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

Drug and Alcohol Policy

Health and Clinical Requirements for Nursing Majors

Health and immunizations are monitored to meet the basic requirements of clinical affiliations and to assist in the maintenance of physical and emotional health necessary to meet the demands of the curriculum.  Any preexisting health issues must be brought to the attention of the Executive Director of Nursing.  These health issues remain the responsibility of the student and/or parents or guardians and may not interfere with the goals of the program.  

ALL information (with the exception of criminal background checks) for sophomore nursing majors must be submitted to the nursing office by July 1.  For junior and senior nursing majors the information must be submitted to the nursing office by August 1st .  A grade penalty will be applied if all health and clinical requirements are not received by the required date.  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

  1. Criminal background check (instructions will be sent separately after July 1 and therefore will not be due until August 1).  In addition, some students will be required to complete a NH Criminal Background check depending on their clinical placements.  For the following requirements please use form 19-b.frm
  2. Annual TB (Mantoux) test
  3. Two doses of MMR vaccine.
  4. Two doses of Varicella vaccine or date of disease AND documentation of positive Varicella Titer results.  If titer is negative re-immunization is required with follow-up titer.
  5. Three doses of Hepatitis B vaccine AND documentation of positive Hepatitis B Titer results.  If titer is negative re-immunization is required with follow-up titer.
  6. Tdap (tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis) within 10 years
  7. *Current CPR Certification
  8. Copy of Health Insurance Card (front and back)
  9. **Flu shot (due in October, a specific date will be sent via email from the Program Coordinator.  (The flu shot is generally not available prior to September for the upcoming flu season). Nasal flu vaccine is not acceptable

Juniors

1.Criminal background check (instructions will be sent separately after July 1).  In addition, some students will be required to complete a NH Criminal Background check depending on their clinical placements.  
2.  Twelve panel drug screen (annual requirement)
3.  Copy of Health Insurance Card (front and back).
4.  2 Step TB (Mantoux) - (a 2 step involves having one TB test followed by another test within 3 weeks).
5.  *CPR certification
6.  **Flu shot (due in October, a specific date will be sent via email from the Program Coordinator.  (The flu shot is generally not available prior to September for the upcoming flu season). Nasal flu vaccine is not acceptable

Seniors

1.Criminal background check (instructions will be sent separately after July 1).  In addition, some students will be required to complete a NH Criminal Background check depending on their clinical placements.
2.Twelve panel drug screen (annual requirement).
3.Copy of Health Insurance Card (front and back)
4.Annual TB Test (Mantoux) test.  
5.*Current CPR certification
6.**Flu shot (due in October, a specific date will be sent via email from the Program Coordinator.  (The flu shot is generally not available prior to September for the upcoming flu season). Nasal flu vaccine is not acceptable

*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. Please note: online programs that do not include the hands-on component will not be approved.

**Flu shots are mandatory except for documented medical reasons.  The Flu shot can be obtained at the College Health Services for a small fee.

All immunizations and titers are required and failure to comply will result in denial of clinical placement.