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Health Record Requirements

Health records are mandatory for all degree-seeking students. All documents need to be uploaded into the CastleBranch system by the provided due date. Any questions or problems, please contact CastleBranch directly.

Requirements:

  • Physical Examination - completed within the past 12 months.
  • Tetanus Booster (Tdap) – Booster must be within the last 10 years of the administering date (Tetanus Toxoid (TT) not acceptable).
  • Hepatitis B -- Hep B titer regardless of previous immunization dates. If the titer is positive/immune, no other vaccines are required. If the titer is negative/no immunity, a repeat series of 2 vaccines must be done. Once the series of vaccines are complete, a re-titer must happen. Upload documentation for each shot as they are received.
  • Varicella – Varicella titer regardless of previous immunization dates. If the titer is positive/immune, no other vaccines are required. If the titer is negative/no immunity, a repeat series of 2 vaccines must be done. Once the series of vaccines are complete, a re-titer must happen. Upload documentation for each shot as they are received.
  • MMR – MMR titer regardless of previous immunization dates. If the titer is positive/immune, no other vaccines are required. If the titer is negative/no immunity, a repeat series of 2 vaccines must be done. Once the series of vaccines are complete, a re-titer must happen. Upload documentation for each shot as they are received.
  • Tuberculin Skin Test (TST) - (one of the following done annually)
    • The two-step TB test must be done when entering College. A single-step technique can be used for annual renewals if the current test has not expired. Otherwise, a two-step must be completed again.
    • A student may elect to have a TB Quantiferon blood draw in place of the skin test. 
    • Quantiferon Gold Blood Test - Required if a student has had BCG vaccine or a past positive.
    • A student with a history of a positive result a required negative chest x-ray to have a been done within 1 year of admissions. The student will be required to do yearly TB questionnaire during enrollment. 
  • Seasonal Flu Vaccination (required annually) during flu season
  • 10 Panel Urine Drug Screen - Must be completed through the CastleBranch system. (Please review the drug policy)
  • CPR Certification – Only two courses accepted: The American Heart Association-BLS Healthcare Provider –OR– The American Red Cross-CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers
  • Meningococcal Vaccine - Proof of immunization.
  • Hepatitis A is highly recommended but is not required.

Additional information regarding the health requirements are provided in the enrollment packet.