Experiential Learning

Western Reserve Hospital offers a variety of learning opportunities for those wishing to experience working in a hospital environment. If you are interested in an experience for academic credit or for career exposure, please complete the required forms as listed below and return as instructed. Please note that the approval process may take up to 30 days.

Experiential Learning Program Request Packet (please complete and return)

A tuberculosis test is required for all learning experiences. Per Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations, you must have either a 2-step TB skin test (PPD) or a quantiferon blood draw. The 2-step test must have been completed within the last three months (or within the last 12 months with a 1-step test within the last three months). A quantiferon test should be in the last 30 days. Please see Experiential Learning Program Request packet for additional immunization requirements. Return all forms to explearning@westernreservehospital.org or fax to (330) 971-7227. For questions, please contact Rachel Messenger at (330) 971-7782 or rmessenger@westernreservehospital.org. Once approved by the department, you will be notified and can then be scheduled for your experience.