The following documents were produced in partnership and provided courtesy of Hutt Valley District Health Board, Capital and Coast District Health Board, Massey University and Whitireia New Zealand.
The Joint Position Statement on Clinical Practice Experience for undergraduate nursing (NETS/NENZ, 2013) clearly establishes the common principles and responsibilities that guide the provision of clinical practice experience for undergraduate nursing students. In particular, the roles and responsibilities of the education provider, the clinical service provider and the student, as outlined in this position statement, are those that have been adopted within this curriculum for the clinical lecturer, the clinical preceptor, and the student.
The clinical lecturer is responsible for:
All nursing students will be allocated with a designated clinical lecturer for the duration of their clinical placement. The clinical lecturer is the first point of contact for clinical provider staff regarding any questions, concerns or issues in regards to the students. If you cannot make contact with the student’s clinical lecturer, or it is out of hours, please contact the following staff in the first instance: