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Resources and Training

Campus-wide resources for TAs

School of Nursing TA Trainings

  • Computer Access & Security:  TAs must complete the online Security Awareness eCourse at  https://www.itsecurity.ucla.edu/education#tab7.  Upon completion, the certificate must be presented to IT staff (Factor 4-230) who will then set up your sonnet email account and give you access to classroom computers  in Factor bulding.  If you have any questions about computer access, please contact SON IT office at helpdesk@sonnet.ucla.edu or 310-267-2666.

    Skills Lab Training: 3-hour training that orients TAs to working in the Skills Lab.  Your knowledge and proficiency with all the assignments on the students' skills check list will be assessed.  An overview of use of manikins and lab procedures is provided.  For more information about the training or to find out when the next ones will take place please contact Jill Jordan, RNC MSN(ed.) (mjjordan@sonnet.ucla.edu).

  • Simulation Essentials Part I and Part II: entry-level course for those interested in using human patient simulators for nursing education.  TAs are encouraged to complete the simulation courses prior to being a TA for the Skills Lab and courses that use simulation.  The course registration fee of $250 is waived for SON PhD students.  SIM courses are 8 hours each and generally offered once a year in September. For more information, please contact Dr. Mary-Ann Shinnick (mshinnic@sonnet.ucla.edu).

School of Nursing Resources

  • Room: Factor 3-258 has been designated for TAs to hold office hours and meet with students.  This room can be used on a first come, first served basis and cannot be reserved.  If you have any trouble accessing the room, please contact Zoe Taylor (A618): ztaylor@sonnet.ucla.edu
  • Books: Please check with the course instructor about getting a desk copy for the quarter (to be returned at the end of the quarter).

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