Mobile Technology In Patient Care Areas

Students are expected to act appropriately and professionally in all clinical settings. The use of mobile devices may be appropriate, if respect for colleagues, faculty, the medical team and patients is observed. During lectures, conferences, or patient care activities students should:

  1. Turn all electronic devices including cell phones to silent/vibrate.
  2. Refrain from text messaging, checking email, talking on the phone or using the internet for non-patient care/educational activities.
  3. Students must complete Mobile Device Training (see Core Procedure V, Section A of attached link) and adhere to the UF Shands Core Policy and Procedure CP03.012 – Mobile Device Management.