Children's Hospital Clinical Orientation

Welcome to Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

All new licensed and non-licensed clinical staff who have direct patient care attend Clinical Orientation after attending Medical Center Orientation. During Clinical Orientation, participants review skills and participate in didactic and discussion sessions.

All workforce members, patients and visitors will be required to wear a cloth/fabric face mask or surgical mask while in VUMC clinical care and public space settings. This includes Clinical Orientation. Please be prepared to wear a mask and have your temperature taken when you arrive on campus.

Please see the below information and schedule, for orientation. If you have questions email

Day Class/Time Location
Monday 7:00am - 12:00pm
Medical Center Orientation and
Clinical Orientation check-in
Light Hall
Tuesday 8:00am - 3:00pm
Children's Hospital Clinical Orientation
Licensed and Non-Licensed Staff 
Children's Hospital
Wednesday 8:00am - 2:30pm
Licensed Staff Only
Children's Hospital Licensed Orientation
Via Zoom
Thursday Schedule determined by manager/educator
Or eStar Training 
Friday Schedule determined by manager/educator
Or eStar Training