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Blinn College Allied Health Required Physical and Immunizations

Physical

  • The student must have a physical performed within a calendar year of the preclinical deadline. If the physical expires during the semester, the student will need to provide another physical for any following semesters.
  • Physical may be documented on the program form, or the provider form.

 

Vaccinations / Serologic Tests

  • Hepatitis B
  • Influenza
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)
  • Meningitis
  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)
  • Tuberculosis (PPD)
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

 

For any serologic (titer) testing, the result must be positive/immune to qualify. If the test is equivocal/negative/not immune, proof of vaccination is required.

  • Note: equivocal is not the same as positive/immune

All serologic (titer) tests should include a number (quantitative) result and a number reference range.

  1. Hepatitis B:

    *VACCINE SERIES USUALLY REQUIRES AN INTERVAL OF FOUR (4) MONTHS TO COMPLETE. IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT HAVE AT
    LEAST THREE (3) VACCINES AT THE BEGINNING OF THE SEMESTER, THEY WILL LIKELY NOT COMPLETE IT IN TIME.

    Positive serologic test (titer) with numerical result & reference range
     If the result is positive, no further action is needed
     If the result is equivocal/negative, student must provide proof of vaccination
    Student may provide:
     Three (3) doses of Hepatitis Vaccine, given according to schedule PRIOR to
    serologic (titer) test
     Student must repeat three (3) shot series
     Student may continue in program, will need to provide proof of
    continuing vaccinations
    -OR-
     Six (6) doses of Hepatitis Vaccine, given according to schedule
    Last shot/result within: Lifetime vaccine