ProHealth Care is deeply committed to nurturing our community's health. By partnering with academic institutions across the nation, we are able to provide quality education and career development opportunities for hundreds of students each year, sending confident and prepared medical professionals back into the workforce.

ProHealth Care offers numerous educational opportunities in a variety of settings for hundreds of nursing and allied health students each year.

Clinical Placement Sites:
Thank you for your interest in the ProHealth Care Education Experience!

Please review the Program Requirements & Request Process section below for specific program requirements and placement request details.

What types of placements do we offer?
There are two types of Student Placements offered at ProHealth Care:

    1. Preceptorships: a "one-to-one" learning opportunity in which a single student is placed with a primary mentor.

    2. Clinical Groups: a group of students from the same academic institution who are placed together at the same time and are accompanied by an instructor.

How can you request placement?
All placement requests are made electronically via the Student Portal.

  • Placement requests must be submitted no less than six (6) weeks prior to the rotation start date. Requests submitted less than six (6) weeks prior may result in delays in the rotation start date.
  • Once a request has been placed, it will be approved or denied at the discretion of the requested department, organizational capacity, and strategic initiatives.
  • Submissions will be processed according to SEWNA deadlines, and you will receive an email notification once completed.

To begin the affiliation agreement process or to request Student Portal access, please have your academic program coordinator or representative contact the Student Affiliations Coordinator at
ProHealth Care's observation program offers "hands-off-only" educational opportunities for individuals seeking to learn more about different positions within the medical field.

Health Requirements
For the safety of our patients, staff, and students, observation opportunities are only available to participants aged 16 and up, and must have:

  • Completed the ProHealth Care Student & Observer Orientation Module
  • History of two MMR vaccine -or- positive rubella, rubeola and mumps titre
  • History of two varicella vaccine -or- positive varicella titre -or- history of chicken pox or shingles
  • Negative TB skin test, less than 12 months old -or- negative TB chest x-ray or blood test
  • Proof of current flu vaccine during Flu Season (October 1 to May 30)

All immunization records must be documented by a health care provider.

ProHealth Sponsorship & Approval
Observation requests will not be considered without pre-arranged sponsorship by a ProHealth Care employee, and written approval from the requested department's leadership.

Sponsors serve as a mentor and primary contact for the duration of observation opportunity and may be obtained two ways:

  • Enlist a friend or family member who works for ProHealth.
  • Contact the department of interest to inquire if an opportunity for observation is available. If you do not have the department's contact information, you can call 262-928-1000 and ask the operator to transfer you. Once connected, you may inquire about the possibility of an observation experience.
Please note that we cannot guarantee ProHealth staff will be able to sponsor you, or a department's availability to accommodate requests for observation.

Observation Agreement Form
Once a sponsor has been obtained, and the date & time of the observation opportunity has been determined, an Observation Agreement Form must be completed. To obtain this form, please contact the Student Affiliations Coordinator at

Due to form automation, incomplete forms and/or forms without a sponsor signature will not be accepted.

To inquire about physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant observation opportunities, please contact Physician Relations.
For questions or concerns regarding all non-provider student placement or observation opportunities, please contact the Student Affiliations Coordinator at

For questions regarding medical student placements, or to inquire about observing a provider, please contact

Program Requirements & Request Process

Please see below for more information regarding program participation requirements, and the placement request process.

Step 1: Secure an Affiliation Agreement
All academic institutions must complete a Student Affiliation Agreement with ProHealth Care prior to requesting placement. New affiliation agreements may be requested by emailing

Step 2: Request a Placement
All placement requests must be submitted electronically via the ProHealth Care Student Portal, no less than six (6) weeks prior to the rotation start date. Requests submitted less than six (6) weeks prior may result in delays in the rotation start date.

Access to the Student Portal is granted only to academic placement coordinators or representatives. To gain access to the Student Portal, please submit a request by emailing

Important Note: Preliminary placement discussions between the school and the department of placement are welcome, but do not serve as an official request or approval. Approvals may only be granted by Student Affiliations via the Student Portal placement process. Failure to submit formal placement requests may result in delays in the rotation start date.

Step 3: Placement Confirmation
Once a request has been placed, it will be approved or denied at the discretion of the requested department, organizational capacity, and strategic initiatives. Placement decisions will be communicated to the requesting academic representative in writing.

Step 4: Register a Student or Instructor
After placement approval, program participants must be registered to the Student Portal by their academic representative. All participants (students and instructors) must complete the items below and submit verification to their academic representative, so compliance may be validated in the Student Portal:

Section A: Health Requirements

  • Vaccination from, or titer indicating immunity to measles, mumps and rubella; and
  • Tuberculosis (TB) screening completed less that 12 months from the rotation start date. Individuals with positive TB skin test shall be screened annually for TB symptomology and have a negative baseline chest x-ray on file; and
  • Current seasonal flu vaccination (if placement occurs between October 1 and March 31, according to current organizational guidelines. Individuals requesting religious or medical waiver must, prior to rotation start, receive approved exemption from their school. (ProHealth Care will not adjudicate student requests for waiver under any circumstance.); and
  • Vaccination from, or titer or statement of positive history indicating immunity to varicella is strongly recommended but not required; and
  • Vaccination from hepatits B is strongly recommended but not required.

Section B: Background Checks & Drug Screening
Clinical and non-clinical students must communicate with their placement coordinator regarding completion of the following:

  • Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check; and
  • Wisconsin Criminal Background Check; and
  • Five-panel drug screen.

  • ProHealth Care offers drug and TB testing through Occupational Services (at the cost of the participant.)

    For more information, please call 262-928-5900.

Step 5: Orientation & On-Boarding

Orientation Paperwork
All program participants must review & complete the following orientation documentation on or before their first day of placement:

On-Boarding Paperwork
All program participants, regardless of role, will receive an Orientation Checklist (unique to their placement) with their placement confirmation notification. This checklist must be completed with their supervising sponsor (Deptartment Leader, Preceptor, or Instructor) as appropriate.

Completed paperwork should be scanned and returned to

Please Note:
All provider-level (physicians, PAs, NPs, etc.) placement requests should be forwarded to

The ProHealth Experience

ProHealth Care is committed to creating an environment in which every interaction results in a positive experience. We do this by: