These are REQUIRED for all entering, transfer and first year graduate students PRIOR to registering for classes
- Measles, Mumps; Rubella (MMR) vaccine – (2 doses with the first dose on or after your first birthday) or a positive titer. Even if you have had the disease you must have a titer showing immunity.
- Meningococcal vaccine (Menactra) – (Serogroups A,C,Y, and W-135) dose on or after age 16 up to 21 years old
- Tdap (Tetanus, Pertussis and Diphtheria) – One dose after age 7 years old and then a booster every 10 years
- Varicella (Chicken Pox) – (2 doses with the first dose on or after your first birthday) or a positive titer. Even if you have had the disease you must have a titer showing immunity.
- Tuberculosis screening and testing – All entering transfer and first year graduate students must complete a TB screening. Students determined to be at high risk are required to have testing prior to registering for classes
The following vaccines are provided with a scheduled nursing visit (dependent on manufacturer’s availability)
- Hepatitis A vaccine
- Hepatitis B
- Hep A & B Combined
- Polio vaccine
- Pneumococcal vaccine
- Rabies vaccine prophylaxis
- Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis
- Typhoid vaccine -injectable
These require a scheduled travel appointment (dependent on manufacturer’s availability)
- Japanese Encephalitis vaccine
- Yellow Fever vaccine – Must be completed at least 10 days prior to travel to risk areas
- Typhoid vaccine – oral
- Cholera vaccine
The nursing team at SHCS provides a variety of services by appointment including:
- Immunization administration and education
- Tuberculosis screening, testing and follow up for positive test results
- Advice Nurse
- Discuss your health concerns with a Registered Nurse (RNs). The RN will assess your health care concern and assist you in the next steps for care.
- Travel visits
- provide all travel vaccines.
- UTI- RNs
- can assist established patients with complaints of urinary symptoms and treat uncomplicated UTIs. If your UTI is complicated RNs can expedite the care you need with a health care provider.
- Birth Control refills
- under certain criteria RNs may refill your birth control prescription.
- Emergency contraception
- Pregnancy testing and counseling
- Patient education
- self injection of prescribed medications
- diabetes or other chronic diseases
- Most general STI testing is requested via online however, you may need a nursing visit for specific testing.
RNs review your online questionnaire and provide medical clearances for the following: (NOTE: scheduled appointments are required for any vaccines)
- N95 respiratory clearances
- Rabies prophylaxis and titers (vet med students)
- Health care related Internships (UCDMC, Sutter, Student Run Clinics)
- Primate Center Internships
- Teaching credential
- Tuberculosis screening and testing
- STI testing
SHCS PCP referrals needed for
- Spirometry testing
- Audiology testing
- Exercise is medicine- Assist students in developing a successful exercise regimen while in school.
- Wound care- for chronic wounds.