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Allied Health Programs

Compliance for Clinical Placement

To comply with state and local regulations for healthcare providers, students enrolled in the Cabrillo College Allied Health programs (Nursing, Medical Assisting, Radiologic Technology, and Dental Hygiene) are required to complete specific clinical compliance requirements.

Allied Health Compliance Policy for Clinical Placement

Health Screening Requirements

CPR Information
All Allied Health Students are required to have current CPR certification through American Heart Association (AHA). Use the link to get information about CPR requirements, as well as links to local CPR certifying agency classes for certification:

COM/HealthStream Courses

Drug Screens and Background Checks

There are two different vendors listed below for drug screens and background checks. Carefully follow the instructions given to you by your Program Office and/or Clinical Compliance Coordinator about which vendor is appropriate for your program and cohort (graduating class).

American DataBank Drug Screens and Background Checks

Certified Background Drug Screens and Background Checks

Clinical Compliance web sites


Currently there are two different vendors used by Allied Health students for Clinical Compliance tracking. Please pay close attention to the graduation dates noted after each vendor to be sure you are using the correct one! When in doubt, please contact Erica Olsen RN, M.Div, Allied Health Clinical Compliance Coordinator

Clinical Compliance for Certified Background users: graduating Spring 2014 and after

This page contains information about Certified Background, health screening requirements and other vital information for clinical access. This page is maintained and updated by Allied Health Clinical Compliance Coordinator, Erica Olsen RN, M.Div. Please contact Erica with questions or comments.





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