Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
Contracts with fieldwork sitesrequire
that students in clinical fieldwork placements show proof of current heath
insurance and documentation of current health status and other requirements. The
findings of the health examination will not necessarily exclude
the student from a placement. Students must present
evidence of the following, prior to enrollment in the first
Proof of current health insurance submitted annually
Results of a P.P.D. test submitted annually
Current CPR Certification: BLS for Healthcare Providers (renewal every 2 years)
lnfluenza Vaccine during flu season
Recent health examination if required by fieldwork site
Students who have not completed the Hepatitis
B series must have a signed declination form on file upon entering the program.
Criminal Background Checks and Drug Screeing
Students may be required to undergo a criminal background
check and drug screening if so specified by a clinical fieldwork site. This is not
a requirement of Towson University but the student will have to
complete this requirement to be assigned to fieldwork and successfully complete the program.
More information can be found
** Link to Crimnal Background Check info Page**
Students are required to have their hearing
screened the first semester in the program. This can be completed at no cost to students when they
go to the Speech, Language and Hearing Center on TU's campus.
The clinic regularly offers screening for health professions and
education students and is coordinated by the Department of
Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology and Deaf Studies.