BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG SCREEN
nursing students in
programs will be required to complete a
background check and urine drug
IS A HOSPITAL/HEALTH CARE AGENCY REQUIREMENT.
Students will be given the information to obtain these
requirements upon admission to the program. The
Background Check is completed through American Data Bank
www.sdnahcbackground.com. DO NOT
COMPLETE THIS REQUIREMENT UNTIL YOU RECEIVE AN
INVITATION TO START THE PROGRAM.
INFORMATION FOR INCOMING STUDENTS
NOT DRINK MORE THAN 8 OUNCES OF LIQUIDS WITHIN 8 HOURS
OF YOUR URINE DRUG SCREEN.
The day of your urine
drug test, DO NOT drink more than 8 oz. of any liquid
. If you drink an excessive amount of liquid prior
to conducting your urine drug screen, the results will
be diluted and/or altered and therefore incomplete.
If your drug screen results come back dilute, you will
not be able to be placed in clinical settings therefore,
you will be ineligible to enter the nursing program.
Important: Any prior conviction of a misdemeanor
or felony may influence eligibility for licensure as a
Registered Nurse. A flagged background check or drug
screen may also prohibit entrance and/or participation
in the nursing program. Applicants with prior
convictions are required to contact
the Director of Nursing for confidential
advisement and planning
applying to the program and visit the California Board
of Registered Nursing website for general information.
If you feel that you might not be eligible for licensure
due to a prior arrest or conviction, please contact the
Grossmont College Nursing Program to speak with the
Director of Nursing for confidential advisement and visit the
California Board of Registered Nursing website at
make an appointment with the Director of Nursing, please
call (619)644-7301 to discuss your options.
Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District does not
discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed,
color, nationality, gender, age, or handicap in
admission or access to, treatment of, or employment in,
its programs and activities.