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Current Student Resources

The Saint Anselm College nursing program offers the following resources for currently enrolled students. Please carefully review the health and clinical requirements for nursing majors, and other important information, below.

Student Nursing Handbook

Background Check

CertifiedBackground.com is a background check service that allows you to purchase your own background check. The results of a background check are posted to the CertifiedBackground.com website in a secure, tamper-proof environment, where the student, as well as the school can review the results.

The background check is due by August 1 and is a requirement for incoming sophomore students only

To order a background check:

  1. Go to www.CertifiedBackground.com and click on "students"
  2. In the Package Code box, enter the package code: AI93.
  3. Select a method of payment. CertifiedBackground.com accepts Visa, MasterCard, and money orders.

Health and Clinical Requirements for Nursing Majors

    The Department of Nursing must receive the requested information by August 1 of their incoming year.

    For Sophomore and Junior nursing students: Effective May 2, 2012, a grade penalty will be applied if ALL required healthcare information is not received by September 1st. For every week that a student is non-compliant with healthcare requirements, 5 points will be taken off of the first nursing exam grade. If an individual is late the second week, an additional 5 points will be deducted, and so forth.

    Sophomores

    For #1-6, healthcare providers must use form 31-a.frm. No other forms will be accepted.

    1. Current TB (Mantoux) test (within ONE year)
    2. Childhood DPT vaccinations
    3. Two doses of live MMR vaccine
    4. Varicella Vaccine dates or date of disease as well as Varicella Titer results
    5. Hepatitis B inoculation series of 3 injections and Hepatitis B Titer, including
      1. Dates given
      2. Signature of the provider
    6. Tdap (tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis) within 10 years
    7. CPR Certification
      By August 1st of the Sophomore year, nursing majors must provide evidence of completion of a CPR course for health care providers approved by the American Heart Association (level C), the American Red Cross CPR for professional rescuers, or the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) CPR Pro for Healthcare Professionals.
    8. Copy of front and back of Health Insurance Card
      By August 1st of Sophomore year, nursing majors must provide evidence of current health insurance.
    9. 9. Flu shot*

    Juniors

    1. Copy of front and back of Health Insurance Card
    2. 2 Step TB (Mantoux) - (a 2 step involves having one TB test followed by another test within 3 weeks). Once you have received a 2 step TB test and provide us with the documentation, the following year(s) you will only be required to have ONE annual TB test.
    3. CPR certification (Approved by the American Heart Association (level C), the American Red Cross CPR for professional rescuers, or the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) CPR Pro for Healthcare Professionals.)
    4. Flu shot*

    Seniors

    1. Copy of front and back of Health Insurance Card
    2. TB Test (Mantoux) test (within one year)
    3. CPR certification (Approved by the American Heart Association (level C), the American Red Cross CPR for professional rescuers, or the American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) CPR Pro for Healthcare Professionals.)
    4. 4. Flu shot*

    * During the month of October, a Flu Shot is highly recommended for all nursing majors. It can be obtained at the College Health Services for a small fee. Please note: Several clinical sites require staff/students to wear a mask when providing nursing care if they have not received a flu shot.