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 Information Additional helfpful information:
- Human Resources New Staff Orientation

Twice monthly: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and either the following Monday or Tuesday, depending on job role. Beginning in August 2015: dates will be Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, with computer classes taking place either the following Monday or Tuesday, depending on job role.
Click for 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

Karon Killian, MSN, RN
Nursing Professional Development Specialist, Nursing Education and Professional Development
615/875-3114 or karon.l.killian@vanderbilt.edu

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

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