What is an AH Review?
A one-on-one appointment with a nurse practitioner to review your health status before
beginning clinical course work at a healthcare facility.
The following healthcare requirements are reviewed:
- Physical Assessment
- TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria & pertussis)- required one-time adult booster; tetanus (Td)
booster every 10 years
- MMR (measles, mumps & rubella)- 2 doses after 1 year of age, MMR titer is acceptable
if immunization records unavailable
- Varicella (chicken pox) vaccination- 2-doses or titer acceptable
- Hepatitis B series of 3-doses strongly recommended for healthcare workers, or waiver
- Tuberculosis screening
- 2-step tuberculin skin test (TST) is also known as a 2 step PPD. The screening includes
initial placement of the test and reading within 48-72 hours later, then a second
test 1-week after the first test is finished, the second test is read within 48-72
hours of placement. The 2-step test needs to be completed within 4 weeks.
- A blood test may be indicated for some students.
Testing for Tuberculosis (TB)
- Why do I need to have an AH Review through the NMWC?
- We make it easy for students to complete and document that they have had the necessary
- We help students understand the health requirements needed to begin clinical course
- Students can receive services through the NMWC or their healthcare provider. The NMWC
can provide the services conveniently and at a low cost. Eligible students may use
their financial aid to cover cost of services provided by the NMWC.
- Primary care providers can send records directly to the clinic to be added to the
student’s secured electronic health record.
- Student health records are managed by the NMWC, and compliances reported to the program
and clinical agencies.