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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 RNs, LPNs and LNAs MUST have an active State of New Hampshire nursing or nursing assistant license (or current compact state licensure) as well as a current basic life support (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 as soon as possible at or (603) 653-0400.

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.