The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Clinical Information for RN-BS Students

  • Make sure your credentialing is current in CastleBranch. The credentialing policy is outlined in the Undergraduate Student Handbook (see download section below). No student will be allowed in the clinical setting without current credentials.  Note:  CPR course must be the American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers. 

  • The University of Massachusetts official name badge is required. It must be worn on the front of the scrub/uniform top or jacket and is required for all clinical experiences and while in lab and class. You must order your name badge from UMass Print Services at least two months prior to clinical. See instructions in the Downloads section below. 
  • Clinical agency dress code policies must be followed while in the clinical setting.