Welcome to Sharp HealthCare! We hope the information provided here will help to provide a positive learning experience for both you and your students. The information contained within this website will guide you in fulfilling Sharp regulatory requirements.

Mandatory Requirements
The attendance of faculty orientation is required annually for all instructors bringing students to any Sharp HealthCare facility. This includes instructors who are Sharp employees. Instructors who oversee preceptorships should contact Barbara DeFulvio via email or phone.

Registration for Faculty Orientation
To register for the faculty orientation schedule, please call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) or visit Faculty Orientation to register online. Classes are offered monthly. Private classes are also available by emailing or calling Barbara De Fulvio for an appointment.

On your scheduled orientation day, please bring your completed Clinical Faculty Competency Answer Sheet. Sharp employees: Please bring your latest Learning Center transcripts and only complete the faculty education modules not on your transcript.

  • Please bring your RN license on orientation day
  • The education modules provide the information on which you will be tested
  • The test questions correspond to each module

Please use the following links to access the modules and post-test documents:

For More Information
For more information regarding the instructor and student orientation or Sharp's process, please contact Barbara DeFulvio, education liaison, at 858-499-5244 or at barbara.defulvio@sharp.com.

For specific clinical placement information contact Claudia Bock, student affiliations coordinator, at 858-499-5366 or at claudia.bock@sharp.com.