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WELCOME to Sonia Online
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 Online: QUICK GUIDE TO Sonia Online
Once you have logged into Sonia Online, 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 **
21/05/2018 - Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (LCCH) will be hosting their annual Student Open Day on June 22nd 2018. LCCH Nursing Open Day
LCCH are looking forward to having the opportunity to meet with students and showcase their paediatric environments. The day provides students with the opportunity to network with nurse educators and nurse unit managers as well as staff from various divisions throughout the hospital. In addition, current and previous graduate nurses will be sharing and reflecting on their experiences as graduate nurses at CHQ.
18/5/18 Midwifery Graduate EOI SCHHS : For midwifery students finishing prior to September 2018 SCHHS EOI Graduate Midwife Program
UNIFORMS: Nursing Students / Midwifery Students
SCHI Discounted Parking: Information for parking at SCHI can be found on the SCHI MyUSC page.
ALL STUDENTS TO READ: The "Clinical Placement Fact Sheets" 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