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Knowledge Link Trainings

Prior to entering clinical for the first time, all students must complete the School of Nursing Pre-Clinical Compliance curriculum and Penn Medicine trainings in Knowledge Link. The curriculum consists of four courses and there are two Penn Med trainings: 

  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Education
  • Bloodborne Pathogens - Clinical - EHRS
  • Orientation to Fuld Pavilion
  • Health System Safety Essentials 
  • Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competency
  • Penn Medicine Safety Net


Other Certifications

Some programs require additional levels of certification:

  • Peds Acute and Neonatal: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • Adult Gero Acute: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Nurse Anesthesia: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Neonatal: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification