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Train in a clinical setting

At Iredell Health System, individuals are given the opportunity to complete training hours in the clinical setting in order to satisfy graduation requirements for their program of study (i.e., internship, capstone, clinical hours). The student(s) will be with a preceptor* at all times and participate in patient care activities outlined by their curriculum. This education opportunity is for individual requests only. Group requests for students must be coordinated between the school Program Director and the Education Department at IHS.

To apply for a practicum experience at Iredell Health System, please:

  1. Secure an Iredell provider or preceptor to work with. For APP students, consider finding a provider.
  2. Go to the Educational Affiliation Agreement section below to verify that your college/university has an Affiliation Agreement with Iredell Health System.
    • If your school is not listed, contact your program director or clinical coordinator to begin an Affiliation Agreement.
      • Allow up to four (4) weeks to process.
      • The Affiliation Agreement must be finalized before a student can begin their clinical/practicum hours at IHS.
    • If your school is listed, continue to complete the process.
  3. Once your request has been made and accepted, personnel in the Education Department will send the required documentation for your clinical experience.
  4. The Program Director or Clinical Coordinator of your school will be responsible for verifying that all requirements of IHS are met through a Contract Addendum and Attachment A document that will be sent out.
  5. Complete the Core Orientation. (
  6. Complete the Iredell Orientation packet.
  7. You may notify the Iredell Health System Education Department if you need additional resources or have any questions or concerns.

*Students are responsible for securing his/her preceptor

If you have any questions, please contact the Education Department at IHS through email or call 704-873-5661 ext. 3443.

Click here to fill out the practicum experience application.

Educational Affiliation Agreements

  • Appalachian State University
  • Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
  • Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute
  • Campbell University
  • Catawba Valley Community College
  • Central Piedmont Community College
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing
  • Columbus State University
  • Coker College
  • Davidson County Community College
  • East Carolina University
  • ECPI University
  • Emory University
  • Forsyth Technical Community College
  • Gannon University
  • Gardner-Webb University
  • Grand Canyon University
  • Iredell/Statesville School System
  • Kaplan University
  • King’s College
  • Kent State University
  • Lenoir Community College
  • Lenoir-Rhyne University
  • University of Lynchburg
  • Maryville University
  • Mitchell Community College
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • Northwest AHEC RN Refresher Program
  • Pitt Community College
  • Queen’s University
  • Radford University
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
  • Simmons College
  • South College
  • South University
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Stanly Community College
  • Surry Community College
  • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina-Charlotte
  • University of North Carolina-Greensboro
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington
  • University of Phoenix
  • Utah State University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Wake Forest Baptist
  • Western Carolina University
  • Western Piedmont Community College
  • Wilkes Community College
  • Wingate University