The prospective student must also have immunizations up-to-date and completed by August 1, 2018:

 

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Hepatitis B Immunity:   MANDATORY (must be completed prior to admission)

There is potential of exposure to Hepatitis B during clinical assignments.

All students must have completed the Hep B series of vaccinations (3 doses over a 6 month period).  If you have not already completed this:

The CDC recommends (and we require) serologic testing. Specifically, we require a quantitative Hepatitis B surface antibody (anti-HBs) to document immunity.

 

Varicella (chicken pox) - MANDATORY- Must show proof of either:

Or if necessary, without serologic evidence of immunity or prior vaccine:

 

Measles (Rubeola):   MANDATORY --Those born on or after January 1, 1957, must show proof of either:

OR if necessary, without serologic evidence of immunity or prior vaccine:

 

Mumps:   MANDATORY --Those born on or after January 1, 1957, must show proof of either:

OR if necessary, without serologic evidence of immunity or prior vaccine:

 

Rubella:   MANDATORY --Those born on or after January 1, 1957, must show proof of either:

OR if necessary, without serologic evidence of immunity or prior vaccine:

 

Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (TDAP):   MANDATORY

One TDaP Booster within 10 years.

 

Influenza:   MANDATORY (will be required this fall)

All students should receive annual vaccination against influenza unless there are certain pre-existing medical conditions in which this is contraindicated with supporting medical documentation.

One dose of influenza vaccine annually, live inactivated injectable influenza vaccine IM or intradermal or live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) intranasally (ONLY for non-pregnant healthy HCP aged 49 or younger).

 

Meningococcal (Meningitis) Vaccine (MCV4)

Note: It must be administered at least 10 days prior to the start of the semester.

 Mandatory for all students <22 years of age.

Proof of either:

or

 

Tuberculin Skin Test*: MANDATORY (PPD - TB test) or QuantFERON Gold TB Blood Test or Chest X-ray (required IF skin test is positive) Documentation: 

*Must have been tested within past 6 months prior to the start of school (fall semester).

 

 

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