Inpatient Clinical Placement Checklist

Listed below are all the required forms and processes you must review and/or fill out prior to the start of your clinical experience at OHSU.  Please closely follow the directions.  If you have any questions or concerns about the process or forms, please contact the OHSU Training Coordinator at (503) 418-3307.  We recommend you print this page to assist you in the student clinical placement process.


4-6 Weeks before your clinical placement start date:

bullet   Make sure your faculty has registered you for the in-class EpicCare training 

      based on your clinical placement and ensure that they are scheduled to be 

      completed before you start your clinical assignment. 

*To see the agenda for the training, please go to the About Epic Training Page and review the section under Inpatient/PACU Student Nurse. 

bullet   Obtain your Background Check / Drug Screening verification on school letterhead.  
      Check with your school for any questions. 


bullet   Cohort students must bring the Nursing Student Daily Goal card filled out each

      time they are on the clinical site. This form lists the daily or weekly goal(s) for the

      individual student and must be shared with the preceptor.


1-2 Weeks before your clinical placement start date:

bullet  Review the OHSU Emergency Codes.


bullet  Ensure your regional nursing network clinical passport is current. 

     You must bring it with you when you are on the unit.

bullet  Authenticate your Network ID - you will need to obtain your Network ID from

     your coordinator and then follow the steps on the second page of the

     Account Access Guide


**You will need to do this before you can complete the following on-line modules.




On-Line Modules - must be completed before attending training


 bullet  Complete and print the Certificates of Completion for the Big Brain Modules.  These

      trainings require sound - make sure you have speakers / headphones. 


  • Respect at the University
  • HIPAA-Privacy and You
  • Integrity Booster

To access the OHSU online modules, go to Big Brain. For instructions on how to log in to Big Brain for the first time, please review the Account Access Guide.

 bullet  Review and Complete: The Automated Cabinet Dispenser (ADC) - Omnicell on-line


           **For help with logging into TrainingForce, please review the Account Access Guide.


      bullet  Review and Complete: The Prerequisite EpicCare on-line modules in Big Brain
     **See instructions link above for creating an account, if you have not done so already



ID Badge:

bullet  Complete and collect these forms to obtain your ID Badge and take the forms to the

     OHSU Parking Office, which is located at 3310 SW Veterans Hospital Road.

     Go to OHSU Transportation & Parking for more information.


  • Access & ID card Form:  You will need to obtain a copy of this from Melanie Blehm in Sam Jackson Hall, Room 3255.  Please contact her to schedule a time to do so -
  • Background check / Drug screening verification on school letterhead
  • Respect at the University Certificate of Completion
  • HIPPA-Privacy and You Certificate of Completion
  • Integrity Booster Certificate of Completion
  • Government-issued photo identification
  • $25.00 to pay for ID Card