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Immunizations Compliance

Completion of immunizations required of all Creighton University Health Sciences students.

  • View the website of Creighton University Student Health for necessary information. Participation in clinical experiences will be denied if these immunizations are not completed.
  • Creighton University Student Health will be responsible for distribution and maintenance of health records.

Background Investigations

Drug Testing

Drug Testing is required for access to clinical experiences

BLS Certification

  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) on entry into the program and throughout the program is required. Courses sanctioned by the Red Cross ("Basic Life Support for the Professional Rescuer",) the American Heart Association ("Health Care Provider") or The National Safety Council are accepted.
  • Courses should be labeled "professional level" and include instruction on use of the Automated External Defibrillator (AED).
  • For traditional/transfer students. BLS certification is required just prior to enrollment in junior level clinicals so that students will remain current through graduation.

Safety and Technical Standards

See Admissions Requirements



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