At the University of Alaska’s School of Nursing, student nurses will be required to meet our clinical health requirements to protect their own health and the health of the patients with whom they work. This section covers the initial clinical program requirements as well as the requirements for continuing students. Without meeting these standards, student nurses are not permitted into the clinical setting and are unable to complete their studies. The School of Nursing develops and maintains these clinical requirements based on current recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and the State of Alaska Division of Public Health. Additional requirements may be necessary for specific clinical locations, based on their agreement with the School of Nursing.
Initial Program Requirements
The initial program requirements apply to all of the nursing degree programs and must be completed by the deadline indicated for the first semester of clinical contact with patients. Below you will find a list of all the requirements; by clicking the links you will find detailed explanations as well as forms and resources to help you complete the required steps.
- Student Clinical Requirements
- Health Check Sheet for All Programs
- 2-Step PPD
- Release of Information Form
- Applicant Initiated Guide
- Fingerprinting Sites
Continuing Student Requirements
The Continuing Student Requirements apply to all of the nursing degree programs and must be completed by the deadline prior to the coming semester of clinical contact with patients. Students will receive notification of requirements coming due 4-6 weeks prior to the deadline.
Tracking in Typhon
The School of Nursing is transitioning from its existing databases to the use of Typhon, an interactive tool that allows students to view their clinical requirements in a secure online environment and upload documents for staff to review and approve. Currently, the program is in use for graduate students only. Plans are underway to incorporate the B.S. and A.A.S. programs during the 2016-2017 school year.
Frequently Asked Questions
This section covers questions and concerns that often come up relating to clinical health requirements. Please check to see if your question is covered before contacting the Compliance Assistant.
If you have additional questions or need assistance, please contact the School of Nursing's Compliance Assistant at (907) 786-4537.
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