Oregon law and clinical affiliates require all students enrolled in health care programs to provide documentation and dates of immunizations. Students enrolled in the Associate Degree Nursing Program are required to submit official documentation from a health care practitioner, physician or medical clinic* verifying the following immunizations have been given:
Hepatitis B - Students must submit verification of having received three (3) doses of the Hep B vaccine.
Hepatitis B Titer - Although not required, students are encouraged to have a titer drawn to demonstrate Hepatitis B immunity. If a student does not have record of three (3) doses of the Hepatitis B vaccine, then a positive titer demonstrating Hepatitis B antibodies can be submitted instead.
Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR) - Students must submit documentation of two (2) doses of MMR or a positive titer.
Varicella (Chicken Pox) - Students must submit documented proof of disease, OR proof of two (2) varicella vaccinations, OR proof of a positive titer.
Tuberculin Skin Test (PPD) - Students must provide negative results of tuberculosis either through skin test (annually) or x-ray (done every five years).
Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (TDaP) - Students must provide documentation of current vaccination within the last two (2) years.
Additional Required Information
CPR Card - Students in the Nursing Program are also required to provide a photocopy of a current, signed "Health Care Provider" Level or "Professional Rescuer" CPR card which must include one and two person CPR, Heimlick procedure, automatic defibrillation, and child and infant CPR.
CPR cards must be kept current for the duration of enrollment in the Nursing Program.
The following CPR cards are accepted: American Heart Association's "Healthcare Provider," the Red Cross "Professional Rescuer," or the "Good Samaritan CPR Healthcare Provider" card.
*Documentation must be a photocopy of the provider of care's proof of services and must be on an official immunization card, or be on your provider's letterhead, or be a copy of an original immunization document and must include the following:
Agency or provider administering the injection, test, etc.
Name of injection, test, etc., and results if applicable
Date of injection, test, etc.