The confidential Communicable Disease
Surveillance form must be completed
and mailed, faxed or emailed to Niagara
College Health Services prior to the first
day of Term 1. Requirements include proof
of immunity to varicella, measles, mumps,
rubella (2 doses), hepatitis B and tetanus
diphtheria. Students must also provide date
of last pertussis immunization. Influenza
vaccination is strongly recommended.
Documentation of a 2 step TB test is required
prior to start of program.
Students are required to provide copies of their certification for Standard First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) at Level HCP (Health Care Provider), Adult/Child/Infant one and two rescuer CPR with AED and first aid for choking including artificial resuscitation using both pocket mask and bag-valve mask (This program is designed for those with specific health care responsibilities.)
Students are responsible for maintaining
annual CPR and First Aid certification
throughout the program.
All costs associated with CPR/First Aid,
vaccinations, and/or verification, are the
responsibility of the student.
Please note that work as a Personal Support
Worker may require heavy lifting.
All health requirements must be met one
month prior to the start of the placement
term or a placement will be denied.