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Compliance with Graduate Program Requirements Subsection: 5.3.18
Section 5.0 - Student Policies Originating Date: March 2003
Responsible Reviewing Agency:
Professional Graduate Nursing Affairs Committee
Revised: May 2003
Revised: April 2008
Reviewed: February 2011
Reviewed: November 2012
Revised: December 2013
Revised: May 2016


  1. The student must meet all requirements outlined in the UNMC Student Handbook
  2. Upon admission to the Graduate Program and on December 1 of each year, the graduate student must provide evidence according to the UNMC Student handbook of:
    1. Health Information Privacy and Protection Act (HIPAA) training.
    2. Blood-Borne Pathogens training.
    3. Current Registered Nurse license.
    4. Current Hepatitis B immunization and/or a reactive Hepatitis B titer.
    5. Annual completion of a test for tuberculosis.
    6. Annual flu immunization.
    7. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for Health Care Providers certificate that will remain current through each semester the student is enrolled.
    8. Background check.
    9. Drug screening when required by clinical agency.
  3. Professional conduct: Students are obligated to notify the College of Nursing immediately if any action is taken against their license.
  4. Failure to meet the requirements listed above may result in the student being dropped from all nursing course(s) at the beginning of the next semester or immediately dismissed from the program. All expenses will be incurred by the student. The student may be allowed to progress when the course is next offered as space is available and compliance established.