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Programs Offered through Organizational Development

MSH CNA/ Nurse Aide Course

These training programs approved by the Tennessee and Virginia Departments of Health are designed to offer students the basics of bedside patient care, with emphasis on Geriatrics and Long Term Care principles.

Participants who successfully complete the course will meet state requirements to sit for the Tennessee or Virginia nurse assistant certification exam.

We follow the state and federal guidelines for nurse aide training and curriculum. In Tennessee, this course contains 60 hours of classroom time with 40 hours of supervised clinical time to follow. Evening and daytime courses are offered. In Virginia, the course contains 80 hours of  classroom time with 40 hours of supervised clinical time to follow.

MSH Nurse Intern II Program

The Nurse Intern II Program is an eight-week program designed to assist the nursing student in bridging the gap between theory and clinical practice. The program consists of classroom lectures, professional practice labs, phlebotomy instruction, 12-lead EKG training and clinical rotation experiences to enhance the development of essential knowledge and skills. The program allows the student to be involved in many activities of care for patients ranging in age from newborn to geriatric. Students accepted into the program will earn an excellent salary while gaining valuable patient care knowledge and clinical competencies. The student will work under the direction of experienced nurses and clinical leaders who have a variety of nursing related expertise. The rotation through selected clinical areas will assist the student in identifying opportunities of professional development and future career opportunities.

MSH Nurse Residency Program

SOAR (Supporting Onboarding and Retention) is the MSH nurse residency program for newly graduated RN's and LPN's. The program is designed to assist the new nurse with transitioning to professional practice. It includes classroom sessions on professional development and clinical topics, an orientation curriculum to utilize with the preceptor and scheduled touchpoints with educators and leadership.

Please contact Organizational Development at (423) 431-5434 for additional details.