Post-Acceptance Requirements and Clinical Documentation
Once admitted to the program, RN to BSN Students must meet the following requirements and submit proof of completion by the deadline (details to be provided in the acceptance letter). Do not begin this process until you are fully, or conditionally, admitted to the program:
- Post-Acceptance Requirements:
- RSVP: All accepted students must complete and return the RSVP form to save their seat in the program. Because space is the program is very limited and there are many students waiting to be accepted, it is important that each student realistically evaluate their ability to complete the nursing program.
- Completed background check: Details will be provided in your acceptance packet.
- Drug Testing: Details will be included in your acceptance packet.
- Orientation: All accepted students must attend the mandatory on-campus RN to BSN Program Orientation.
- Clinical (100 Hours): All students will be required to complete 100 hours of Community Health clinical in Kern County during the fall term (September through November 2014).
- Clinical Requirements:
- An updated copy of a current and valid RN license must be on file at all times.
- Copy of a current health care provider basic life support (BLS) through the American Heart Association must be on file at all times.
- Proof of Professional Liability Insurance from CSUB (will expire if purchased prior to the fall term)
- Copy of current medical insurance card or completed Medical Insurance Decline Form.
- Vaccination Forms(will be provided at a later date).
- Health Clearance form to be completed through the Student Health Center on-campus (Please complete the required forms).
- Copy of the most recent mask fit testing (only valid for one year from the date performed). If your records are not current, you may contact the following test center:
Central Valley Occupational Medical Group Inc.
4100 Truxtun Ave #200
Bakersfield, CA 93301
The CSU Bakersfield Department of Nursing reserves the right to add to the post-acceptance and clinical requirements as needed for documentation and accreditation purposes.