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Support for students attending placement at a SCHHS facility

This page is intended to provide essential information to all Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health students, who will be on placement with the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service (SCHHS).

Placements can only proceed if all requirements are completed prior to placement as outlined on the Student Minimum Pre-Placement Requirements document. Individual requests for placements from students will not be accepted.

Select a topic below to learn more.

Before placement

  • Placement profiles
  • Pre-placement requirements
  • Access to SCHHS electronic platforms for mandatory training
  • Confidentiality and Documentation
  • Students Infected with HIV, Hepatitis B or C
  • Privacy

Commencement of placement

  • Dress standards
  • Parking
  • Student Proximity Card
  • Hand Hygiene
  • General Evacuation Instruction
  • Facility Information

During placement

  • Expectations of Students
  • Absence from Placement
  • Useful Resources

After placement

  • Placement Survey
Last updated: 18 January 2021

Contact Student Hub:

Phone: (07) 5202 3001


Business hours:
8am - 4pm, Monday to Friday

Level 1, Lakeside Building
Sunshine Coast Health Institute
6 Doherty Street
Birtinya QLD 4575

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