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Education & Professional Development

The Education and Professional Development Department of Daviess Community Hospital serves all team members of Daviess Community Hospital and provides the community with educational opportunities. The goal of the Professional Development Department is to provide educational opportunities for all team members to facilitate growth in their chosen field. Strengthening and expanding the knowledge base of our team members supports the mission and vision statements of Daviess Community Hospital to provide excellent medical care and be the community’s choice in Healthcare.

American Heart Association Training Center and National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians Training Center

The educators from Daviess Community Hospital are proud to provide teammates with Healthcare Provider Level Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (AMLS) and First On The Scene Care (FOTS).

Daviess Community Hospital also offers our community Heartsaver, BLS and First Aid courses.

Click here for a calendar of classes.

  • Search website
  • Find a course (top middle)
  • Find a class near you (enter Washington, IN)
  • Select Daviess Community Hospital (Details)
  • Select the class (CPR, ACLS, PALS) and date you want to schedule (ex. teachers would select Heartsaver CPR; ex. nurses would select BLS Provider)
  • Click Reserve and fill out your information

Click HERE for a list of pricing for courses taken at Daviess Community Hospital.


Please reach out to us to inquire about Healthstream learning modules, educational offerings available to DCH Teammates or community members requesting Heartsaver BLS. HealthStream

If you are having problems with HealthStream, please contact:

Jennifer Butler, RN, CIC, CPHQ, CJCP
Quality/Infection Control/Education Director
812-254-2760 ext. 1142

Student Job Shadowing

Daviess Community Hospital has a wide array of opportunities for students. Whether you are interested in completing your required clinical hours with us, pursuing a possible nonclinical internship, or shadowing within one of our departments, our staff is happy to have you here. Students requesting an internship or shadowing opportunity with Daviess Community Hospital complete and submit the following documents for consideration to:

Jennifer Butler, RN, CIC, CPHQ, CJCP
Quality/Infection Control/Education Director
812-254-2760 ext. 1142

Orientation Handbook
Student Shadow Onboarding Forms

Clinical Students

If you are planning to complete rotation hours in a patient care setting you must complete the Clinical Student Onboarding Packet. An authorized representative of your educational institution must complete the Records Acknowledgement signing off that all our requirements have been met. The packet and the acknowledgement must be complete and received no later than 3 weeks prior to your rotation start date.

Orientation Handbook

Immunization records may be obtained by submitting a request via email to

For more information on Educational courses, please contact one of the following:

Melissa Potts, BSN, RN
Clinical Educator
812-254-2760 ext. 1141

Jennifer Butler, RN, CIC, CPHQ, CJCP
Quality/Infection Control/Education Director
812-254-2760 ext. 1142