School of Nursing

Health and Immunization Requirements for Nursing Clinical Settings

Formal documentation of criminal background check/ health and immunization requirements for clinical courses must be submitted to Certified Background by the deadline date listed below. This applies to students enrolled in NUR 307, NUR 325/541, and NUR 419, as well as those in graduate clinical courses:

  • Deadline for students enrolled in any of the above classes for the fall semester is June 1
  • Deadline for students enrolled in any of the above classes for the spring semester is November 1
  • Deadline for students enrolled in any of the above classes for the summer (limited to Accelerated and Options program) is April 1

If you miss your deadline you will be dropped from these classes and the corresponding lecture class. Students will be informed via USM e-mail with instructions about how to submit documentation of these requirements.

Please note that these requirements are in addition to the immunization requirements for admission to the University of Southern Maine.

Links for BS and MS Option students:

Links for MS and DNP students (not including MS Option students):

IT IS THE STUDENT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO CONFIRM COMPLIANCE WITH CERTIFIED BACKGROUND

FAQ about the transition from American DataBank to Certified Background (pdf)

If you have questions about the above requirements, please contact Brenda Webster at (207) 780-4802