Welcome to the VA Medical Center – Memphis. We are pleased that you will be coming to our facility as a component of your clinical education this academic term.


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

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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

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     Directions to VAMC Memphis

There is NO DESIGNATED PARKING at VAMC-Memphis for Instructors or Students between the hours of 0700-1430, Monday through Friday.

You may park in a ‘pay lot’, on the street or ride public transportation. Carpooling is suggested.

If your clinical is during hours other than those listed above you may park in Patient Parking on the East and West ends of the facility.

Orientation Content


Please review the key information listed below that you will need to know about The VA Medical Center at Memphis and our patient care practices.

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Welcome to the VA

Professional Student Conduct

Navigating VA Memphis


Patient Safety 1

Patient Safety 2

Recruitment – More Information

  VHA Mandatory Training for Trainees – Print this document as needed to access the referenced training.

Instructions for Students Preparing for Clinical at VAMC

EMR Training

emrNo online EMR Training is available at this time.


Forms to Complete

Submit your signed form(s) to your instructor or as directed by your school or the facility

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Student Instructionssignform

FingerPrint Request

Declaration for Federal Employment

Application for Health Professions Trainees

                PIV Information Worksheet

Take the Quiz

quiz-iconTo 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 Link for assistance.

Make sure that you take the appropriate quiz!

VA Memphis Quiz AY2020-2021

Please write the quiz name down to avoid taking needless quizzes. 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.

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

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Optional Facility Website and Career Opportunities

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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 link!

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