Nursing Student Clinical Placement

Undergraduate StudentsUndergraduate Students

If you are an undergraduate student looking for a clinical placement at Michigan Medicine, please see the Prospective Student Page. Also, be aware that all placements must be coordinated through the Clinical Placement Office. In addition, we do not clinically place visiting observer or shadow experience requests. Please contact the unit/area for further information. You and the unit/area must follow all policy guidelines. External Link: Visiting Observer Policy


It is an expectation that all students will read their Outlook email ( weekly.

Important updates and new information are communicated
in this manner which includes MiChart and MLearning related material.



STEP 1          COMPUTER LOGINS (Non-UM Students Only)

All students with a clinical placement at Michigan Medicine will be granted access to our computer systems based on your placement location and the specifications of your role within UMHS.

Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) processes the access needed for all students. You will receive an email from 2-3 weeks prior to your clinical start date. This will be sent to the email address your school provided to us. In the email from Identity Management you will be given a link and step-by-step instructions to set your password(s).

If you are a Michigan Medicine employee, no change will occur to your uniqname/username or passwords, but you will be granted access to any new systems required for your practicum (pending completion of any required training).

Please be certain to validate access code (uniqname/username and password) functionality before beginning clinical hours if you are new to UMHS. If there are any issues with IDs or passwords, please contact the Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) service desk at 734-936-8000 OPTION 3.


If you have been given access to PYXIS, you will use your LEVEL 2 PASSWORD to access the PYXIS cabinet. Your instructor will assist you with your enrollment and train you with the device. Again, if you have any issues with loggng into PYXIS, please contact Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) at 734-936-8000 OPTION 2.


  1. Register BD Pyxis BioID
  2. Trifold Quick Reference Guide
  3. Resolve a Discrepancy


All students will complete the module in ACEMAPP and must complete a demonstration with their instructor on the unit. You will use your LEVEL 2 password to log in.

IMPORTANT: If you have access issues with the POC glucose testing, you should contact Pathology at . In the email, please give your full name, uniqname, UMID #, and location. For issues other than access, you can call the POCT Hotline at 734-93(6-6754).


Each clinical nursing student at Michigan Medicine must complete a group of institutional requirements prior to the start of your clinical practicum. Required learning activities include training to the electronic health record (MiChart) in MLearning and institutional requirements in ACEMAPP. Please review the Institutional Requirement List to verify what must be completed. Your ability to begin your clinical hours may be delayed if these requirements are not complete prior to your start date.

All clinical placement requests must be submitted through the Alliance for Clinical Experience Matching and Placement Program (ACEMAPP). ACEMAPP is a secure, online clinical education platform. You will be completing a profile and a number of forms and requirements which are necessary for your upcoming clinical experience(s). Learn more or get started at

If you are not currently a member of ACEMAPP, you will need to register and create a profile. To begin the process, please contact ACEMAPP through Customer Support on the ACEMAPP website at or call 1-844-223-4292. You can also email Erin Szarka directly at for help with this process and create your ACEMAPP profile.

Please be aware that some of the links in the ACEMAPP modules are to Michigan Medicine internal pages and cannot be accessed using an off-site computer. This will not interfere with completing the module or required test.


You will be asked to indicate your employee status in your ACEMAPP profile. Make sure you indicate this or a notification will not be sent to Michigan Medicine to excempt you from the information listed below.

If you are a Permanent Employee, the following will be marked as complete in ACEMAPP:

  1. All Michigan Medicine institutional Requirement courses. (You must be up-to-date with your requirements in MLearning) 
  2. ACEMAPP OSHA, HIPAA, and BBP courses 
  3. Background Check and Drug Screen Requirements

Health requirements (Vaccines) and BLS cannot be waived and must be entered into ACEMAPP by your school.


All required MiChart training will be found in MLearning on your Learning Plan.

  1. To access MLearning, go to and login with your username and LEVEL 2 password or LEVEL 1 password. IMPORTANT: MLearning works best in the Chrome, Firefox, or Safari browsers.
  2. For any issues or questions related to access, please contact Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) at 734-93(6-8000).
    • PRESS OPTION 1 for MICHART issues
  3. IMPORTANT: Access to the documentation system will only be granted after successful completion of all MiChart required training in MLearning.
  4. Students in the INPATIENT, ICU, OB, PACUs, ED or AMBULATORY CARE settings must complete eLearning modules in MLearning to satisfy their MiChart training requirement.
  5. Students at MVN or in in a LEADERSHIP practicum, must complete a “VIEW ONLY” eLearning to satisfy their MiChart training requirement.


If you are an EMPLOYEE at Michigan Medicine and have access to MiChart, you will have a dual account in MiChart.

  1. You must choose which role you are functioning in upon login, which will allow you to access all pertinent tools for that role.
  2. Please see the MiChart Tip Sheet entitled MiChart Account Manager-For Users with Multiple Accounts for complete instructions.
  3. You should receive this information in an email from MiChart Security when the new role is created for you. This email will go to your account within Outlook. If you do not receive this email, please call Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) at 734-93(6-8000).
    • PRESS OPTION 1 for MiChart issues.



You must exchange your campus MCard ID for a Michigan Medicine MCard ID badge at the Key ID Office in order to gain access to health system doors. Campus access will be maintained on your new badge. The badge is vaild for 5 years. You should receive a signed authorization form through the Undergraduate Program Office for your MCard ID badge.


On your first day of clinical, your Instuctor will guide you through the process and have the form for you to fill out to obtain your MCARD ID badge.


Access to Clinical Unit: Access to clinical units is meant to be on clinical days and times as planned in your curriculum. Should you need to return to the unit for other clinical purposes, this should be cleared with the corresponding clinical faculty for the course. If you are visiting someone on the unit, you need to request admittance to the unit using the visitation policy for that unit, including the standards for locked units. Please remember that issues related to HIPAA and safety as well as other considerations may be involved.


A signed parking form is not required to obtain an ORANGE parking permit. Parking Services maintains a list of current students. Parking in visitor lots is NOT permitted. Parking and Transportation Services has opened a Customer Services office in UH South (former Mott Hospital). Hours of operations are Monday thru Friday, 7:30am-3:45pm. At this location, you can...

  1. Purchase a parking permit (if it isn’t otherwise available on the PTS website)
  2. Exchange a parking permit
  3. Pick-up PTS literature (parking maps, bus routes/schedules, etc.)
  4. Ask questions regarding parking options and transit services.

Additional information regarding ORANGE student parking can be found on the Parking website at

Maps & Visitor Guide




Internal link; accessible via
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Contact UsNursing Student Clinical Placement Staff and Location

Professional Development and Education
Michigan Medicine

300 N. Ingalls Suite NI6B12
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5436


Jole' Mowry, MS, BSN, RN
Clinical Placement Clinical Lead
Educational Nurse Specialist
Contact Regarding Undergrad Scheduling
and Faculty Orientation
Phone: 734-232-1131

April Stingo, BS
Clinical Placement Process Lead
Contact Regarding the Process
and Faculty Orientation

Phone: 734-615-6910


















Target Audience: Students Involved in Clinical Placement | Author/Contact: April Stingo
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