DNP and Postgraduate Certificate Clinical Compliance

  1. CPR Certification:
    Must complete CPR training through the American Heart Association: BLS for Healthcare Providers.
    Requirement fulfilled by providing a copy of the CPR card to OSS.
  2. HIPAA Training Courses:
    Registering for HIPAA courses offered via the CITI platform ( Upon completion, a printout of the completion page for HIPAA security and HIPAA basic must be submitted to OSS.  Only required prior to first semester of clinicals. Does not have to be renewed unless notified by the university.
    Requirement fulfilled by providing a copy of the Completion Page to OSS.
  3. Bloodborne Pathogen Compliance:
    Course offered online by the university and provides a Certificate of Completion. Required yearly.
    Requirement fulfilled by providing a copy of the Certificate of Completion to OSS.
  4. Professional Liability Insurance (Required for ALL students seeking a specialty.):
    Please apply early. It may take 4-6 weeks to receive your policy after you apply.  Effective date of policy should be first day of semester.  Student Coverage with limits of $1,000,000 to $3,000,000.
    Requirement fulfilled by submitting a copy of the policy cover page that has been issued with an effective date and coverage limits. An application is NOT proof of coverage.
  5. Proof of Registered Nursing Licensure:
    Requirement fulfilled by turning in a printed verification from the KBN registry or state where you are licensed.
  6. Immunization Compliance:
    This must be completed at the Campus Health Services office.  Check with the immunization specialist at 852-2708 to confirm you are in compliance.  For list of required immunizations go to:
  7. Drug Screening:
    Please go to the following website for instructions on how to register for the test: Use the same account that you used when you established your background check.  If you don’t know your account information, contact the CBC Customer Service Department at (888) 666-7788 ext. 7194.  Your package code for UofL is  IP67dt.
    Required for first semester clinicals.
    Requirement fulfilled upon the SON receipt of test results from the Castlebranch company. All results will be kept confidential.
    The testing site closest to you can be found on this website.  Please keep your login and password in case it is needed for future use.  Students will be required to pay for the testing.
    You will receive the results of your drug screen.  However, if you are unable to provide evidence of a negative drug screen, you will not be allowed to attend clinical and thus must withdraw from all clinical courses.  Please note that Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) 314.031 has mandatory reporting requirements for licensed nurses that the SON must follow.
  8. Clinical Compliance Student Consent and Release Form

You may upload your proof of compliance documents using the DNP - Document Submission Webform.