Texas A&M University Corpus Christi - College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Post-Admission Requirements

Post-Admission Requirements

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer for all 3 components (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)
  • Medically documented history of disease (**parent verification of disease is acceptable)

Hepatitis B

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 3 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

Hepatitis A

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 Hepatitis A vaccinations (6 months apart) OR 3 TwinRx vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

TB Skin Test

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • ANNUAL 1 step TB Skin test
  • If positive results, provide a clear Chest X-Ray (lab report required) AND ANNUAL health questionnaires

Tetanus & Diphtheria (Td) OR Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap)

There must be documentation of a Td or Tdap booster within the past 10 years.

CPR Certification

MUST BE the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider course OR Military Training Network Healthcare Provider card. Copy must be front and back of the card & card must be signed. **Certificate OR letters from provider are accepted temporarily until card arrives.

Influenza OR Declination

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • Documentation of a flu shot administered during the current flu season
  • Declination waiver (MUST be completed on school form--available within website.)

Background Check

*Schedule your fingerprinting through FAST site; these will be forwarded to the BON for your Background Check. You will upload your results of this check--either a blue postcard, or a letter from BON clearing you from orders.

Hospital Orientation

Provide documentation of completed Hospital Orientation. Obtained from completed module through your course.

Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS)

You have the option to use Certified Background or a private facility.

Question will be asked: Are you using Certified Background for Drug Testing? Please indicate YES or NO.

  • If NO, an additional alert will be created for you to submit your Negative Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS) lab report
  • Must be minimum 10-panel        

If you have CONHS-specific questions, please contact carol.edwards@tamucc.edu 
Your myCB Service Desk is available to assist you via phone, chat and email
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm & Sunday 10am- 6:30pm EST
888-914-7279 or servicedesk.cu@castlebranch.com

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer for all 3 components (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)
  • Medically documented history of disease (**parent verification of disease is acceptable)

Hepatitis B

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

Hepatitis A

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 Hepatitis A vaccinations (6 months apart)
  • 3 Twinrix vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

TB Skin Test

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 1 Step TB Skin test
  • If positive results, provide a clear Chest X-Ray (lab report required)

Tetanus & Diphtheria (Td) OR Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap)

There must be documentation of a Td OR Tdap booster within the past 10 years.

CPR Certification

Must be the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider course OR Military Training Network Healthcare Provider card. Copy must be front and back of the card & card must be signed.**Certificate OR letters from provider are accepted temporarily until card arrives.

Influenza OR Declination

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • Documentation of a flu shot administered during the current flu season
  • Declination waiver (**MUST be completed on school form provided online)

RN License

Provide verification of clear RN licensure from the BNE website.**A copy of your RN license is NOT acceptable.

Background check

Must be obtained through CertifiedBackground.com

Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS)

You have the option to use Certified Background OR a private facility. If you are using Certified Background for Drug Testing, please indicate YES.

  • If NO, an additional alert will be created for you to submit your Negative Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS) lab report
  • **Drug Test taken MUST be a minimum 10-panel test
If you have CONHS-specific questions, please contact carol.edwards@tamucc.edu 
Your myCB Service Desk is available to assist you via phone, chat and email
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm & Sunday 10am- 6:30pm EST
888-914-7279 or servicedesk.cu@castlebranch.com

Influenza OR Declination

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • Documentation of a flu shot administered during the current flu season
  • Declination waiver (MUST be completed on school form available on website)

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations, or show vaccinations in progress
  • Positive antibody titer for all 3 components (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations, or show vaccinations in progress
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)
  • Medically documented history of disease (**parent verification of disease is acceptable)

Hepatitis B

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 3 vaccinations, or show vaccination in progress
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

TB Skin Test

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 1 step TB Skin test
  • If positive results, provide a clear Chest X-Ray (lab report required)

Hospital Orientation

Provide documentation of completed Hospital Orientation. Certificate received from completed module through course.

Background Check

Did you receive your Background Check through CertifiedBackground.com? Please indicate YES or NO

  • If NO, an additional alert will be created for you to provide your Background check for your school administrator to review

**If you obtained a BON background check through the BSN program in the past year, you may upload those results.

If you have CONHS-specific questions, please contact carol.edwards@tamucc.edu 
Your myCB Service Desk is available to assist you via phone, chat and email
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm & Sunday 10am- 6:30pm EST
888-914-7279 or servicedesk.cu@castlebranch.com

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR) Titers

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titers for all 3 components

TB Skin Test (1 Step)

A 1 step test is required annually. If the results are positive a clear Chest X-Ray is required every five years, and a physician's health assessment must be submitted during the alternate years.

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer
  • History of disease

Hepatitis B

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 3 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer

Hepatitis A

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 doses of Hepatitis A
  • 3 doses of TwinRx prescription
  • Positive antibody titer

Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis

There must be documentation of a Td/Tdap booster within the last 10 years.

CPR Certification

Must be the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider or ACLS course or military equivalent.

Background Investigation

To be ordered through mycb.castlebranch.com 30 days before the start of your first clinical course.

Proof of Texas Nurses License

There must be documentation of a valid and unencumbered Texas Nurses License from the BON Verification website,

**A copy of your RN license is NOT acceptable.

Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS)

You have the option to use Certified Background OR a private facility. If you are using Certified Background for Drug Testing, please indicate YES.

  • If NO, an additional alert will be created for you to submit your Negative Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS) lab report
  • **Drug Test taken MUST be a minimum 10-panel test--Effective Fall 2016.

If you have CONHS-specific questions, please contact carol.edwards@tamucc.edu 
Your myCB Service Desk is available to assist you via phone, chat and email
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm & Sunday 10am- 6:30pm EST
888-914-7279 or servicedesk.cu@castlebranch.com

Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer for all 3 components (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

Varicella (Chicken Pox)

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)
  • Medically documented history of disease (**parent verification of disease is acceptable)

Hepatitis B

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 3 vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

Hepatitis A

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • 2 Hepatitis A vaccinations (6 months apart) OR 3 TwinRx vaccinations
  • Positive antibody titer (lab report OR physician verification of results required)

TB Skin Test

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • ANNUAL 1 step TB Skin test
  • If positive results, provide a clear Chest X-Ray (lab report required) AND ANNUAL health questionnaires

Tetanus & Diphtheria (Td) OR Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (Tdap)

There must be documentation of a Td or Tdap booster within the past 10 years.

CPR Certification

MUST BE the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider course OR Military Training Network Healthcare Provider card. Copy must be front and back of the card & card must be signed. **Certificate OR letters from provider are accepted temporarily until card arrives.

Influenza OR Declination

There must be documentation of one of the following:

  • Documentation of a flu shot administered during the current flu season
  • Declination waiver (MUST be completed on school form--available within website.)

Background Check

*Schedule your fingerprinting through FAST site; these will be forwarded to the BON for your Background Check. You will upload your results of this check--either a blue postcard, or a letter from BON clearing you from orders.

Hospital Orientation

Provide documentation of completed Hospital Orientation. Obtained from completed module through your course.

Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS)

You have the option to use Certified Background or a private facility.

Question will be asked: Are you using Certified Background for Drug Testing? Please indicate YES or NO.

  • If NO, an additional alert will be created for you to submit your Negative Urinalysis Drug Screen (UDS) lab report
  • Must be minimum 10-panel
If you have CONHS-specific questions, please contact carol.edwards@tamucc.edu 
Your myCB Service Desk is available to assist you via phone, chat and email
Monday-Friday 8am-8pm & Sunday 10am- 6:30pm EST
888-914-7279 or servicedesk.cu@castlebranch.com