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Health, Background Check and Drug Screening Requirements

  • All student enrolled in professional-level coursework (i.e. RC 109 & 210 or RC 229 and RC 330) are required to complete an annual health screening by their primary care physician and must submit an original form from their doctor to the Division of Respiratory Care
  • All Respiratory Care students are required to have their immunization and vaccination records updated regularly
  • All Respiratory Care students are strongly urged, as health professionals, to be vaccinated against influenza and hepatitis
  • Additionally, many affiliated hospitals and other facilities require criminal background checks and drug screening in order for students to be permitted on the affiliate’s grounds for clinical education