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Distant Clinical Sites

Junior Level Distant Clinical Sites

Would you like the exciting experience of pediatric, obstetric, and medsurg clinical rotations? If so, consider one of our outstanding short-term acute care hospital distant clinical sites in Richmond or Roanoke, Virginia.

  • Stay in class with your friends while completing medsurg, peds, or OB clinicals in only five power weekends
  • Gain the experience you need to be the pediatric or obstetric nurse God has called you to become
  • Gain medsurg experience that will be valuable in all areas of nursing

Applying for Richmond or Roanoke Clinical Sites

Download the application and carefully follow the directions for completion and submission. Email all applications to nursingdistantsite@liberty.edu.

Distant Clinical Site Application submission is now open to apply for the 2020-2021 school year. 
Applications will be accepted beginning April 15 until May 1, 2020. 

Richmond Semester at St. Mary’s Hospital

St. Mary’s Hospital, located in Richmond’s West End, has served the population of Central Virginia since 1966. Liberty University Nursing Students have had the unique opportunity to experience clinicals in this setting since 2008.

  • Excellent nurse to patient ratio
  • 391-bed facility
  • Strong Pediatric Concentration
  • Operating Room/Nurse Anesthetist Observational Experience
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Received Magnet® Recognition in 2009
  • Top 10 percent of Hospitals for Emergency Care
  • Nationally Recognized Joint Replacement Center
  • Nationally Recognized Stroke Treatment Center
  • Five Power Weekends during the semester
  • Travel and housing provided

Roanoke Semester at Carillion Roanoke Memorial Hospital

  • One of the largest hospitals in the state of Virginia
  • 703-bed hospital with a 60-bed neonatal intensive care unit
  • Includes Carilion Clinic Children’s Hospital complete with Pediatric Emergency Room
  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Magnet® Designated
  • Experience facilities  dedicated to recognizing nurses providing holistic nursing care
  • Contains the area’s only dedicated hospital for children
  • Pediatric specialties including cardiology, nephrology, and neurology
  • Five Power Weekends that includes a pediatric/medsurg or OB/medsurg clinical
  • Travel and housing provided