www.aut.ac.nz/student_services/health /   “ We care for you mind, body and spirit” Health, Counselling and Wellbeing
Screening for Clinical Placement <ul><li>Before going on placement, you need to demonstrate: </li></ul><ul><li>Positive im...
Screening for Clinical Placement <ul><li>Clinical screening for  students enrolled in the following degrees  only : BHSc i...
Following your blood test <ul><li>Check your results with our team at Health Counselling and Wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Vaccination <ul><li>There can be individual differences to your vaccination programme because of your personal history (e....
Screening for Clinical Placement <ul><li>Before going on placement, you need to demonstrate: </li></ul><ul><li>Your Tb scr...
Any questions? <ul><li>Comes and see us </li></ul><ul><li>8-4 Monday to Thursday, 8-3 Fridays </li></ul><ul><li>Plan ahead...
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Immunisation

  1. 1. www.aut.ac.nz/student_services/health / “ We care for you mind, body and spirit” Health, Counselling and Wellbeing
  2. 2. Screening for Clinical Placement <ul><li>Before going on placement, you need to demonstrate: </li></ul><ul><li>Positive immunity to </li></ul><ul><li>Hepatitis B, </li></ul><ul><li>Varicella (chicken pox) </li></ul><ul><li>Measles </li></ul><ul><li>Mumps </li></ul><ul><li>Rubella  </li></ul><ul><li>You must have a blood test result to prove you have created antibodies. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Screening for Clinical Placement <ul><li>Clinical screening for students enrolled in the following degrees only : BHSc in Oral Health; BHSc (Midwifery); BHSc (Nursing); BHSc in Podiatry; BHSc (Occupational Therapy); BHSc (Physiotherapy); BHSc in Paramedic </li></ul><ul><li>International students will have completed the consent form and initial blood test when enrolling in their course. International students still need to collect results and complete vaccinations, mantoux and MRSA. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Following your blood test <ul><li>Check your results with our team at Health Counselling and Wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>The nurse will tell you if you require vaccination – it is your responsibility to get and pay for all vaccinations and then to get a follow up blood test one month later to prove immunity. Costs are dependent on the type of vaccination or test required. </li></ul><ul><li>Request a copy of your results and keep for future reference </li></ul><ul><li>Your school will be informed of your immunity status </li></ul>
  5. 5. Vaccination <ul><li>There can be individual differences to your vaccination programme because of your personal history (e.g. pregnancy, allergies, previous vaccination history) so please check with our nurses </li></ul><ul><li>Normal programme: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hepatitis B – three doses over six months for long term immunity then blood test one month </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Varicella – two doses one month apart then blood test one month </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MMR – two doses one month apart then blood test one month </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>☼ Live vaccines have to be given together or separated by a month so plan ahead. They cannot be given if there is any risk of pregnancy. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>☼ Test results can take a week. </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Screening for Clinical Placement <ul><li>Before going on placement, you need to demonstrate: </li></ul><ul><li>Your Tb screening is completed, this can take at least three weeks, more if you are positive. You must attend mantoux days as arranged by your programme leader </li></ul><ul><li>MRSA will be organised by your school at least three weeks before you go out on placement. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Any questions? <ul><li>Comes and see us </li></ul><ul><li>8-4 Monday to Thursday, 8-3 Fridays </li></ul><ul><li>Plan ahead and keep your documentation </li></ul><ul><li>As future health professionals it is your responsibility to protect yourself and your patients </li></ul>

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