The documents which comprise the College of Nursing Policy & Procedure Manual are available in Microsoft Word to download for editing and below in *PDF format for viewing and printing.


Policy Index

> The Policy Index, available in PDF, contains "last updated" information on the policies, as well as conversion information from the old organization system.


Section A Executive Council (EC)
>A-1 Policy on Policies
>A-2 Policy on Procedures

Vision, Mission, Goals, and Philosophy

>A-4 College of Nursing Organization
> A-5 Formative Peer Tenure/Promotion Review
>A-8 College of Nursing Scholastic Committee
>A-9 Master Evaluation Plan
>A-10 Guidelines for Faculty, Administration and Staff with Family Members who are MSU College of Nursing Students
>A-11 Faculty/Student Reporting of Unusual Incidents
>A-18 College of Nursing Scholarship Committee

Abilities Required for Success in the BSN Degree Program

>A-20 Student and Faculty Communicable Disease Prevention
>A-29 Strike Notice Arbitration Policy
>A-30 Central Student Files
>A-33 Student Exposure to, or Diagnosis of, Communicable Disease
>A-36 Student Background Checks
>A-38 Student Substance Screening
>A-44 College of Nursing Dean's Council
Section B UAAC & GAAC (both)
Section C Undergraduate Academic Affairs Committee (UAAC)
>C-1 Acceptable Performance in Nursing Courses
>C-2 Use of Simulation to Enhance Learning
>C-3 Orientation To Undergraduate Academic Affairs Committee (UAAC)
>C-4 Master Resource Outlines (MROs) For Undergraduate Courses
>C-5 Individual Faculty Syllabi (IFSs) for Undergraduate Courses
>C-6 Removal of Undergraduate Students from Clinical Settings (Denial of Access to Patients)
>C-7 Student Attendance at Clinical Course Orientation
>C-8 NRSG 498 Summer Internship
>C-9 Preceptorship for Undergraduate Nursing Courses
>C-10 Undergraduate Student Skills Checklist
>C-11 Advanced Placement of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) into BSN Program
>C-12 Student Refusal of a Clinical Assignment
>C-13 Conceptual Framework for Professional Nursing, Curricular Threads, Foundational Objectives, and Terminal Objectives
>C-14 Correlation of Classroom and Clinical Experiences
>C-15 Developing New or Elective Undergraduate Nursing Courses
>C-16 Upper Division Placement Policy
>C-17 Drop Policy for Upper Division Nursing Courses of Less Than 17 Weeks Duration
>C-18 Professional Appearance Policy
Section D Graduate Academic Affairs Committee (GAAC)
>D-2 Masters And Doctoral Degree Policies
>D-3 Graduate Program Admissions
>D-4 Professional Project And Committee

Comprehensive Examination for Graduate Students in Nursing

>D-6 Clinical Site Visits And Performance In Required Graduate Clinical Nursing Courses
>D-7 Central Files For Graduate Courses And Clinical Materials
>D-8 Denial of Graduate Student Access to Clinical Experiences
>D-9 Elective Graduate Nursing Courses
> D-10 Master Resource Outlines (MROs) and Syllabi for Graduate Courses
> D-12 Associate Degree Registered Nurse (ADRN) to Master of Nursing (MN) Degree Admissions
Section E Faculty Committees
>E-1 Evaluation of Faculty for Annual and Formal Reviews (AY 08-09)
Previously Affirmed Standards and Criteria by Year:
  E-1 Evaluation of Faculty for Annual and Formal Reviews (AY 07-08)
  E-1 Evaluation of Faculty for Annual and Formal Reviews (AY 06-07)
  E-1 Evaluation of Faculty for Annual and Formal Reviews (AY 05-06)
  E-1 Evaluation of Faculty for Annual and Formal Reviews (AY 04-05)
  E-1 Evaluation of Faculty for Annual and Formal Reviews (AY 01-02)
  C-1 Evaluation of Faculty for Annual and Formal Reviews (AY 00-01)
  Faculty Affairs Committee (FAC)
>E-3 Orientation of New Faculty
> E-5 Non-Tenure Track Promotion
>E-6 Evaluation of Faculty by Students
  Faculty Development Committee (FDC)
>E-2 Funding for Faculty Development Activities
>E-4 Faculty Development Policy
>E-7 Recognition of Retirement
>E-10 Criteria and Selection of Recognition Ceremony Guest Speaker
Section F ByLaws Committee
>F-1 Faculty Organization of the College of Nursing ByLaws
Section G Student Forum Liaison
>G-1 College of Nursing Recognition Ceremony
>G-3 Student Speaker for College of Nursing Recognition Ceremony



>  Background Checks
>  Campus Director Discretionary Funds
>  Comprehensive Exam Procedure (DNP)
>  Dean's Cabinet
>  Drop Procedure for Upper Division Nursing Courses of Less Than 16 Weeks Duration (C17)
>  Faculty Development Funding | Fac Dev Funding Application Form (in Word)
>  Gift Fund
>  Policies

>  Position Descriptions
#1: Dean
#2: Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
#3: Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
#4: Director of Administration and Finance
#5: Campus Director
#5a: Kalispell Site Coordinator
#6: Clinical Resource Registered Nurse (CRRN)
#7: Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA)
#8: Course Coordinator
#9: Faculty Member
#10: FNP & FPMHNP Clinical Coordinator
#10a: DNP Clinical Coordinator
#11: Undergraduate Student Services Coordinator

>Tenure Track Faculty Search Procedure
> NTT Portfolio Handbook

> NTT Rank Matrix

> A-20 Procedure