Clinical Staff Orientation
Titles to Attend: List of staff REQUIRED to attend Clinical Orientation
Clinical Staff will be scheduled for each of the following orientation programs depending on their level of patient contact:
Clinical Hands On Provider (CHOP) Orientation
The Clinical Hands On Provider (CHOP) Orientation is necessary education for new clinical hands-on care provider employees in order to function within guidelines of SUNY Upstate Medical University.
- Nursing staff report back to their unit after lunch on CHOP Fridays
- Vocera training is held the week after NEO/CHOP
Prerequisite to Attending Nursing Services Orientation (NSO)
The following education is required and must be completed via Blackboard before attending Nursing Service Orientation (NSO):
- Licensed Staff: Blackboard Course Completion Checklist
- Unlicensed Staff: Blackboard Course Completion Checklist
Login to Blackboard at https://bb.upstate.edu/
Optional Training Classes
Manager/Trainer will register employee:
Nursing Services Orientation (NSO): University Hospital
Susan Mulcahey, MS, RN, Clinical Educator
Kris Brindak, MS, RN, CNS, CCRP, Clinical Educator
Nursing Services Orientation (NSO) is necessary education for new nursing and nursing support employees in order to function within guidelines of SUNY Upstate Medical University. NSO is a combination of Blackboard education and a classroom skills day. Depending on your job title, you will be assigned to attend either part of or all of this orientation program.
- When: Thursdays after NEO
- Where: University Hospital, Room 1328B
- Agenda: Nursing Services Orientation (NSO)
Multidisciplinary Orientation (MDO)
Tracy Fenner, Training & Development Specialist
Specific licensed, inpatient staff members require Multidisciplinary Orientation. This education introduces new employees to interdisciplinary practice at SUNY Upstate Medical University. This course must be completed via Blackboard within 60-days of hire.
CITI Institutional Review Board (IRB) Course
The Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Institutional Review Board (IRB) course is to be completed by all clinical staff within 12-months of hire date.
Fall and Injury Prevention Program
To be completed at hire by: Inpatient RNs, LPNs, OTs, PTs, MOAs (inpatient only) and HAs including ED.Excludes Pediatrics and Ambulatory. Blackboard Course: Fall and Injury Prevention Program (course search keyword: fall and injury)
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