Nursing and Health Professions New Student Orientation Fall 2021

Success at Trinity Starts Here!

Welcome to Trinity’s School of Nursing and Health Professions.  Welcome back to some of you who earned your Trinity undergraduate degree and are returning to complete your graduate degree.  We are delighted you chose to continue your academic and professional journey with us at Trinity.

We recognize we live in a world presenting challenges that you as a student in a healthcare discipline are consciously choosing to address.  We value your success.  We intend to walk this journey with you, giving you opportunities to grow in knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors aligned with the career path you are pursuing.  We offer you this New Student Orientation experience for you to start your path to success!

Success begins with completing your NHP New Student Orientation which involves online modules as well as in-person meetings.  Use your Trinity username and password to log into Moodle, Trinity’s Learning Management System (LMS).  Look for the ‘NHP Student Orientation” once you are logged into Moodle.

In the School of Nursing and Health Professions, we recognize we are educating you to become our colleagues upon graduation.  We know you will graduate with the necessary knowledge and skills for quality professional practice. And people will know you are a Trinity graduate by the professionalism you display when working with clients and colleagues.

This NHP Student Orientation takes you through academic modules as well as clinical modules required for clinical, fieldwork, and internship experiences.  The Moodle modules will be available beginning August 16.  Students will complete the modules asynchronously.

We invite you to attend your respective program orientation meeting as listed below.

New Student Orientation Calendar Dates

The respective School of Nursing and Health Professions programs will conduct the following in-person and virtual sessions:

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

  • New NHP Undergraduate Students (RN-BSN, Nursing, and OTA candidates) and Graduate Students (MOT) – 9-4:30pm (On-Campus)
  • New NHP Graduate Students (MPH, MSN, and COUN) – 6-8pm (Virtual)

Friday, August 20, 2021

  • Pre-Licensure Nursing Students- 9-4:30pm (On-Campus, AC 222)

Saturday, September 11, 2021

  • Counseling Graduate Tools for Success Seminar, 11-1:30pm (Virtual)

How to Participate in Online Sessions

The NHP New Student Orientation includes asynchronous experiences outlined on the Moodle NHP Orientation course. Students begin the online asynchronous orientation activities.  Students complete the modules at their own pace.

Faculty will conduct the synchronous sessions virtually on the dates above.  The respective programs will send more details including the Zoom link required to participate.  Please check your Trinity email regularly for updates from your program.

Welcome to Trinity.  We are excited for you to begin.

How to Participate in the Asynchronous Sessions

  1. Go to the Trinity website.
  2. Hover you mouse on ‘For Students’ then select Moodle.
  3. Log into Moodle using the username and password provided by Trinity Technology Services.
  4. Locate NHP Student Orientation


Module Title
Module 1 Moodle Learner Orientation – Updates the student on how to use the latest version of Trinity’s course management system
Module 2 Sister Sheehan Library Orientation – Informs students of what materials are available through Trinity’s library, how to find materials, and how to get library staff assistance.
Modules 3-5 Clinical and Fieldwork Related Material  – These include information on the Health Information Portability and Affordability Act of 1986, Workplace Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Infection Control.
Module 6 Forms – Students read, sign, and upload forms needed by the NHP programs.

  • NC-SARA licensure and certification notification
  • Model Release
  • Academic Honesty Pledge
  • Starfish Intake Form
NHP Student Orientation Session Feedback

Thank you for asking the faculty and staff at Trinity to walk with you through this phase of your academic and professional journey!