All new licensed and non-licensed clinical staff with direct patient care attend Clinical Orientation after attending Medical Center Orientation.
Please utilize the links below to access the clinical orientation webpages.
Children’s Hospital Orientation
Children's Hospital Outpatient Care (CHOC) Orientation (Under Construction)
2022 Children’s Hospital Orientation Calendar
VUMC Clinical Orientation


  • Please note the information in this section is subject to change by your start date due to the ever-changing nature of this virus and impact on the hospital and community.

    Please refer to VUMC's COVID-19 Website for the most up-to-date information.

    We have endorsed masking at our hospital. VUMC Masking Guidance

    1. If you are new to VUMC:
      • Set up your VUMC ID login via "AccessVUMC": https://www.vumc.org/it/accessvumc
      • Your VUMC ID will be used to access VUMC email & VUMC programs
      • To set up your login, your background check must be completed prior to gaining access.
      • Your VUMC email will be the primary way your unit-based educator will communicate with you.
    2. Refer to the VCH Orientation Resource Guide, which contains important information that you will need to know about the Children's Hospital.
    3. Access the Learning Exchange (https://learningexchange.vumc.org) and begin working on your "2022 FY Initial Compliance Training" Modules.
  • Many of our orientation classes are virtual, via Zoom. When using Zoom, you will need to join with both audio and video. Zoom links for classes can be found below. Before joining a virtual class, please review the instructions below. Please note: you may be removed from class if you are unable to meet the items listed below. 

    • Audio & Video
      • Audio and video is required for Zoom classes.
      • Audio should be muted as soon as you enter the course. Remain on mute unless you are participating via verbal response.
      • Please ensure that you are in view of your camera.
      • Dress comfortably and professionally (business casual or scrubs). 
      • Ensure that you are in an appropriate location to guarantee internet connection, take notes, and participate - sitting / lying in bed or sitting in a car would not be appropriate locations.
      • For safety reasons, if you are driving during class, you will immediately be removed.
    • Participation
      • We expect everyone in attendance to participate.
      • Participation can occur by unmuting yourself to make a comment or sending a message in the chat box.
      • Your instructor may also send messages during the course to ask specific questions to ensure understanding / competence.
    • Additional Guidance
      • Limit outside distractions (i.e., TV should be off, etc. while in class).
      • No screen shots or pictures should be taken without the permission of all class participants. 
      • Messages written in the chat may be saved. Be mindful of what you write and share.
      • Please limit use of phone and other devices while in class.

    Please follow the schedule provided to you by your unit-based educator. Not every staff member will need to attend every class listed below.

    eStar Documentation Class: Link will be sent your VUMC email 24-48 hours prior to class. If you are not able to take this class virtually, the eStar training center may be available for you to reserve a seat (10 days in advance). Seat reservation: 3401 West End Ave Ste 195