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Undergraduate Pre-Licensure/Undergraduate RN-BSN

Nursing Schools Applying for Clinical Rotation or Practicum Education Experiences for Students

Thank you for your interest in Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana for a clinical rotation or practicum educational experience.

An active academic affiliation agreement with Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana is required to request a clinical rotation. To obtain an affiliation agreement, the school or program coordinator should reach out to olhs.students@ochsnerlsuhs.org (AMC and SMMC) or OLHS-education@ochsnerlsuhs.org (MMC) to initiate the process. This process may take up to 4 months to be completed.

Students cannot initiate the affiliation agreement process.

Undergraduate nursing clinical rotations are all managed at the campus level and with the school via clinical placement management software. All information is submitted, and schedules are approved via the placement management software.

Program approval by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and an active academic affiliation agreement is required to request a clinical rotation. Approved schools and programs can be found on the LSBN website.

Deadlines for submission of clinical rotations requests:

Requested Clinical Rotation Period

Requests Accepted

Decision Notification

Student Information Due

Fall (Sept-Dec)

May 1st

During the month of June

July 1st

Spring (Jan-Apr)

September 1st

During the month of October

November 1st

Summer (May-Aug)

January 1st

During the month of February

March 1st

Clinical rotation requests submitted early or late will be denied.

For schools interested in scheduling clinical rotation or practicum educational experiences for their students at Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana, please email the office of Nursing Professional Development using the addresses below:

Academic Medical Center (AMC) and St. Mary Medical Center (SMMC)

Monroe Medical Center (MMC)

All information requests must come through the Nursing Professional Development - Professional Practice and Academic Partnership office.

ALL students must follow established guidelines and procedures without exceptions.