Nursing Education and Professional Development

Clinical Orientation

Clinical Orientation is designed for licensed and non-licensed clinical staff new to VUMC.  Orientation is dependent on previous work experience, skill level, position, and unit/area.

Participants are provided the opportunity to review skills, participate in didactic and discussion sessions, and to learn Vanderbilt computer systems.

Additional topics include:

• Nursing and care partner skills
• Health care team roles
• National patient safety goals
• Tennessee donor services
• Nursing quality
• Communication best practices

Hosted by Nursing Education and Professional Development.

Target Audience Targeted for licensed and non-licensed new VUMC hires; required or elective programming based on individual skill set, prior experience, position, and unit/area.

  VUMC Staff
 VUMC Staff
Non-VUMC Staff
 Non-VUMC Staff 
 Not Applicable
Additional helfpful information:
- Human Resources New Staff Orientation
Date(s) Twice monthly:  Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Monday
(see Clinical Orientation Calendar)
Time(s) For times, please refer to Orienation Tracking System (OTS).
Location(s) Kensington Club
Registration Managers to register their staff in the Orienation Tracking System (OTS)
Contact Hour(s) No Contact Hours offered  
Cost No cost for VUMC Staff  

Inclement Weather Policy

 Clinical Orientation will still occur during times of inclement weather.

Questions? Contact Us

Jim Cuvelier, BSN, RN, CCRN
Clinical Education Facilitator, Nursing Education and Professional Development
615/322-0622 or james.m.cuvelier@Vanderbilt.Edu

Megan Farmer
Program Coordinator, Nursing Education and Professional Development
615/936-4609 or megan.b.farmer@vanderbilt.edu 



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