Birmingham Dental Residents
I. Application Forms/Training
All forms/certificates in ‘A’ and ‘B’ below must be returned with your packet. A list of required forms to submit is also included in the Housestaff Directions for Appointment Checklist. Please include this checklist with your packet and place the forms in the same order as the checklist. It will take approximately 2 hours to complete the forms and training. Retain a copy of all completed forms for your records
Make sure you have a printer available, as some of these forms cannot be saved.
B. Mandatory Training
This training is designed for residents/trainees who are new to the facility and have never completed the mandatory training modules. The course is titled "VHA Mandatory Training for Trainees." Print and follow the TMS instructions for self registration, then log onto the website below, complete the training, and print the certificate.
Be sure to include a copy of your mandatory training certificate of completion in your application packet provided to your service secretary before you rotate at the Birmingham VAMC.
Unless otherwise directed by your program training coordinator, please mail completed forms and training certificates to the VA service secretary listed on the Contact Information for BVAMC Services/Mailing Address in advance of your rotation. Your completed application with all signatures must be received by May 18th.
D. Fingerprinting and Photo IDsDirections for Fingerprinting and Photo IDs
Mandatory orientation sessions for the training programs are listed below. You will need to bring two forms of identification to orientation:
II. Requirements at the Conclusion of VA Training
For residents completing a program and leaving the VA:
For residents/trainees completing a rotation but who will return to the VA in subsequent rotations:
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Patient Privacy: Patient privacy at the BVAMC is not only governed by the HIPAA regulations, but also the Privacy Act. Patient information may not be taken out of the BVAMC building in paper or electronic form under any circumstances. Maintenance of any type of “log book” with patient information is strictly prohibited. Please contact the Privacy Officer for release of information or privacy concerns at ext. 4467.