The UCT PN Program reserves the right to administratively withdraw any accepted individual upon receipt of information that the individual will not be eligible for licensure in accordance with the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing Good Moral Character Requirement for Licensure.
Applicants to the UCT PN Program are required to have a CORI check which is conducted prior to acceptance to the Program.
What is CORI? C.O.R.I. is Criminal Offender Record Information, which consists of records and data in any communicable form compiled by a Massachusetts criminal justice agency about an identifiable individual that relate to:
Upon acceptance to the UCT PN Program the individual will be provided information on the process to submit to a fingerprint-based state and national criminal record check. The cost of the State Applicant Fingerprint identification System (SAFIS) is $35.00
Screening for substances of abuse
Screening for substances of abuse are randomly conducted without advance notice to all enrolled students a minimum of one time during their enrollment.
The student who comes to school or to a clinical facility in the possession of or under the influence of alcohol/drugs presents a threat to the safety and welfare of all and will be treated as an impaired person.
Any student who has been prescribed a narcotic or other medication which they have reason to believe could impair their ability to function should inform the Director prior to participating in program activities. The Program respects the privacy of its students and will work cooperatively with any student who is taking such medication and his/her healthcare provider to ensure such medications will not interfere with the student’s ability to perform safely, without risk to the student or others.