Welcome to Cleveland Clinic Akron General. We are dedicated to making your clinical time with us both enjoyable and educational. Please take a moment to read a brief overview of our Advanced Practice Nursing Clinical Rotations entirely.
Please note: We are unable to accept incomplete applications or applications submitted after the deadline below.
Prerequisites for Participation Akron General Health System accepts students who have an active unencumbered 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. Additionally, the school must provide proof of a current background check; the student is current on immunizations and has been vaccinated for influenza and/or willing to comply with institutional requirements if not vaccinated.
An APRN program must have an affiliation agreement with Akron General before students can be considered and accepted from that program.
Application Information Completion of an Online Application is required. The link to the application is found below. It is against Akron General policy to contact any Advanced Practice Nurses, Physicians or Physician Assistants to make practicum arrangements directly.
You must complete one application for each clinical experience requested. The application must be electronically filled out completely and an appropriate faculty member or school representative sign before the student may be accepted. This also includes Online Learning Modules through Akron General's Human Resources Department. Please also submit a current resume or CV with your application.
If you have any questions regarding the application process please call the Department of Advance Practice Nursing (APN) at 330.344.7713 or email us at APNClinical@akrongeneral.org.
Deadlines Each school calendar is unique; the application deadlines are as follows. If your clinical rotation would be during this time frame, your application must be received by the deadline. EXCEPTIONS WILL NOT BE MADE.
April 15, 2016: Summer 2016 (includes anytime between June 1 and mid-August)
July 15, 2016: Fall 2016 (includes anytime between mid-August and December 31)
December 9, 2016: Winter/ Spring 2017 (includes anytime between January 1 to mid May)
Due to limited clinical slots available, Akron General has the right to limit the number of clinical experiences per student. Completion of an application does not guarantee acceptance.
Acceptance Once your rotation has been approved by the Department of Advanced Practice Nursing, you will be sent a electronic letter via email at the using your school email address provided on your application. This letter will have all the details for your rotation such as dates and times of rotation, specifics of your preceptor, Student ID Badge and parking arrangements. Please be sure to read the letter in its entirety. All letters will be sent within five working days of the deadlines listed above.
End of Rotation At the end of your rotation you must return your student badge to the Department of Advanced Practice Nursing. You will also be sent an email with a survey of your rotation at Akron General.