Externship Prerequisites

Documents needed on or before the workshop:

  1. Resume

  2. Certificate of Completion from Altamont Healthcare

  3. NCCT/SPD Board Certificate or PSI results

Documents needed before being considered for placement:

  1. Proof of Health Insurance/Medical Coverage

  2. BLS/CPR Card

  3. Completed Immunizations:

    • MMR (Rubeola/Measles, Mumps, Rubella/German Measles titer or 2 doses of immunization)

    • Varicella (Chicken Pox titer or immunization)

    • Hepatitis B – 3 doses or completed declination form

    • TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis), valid for 10 years only

    • Flu shot for the current season or completed declination form

  4. TB Test (Dignity Hospitals: 2 ppd, 1 ppd and xray if positive, or Quantiferon Gold)

  5. Must complete externship workshop

Documents needed once assigned to a hospital

  1. Full Background Check (student expense)

  2. Urine Drug Testing, 10 drug panel (student expense)

Note: Depending on the facility, there may be additional requirements.