clinical agency information

New Clinical Affiliation Agreement Process

Student completes the form to Initiate a New Contract

(LPN-BS, RN-BS, Advanced Practice students: For most efficient use of resources of both Indiana State University and the agencies, PLEASE do not initiate contracts until you are formally admitted to the nursing program (not conditional admission; not Indiana State University admission)

Request for new clinical affiliation agreement is received by the Contract Coordinator.

Agency is contacted by the Contract Coordinator to verify willingness to serve as a clinical site.

Standard agreement is sent to Agency for signatures or standard agreement for the Agency is sent to ISU.

Agreement is sent back to ISU from Agency, with signatures if ISU's standard agreement is used

Upon receipt of standard agreement from facility or approved agreement from the Office of the General Counsel and the Office of Risk Management, a routing sheet for approval is attached and sent along the following line of approval:

* Time frames listed are the normal time for that step of the process. Some steps may be completed more quickly or more slowly depending on the circumstances.  

Average times for the entire process of setting up a new agreement can take 2 - 4 months, but may take longer. 

Please keep this in mind when deciding how soon to initiate a new agreement for the following semester.