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Termination of Internship Experience (6.28)

Termination of Internship Experience (6.28) - Policies, Administrative, UWHC, Department Specific, Clinical Nutrition, Dietetic Internship

6.28

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.28


 Original
 Revision

Page 1
Of 2

Title: Termination of Internship Experience


I. PURPOSE
To provide interns perimeters and procedures for dismissal from the internship program.

II. POLICY
UW Health reserves the right to discontinue the Dietetic Internship experience of any intern when it
is deemed necessary or appropriate to do so. A dietetic intern may be dismissed from the program
when there is evidence of inability to function or behave effectively as an intern.

The termination will be conducted in a manner that is considerate of the intern, does not interfere
with the intern’s rights, and fully protects the interests of the UW Health.


III. PROCEDURE
A. Before action is taken, the intended termination must be presented by the Dietetic
Internship Director and agreed upon by the UW HEALTH Human Resources
Manager.
B. The Director and Program Manager of the Dietetic Internship will notify the intern
verbally and in writing of dismissal.
C. A letter stating the reason for the dismissal and the effective date will be given or
sent to the intern by the Internship Director.
D. A copy of the letter will be placed in the intern’s file and a copy to the Director of the
Dietetic Internship.
E. The intern may present a written or verbal appeal of the dismissal to the Director of
Clinical Practice within 5 working days.
F. The Director of Clinical Practice in conjunction with the Human Resources Manager,
Human Resource Director will consider the appeal and respond in writing within
five working days. The decision made by the committee will be final.
G. Tuition/fees are non-refundable. Remaining stipend is forfeited.

IV. COORDINATION
Dietetic Interns
Dietetic Internship Program Manager
Clinical Nutrition Services Director
UW HEALTH Human Resources

SIGNED BY:

Cassandra Vanderwall, MS, RD, CDE, CPT

POLICY & PROCEDURE





Effective Date:


Administrative Manual
 Nursing Manual
 Other UW HEALTH Dietetic
Internship

Policy #: 6.28


 Original
 Revision

Page 2
Of 2

Title: Termination of Internship Experience


Program Manager, Dietetic Internship Program

Megan Waltz, MS, RD
Director, Culinary and Clinical Nutrition Services
Director, Dietetic Internship Program

Susan Rees, DNP, RN, CPHQ, CENP
VP Dec, Nursing and Patient Care Services