McMaster University

McMaster University

Non Academic Requirements

The McMaster Mohawk Conestoga BScN Program has several non-academic requirements to be completed before students can attend community or clinical placements.

The following list is a summary of these requirements:

  1. Immunization Form — to be completed upon entry into the program.  A followup TB test is required annually for Levels 2, 3 and 4.
  2. CPR – Health Care Provider Level with Automatic Defibrillator (AED) and Bag Valve Mask (BVD).  Must be updated annually
  3. Vulnerable Sector Screen (Police check) updated annually
  4. Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities (AODA) — an online module completed upon entry into the program
  5. Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) — an online module completed annually. Incoming students will also attend a class in the first term of the program.
  6. Violence and Harassment in the Workplace — online module completed upon entry into the program
  7. Mask Fit — Information and testing session completed prior to the first institutional clinical experience.  Must be done every 2 years.  Students may be required to attend a class annually
  8. Fire Safety Training — reviewed annually through an online module.  Incoming students may be required to attend a scheduled class in their first term
  9. Healthcare Systems Placement Network (HSPnet) Consent — Consent to place students using a database (only done in year of entry)
  10. Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) form — Signed at the beginning of the program

Each site has its own procedures for completing these requirements.  Incoming students will receive a package containing details regarding all non academic requirements.  Returning students receive information at Level orientations in the winter term. 

Contact Information

McMaster students:

BScN Program Office

HSC 2J36
Phone: (905) 525-9140 Ext. 22940 or 20062

Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

Mohawk students:

All students

Mohawk Pre-Placement Services
Log into Mocomotion to access required forms and submit completed forms to the Pre-Placement Office in IAHS Room 121

Conestoga students:

All students

Practicum Services
Phone: (519) 748-5220 Ext. 2544

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