Health Requirements

  1. TB Skin Test: Must be completed within 1 year prior to the start of the semester and updated annually.
    • If you have not had a TB skin test within the past 12 months, then a 2nd TB skin test is required. This must be completed 1-3 weeks after the first one was administered.
    • If you have a Positive TB skin test then a chest x-ray is required. A copy of the chest x-ray results must be submitted.
  2. Communicable Disease Requirements: Evidence of immunity to the following must be provided: Rubella (German Measles), Rubeola (Red Measles), Mumps, Varicella (Chicken Pox)
    • Evidence of immunity may be the documented immunization record or a lab titer showing immunity.
    • Immunization History: 2 doses of immunizations after 1 year of age, given at least 1 month apart. This must be documented by your provider. If you are unable to provide the immunization history you will need to obtain a titer.
    • Titer: This is a blood test which measures immunity to each disease. Individuals whose titer results are nonimmune, borderline or equivocal must be immunized with 2 doses of the immunization.
      PRINTOUTS OF TITER RESULTS or IMMUNIZATION RECORD MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A CLINICAL EXPERIENCE - NO EXCEPTIONS
  3. Hepatitis B Vaccination Series: This vaccination series is voluntary, but is highly recommended for all students entering a health field. This is a series of three vaccinations and a post series antibody titer. Please submit documentation of completion of the Hepatitis B series and the antibody titer. Students who have not had the Hepatitis B immunization series must have a declination form on file.
     
  4. Seasonal Flu vaccine is required for all students in clinical settings between October 1st and April 1st. If flu vaccine is not received, student must sign a declination form and wear a mask when they are within 3 feet of patients and others.  Proof of vaccination is required for all students.
     
  5. Seasonal Tdap Vaccine (Tetanus, diphtheria and adult pertussis vaccine):  This vaccine is needed once in an adult life.  Proof of Adult vaccination is required for all students.
     

 

Brant Bergeron
Medical Education Program Manager
715.343.3371
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Clinician Services
900 Illinois Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481
Fax: 715.343.3331

 
 
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