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This orientation is for all Licensed Nursing Assistants (LNAs), though your schedule may vary.

General orientation

All employees begin employment by attending general orientation, which is offered every Monday. View the schedule of the day. General orientation is held at DHMC in the auditoriums to the right of the Main Rotunda information desk and runs from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

All RN’s, LPN’s and LNA’s MUST have an active State of New Hampshire nursing or nursing assistant license (or current Compact State licensure) as well as a current BLS card to attend General Orientation and begin work at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. Please bring your BLS card to General Orientation, this is required to begin work. If you do not have a current BLS card please contact recruitment.

Electronic health record training

New employees who require access to eD-H, the electronic health record, must attend eD-H training in the Colburn Hill classrooms. eD-H training is offered every Tuesday. LNAs attend eD-H training from 7:45 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Experienced LNA Orientation

After attending general orientation and eD-H training, newly hired experienced LNAs participate in Experienced LNA Orientation. Your final orientation schedule, including location information, will be available to you on your first day.

Session Day Time
General orientation Monday 0745 to 1630
eD-H training Tuesday 0745 to 1100
LNA orientation Tuesday 1100 to 1700
LNA orientation Wednesday 0800 to 1700
LNA orientation Thursday 0800 to 1700
Work in your department Friday all day

For more information, please contact the Center for Nursing Excellence at (603) 650-8008.