Clinical Requirements

UCF uses CastleBranch.com to collect, review, and document all required student immunizations and documents. CastleBranch is a secure platform that allows you to order your background checks, fingerprints, medical document manager and drug test online.

 

Clinical Course Requirements

Prior to enrolling in any clinical course, students must submit all requirements as listed below. Students will not be eligible to register for their clinical course unless required documents are received.

Clinical Requirements Checklist

Health Form

Upon Admission

Upload the following in CastleBranch.com upon admission:

  • Immunization Records (MMR, Tetanus, Varicella, Hepatitis B)
  • Proof of HIPAA training
  • Completed background check
  • Completed drug screen
  • Completed fingerprinting

Submit Annually

Upload the following in CastleBranch.com annually:

  • Current PPD: If currently or previously positive, documentation of negative chest x-ray or negative QuantiFERON-TB gold result; Documentation of treatment if warranted based on screening results.

  • Proof of current physical exam

  • Influenza vaccine: Students who have elected not to receive the flu shot will be required to wear mask when working with patients

Submit When Renewed

Upload the following in CastleBranch.com at the time of renewal:

  • CPR Certificate
  • Active RN license

UCF Nursing Student ID Badge

All nursing students are required to have a UCF Nursing student ID badge. (Note: This is NOT the same as your UCF ID with your library card number on it.)

  • If you do not already have one, go to the UCF card office in the John T. Washington Center located on UCF’s main campus
  • You must take a photo ID with you
  • Cost is $10

Out-of-state students may request a badge through the mail by mailing the following items to the address below:

  • Passport photograph
  • Check for $10 made out to UCF
  • Copy of your driver’s license
  • Your UCF PID
  • Your contact information for mailing your badge

UCF Card Services
P.O. Box 160056
Orlando, FL 32816

Clinical Contracts Coordinator

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Anjelica Rechsteiner
anjelica.rechsteiner@ucf.edu
p: 407-823-0697
f: 407-823-5675

 

Clinical Placement Coordinator

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Dawn Eckhoff
dawn.eckhoff@ucf.edu
p: 407-823-4940
f: 407-823-5675