Nursing & MA Clinical Placement

Aurora provides placements for clinical rotations, preceptorships and graduate studies. We serve nursing students (undergrad, RN to BSN, masters, LPN, CNA and doctoral) and medical assistant students at locations throughout Wisconsin.

Nursing & MA Clinical Placement

Please Take Note

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Clinical Placement

Place Clinical Groups

School placement coordinators can request clinical group placements at Aurora locations.

Place clinical groups

Place Precepted Students

School coordinators can request preceptorships for most levels of Nursing and MA students.

Place precepted students

Site Contacts

Connect with Aurora Clinical Placement Specialists at each location.

Contact information

Post-Approval

Once approved, see requirements, submit rosters and get access to Epic and e-learnings.

Post-approval tasks

Important Deadlines

When requesting clinical placement for groups or precepted students, it’s important to understand the deadlines for both traditional semester and trimester sequences.

Download AAH Clinical Placement Calendar for Group and Preceptorship Placements [PDF]

NOTE: Requests for Medical Assistant (MA) student placement should be submitted 6 - 8 weeks prior to the start of the clinical externship.

Orientation Information and Resources

Faculty Orientation

New instructors are required to attend faculty orientation. All returning instructors are required to attend 1 session per year.

Faculty orientation

Instructor & Student Orientation

All instructors and students are expected to complete pre-site and on-site tasks. All items must be completed before compliance forms are submitted, prior to patient care.

Instructor & student orientation

Preceptor Resources

Thank you for agreeing to precept a current nursing or medical assistant student at Aurora Health Care. Preceptor responsibilities include attending meetings, completing orientation checklists and developing relationships with faculty and students.

Preceptor resources

Placement Locations

Clinical experiences are offered at sites throughout the Aurora system, including our flagship medical centers. Each location provides a unique setting for students seeking patient care experiences in a collaborative, patient-first environment.

View clinic placement and hospital unit information [PDF]

Contact the Program

Connect with Aurora Nursing and MA Student Clinical Placement Specialists.

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