WELCOME TO COLLEGE OF THE REDWOODS NURSING PROGRAMS!
The Nursing Faculty and Director sincerely wish you satisfying personal and career growth during your educational experience as you progress through College of the Redwoods nursing program. Students of nursing have unique responsibilities to society; when providing care for others; nursing students maintain a trust that care will be safe, ethical, and professional.
This handbook has been designed to guide you through the intricacies of the nursing program by providing professional codes and standards as well as program information, curriculum and policies. It supplements the College of the Redwoods’ Board Policies and the College Catalog. Faculty, students, and administration have collaboratively developed this Handbook and adopted the nursing policies to provide mutual understanding of the programs’ expectations, roles and responsibilities.
You will find this handbook a useful tool throughout the entire nursing program and reference it often. For your convenience it is also available on the department web page. After you have finished reading it completely, please sign and date the following forms located in Appendix C of this Handbook and submit them to the lead instructor of your first nursing course by the second class meeting:
To insure that the college and nursing program is able to contact you and provide additional information promptly, notify the Health Occupations Office, Nursing Course Faculty, and Enrollment Services of any changes in your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, or student status within 24 hours of the change. Please note: changing your student information with the Enrollment Services office does not change them with the Health Occupations Office. We use a separate database.