Basic Life Support (BLS)

All medical students complete BLS for Healthcare Providers as MS1s and then again during Transition to Clerkships. Students that deviate from the standard four-year MD curriculum, including all leaves of absence, are responsible for arranging their own BLS re-certification to maintain compliance. BLS certification must be licensed through the American Heart Association.

Boundaries Training

The online Boundaries Training in Cornerstone must be completed within six months of matriculation and at least biannually thereafter. For questions related to accessing and confirming completion of the training, please submit an HR Systems Inquiry via the Employee Experience Center.

CareConnect Training and Access

In order to access CareConnect, UCLA's electronic health record, you must complete the eLearning course ELMS380. Instructions to complete the eLearning course are sent to medical students at the start of their first year. 

Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) Training

The following two courses must be completed on Worksafe

  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Laboratory Safety Fundamentals

The initial EH&S trainings must be completed prior to matriculation. Thereafter, the refresher trainings must be completed annually.

Initial Trainings

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Online Training 
  • Laboratory Safety Fundamentals

Refresher Trainings

  • Bloodborne Pathogens Online Refresher Training 
  • Laboratory Safety Fundamentals Refresher

UCLA Health - HIPAA Training

All medical students must complete the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Workforce Training annually.  This training is a mandatory requirement in order to have an active Mednet email. 

To obtain a copy of your completion certificate, visit the Certificate Reprint page and enter your UID# in the box next to "HIPAA Privacy and Information Security Training".

UCLA Title IX Training 

UCLA is obligated under law and policy to provide our graduate and professional school students with sexual violence prevention education. Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex under any federally funded education program. In addition, the University of California’s Interim Policy on Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment (August 14, 2020, Interim Policy) requires each UC campus to provide mandatory annual training and education about Prohibited Conduct and how such conduct can be reported, to all students, faculty, other academic appointees, and staff per applicable state and federal law, and University policies.

For additional details about the annual online and virtual live training requirements, please visit the Title IX Compliance Training for Graduate Students.

DGSOM medical students must also complete the following trainings found on the DGSOM Medical Student Training page. 

  • Infection Prevention & Antimicrobial Stewardship Physician Training
  • MD-CICARE Training
  • Mobile Device Attestation
  • Radiation Safety - General Education

To obtain a copy of your completion certificate, visit the Certificate Reprint page and enter your UID# in the appropriate box.