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Akron General Nursing - Advance Practice Nurses

Prerequisites for Participation

Akron General Health System accepts students who have an active Ohio Registered Nursing License and an affiliation with an Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Graduate Program.

Students must be in good academic standing at their parent school and must have their school’s approval to participate in the desired experience.

An APRN program must have an affiliation agreement with Akron General Health System before students can be accepted from that program.

Application Information

Completion of an Online Application is required. The application for clinical experiences must be submitted online. It is against Akron General Health System guidelines to contact Advanced Practice Nurses directly to make practicum arrangements. The application can be accessed through the link below.

You must complete one application for each clinical experience requested. The application must contain all of the requested information from both the student and appropriate faculty from the student’s school before the student can be accepted.

The application must be filled in completely. Note that there are sections for you to fill out and sections for your school faculty to complete. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Teresa Westerheide-Haller at or at 330-344-6178.

Applications should be received 30 days prior to the start of requested experience. Please allow two weeks after submission of your application for a response.

Due to limited slots available, Akron General Health System has the right to limit the number of clinical experiences per student.

Completion of an application does not guarantee acceptance.

Please complete the Application for Advance Practice Nursing Students here.

Prior to Your First Day

Once your rotation has been approved by the Nursing Professional Development Department, you will be contacted by student coordinator, Teresa Westerheide-Haller to provide you with contact information for your preceptor, to arrange a mutual time for introduction, to complete necessary paperwork, and to provide you with your access identification. Her office is SD2606. You will need to return your access identification to her directly at the end of your rotation.

Where to Report on Your First Day

You will need to coordinate your start date and time and clinical orientation with your preceptor.

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