Health Compliance

This office supports students and faculty to ensure their compliance with program and affiliation site requirements.

Our Office Can Help With

  • Verifying student and faculty health clearance based on program and fieldwork requirements.
  • Vaccine information
  • Compliance dates and deadlines
  • Criminal background check and drug testing questions
  • Clinical fieldwork site onboarding requirements

Compliance Policies and Procedures

Health Requirements

Students are advised to obtain immunity documentation when applying to their academic program or sooner. Hepatitis B often requires a booster dose before immunity can be confirmed and in some cases requires completion of a full second series-taking 6 months or more! Upon acceptance, the following documentation is required:

  • Hepatitis B  Positive titer (anti-HBs) demonstrating immunity AND documentation of three vaccine doses
  • T-Dap within the last ten years (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), must remain current
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella two vaccine doses OR lab titer showing immunity for each component
  • Varicella two vaccine doses OR positive titer results
  • Meningitis vaccine (for those under the age of 21)
  • Tuberculosis screening T-Spot or QuantiferonTB Gold blood test within the past 6 months of acceptance OR two one-step (4 ACTIONS) tuberculin skin tests administered 1-3 weeks apart, required annually
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required for fieldwork affiliation
  • Influenza vaccination is required for fieldwork affiliation

Additional Requirements

  • Physical: A completed Student Physical Exam Attestation Form specific to the program indicating "Cleared for all classroom/lab/fieldwork participation without restriction", signed by a physician, Physician's Assistant or Nurse Practitioner and dated within 1 year of the program’s start. 
  • Criminal Offender Record Check (CORI) 
  • Nationwide 7 Year Criminal Search
  • Sex Offender Record Check (SORI)
  • Multi Panel Drug Screening
  • CPR certification (American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers)
  • Students must carry personal health insurance, which can be purchased through the college if needed

School of Health & Patient Simulation Program Health Record Requirement Checklists

To view a checklist of program-specific health record requirements please see the Health Forms for each Program on the Health and Wellness Center page.

Submitting Health Requirements

Compliance Forms & Technical Standards

Related Policies and Procedures

Mission Statement

Our mission is to help students & faculty navigate through clinical requirements to ensure student success by Supporting Students, Transforming lives.

Vision

To provide prompt and accurate compliance information to both our faculty and clinical partners by utilizing current resources and technology to improve and automate our processes, all while pursuing a level of community college excellence that is worthy of local and national recognition.

Contact

For information and answers to questions regarding health requirements for clinical fieldwork please contact STCC Health Compliance using the contact information below.

Health Compliance
Ira H. Rubenzahl Student Learning Commons (B19), Room 180
compliance@stcc.edu