Online Required Training Modules


The online training modules for incoming house staff consists of 2 parts. After training is assigned it may be completed immediately. Please allow plenty of time because the training may take approximately 8 hours to complete and issues completing the courses may come about unexpectedly. eStar online training must be completed before your instructor-led training which will take place during orientation.

  1. Safety and Compliance Training
    • To access this training go to, click 'My Courses' and complete the modules listed below. For any technical issues with the Learning Exchange, you can email OR contact the VUMC help desk ( or 615-343-4357)
      • 2021 FY Addressing Adverse Events and Medical Errors, Documentation, and Reporting to the Medical Examiner
      • 2021 FY FERPA Tutorial (House Staff)
      • 2021 FY Residents and Fellows as Teachers
      • 2022 FY Bloodborne Pathogens and Infection Prevention Initial Compliance Training
      • 2022 FY Clinical Radiation Safety Training for VUMC House Staff
      • 2022 FY Initial Compliance Training
      • 2022 FY Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Safety Lesson (** See note below**)
      • 2022 FY VUMC Central Venous Access Devices-CVAD
      • 2022 FY VUMC Timeout and Fire Safety Prevention in the OR
      • Clinical Alarm Systems Management Policy
      • Culture of Service: Service Recovery
      • Defining Personalized Care - Clinicians As Leaders
      • Opioid Laws - Prescribing at VUMC Survey
      • Physician Response to Emergencies (NIMS)
      • PPE N-95 & Reusable Face Shield
      • PPE Surgical Mask & Reusable Goggles
      • PPE Surgical Mask & Splash Guard
      • Procedural Minimal Sedation and Analgesia
      • VUMC Guidelines for Standardized Handoffs - SBAR for Physicians Lesson
      • VUMC Informed Consent for Physicians Training
      • VUMC Managing Fatigue for House Staff
      • VUMC Patient Safety - Correct Patient, Procedure and Site
      • VUMC Physicians: Reporting Deaths to Medical Examiner
      • Code Blue and Emergent Airway Management in COVID-19 Positive or Suspected Patients (VUAH) (if assigned)
      • 2022 FY - Radiation Safety During Fluoroscopy (if assigned)
    • ** Some are required to complete a questionairre as part of the MRI safety training. If you are unable to login to the Health and Welness Information Portal it is because you are not currently employed. You can complete the MRI training in the Learning Exchange now and then complete the questionairre on your start date.
  2. Clinical Systems Training
    • This is a two part training:
      • Online eStar Training - To access this training go to, click 'My Courses' and complete the entire course named 'eStar Resident Provider Online: House Staff 2021'. This online portion must be completed prior to attending the instructor-led training.
      • Instructor-led eStar Training - This is a mandatory, instructor-led training. You will receive more information about this class in an email. To access class time information about this course go to, click 'My Courses' and open course called ‘eStar Resident Provider ILC: House Staff 2021'