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extern

 [eks´tern]
1. a medical student or graduate in medicine who assists in patient care in the hospital but does not reside there.
2. a student nurse employed by an institution to provide care and develop clinical skills outside of the hours spent in school.

ex·tern

(eks'tern),
An advanced student or recent graduate who assists in the medical or surgical care of hospital patients; formerly, one who lived outside of the institution.
[F. externe, outside, a day scholar]

extern

/ex·tern/ (ek´stern) a medical student or graduate in medicine who assists in patient care in the hospital but does not reside there.

extern

or

externe

(ĕk′stûrn′)
n.
A person associated with but not officially residing in an institution, especially a nonresident physician on a hospital staff.

ex′tern·ship′ n.

extern

[eks′turn]
Etymology: L, externus, outward
a medical or dental student who lives outside the institution but provides medical or dental care to patients as an extracurricular activity under the professional supervision of hospital staff members. Compare intern.

extern

Graduate education A student in the 3rd or 4th yr of medical school–in North America, who attends ward rounds of a teaching hospital, and learns clinical medicine by example and quasi-active participation in Pt management. See Pimping. Cf Intern.

ex·tern

(eks'tĕrn)
An advanced student or recent graduate who assists in the medical or surgical care of hospital patients.
[F. externe, outside, a day scholar]

extern

a veterinary student or graduate in veterinary science who assists in patient care in the hospital but does not reside there.

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My skin whelps up, turn's red and itches like nothing else...
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The program provides student externs with other special opportunities that may vary from year to year.
The externs accompany this APN during rounds of nursing home residents and discuss referral practices with him.
The student externs are provided opportunities to develop their research and writing skills with their faculty mentors, who are working on manuscripts, grants, or slide presentations; for example, one extern assisted with a review of qualitative data.
Externs reported increased knowledge of workplace skills as a result of their externship experience, which is one of the main goals of externship programs.
The externships did provide valuable experiences and workplace information to help make the externs better teachers.
A majority of externs reported that their curriculum was impacted by their externship in the areas of learning objectives, work-based learning, and hands-on activities.
All Nurse Externs receive a minimum of two days' orientation with one of our Certified Nursing Assistant Preceptors.
Providing the opportunity for Externs to reinforce their educational training and confidence in the geriatric field.
In our facility, we utilize Nurse Externs as treatment providers and as nursing assistants, depending on our staffing needs.
Twenty-one externs were in baccalaureate degree programs, 54 were in associate degree programs, and three were in diploma programs.
DESIGN OF THE EXTERNSHIP PROGRAM This eight-week program had the following objectives: a) increase clinical exposure to acute care areas; b) challenge students to think critically while having a holistic perspective toward patient care; c) foster relationships between nursing students and RN role models; d) enhance socialization into the culture of nursing; e) provide opportunities for externs to select the areas in which they wish to practice as professionals; f) introduce externs to a realistic clinical employment setting, thus promoting a better transition from student to professional nurse; and g) allow for networking opportunities while still a student (Hospital and Health System Association of Pennsylvania, 2008).
Externs rotated to two different clinical units of their choice for four weeks and observed practice in two different specialty areas relating to their clinical unit assignments; they chose either the day or evening shift.