New Hires Clinical Guidelines


Congratulations and welcome to Maricopa Integrated Health Systems.  MIHS is committed to excellence in patient care, patient safety and nursing competence; we want to ensure that all new employees have the information, resources, and the support necessary for an easy and successful transition into their new job. As you get ready for Employee Orientation we have gathered training materials and study guides for you to review or download to help prepare you. We look forward to having you as a member of our health care team.

Drug Calculation Study Guides and Practice Test with answer key
All health care providers required to administer medications must take the drug calculation test. Drug Calculation Testing is performed Wednesday, the week of orientation. We advise you to review the materials provided prior to orientation. Click on the hyperlink for study materials:

Medication Calculation Practice

ECG Study Guides and Practice Test with answer key
Most hospital bedside nurses and monitor techs are required to take an ECG test that is also given on Wednesday, the week of orientation. This includes recognizing the rhythms, measuring the intervals, and knowing the appropriate treatment/algorithm according to American Heart Association Guidelines. We advise you to review the materials provided prior to orientation. Click on the hyperlink for study materials:

Basic ECG Review

ECG Review PowerPoint

ECG Rhythm Interpretation

Sample ECG Competency Exam

ECG test answer key page 1

ECG test answer key page 2