Lakeland Health Care


Currently enrolled in an academic curriculum which requires some form of clinical training.

Lakeland HealthCare welcomes and encourages students and observers to participate in both structured and observational experiences throughout the organization. Thank you for taking the time to review these important guidelines to ensure the best experience for both you and our patients at Lakeland HealthCare.

Please review and fill out the forms below

Student Orientation Handbook 
High Performance Culture
Student Orientation Completion Form
  (Please print, sign & provide to your Advisor)
Reference Guide & Requirements for Students
Drug Screen for Students
Academic Advisor Use: Student Verification

Basic Documentation:
  • Orientation Handbook
  • Orientation completion form:
    • Orientation Agreement
    • Patient Safety Commitment
    • High-Performance Commitment
    • Confidentiality Statement
 Immunizations: Documentation of vaccination or titer:
  • Current TB test-not older than 1 year
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Rubella
  • Chicken Pox
  • Hepatitis B
  • Influenza – required for placement that will occur during flu season; October 1st – April 30th
  • 5 panel drug screen and national criminal background check to be completed upon acceptance into
    program of study requiring clinical time at facility. Results not older than 6 months from clinical start date












Fingerprint Information: If a student will have regular, ongoing, or direct access to any of the patient/resident populations listed below for 121 hours or more, they will be required to obtain fingerprints prior to beginning clinical privileges:

  • Lakeland Pine Ridge
  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center, St. Joseph-Psychiatric Services
  • Lakeland Homecare
  • Lakeland Hospice

For further questions on the fingerprint process, contact Kori Borr, HR Assistant at
or (269) 927-5193

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