Clinical Requirements of (Nursing and Allied) Health Programs
Before assignment to a clinical or cooperative study, the student must be compliant through an online tracking system, before the start of the Nursing & Allied Health Program of the following:
- Proof of required immunizations:
- Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR): Proof of Immunizations- 2 doses, or serology report proving immunity.
- Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap): Proof of “booster” dose administered within the last 10 years.
- Hepatitis B Virus Vaccines: Proof of immunizations (complete series) - three vaccine series, or serology report proving immunity.
- Varicella (Chickenpox): Proof of immunizations- 2 doses, or serology report proving immunity.
- Meningitis (state requirement for students under the age of 22) - one dose within the last five years.
- Current T.B. test with Negative (-) results-must be within the last three months for any NAH Clinical/Practicum course (expires annually)-if positive, chest X-ray required every 2 years.
- Influenza (required from August-April)
- Clinical may require actual documentation of COVID-19 vaccination status or exemption.
- Proof of Health/Medical Insurance and Student Accidental Insurance (available through STC)
- Current 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 - 10-panel Drug & Alcohol (results must be negative)
- Completion of Student Clinical/Practicum/Hospital Orientation (via Blackboard)
- Valid I.D. (Current Texas Driver's License, Texas I.D., U.S. Passport with photo and signature)
- Social Security Card 1 (for verification purposes)
Social security card is required for the Patient Care program.