Nursing Student Clinical Placement

Undergraduate StudentsUndergraduate Students

If you are an undergraduate student looking for a clinical placement at Michigan Medicine, please be aware that all placements must be coordinated through Clinical Placement. Please have your school coordinator submit the information provided below to the Clinical Lead, Jole' Mowry for further review. IMPORTANT NOTE: All Non-UMSN individual immersion requests, must be Michagan Medcine employees.

    • Student Name (single request)
    • Number of Cohorts
    • Faculty Name
    • Preceptor Name (single/Immersion request)
    • School Name
    • Start and End Date
    • Number of Clinical Hours
    • Specific Clinical Location
    • Program Type (BSN or RN to BSN)
    • Year in Program ( 2nd, 3rd, 4th)

Due to the increasing number of undergrad student placement requests at Michigan Medicine, we will be following the priority list below:

  • 1ST PRIORITY UMSN Ann Arbor Students & Michigan Medicine Employees Attending External Schools

  • 2ND PRIORITY UM School of Nursing Flint Students

  • 3RD PRIORITY Non-Employees Attending External Schools

Below is important information for you to know before contacting us.

  • We do not help find preceptor placements for students.

  • We do not clinically place visiting observer or shadow experience requests.

  • We do not process nursing students getting certifications. We process nursing degrees only.

Please contact the unit/area for further information. You and the unit/area must follow all policy guidelines.

Copy of Policy: Michigan Medicine Visiting Observer Policy

 

It is an expectation that all students will read their Outlook email (med.umich.edu) weekly.

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

PLEASE READ STEPS BELOW (Open Dropdown by Clicking on STEP)

CALENDAR TIMELINES AND DEADLINE PAGE (Click Link)

STEP 1          COMPUTER LOGINS

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

Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) processes the access needed for all students. All NEW students will receive an email from IdentityManagementTeam@med.umich.edu 1 week prior to the compliance deadline 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). This email is only valid for 30 days from the date it goes out.

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.

PYXIS MEDICATION CABINET

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 logging into PYXIS, please contact Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) at 734-936-8000..

PYXIS QUICK REFERENCE AND INFORMATION

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

POINT OF CARE GLUCOMETER TESTING

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 PATH-POC-Inpatient@med.umich.edu . 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).

NOTE: Only contact Clinical Placement if HITS does not resolve your issue. If you contact Clinical Placement, you will need to provide a HITS ticket number for us to escalate.

STEP 2          INSTITUTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

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 Cornerstone Learning 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.

ACEMAPP Student User Guide

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 few forms and requirements which are necessary for your upcoming clinical experience(s).

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 acemapp.org or call 1-844-223-4292.

ACEMAPP provides multiple different resources for users. These include quick guides, user manuals, knowledge base articles with screenshots and step-by-step instructions, online webinar demonstrations, a video library, and the ACEMAPP Customer Support team.

  • Quick Guides and User Manuals (Please get in touch with ACEMAPP support for the guide which best fits your ACEMAPP use)
  • Knowledge base with screenshots and step-by-step instructions. Click on the Help Desk to access these articles.
  • Training Page with various online webinar demonstrations.
  • Video Library, including videos to provide orientation training and guide users through various ACEMAPP processes.
  • Email and phone support from ACEMAPP staff.

ACEMAPP team can provide support by phone at 1-844-223-4292 or by email at support@acemapp.org. You may also submit a support ticket through the Contact Us page

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.

MICHIGAN MEDICINE EMPLOYEES

  1. Undergrad students who are Permanent Employees of Michigan Medicine and wish to be exempt from completing their requirements must submit an Employee Clearance Application through ACEMAPP.
  2. Once approved, students will be marked ‘complete’ for the following:
    • All Michigan Medicine required courses. (You must be up-to-date with your requirements in Cornerstone Learning)
    • ACEMAPP BBP, HIPAA, and OSHA courses.
    • Background Check and Drug Screen requirements.
  3. Health requirements (vaccines) and BLS cannot be waived and must be entered into ACEMAPP through your school

MICHART

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

  1. To access Cornerstone Learning, go to https://hr.medicine.umich.edu/learning-development/training/cornerstone-learning-mandatories and login with your username and LEVEL 2 password or LEVEL 1 password.
  2. For any issues or questions related to access, please contact Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) at 734-93(6-8000).
  3. IMPORTANT: Access to the documentation system will only be granted after successful completion of all MiChart required training in Cornerstone Learning.
  4. Students in the INPATIENT, ICU, OB, PACUs, ED or AMBULATORY CARE settings must complete eLearning modules in Cornerstone Learning 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.

MICHIGAN MEDICINE EMPLOYEES

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. Once you complete your Student MiChart module in Cornerstone, you should receive an email from MiChart Security when the new role is created for you. This email will go to your med.umich.edu account within Outlook. If you do not receive this email, please call Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) at 734-936-8000.

NOTE: Only contact Clinical Placement if HITS does not resolve your issue. If you contact Clinical Placement, you will need to provide a HITS ticket number for us to escalate.

STEP 3          MCARD ID AND PARKING

MCARD ID BADGE

UMSN STUDENTS

You must exchange your campus MCARD ID for a NEW Michigan Medicine MCARD ID at the Key ID Office to gain access to health system doors. Campus access will be maintained on your new badge. The badge is valid for 5 years. You should contact the UMSN Undergraduate Program Office to obtain your NEW MCARD ID.

NON-UM STUDENTS

On your first day of clinical, your Instructor (INSTRUCTOR PAGE) or Unit Preceptor/Mentor (STAFF NURSE PAGE) will be involved with you to obtain your NEW MCARD ID. Please have your NEW UMID Number and NEW UNIQNAME available to help the Unit Authorized Signer fill out the online form to start the process on obtaining your NEW MCARD ID.

KEY ID OFFICE

ADDRESS: Michigan Medicine, Med Inn Building, RM C-158 (First Floor)

MAP: https://www.uofmhealth.org/maps-directions/medical-center/building-floor-maps/med-inn-f1

WEBSITE: https://dpss.umich.edu/content/services/id-keys-locks/

HOURS: 7AM-4PM, Mon thru Fri

PHONE NUMBER: 734-76(3-6376)

EMAIL: keyidoffice@med.umich.edu

ALL STUDENTS

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.

PARKING

Your Instructor (INSTRUCTOR PAGE) or Unit Preceptor/Mentor (STAFF NURSE PAGE) will guide you during the first day of orientation to obtain your parking tag . A signed parking form is not required to obtain an ORANGE parking permit. Parking Services maintains a list of current students. This is usually a week prior to the beginning of each term. Parking in visitor lots is NOT permitted. It's only permitted on your first day to get your parking tag (Parking Structure P2 and P3). Parking and Transportation Services has opened a Customer Services Office in UH South. Hours of operations are Monday thru Friday, 7:30 am-3:45 pm.

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 https://ltp.umich.edu/parking/permit-parking/student-orange/.

Maps & Visitor Guide

 

 

RESOURCES

Internal link; accessible via
Michigan Medicine Network or VPN only:

 

WEBSITES

POLICIES

 

 

 

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,
Faculty Orientation,
and Grad Preceptor Approval
Phone: 734-232-1131
Email: jole@med.umich.edu

April Stingo, BS
Clinical Placement Process Lead
Contact Regarding the Process
Phone: 734-615-6910
Email: astingo@med.umich.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Target Audience: Students Involved in Clinical Placement | Author/Contact: April Stingo | Reviewed: 5/22/2024
Web Publisher: April Stingo astingo@med.umich.edu