Allina Health: Allied Health Student Prep

Welcome to Allina Health!

Failure to comply with expectations will result in delay or cancellation of clinical experience.

Approval Process

  1. Allina Health can only accept students from schools that have an active Clinical Affiliation Agreement with Allina Health.
  2. The Agreement requires that the college obtain a background check from the Minnesota or Wisconsin DHS (based on clinical site location) as required by state law. National background checks, like Castle Branch, are not acceptable.
  3. Clinical and Project placement must be formally approved Allina Health unit manager.
    • Allina Employees: It is required that you secure a preceptor outside your Allina employed unit and not with family members/friends.

Coordination and Onboarding Processes

  1. The school is required to send a preliminary roster a minimum of six weeks prior to the start of the clinical experience. The preceptor’s name and contact information must be listed on the preliminary roster.
  2. School/Faculty must send onboarding directions to individual students:
    1. Registration Directions for Allied Health Students
    2. COVID Protection Plan Requirements for ALL Allina Health students:
      1. Must read and comply with Allina Health Clinical Students/Faculty Pandemic (COVID19) Precaution /Preparation Requirements.
      2. Must complete and submit the Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire.
    3. If attending clinicals or projects at the following sites, review site-specific directions:
  3. All Students and Onsite Faculty, including Allina Health employees, must meet the Allina Health student requirements for immunizations: Infection Control Policy-Appendix G (Immunizations)
  4. All Students, including Allina Health employees, must complete a MN or WI DHS background study (based upon clinical location) through the school.
  5. Excellian/Electronic Medical Record Access:
  6. Review the frequently asked questions and additional resources as needed.

Site-Specific Maps

If the map links do not work, go to www.allinahealth.org, search for the site and click on the link for directions.