Onboarding & Clinical Placement

All students that are placed with Nebraska Medicine will need EPIC training.

For EPIC training information, please contact Dr. Layna Himmelberg at Himmelberg@clarksoncollege.edu or 402.552.2776.

Students seeking placement with an NP or PA through Nebraska Medicine must complete the placement application. The online process for student placement can be accessed here:


Applications will be activated 30 days prior to each deadline. No old forms will be accepted.

Application start and end dates for each semester.

Semester Application Start Application Deadline
Spring Sept. 1 Oct. 1
Summer Jan. 1 Feb. 1
Fall April 1 May 1

APP Student Clinical Placement Agreement
APP Student Clinical Placement Process


Students seeking placement with an M.D. or D.O. must communicate placement with the individual physician’s student placement coordinator.

Application Deadline & Process

Masters Of Nursing And Doctoral Nursing Program Applicants

For experiences with a provider at Children’s Hospital & Medical Center in the hospital, Children’s Specialty Pediatric Center (SPC), or Children’s Physicians clinic, preceptors will be provided as they are available. Student must apply online.


Applications for 2021 are due October 1, 2020

All fields in the application must be completed. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications received after October 1, 2020 will not be considered except in special circumstances.

Notification Of Acceptance

Applicants will be approved based on preceptor resources and availability. Notifications of acceptance will be sent within a few weeks after the deadline.

To check on the status of your application, please email:



Students completing rotations with CHI will use the centralized placement process for rotation requests through the MyClinicalExchange website, linked here: https://myclinicalexchange.com/studentlogin

Please use the following steps to submit a request:

  1. Create an account with MyCE, using your Clarkson College student email address.
  2. This requires a registration fee of $36.50 annually. This fee will be paid by the student and covers clinical placement at all entities within CHI systems. Students will not be placed without registration.
  3. CHI will prioritize their employees, students will need to indicate if they are employed with CHI.
  4. Student should put MSNadvising@clarksoncollege.edu as their Coordinator. If student already has confirmation from a preceptor, student will need to indicate this in the comments section.
  5. CHI Placement Coordinator will assign clinical placements within MyCE, sending a message to the student and CHI Onboarding Coordinator with placement details. At this time, the CHI Onboarding Coordinator will send onboarding/Epic training information to the student. All onboarding forms will be held within MyCE in “Documents” tab.
  6. Student must also submit DocuSign found here: Nurse Practitioner- Clinical/Practicum Site & Preceptor Agreement Form

Students must submit placement request by appropriate deadline (July 1 - Fall, October 1 - Spring, and March 1 - Summer). Please email MSNAdvising@clarksoncollege.edu with the message subject: Placement request and include the semester and year you are requesting placement. Example: Placement request SP 19

Please include the listed required information needed for your placement request:

Is this request for Sanford OR Avera placement: (choose only one)
Where are you currently employed:
Which are you pursuing: MSN, DNP, Post Masters Certificate
Which semester is this request for (ex: Spring 2019):
Please list the course name for which you are requesting placement (ex: NS 830)
First name, Last name:
Phone number:
Email address:
Anticipated Graduation date (per sequence plan):
Department request (ex: Peds, Family Practice, OB/GYN, etc.):
Days available for clinical: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun
Shift hours:
Shift: Day, Night, Flexible
Total number of hours requested:
Primary or Specialty hours:
Special requests (any preferred clinical site, preceptor, etc.):

If you are not already registered, go to www.myClinicalExchange.com (myCE). This requires a registration fee of $36.50 annually. This fee will be paid by the student and covers clinical placement at all entities within Avera Health and Sanford Health systems. Students will not be placed without registration.

Students completing rotations with UnityPoint Clinic will learn from our physicians, providers, and clinic staff as they lead the way in a team approach to achieve the best outcome for every patient, every time. We are committed to providing a high-quality experience and exposure to general areas of medicine and patient care as a means to develop knowledge and professional skill. Based on high demand for student placement, we have a centralized process for rotation requests and registration hosted on the MyClinicalExchange website.

Please review our Student Registration and Placement Guide (PDF) for common questions and helpful tips as you prepare for the request and registration process.