For the protection of students and their clients, evidence of vaccination status is required by certain health care agencies prior to attendance. This must be in the form of either a signed Statutory Declaration or documentation from a medical practitioner.
If vaccinations are incomplete, opportunities for clinical/field placement will be limited and progress in the clinical practice program may be affected.
To reduce health risks and to facilitate progress in the clinical/field education program the Faculty of Health Sciences strongly recommends that all students:
1. have a tuberculin test. If the tuberculin test is negative, a vaccination against tuberculosis is recommended;
be up-to-date in their vaccinations against:
3. are vaccinated against Hepatitis B.
As health professionals, all students should take responsibility for their own health and ensure that they do not place themselves or others at risk.
Faculty of Health Sciences requests that students complete a Declaration
of Understanding Relating to Health Procedures form, available from the