Program Clinical Requirements

Clinical Screening Documentation Deadline:

Documentation of a student’s Substance Abuse Screening and TB Screening 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 may be replaced by students currently on a waitlist to go into the clinical setting.

10 Panel Substance Abuse Screening

Tests cost $55.00 and must be done through the school’s contracted service provider.

TB Screening

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 Immunization Requirements:

  • Any required immunization documentation 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 may be replaced by students currently on a waitlist to go into the clinical setting.
  • 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. NA-1 and MA students may be required to obtain and provide documentation of receiving the Influenza vaccine (seasonal flu) prior to the start of their clinical rotation during the flu season.
  • CNA-1 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.
  • 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

Clinical AHA BLS CPR Training Deadline:

CPR Training – Scheduled at Caregiver Training Institute

  • AHA BLS CPR training, purchased and scheduled through the school must be completed prior to the beginning of the student’s clinical rotation, or the student will be removed from their scheduled clinical rotation and may be replaced by students currently on 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 schedule through the school 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 may be replaced by students currently on a wait list to go into the clinical setting.
  • Documentation of Online NA-1 student CPR training by must be submitted to the school business office prior to the Online NA-1 student being granted access to didactic training.

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).