Clinical Requirements

Required Training

Please complete these courses prior to beginning clinical work.  To locate the trainings, login to UC Learning Center with your UCSF Username and password.  Search and self-register using the exact title listed. 

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Compliance Training is required annually for all students and clinical instructors

  • HIPAA 101 - Privacy and Security for New UCSF Faculty, Staff, Trainees, Students and Volunteers
  • Infection Control Training for Physicians, Nurses, and Licensed Independent Contractors (Clinical Staff)
  • Annual Safety Training

APeX Training Curriculum recommended for new pre-licensure​ students

  • INP: STUDENT NURSING

APeX Proficiency Exam required for all nursing pre-licensure​ students

  • INP: SN 100-200 EXAM - REMOTE

Health Clearance

Academic institution assures completion and maintains documentation of the following prior to beginning clinical work:

  • Two initial vaccinations of HBV vaccination series, or signed a HBV declination statement
  • Evidence of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella (appropriate documentation of vaccination or positive titer for each)
  •  Evidence of annual Tuberculosis (TB) screening in the form of:

a. Two documented negative TB skin tests, one within 3 months and one within 1 year; b. Negative interferon gamma release assay ( IGRA)

c. Negative chest x-ray taken within the previous year if the student is TB skin test or IGRA positive

  • Documentation of Tdap vaccination
  • Documentation of the current season’s influenza vaccination

Additional Requirements

Academic institution assures completion and maintains documentation of the following prior to beginning clinical work:

  • Current American Heart Association BLS For Health Care Providers Certification
  • Criminal background check completed by a third party consumer reporting agency
  • Professional liability insurance coverage shall be not less than $1M ($1,000,000)