Clinical Compliance

Clinical Compliance

Compliance Information

Instructions for submitting clinical requirements documentation will be online shortly. Please continue to complete the forms and check back soon for submission information.

All incoming students must meet the CDC and American College Health Association immunization guidelines prior to enrolling in classes. 

  1. Review the required immunizations to begin the nursing program. Please upload your immunization records to georgia.acemapp.org for review by the School of Nursing. You will also need to submit the polio vaccine affidavit with your immunization record. You must submit these items by August 1. A copy of your immunizations should be sent to Student Health as well.  This can be sent via email to immunizations-shs@emory.edu or mailed to Attn:  Molly Mitchell 1525 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322. Please keep a copy of this information for your records.
  2. Visit your Patient Portal to complete the online Student Health Services' immunization form.  You will sign in with your OPUS user ID and password. Please be aware that your Emory password should be kept confidential. The online Student Health Services' immunization form can be found under "Forms" on the left side of the page. Please complete this form before Orientation in August.

Have your health care provider complete a physical that shows evidence of good physical health. Click here to download and print the examination form. The examination results should be sent to BOTH of the contacts below no later than August 1. We recommend that you keep a copy of this form for your records.

Please upload your physical exam to georgia.acemapp.org for review by the School of Nursing

A copy of your physical should be sent to Student Health as well.  This can be sent via email to immunizations-shs@emory.edu or mailed to Attn:  Molly Mitchell 1525 Clifton Road NE Atlanta, GA 30322

All Emory University students are required to have health insurance. Under this requirement, students must either purchase the Emory University Student Health Insurance Plan (offered by Aetna student health) or provide documentation of enrollment in a comparable United States-domiciled plan. Students wishing to waive enrollment in the Emory Student Health Insurance Plan will need to complete the annual waiver process via OPUS prior to the first day of Fall classes. For information about student health insurance requirements and the health insurance waiver, please click here.
Please log into your Patient Portal to complete your health history no later than August 1.

In order to meet the requirements of the Georgia Hospital Association and clinical sites, we require a background check and drug screen to be completed before you can begin clinicals. Please follow the instructions below to submit your background check and drug screen.

  1. Complete the Student Release Form NO LATER THAN JULY 1.The form can be faxed to 404.921.9505 (Attn: Nicole Ingram) or mailed to: Nicole Ingram, 1520 Clifton Road, Suite 351, Atlanta, GA 30322
  2. Then, you will need to complete the background check and drug screen using these instructions NO LATER THAN AUGUST 1.

To satisfy requirements of the Georgia Board of Nursing, you are required to present your original Georgia RN License.  Because a valid Georgia RN license is required in order for you to enroll in classes, students enrolling for the fall will need to present their license at Orientation in August. The license verification process will be done through the Georgia Board of Nursing's online system. If you have not already done so, you will need to begin the process of applying for your license as it can take several weeks to complete. For more information please visit the Georgia RN Licensing page.

Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers through the American Heart Association is required for all incoming students. Please visit the American Heart Association’s website to locate a class near you. Your signature on the back of the card is required. Please be sure to complete this certification by August 1

Please upload your signed CPR Card or digital CPR card to georgia.acemapp.org for review by the School of Nursing

An original state issued driver’s license or state ID will be required at Orientation. Please make a note to remember to bring your ID with you to Orientation in August.

You will need to complete the Bloodborne Pathogens Training titled "Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP) for Researchers"and submit the results NO LATER THAN AUGUST 1. Please note that you will NOT be able to access the training until AFTER July 1.

After July 1, click here to be taken to the ELMS Course Completion Guide which contains the information neede dto access and complete the ELMS online training. The course code for your training is 240100. Please be sure to enter the correct course code, as there are multiple courses available in the training module. 

Once you have reviewed the slides, click on the “Step 2:  Take the Assessment” link.  You should save after each response in the event there is a server issue.

If you experience any difficulties accessing the blood borne pathogen certificate of completion, please contact the ELMS help desk at 404.727.7777.

Please upload your certificates of completion to georgia.acemapp.org for review by the School of Nursing

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) directs health care providers, payers, and other health care entities to develop policies and procedures to ensure the security, integrity, privacy and authenticity of health information and to safeguard access to and disclosure of health information. Students are also obligated to follow these laws. As part of the contractual requirements between clinical training sites and the School of Nursing, students must receive documented training regarding confidentiality and privacy of protected health information covered under HIPAA. Students will also receive site-specific training upon arrival at the clinical site.

Click here for instructions.

Please complete and print the assessment page NO LATER THAN AUGUST 1Please note that you will NOT be able to access the training until AFTER July 1st. 

If you experience any difficulties accessing HIPAA training, please contact the ELMS help desk at 404.727.7777.

Please upload your certificates of completion to georgia.acemapp.org for review by the School of Nursing