Be able to perform essential tasks. Review the demands of the program as a means to compare your own capabilities against the identified tasks.
Obtain a physical examination from a physician or nurse practitioner that verifies your potential to complete the program.
Sign a waiver releasing the School of Nursing and UNLV from responsibility for injury or illness resulting from exposure to disease, medicines, or treatments while in the clinical setting.
Present evidence of a QuantiFERON® tuberculosis test within the past year.
Provide documentation of measles, mumps, rubella, varicella, diphtheria, pertussis, and tetanus immunizations within the past 10 years.
Provide evidence of HBV vaccination series.
Completion of a student-funded drug screen. Details for completion of the drug screen will be provided at the time the student signs the Nursing Program Contract.
Completion of a student-funded background check, which is required for being accepted into the hospital clinical setting.
Prior to the first clinical experience a student must:
Provide evidence of current health insurance. The confirmation is shared with the clinical agency in which the clinical is being conducted.
If a student does not have proof of health insurance, that student will not be allowed to remain in clinical.
Students are responsible to determine that their health insurance coverage includes provisions for emergency room visits in the event of a needle stick or other high-risk exposure in the clinical setting as well as the costs of anti-HIV drugs if the physician determines the medications are warranted.
Show evidence of completion of American Heart Association Health Care Provider Support Course (BLS).