North America Technical Institute (NATI), as part of its formal, career course of studies, may re-quire clinical/occupational experiences of students, and desires to assign certain of its students to one or more externship site facilities to obtain such clinical/occupational experience; and extern-ship site, to promote high standards of preparation and training for students and in service to the community.
Initiate planning for clinical/occupational experiences takes place at least six (6) weeks prior to the start of the term and requires a student to submit a written request to the supervisor faculty indicating their name and the completed approved curriculum and instructional program in order to be assigned to an externship experience. Specific information to be provided by the student and as-signed supervisor faculty: the length of time and dates of each clinical/occupational experience, the proposed days and hours of each clinical/occupational experience, and the externship site facility to which NATI seeks to assign each Student. The specific placement of students, including schedules and the number of students for each clinical/occupational experience, shall be mutually agreed upon by the parties (NATI, site, and extern student). Institute shall provide the site administrator with the name of each student participating in a clinical/occupational experience at least thirty (30) days prior to the start of the clinical/occupational experience and shall promptly notify this administrator of any changes.
NATI requires the extern student who perform activities, pursuant to a formal agreement and training plan, to observe the rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility (code of conduct) and shall train students regarding the reasons underlying such code of conduct. The student must not be used by the site to provide work on behalf of a permanent, full-time employee. An extern student must have successfully fulfilled the prerequisites of the program curriculum and completed all the instructional courses in a program offered by NATI successfully before they are allowed to apply for an externship.
The site administrator must provide evaluation forms for the evaluation of an extern student who participates in the clinical/occupational experience. The faculty must keep records of student’s progress and evaluation during the entire period of the externship. He or she maintains, in accordance with the written training plan, specific schedule of time, start and completion dates, standards of procedures, objectives and learning outcomes met, educational records and reports relating to the clinical/occupational experience of the students. An extern student will not able to graduate from the program and earn a certificate from NATI until the externship work been satisfactorily completed.
NATI provides the externship site with extern student’s training plan and documentation prior to the beginning of each clinical/occupational experience certifying that each student meets the public health requirements established by the facility to the extent made known to NATI by extern-ship site. No Payments: the externship, clinical/occupational experience, furnished to students, is gratuitous and voluntary and shall be accomplished without any payment made by externship site to the NATI, its faculty, students, employees, or agents. Externship site shall not be responsible for any income tax withholding, social security taxes, workers’ compensation, and unemployment compensation with respect to Institute’s faculty, students, employees and agents.