nursing students

Nursing Clinical Rotations and Practicums

Nicklaus Children’s Hospital takes pride on investing time to develop the nursing profession and continuing education for all nurses and future nurses. Nicklaus Children’s Hospital recognizes the importance of providing clinical opportunities to ensure nursing excellence and the delivery of safe quality care.


We would like to take this opportunity to commend you for taking on this great journey as a future nurse and choosing Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for your clinical rotation and practicum experience. During your time at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, you will gain a valuable and worthwhile experience with our nursing staff. We value your dedication to the nursing profession and wish you the best while you are on campus and in your journey as a future nurse.

Before you Begin

You must be approved by your college or university to do your clinical rotation or practicum at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Clinical rotations and practicum are approved only if they are done as part of your nursing program.

Once approved by your school, the school representative must request placement in CCPS for any nursing rotation or contact our Education Program/Internship Specialist by email at for any Practicum rotations.

All students requesting to rotate  at Nicklaus Children's Hospital must be enrolled in a credit program with an affiliated institution (see our affiliated institutions).

After Approval is Confirmed

Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Health System employees are not able to do their rotations in the same department/center they currently work or during scheduled work hours. They must also follow all student requirements.