Medical Student and Associated Health Trainee Information - VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System
Attention A T users. To access the menus on this page please perform the following steps. 1. Please switch auto forms mode to off. 2. Hit enter to expand a main menu option (Health, Benefits, etc). 3. To enter and activate the submenu links, hit the down arrow. You will now be able to tab or arrow up or down through the submenu options to access/activate the submenu links.

VA Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System

Veterans Crisis Line Badge
My HealtheVet badge
EBenefits Badge

Medical Student and Associated Health Trainee Information

Welcome to the VA NWIHCS Student Onboarding Site!

To work at the VA you will be required to complete Part 1 of the onboarding process at a minimum of  21 days prior to your start date. Your timely completion of these requirements is key to moving forward quickly and efficiently. If not completed this may delay or remove entry into your rotation. Please work closely with your VA Program Coordinator / VA Point of Contact  to avoid any unnecessary delays; these department liaisons are available to help and answer your questions. A step-by-step Student Onboarding Checklist will guide you through the process.

Part 1 – Start 30-45 days prior to rotation

  • Fingerprinting – See Onboarding Checklist Information
  • VA’s TMS required course “Training for Trainees” – TMS information handout  
    • Your VA Point of Contact should have provided you with the following information:
    • The VA Location being supported.
    • Your Trainee Type and Specialty/Discipline.
    • The VA Point of Contact’s First Name, Last Name, Email Address, and Telephone Number.

Part 2 – VA Internal Processing

Part 3 – PIV Sponsoring and Acquisition of PIV card (required for VA rotation)

Part 4 – CPRS (computerized record) training


If you have any general questions, please contact the Education Office contacts listed on this page. 

Again, welcome to the VA.  We look forward to working with you!


Jodi Wilson
Administrative Officer for ACOS-Education


Jodi Wilson
Administrative Officer
Omaha VA, Room 9427

Terry Logston
Acting Onboarding Specialist
Omaha VA, Room 9026