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Background checks

The Wisconsin Caregiver Background Check Law, sections 48.685 and 50.065 of the Wisconsin Statutes, effective Oct. 1, 1998, requires criminal background checks for all individuals involved in health care delivery in the state. College of Nursing students are required to submit to a criminal background check before completing NURS 2075 by completing the following forms:

All materials are available in the Office of Undergraduate Programs, Emory Clark Hall, room 251. It is the sole responsibility of the student to ensure that he/she has complied with this background check requirement. Students who have not met the background check requirement will not be allowed to participate in clinical courses.

Please contact the Office of Undergraduate Programs at (414) 288-3809 if you have any questions.

Health requirements

CPR certification requirement

Before completing Nursing 055, students must provide evidence of current CPR certification, including infant, child and adult (two-person and obstructed airway resuscitation). This certification must be maintained throughout the remainder of the student's program by annual recertification. Documentation of such certification from the American Heart Association is required and must be submitted to the Office of Undergraduate Programs, Clark Hall, room 251. (Red Cross not accepted.) Questions regarding CPR certification should be directed to (414) 288-3809.


College of Nursing Mission Statement

Through a transformational Catholic, Jesuit education, Marquette University College of Nursing prepares nurse leaders to promote health, healing and social justice for all people through clinical practice and development of nursing knowledge.