Health Occupation Requirements

Nursing Program

Students participating in the Cerritos College Nursing Program must fulfill the following health requirements:

Required each year:

  • Physical exam
  • Please complete and bring in Nursing Physical Exam Form
  • Proof of negative TB skin test (or normal chest x-ray within past 4 years)
  • CPR Certification (American Heart Association)new window

Upon entrance to program the following must be up to date:

  • Tetanus-diphtheria (every ten years)
  • Hepatitis B (series of 3) - immunization and titer (titer preferred)
  • Polio - immunization or titer
  • MMR - immunization or titer (must have two documented immunizations as an adult)
  • Varicella - immunization or titer (titer preferred)
  • Drug testing

For your convenience these requirements can be obtained at Student Health Services.