Nursing Student Portal

Welcome to Kadlec Regional Medical Center. We look forward to having you as a student in our facility! Read about the history of Kadlec.

Nursing Student Placement

All nursing students must work through your school’s nursing Instructor regarding clinical placement or observation at Kadlec Regional Medical Center. As part of your placement process you will be required to submit documentation. Any incomplete paperwork will not be accepted.

For students looking to do research or capstone projects, follow the steps listed in the "Research & Capstone Projects" tab below, once your nursing instructor has approved your request.


Call 509-942-2357 or email Michael Hood for questions regarding student placements and electronic access for students (badges and computer log-ins). 

Online education

Online education is to be completed prior to your orientation date. This will take several hours to complete and works best when using Internet Explorer on a PC.

Onboarding documentation
Claim your account once you have received an email from Academic Services
Complete online assignments

Orientation at Kadlec

In-person orientation takes place at 888 Swift Blvd. Richland, WA and will be arranged between your school’s nursing instructor and Kadlec.

  • Your instructor will provide the date, time and location of the orientation.
  • Nursing Student Orientation Completion Record 
  • Wear your school-approved scrubs, including student badge, to your orientation at Kadlec.

To be completed annually, once per academic year.

Submit Updated Paperwork

  1. Complete online Healthstream assignments:
    You will be notified if any additional assignments are added during the academic year. Read the system requirements.
  2. Review:
  3. Send the following forms to Academic Services:
  4. Check your badge, network, EPIC and Pyxis access.
    • Your Instructor will arrange a time for this and will notify the appropriate personnel if there are any issues with access, or you need a new badge.
    • Complete and return an updated Clinical Passport.

  1. Submit project packet to Kadlec Academic Services
  2. Kadlec Academic Services will process your Facility Approval Form then submit necessary documents on your behalf to the Providence IRB.
  3. Once a determination has been made, you may start your project, or continue to follow the steps provided by the Providence IRB.

Student nurse to RN communication
This form is to be used by nursing students to facilitate communication with staff nurses.
Instructor onboarding
New instructors
  • Complete Kadlec Nursing Student Orientation list on Nursing Student Portal
  • Attend Nursing Student Orientation at Kadlec
Returning instructors

To be completed once per academic year:

Instructor requirements for student pre-arrival
Assigned unit introduction and tour
  • Instructor: Introduce self to unit manager / clinical educator
  • Instructor or Preceptor: Have nursing students register their fingerprint for Medication Dispensing System on unit
  • Instructor or Preceptor: Have returning nursing students check logins to network, EPIC, and Pyxis, and check badge access. Contact the Student Services Specialist for student login/access issues.
  • Instructor or Preceptor: Review Code Cart; Identify location of Code Cart and emergency equipment
  • Instructor or Preceptor: Review First Responder role with nursing students; How to initiate a Code (dial 4444 or push emergency button)