Brigham and Women’s Hospital Nursing Credentialing Program
Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Nursing Credentialing Program is part of the Center for Nursing Excellence at One Brigham Circle, 1620 Tremont Street Boston, MA. The Nurse Credentialing Program ensures that the following categories of nurses are objectively evaluated to ensure the very best care and safest environment to our staff and patients.
- Non-BWH Licensed Nurse Liaisons
- School of Nursing Faculty (both BWH and non-BWH staff)
- Other Professional Nurses who practice at BWH or require access to BWH patient records
An objective review of skill, identity, experience, and education in accordance BWH Nursing Policies and external regulatory agencies is performed. Skill competency is ensured through computer-based learning modules, classroom, and clinical orientations (when applicable).
Credentialing at BWH:
If this is your first time requesting privileges you are required to complete a new application form.
Privileges must be renewed annually. To renew, you must submit a renewal application. Your renewal will also include a review of current nursing license, professional background, and application content.
School of Nursing Clinical Instructor Orientation Dates
Please note our application process can take up to 4-6 weeks, please allow ample time to complete the application, schedule your Clinical Instructor Orientation and Unit Based Orientation.
Please choose one of the times offered if you are a New Clinical Instructor (New Clinical Instructor includes all first time applicants BWH and Non BWH employees). Please note your completed application is required prior to attending a Clinical Instructor Orientation (This includes BWH employees).
Please email BWHNursingCredentialing@partners.org to confirm your session. Please also note that you will be required to take our Med Math Assessment, a Med Math Study Guide is available for you to review prior to class. You only need to attend one session and should plan on being here the full time. Once you complete your Clinical Instructor Orientation, the Credentialing Administrator will inform your unit of hire that you are approved and ready for a Unit Based Orientation. Unit Based Leadership will reach out to you to set up a time prior to your arrival with your students. Once your Unit Based Orientation is completed you can bring your students to the unit. We kindly ask that you follow our process and do not go to the units on your own.
The Clinical Instructor Orientations are located at One Brigham Circle, 1620 Tremont St. Boston MA at the Center for Nursing Excellence on the 4th Floor.
- Tuesday, December 16, 2014; 8:00am-12:00pm
- Wednesday, January 7, 2015; 11:00am-3:00pm
Frequently Asked Questions
-All new and renewal applicants are required to view the Annual Compliance Training Modules
-By signing your application you will be attesting to your understanding of the material
-If you have questions with any of the modules, please contact BWHNursingCredentialing@partners.org
-Please click on this link to access the training
This page was last modified on 11/18/2014