Clinical Requirements of (Nursing and Allied) Health Programs

Before assignment to a clinical or cooperative study, a student must have on file with the Clinical Affairs Specialist all of the following:

  • Proof of required immunizations:
    • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) 2 doses
    • Hepatitis B (complete 3 immunization series)
    • Tdap (Tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis) within 10 years
    • Varicella 2 doses
    • Meningitis (students under the age of 22 state requirement)
    • Current T.B. test results (yearly)-if positive, chest X-ray required every 2 years
    • Influenza (required from August-April)
  • Proof of Health/Medical Insurance or Sickness and Accidental Insurance (available through STC)
  • Current Infant-Child-Adult CPR certification (Healthcare Provider or BLS Provider from the American Heart Association)
  • Technical Performance Standards-signed statement of ability to perform technical standards for nursing or allied program of study.
  • Current Malpractice Insurance of at least $1 million available through STC (included with tuition)
  • Criminal background check clearance through approved agencies
  • Drug and alcohol screening (results must be negative)
  • Completion of Student Clinical/Practicum/Hospital Orientation
  • Valid I.D. (Current Driver's License, Texas I.D., Passport with photo and signature)
  • Social Security Card 1

Social security card is required for the Patient Care program and Phlebotomy courses.