Program Clinical Requirements

Clinical TB Screening Documentation Deadline:

  • Online NA-1 students must submit a copy of a current negative TB SCREENING with their required pre-enrollment/eligibility documentation and registration packet prior to registration.
  • NA-1 Hybrid Program, CNA-2 Hybrid Program, and MA Hybrid Program students must submit a copy of a current negative TB screening with their required pre-enrollment/eligibility documentation and registration packet at least five (5) business days prior to the first day of class.
  • NA-1 and MA students may provide a copy of a current TB Skin Test (PPD) Test or a Quantiferon Test (Blood Test) from their physician, a current or former employer, or another source.
  • CNA-2 students must provide documentation of a current TB test via Two-Step TB Skin Test (PPD), or a current Quantiferon test, and/or current Chest X-ray for TB screening.

Clinical Substance Abuse Screening Documentation Deadline:

  • Documentation of Online NA-1 Self-paced Program student completed SUBSTANCE ABUSE SCREENINGS must be submitted and confirmed with the school business office prior to the student beginning the didactic portion of their program or the student will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and moved to a wait list to go into the clinical setting.
  • Documentation of NA-1 Hybrid Program, CNA-2 Hybrid Program, and MA Hybrid Program student completed SUBSTANCE ABUSE SCREENINGS must be submitted and confirmed with the school business office at least two (2) business days prior to the first day of class or the student will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and will be placed on a wait list to go into the clinical setting.

10 Panel Substance Abuse Screening

Tests cost $60 and must be done through the school’s contracted service provider.

Clinical Immunization Requirements Deadline:

NA-1 and MA students are not required to obtain and provide IMMUNIZATION DOCUMENTATION. Caregiver Training Institute has pursued obtaining exemptions from all the school’s clinical NA-1 and MA program training partners.

  • Any required clinical immunization documentation for NA-1 Hybrid Program and MA Hybrid Program students must be submitted and confirmed with the school business office at least two (2) business days prior to the first day of class or the student will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and moved to a wait list to go into the clinical setting.
  • Any required clinical immunization documentation for Online NA-1 Program students must be submitted and confirmed with the school business office prior to the student beginning the didactic portion of their program or the student will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and moved to a wait list to go into the clinical setting.
  • Clinical sites MAY REQUIRE that NA-1 and MA students obtain and provide documentation of receiving the Influenza vaccine (Flu), and/or the COVID-19 vaccine prior to the start of their clinical rotation during the flu season or during a declared pandemic. Clinical sites will notify the school of timeframe requirements.

CNA-2 students must obtain and provide documentation of the following immunizations consistent with CDC guidelines and as set by the mandatory hospital requirements prior to the start of a student’s clinical rotation:

  • Hep B (Hepatitis B):  documentation of three (3) shots given; a positive titer for Hepatitis B antibodies; or the first shot given in the series that is no more than 30 days old.
  • MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella): documentation of two (2) injections of MMR); or the first vaccination in a series; or a titer must be done to establish immunity.
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox): documentation of two (2) injections of Varicella; or a titer to establish immunity; or medically documented history of the disease.
  • TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis): documentation of TDAP within past 10 years.
  • Influenza(Flu): documentation of current Influenza immunization when injection is available during the flu season. Hospitals will notify the school of timeframe requirements.
  • Clinical sites MAY REQUIRE that CNA-2 students obtain and provide documentation of receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, prior to the start of their clinical rotation during a declared pandemic. Clinical sites will notify the school of timeframe requirements.
  • Evidence of Immunization may be demonstrated through a document appropriately signed or officially stamped and dated by a qualified medical professional or an authorized representative of the local health department which must include the following:
  • Documented Receipt of Vaccine (month and year of each dose of each vaccine received)
  • Documented Immunity Via Titer (month and year of lab results)
  • Valid History of Disease (month and year the diagnosis of the disease was confirmed)
  • Official Record from the Oregon ALERT Immunization Information System
  • In the event a student is missing, or has incomplete immunization documentation that is required by the clinical site, or if an individual student exemption to a specific immunization is not accepted by the clinical site, the student will be unable to complete the program and will be not be entitled to a refund.

Clinical AHA BLS CPR Training Deadline:

CPR Training – Scheduled at Caregiver Training Institute

  • AHA BLS CPR training, purchased and scheduled through the school by NA-1, Online NA-1, CNA-2, and MA students must be completed prior to the beginning of the student’s clinical rotation, or the students will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and moved to a wait list to go into the clinical setting.
  • AHA BLS CPR training at the school costs $65.00 and must be paid for in full at registration.

CPR Training – Not Scheduled at Caregiver Training Institute

  • Documentation of AHA BLS CPR training not purchased and scheduled through the school by NA-1, CNA-2 and MA students must be submitted to the school business office at least two (2) business days prior to the first day of class, or students will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and moved to a wait list to go into the clinical setting.
  • Documentation of AHA BLS CPR training not purchased and scheduled through the school by students in the Online NA-1 Program must be submitted to the school business office prior to the student beginning the didactic portion of their program, or the students will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and moved to a wait list to go into the clinical setting.

Class / Lab Completion Requirements:

Prior to being cleared to attend clinical:

  • Students must have successfully completed of all the required hours in the classroom and lab portion of their training. Any missing time must be made up.
  • Students must have successfully demonstrated all the required skills on the lab checklist.
  • Students must have passed the classroom written final exam with at least a score of 75% (NA-1 Students), 80% (Online NA-1 Students), and 80% (CNA-2 & Med Aide Students).