Allied Health Review

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
  • Immunizations
    • 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 or titer 
    • COVID-19 Vaccination
  • 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.
       Center for Disease Control and Prevention logoTesting for Tuberculosis (TB)

  • What is an NMWC Compliance visit?
    • An opportunity for students to meet with an NMWC health care provider to complete and document the necessary health services for their academic program.
    • We educate students about the health requirements needed to begin clinical course work and be successful throughout the program.
  • 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 securely managed by the NMWC, and compliances reported to the program and clinical agencies.
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