Professional Education

To ensure that we have the quality staff that we need to care for our patients in the future, Regional Health is committed to the education of current and future caregivers.  We provide accredited training and educational programs for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, and technicians.

Physician Shadowing Program

Regional Health's Physician Shadowing Program takes place our community-based health care system of more than 40 health care facilities in western South Dakota. The shadowing experience coincides with Regional Health's purpose of helping patients and communities live well.

The Rapid City Regional Hospital (RCRH) Family Medicine Residency Program is a 6-6-6 community-based Family Medicine program, which maintains an affiliation with the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota. The program is located in Rapid City and there are no competing residency programs in the community. It was developed and implemented to assist the western South Dakota region by training physicians to provide broad-based, high quality, primary care in a rural setting.

The Regional Health Rapid City Hospital (RHRCH) Medical Radiography Program (MRP) is a two-year, fully accredited certificate program that prepares participants for entry-level employment in the field of radiographic medical imaging.

Mission Statement

The RHRCH MRP will provide and support excellence in diagnostic medical radiography education, developing skilled, compassionate, and caring professionals who will benefit and serve our communities.

Accreditation

Nursing Services Orientation (NSO)
This program, held twice per month at Rapid City Regional Hospital, follows Right Start and Caregiver Orientation to engage nurses (both new graduates and experienced RN's and LPN's who are new to Regional Health) in learning activities and hear from expert presenters and professional development specialists. 

Regional Health Rapid City Hospital (RHRCH), located in Rapid City, S.D., is a nonprofit acute-care community hospital licensed for 415 beds. It is the largest hospital in a 350-mile radius and is a Level II Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center, and is home to the state's busiest emergency department. RHRCH is part of the Regional Health system, which is comprised of more than 40 health care facilities throughout Rapid City and the Black Hills region.

Welcome to Regional Health, we look forward to having you as part of our team.

For your convenience, we have created an online training library which must be completed before performing work or partnering with Regional Health as a provider, student, vendor, contractor, traveler or volunteer.

A few things you need to know before you start: