Welcome to TriStar HCA. We are pleased that you will be coming to one of our facilities as a component of your clinical education this academic term.  Scroll down to access the orientation content.


Please review each section below to prepare
for your first day of clinical!


COVID-19 Alert: Students returning from traveling out of the country are required to self-quarantine for 14 days before they are able to start clinical rotations in a Tristar facility!

Use the links below to return to Facility Orientation to review additional assigned facilities – or continue with the Clinical Passport if required.
Navigation Instructions
Review each section below by clicking on each grey topic box.  Note the following icons and their meaning:

Content associated with this icon opens in a popup window that can be printed as needed.  Use the X in the upper right corner of the popup screen to close and continue.

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Unless otherwise noted, review all content.

  • Some content will be targeted for specific students based upon their program of study such as nursing, respiratory therapy, physical therapy, etc.  Only review this content if it applies to YOU!
  • For healthcare system orientations, some content may only apply to a specific facility.  Only review this content if you are assigned to that specific facility.

The menu to your right will allow you to access additional resources and content as needed!

Click the next section below to start reviewing  the orientation content!

Driving & Parking
Link Opens in New Window!  Driving Instructions to all TN & KY TriStar facilities.  Use the facility picture slider on the left of the link’s screen to locate your assigned facility – or click the facility number on the map on the right of the screen.

Parking Specifics: Unless otherwise noted, Students should always park as far away from the entrances as possible to allow our patients and visitors easy access to the facility!


 – All parking information is available in PDF files that can be printed and carried with you to guide your parking!

 Ashland City Medical Center

Centennial Medical Center

Hendersonville Medical Center

Horizon Medical Center

Pinewood Springs

Parkridge HealthParkridge Medical Center MapParkridge East Map

Skyline Medical Center

Southern Hills Medical Center

StoneCrest Medical Center

Summit Medical Center – Park in the Employee Designated areas on this map!


TriStar Orientation Content


Please review the key information listed below that you will need to know about ALL the TriStar HCA facilities and our patient care practices.

Link Opens in New Window!All Clinical Healthcare Professionals Orientation – for roles that deliver direct patient care!

Link Opens in New Window!Non-Clinical Healthcare Professionals Orientation – for roles that do not provide direct patient care!

Link Opens in New Window! TriStar COVID-19  – for ALL Students & Instructors  NOTE:  PPE recommendations may change as more is learned about COVID-19.  Check with your instructor/preceptor for any new updates!

Additional orientation content based upon YOUR role:

For students that will be working with a preceptor for 160 or more clinical hours, please also complete the following:

Link Opens in New Window!  TriStar HCA Code of Conduct   (requires audio – approximately 45 minutes)

For Pharmacy, Pharmacy Tech, all levels of Nursing, Medical students, Interns, Residents, and Physician Assistant students:

Link Opens in New Window!  USP<800> Hazardous Medication Safety Information  –  Note that there will also be a quiz related to this content when you get to the Take the Quiz section!

Related USP<800> Job Aid for download

Facility Specific Resources for Students & Instructors

Based on your clinical assignment at a TriStar facility in Middle TN or Kentucky, review the information for the specific facility as listed below.   If your assigned facility is not listed below continue to the next section of orientation!

Link Opens in New Window!Unless otherwise noted, all content opens in a new window!  Additional Instructor Information is below!

TriStar Information for All Nursing Faculty:

 Instructor Orientation


Skyline Nursing FACULTY Information

Link Opens in New Window! Skyline Medical Center Instructors

     Skyline Madison Instructors

Southern Hills Nursing FACULTY Information

  Medication Administration Processes

  Instructor Expectations

EMR Training


Meditech Training for those NURSING students who will be using our EMR can be found listed with TriStar Health System Orientations on the Facility Orientation page.   There is also a related Quiz to complete.  If you go there now, don’t forget to come back and complete the TriStar Orientation.

If you do not know if you will use our EMR, check with your instructor before completing this orientation!  The Meditech training will take ~ 4 hours to complete.

Forms to Complete


Your digital TCPS Confidentiality form that you signed as a component of General Orientation is accepted by all TriStar Facilities.  No additional forms are needed!

Take the Quiz
To complete your orientation, you will need to return to the TCPS Quiz Management System to take and pass a short quiz related to the content presented in this orientation. You will need your QUIZ Username/Password that you created when taking the General Orientation Quiz. Please do not set up a new Quiz account if you have used the system this academic year. If you need assistance with retrieving your QUIZ Username & Password, please use the Get Help Link. If you have not yet set up a Quiz account, refer to the OrientPro FAQ Linkquiz-icon for assistance.

Make sure that you take the appropriate quiz(zes)! Please write the quiz name(s) down to avoid taking needless quizzes.

TriStar HCA Orientation Quiz AY2020-2021 

In addition, take the following quizzes only if you completed these related orientations:

TriStar USP <800> Attestation AY2020-2021  – for all Pharmacy, Pharmacy Tech, ALL levels of Nursing, Medical Interns/Residents, & Physician Assistant Students

TriStar Health Code of Conduct Attestation AY2020-2021- ONLY if you completed the Code of Conduct training under Student Orientation.  This is required for any student/faculty that will be in the facility for more than 160 hours this year.

TriStar Meditech Quiz AY2020-2021 – ONLY if you completed the Meditech Training and have not already completed this quiz.

 Remember that your FERPA release allows your quiz data to be shared with TCPS Clinical Facilities. You will have the opportunity to print a completion certificate once you pass the quiz.

Link Opens in New Window! Take a Quiz  Close the Quiz Screen to return to this page!



Your input is important! Please provide us with feedback about your orientation experiences for this facility and offer suggestions for process improvement.

Link Opens in New Window!TriStar HCA Evaluation

Optional Facility Website and Career Opportunities
Link Opens in New Window!If you would like to learn more about our facilities, please visit our websites listed below:

Link Opens in New Window!If you would like information about potential job openings, check out the TriStar Careers website.

Link Opens in New Window!Are you a senior-level Nursing student?  Learn about our Residency Program HERE!

Orientation Complete!

This completes the online orientation for this facility.

If you have other facility orientations to complete, please use the menu on your right to access additional facilities as assigned by clicking on the Step 2 Facility Orientation link!

If you have completed your assigned facility orientations, simply close your browser window to exit!