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Bakersfield College

Nursing Student Pages and Important Resources

Student Pages

Important Resources for Nursing Students

Bakersfield College Student Nurse Association

Calling All Nursing Students! BC-SNA is a chapter of the National Student Nurse Association (NSNA). NSNA's mission is to mentor students preparing for initial licensure as registered nurses, and to convey the standards, ethics, and skills that students will need as responsible and accountable leaders and members of the profession. If you are enrolled in the Bakersfield College Registered Nursing program and would like to join or even get involved please visit the official BC-SNA website.

Community Resources Handbook


Tips and Guidance for Surviving Nursing School

Health and Safety Forms

The following forms are for ALL Nursing programs

  • Background Screening Scoring Guidelines
  • Safety & Certification - Safety is now done through HealthStream. Print your Rapid Regulatory Clinical I & Rapid Regulatory Clinical II Certificates of Completion and upload them to your Certified Background profile.

Physical exam forms:

  • Physical Exam/Immunization Guidelines
  • Physical Exam Form
  • Immunization Records Form
  • Seasonal Influenza Immunizaton Form
  • Seasonal Influenza Declination
  • Tdap Form
  • Tdap Education
  • Tdap Declination
  • Hepatitis B Declination
  • TB Exam Form
  • TB Questionnaire (For Chest X-Rays Only)*
  • Medical Release Form to Return to School/Clinic

Quick Links for CastleBranch Forms

  • Handbook Policy Agreement
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Skills/SImulation Lab and Computer Lab Expectations Agreement

*If you have a TB Chest X-Ray you will need to fill out a TB Questionnaire each year.*


Looking for somewhere to get your immunizations? Please be sure to follow the Physical Exam/Immunization Guidelines above carefully!

  • Your primary physician
  • Bakersfield College Student Health Center
    Physical, Influenza, TB Exams  (FREE for BC Students)
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  • Irene Sanchez, M.D. Occupational Medicine
    Physical, Mask Fit, MMR, TB, Influenza, Hep B
  • Bakersfield Health Department
    661.868.0306 or 1-800-974-2717
    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
    1800 Mt. Vernon Ave.
    Bakersfield, CA 93306

Applicants with a History of Criminal Conviction

Applicants with a history of criminal conviction or discipline against another professional license should review the listed webinar. The Applicant Enforcement Webinar provides the answers needed when looking to apply to program. This important resource has been provided by the Board of Registered Nursing Enforcement Program. 


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