To delineate the roles and responsibilities of affiliated colleges/universities/organizations that have requested student/acting intern/resident placement within the Northeast KY AHEC region clinical and non-clinical settings.
AHEC's mission is to enhance access to quality primary care and public health in rural and underserved areas, by improving the supply and distribution of health care professional through community/academic partnerships.
Prior to any AHEC rotation that you complete, you will be sent an email confirmation 4 weeks prior to your start date. This is the perfect time to touch base with the Northeast KY AHEC Student Services division to ask any questions concerning housing, placement, credentialing, etc.
Depending on where you are placed, you will be required to obtain or get access to certain items prior to your rotation start date. Most (not all) facilities require the following:
- Letter of good standing from your institution
- Copy of liability insurance
- Copy of driver's license or a current photo ID
- Copy of immunization records (2MMRs)
- Copy of current TB skin-test
- Flu vaccine (seasonal)
- Background check
- Drug screening
Code of Conduct
You are expected to maintain a professional code of conduct set by your university and the Northeast KY AHEC during your clinical rotation. This behavior shows a great deal of professionalism and respect, and the preceptors and their staff truly appreciate it. This includes;
- Notifying your preceptor of your arrival at least one week in advance
- Introduce yourself
- Dress code
- Any other information needed
- Leaving all personal problems at home and not the site
General Dress Code
Each college has established guidelines regarding dress that each student and resident is expected to abide by. If the facility requires their own dress code, please abide by it. If not, professional dress is required. NO SHORT DRESSES/SKIRTS. NO LOW NECKED TOPS. NO LOW RISE PANTS.
Confirmation and Changes with your AHEC Rotation
To ensure the quality of your rotation placement and to ease the burden to our preceptors, you must contact the Northeast KY AHEC Student Services division immediately instead of setting up the rotation yourself.
Cancelling a Confirmed Rotation