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WELCOME to Sonia
This is the Clinical Placement system used by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedicine at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
Please click on the following link for information on how to log onto and use Sonia: QUICK GUIDE TO SONIA
Once you have logged into Sonia, your School homepage will become active. From here you can access information relating to your Clinical Placement including: your placement details; Forms and information for Mandatory Pre-Clinical Requirements; Reminders and important dates; Electronic forms; Facility information; Selecting placement group preferences; Uploading and viewing pre-clinical documentation.
** ANNOUNCEMENTS **
UNIFORMS: Nursing Students / Midwifery Students
12/02/18: 2nd and 3rd year students: exciting opportunity for ‘University Student In Nursing’ (USIN) work at Maleny Soldier Memorial Hospital. For more information and to how to apply use the following links EOI and Role Description.
23/10/17: The Clinical Placement Survey for Semester 2, Session 8 and Trimester 3 is now available. Please complete this survey when you have finished your clinical placement. The information that you give us will assist us to ensure quality placements and supervision for you throughout your placements.
SCHI Discounted Parking: Secure at Oceanside (entry via Bright Place in Birtinya) have confirmed discounted parking for USC staff and students who attend SCHI. Please find the promotional flyer with promotional code, Terms and Conditions, and parking rate. More information on parking can be found on the SCHI MyUSC page.
ALL STUDENTS TO READ: The "Clinical Placement Fact Sheets" (previously Student Clinical Placement Handbook), you can view these by clicking on the "Student Fact Sheets" button below.
STUDENT’S RESPONSIBILITY PRIOR TO AND DURING CLINICAL PLACEMENT IS TO ORGANISE THE FOLLOWING:
- Transport to and from placement
- Child Care
- Time off work for placement
- ALL Mandatory Requirements must be completed prior to placement and kept up to date throughout
It is the responsibility of each student to ensure their mandatory documents are current.
As per the Workplace and Industry Placement Procedures, a student who cannot meet the mandatory requirements before commencement of the placement, will not be allowed to attend placement.
Please note: 'Mandatory Pre-Clinical Checks are not the same as the online learning modules required by individual facilities prior to commencement of placement.
To access information and forms relating to your Mandatory Checks please click on the above green 'Mandatory Checks' button.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Please click here to read the Frequently Asked Questions.
It is not always possible to place all students near where they live; you will have to travel further than you do to get to University. Placements are allocated in different ways for different subjects; decisions are governed by students’ scope of practice which develops as you progress through the Degree.
CLINICAL PLACEMENT CALENDARS
Students: Click on the following links to view the clinical placement calendars:
2018 Nursing Clinical Placement Calendar
2018 Midwifery Clinical Placement Calendar
Facilitators: Follow this link to view the calendars: 2017/2018 Clinical Placement Calendars for Facilitators