Student Clinical Orientation
This page contains information and resources for students participating in clinical placements at Ascension WI. Please complete ALL 5 STEPS as you prepare for your clinical experience with an Ascension WI site. You will fill in two separate confirmation pages (Step 2 and Step 5) - both are required.
Step 1: Forms
Step 2: General Ascension InformationPlease review the following Ascension information. This content covers the general information all Ascension associates, instructors, and students need to know to successfully contribute to our community. REMEMBER TO MOVE ON TO STEPS 3-5 AFTER REVIEWING THIS INFORMATION. YOU ARE NOT DONE AFTER THIS STEP.
Your progress is not tracked in each course - if you leave a course in the middle, you will need to start again from the beginning. Be sure to leave adequate time to complete each course. Upon completion of the courses, be sure to complete the Attestation Form. This only records your completion of this step - please be sure to complete the remaining steps in order to be show completion of all student orientation materials.
Step 3: EHR Training
The majority of the Ascension Wisconsin sites utilize an Electronic Health Record (EHR). You will need to learn the applications that apply to your discipline and to the site where you will be working. Please note that different sites utilize different systems and as a result, require different training. Make sure you are reviewing the correct training materials for your upcoming clinical placement location and role.
Ascension Wheaton Franciscan & Columbia St. Mary's (Sites in the greater Waukesha, Ozaukee, Milwaukee and Racine Counties - Southeastern WI)
The following resources is for sites using Epic. Click the link below to launch the education page. After completing the form, you will receive an email with a link to your specific modules and the required login for the training.
Epic Training Form
If you experience any technical issues with the training module, please email Epic.EnterpriseProject@ascension.org
Ascension Central - North Region (Legacy Ministry and Affinity Sites)
If you will be at an Ascension Central - North (Fox Valley, Central, or Northern WI) you may continue to Step 4. You do not have online EHR training
Step 4: Required Reading
Please review the following documents:
Additional required reading for students entering airborne infection isolation:
*Must be completed prior to fit testing*
Policy - Isolation Precautions AW (COMING SOON)
Policy - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Document (COMING SOON)
Policy - Prevention of Clostridioides difficile Associated-Disease, AW (COMING SOON)
Policy - Local Tuberculosis Airborne Infection Isolation (AII) Resource Document (COMING SOON)
Step 5: ConfirmationOnce you have finished the items outlined in Steps 1 - 4 (with the exception of the Department Checklist that is completed on the first day of clinical), please CLICK HERE to confirm your completion of the clinical orientation materials.
Please note that you must enter your name and email as entered into the database by your school coordinator. If you receive an error message upon submitting the confirmation - confirm you entered your name and email correctly. If you still receive an error message, please contact your school coordinator or instructor for assistance.
You will receive your computer access information prior to the beginning of your clinical. Student access for group clinicals will be sent to the instructors. Precepted students will receive their access directly via an encrypted email from Ascension. Access will only be sent if all necessary compliance requirements have been met.