Accepted into CCC Nursing Program: Truman College - page 11

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Hi all! I've started this thread for those of us who have gotten the good news and have been accepted to start the nursing program at Truman College in Fall 2012! If you are still waiting to hear, I would suggest visiting the... Read More


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    I tried to email Vanisha to see if I can get any more information, since they haven't sent us another email. If I find out anything I'll let you know - I'm planning to make an appointment with my regular doctor for the dug test and titration to try to get it done by the deadline (although I doubt that's a firm date -- the application we submitted said we needed our healthcare stuff turned in by July, not June) and will just do that if I don't hear anything further.
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    Hi everyone starting nursing program at Truman in fall 2012 and congratulations on acceptance. I am new to this site, but I enjoy reading all your posts.
    The 10 panel urine drug screen can be done in any hospital. I paid $50 and it usually takes 1 day to get the results.
    The CPR classes will be also at Wright College on June 12 and that's $60.
    Does anyone knows, if Truman helps to get the health insurance that we need for clinicals?
    Thank you for any response.
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    violet.78, i'm handling my drug screen at my primary care physician's office as part of my physical to get the forms completed. i really hope this is okay.
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    Hi all, from what I was told we can get our medicals anywhere.
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    i should have been more specific. yes, that's true that you can get the medicals anywhere. i have done this in the hospital because my
    primary care physician's office is in there.
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    Hello Everyone! I've gotten accepted into the day program, but really need to be in the night program. Please let me know if you are interested in swapping. Please email me Lenka5m@netscape.net Thanks a lot!
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    I don't have insurance so I'm kind of losing my mind here.

    When I called about the additional background check, I was told that we do have to do another one. As usual, depending on with whom you speak, the answers differ!

    I went to RUSH to get the physical and titers done. They said that they don't even do a 10-panel drug screen and that it has to be sent out. Normally they do 5- or 8-panel.

    Also, the form that the doctor had to fill out where they have to list if systems are normal included a urinogenital/rectal line. Do they seriously want the doctor to do a rectal exam? What have you guys done? Same question for hearing and vision.

    These requirements seem like they are all over place with no indication of what is to be expected about certain things.

    Ugh. I hope the CPR class that I'm doing in Evanston is acceptable. It says it's for Healthcare Professionals so I hope it's fine!
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    I don't see why we would need another back ground check! This is absurd, I thought they were suppose to send us more info...
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    Katja,

    Google "Mercyworks" for the 10-panel drug screen. I believe it's $32 and that's where Truman suggests (but you can go anywhere). It's an occupational health place associated with Resurrection Hospital. I think they do physicals and TB testing too. Not sure about titers.

    No, you're not expected to actual get all those examinations. I found that docs will fill that out based on what you say.
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    @Katja508 - I also don't have health insurance so if you find anything out please let me know and I will do the same.

    If anybody can recommend low-cost health insurance that will meet the requirements for the Fall clinicals please share here.

    Re: Mercy Works - I got my employment drug screen for my P/T job at CCC at the office downtown in Printer's Row. The people there were nice and it was quick and easy. The website is Occupational Health | Mercy Hospital & Medical Center :: Chicago


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