Welcome to your clinical placement at the University of Michigan Hospital and Health Systems! We hope the following information helps you to navigate the onboarding process for you and your students.
It is an expectation that all instructors will read their UMHS Outlook email weekly.
Important updates and new information are communicated in this manner.
PLEASE CLICK ON THE STEPS BELOW TO READ DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE PROCESS THAT MUST BE FOLLOWED AT THE START OF EACH TERM.
Clinical Instructors new to the University of Michigan Health System (UMHS) must attend a New Faculty Orientation Session with Clinical Placement. To schedule your required orientation with Clinical Placement, please email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will work with you to schedule a time that fits your needs.
A minimum of 3 weeks before the clinical placement begins contact the unit nurse manager or student liaison to:
PLEASE BE AWARE: Observational experiences can only be arranged through the UMHS Clinical Placement Office during the SON placement request period. Individual instructors may not approach units to ask to bring students there for observational experiences or visits.
All instructors and students with a clinical placement at UMHS will be granted access to our computer systems based upon the placement location and the specifications of the role within the Health System.
Please be certain to validate access code (uniqname or user ID and password) functionality before beginning clinical hours. If there are any issues with IDs or passwords, please contact the MCIT Help Desk at 734-936-8000.
ACCESS CODES will be distributed as follows:
IMPORTANT: If there is a need to extend a student or instructor's account beyond the current semester's end date, the request must be made to Clinicalplacement@med.umich.edu before the account expires. Once the account expires for the term, accounts will not be recreated.
IMPORTANT: As a nursing student at UMHS you must complete required learning activities prior to beginning your clinical practicum.
Required learning activities include MiChart Training and annually-required UMHS Mandatory Training. MiChart is the electronic system UMHS uses for patient care records. Mandatories are a set of online learning modules UMHS faculty and staff complete annually to meet UMHS internal and external regulatory agencies’ policy and safety requirements.
MiChart Training Requirements and Completion Instructions: MiChart training consists of one or more instructor-led training classes and one or more online eLearning activities. If you do not complete all required MiChart training you will not be able to access the MiChart system and will not be able to document or manage your patients’ health care needs. You can find MiChart course information within the MiChart Calendar on our new MiChart Resource Page at http://www.med.umich.edu/nursing/clinical_placement/michart.resources.html.
To access MiChart eLearnings and find the date, time and location of your required MiChart training classes go to https://trainingportal.med.umich.edu and login with your LEVEL 2 username and password (Outlook).
Step-by-step instructions for completing your MiChart eLearnings can be found here: http://sitemaker.umich.edu/mlearning-info/files/learnerquickguidemicharttrainingportal.pdf
UMHS Annual Mandatory Learning Activities Completion Instructions: UMHS Annual Mandatories consist of a set of online learning activities required by regulatory agencies, such as the Joint Commission, or as required by UMHS policy. UMHS Annual Mandatories are completed through the UMHS learning management system: MLearning.
Completing Mandatories on a Computer on the UMHS Network: To access MLearning from a computer on the UMHS network, go to MLearning.
Completing Mandatories on a Computer NOT on the UMHS Network: If you are accessing MLearning to complete your mandatories from home or from a computer not on the UMHS network, you must follow the instructions below.
1. Go to http://level1.med.umich.edu
2. Login in with your Kerberos/Level-1 password (same as you use to view your paycheck or grades)
3. Click the link to MLearning
4. Log in to MLearning with your Level-2 (Outlook)
5. Complete all Activities listed under Planned Learning at the bottom of your Learning Plan (your Home Page in MLearning)
For technical issues with your MiChart eLearnings or UMHS Mandatories, contact MLearning at email@example.com or call 734-615-5146.
All documentation in the electronic medical record will be completed in MiChart. Access to MiChart is granted upon successful completion of all required eLearning, classroom content and associated quizzes.
For all nursing student documentation: instructors are responsible for providing support to students in application use, monitoring students for proper documentation, and assisting students in troubleshooting problems.
It is the responsibility of the instructor to ensure that students are adequately prepared to meet clinical expectations prior to arrival to the unit. If you are uncertain of any requirements, training, or new initiative expectations for your students, please contact Clinical Placement at firstname.lastname@example.org the unit representative.
Target Audience: Students & Faculty Involved in Clinical Placement | Author: Mary Anne Brancheau email@example.com | Last reviewed: 2/12/2015 Clinical Placement Web Developer and Publisher: April Stingo firstname.lastname@example.org