo Clinic Jacksonville. This ensures you will receive a comprehensive educational experience with one—on— one instruction.

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