Clinical Experiences

Nurses learn effective patient care through hands-on learning and clinical experience, so our curriculum is designed to get you in the field as early as your sophomore year.

Choosing Hiram for nursing means access to – and clinical experiences in – the world’s premier health care facilities, right in Northeast Ohio. Students have conducted clinical experiences at:

  • Akron Children’s Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation and affiliates, including:  Akron General Hospital, Fairview Hospital, others
  • University Hospital System and affiliates
  • Akron General Medical Center
  • University Hospitals Portage Medical Center (formerly Robinson Memorial Hospital)
  • Summa Health System, Akron City Hospital
  • Summa Health System, St. Thomas Hospital
  • Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
  • NorthCoast Behavioral Healthcare System
  • Community organizations
  • Long-term care facilities

Nursing students gain experience in a range of specialties, including:

  • Adult
  • Pediatrics
  • Parent – Newborn
  • Gerontology
  • Community Health
  • Psychiatric Mental Health
  • Critical Care

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