Health Professions: HIM - Background Check
All Health Professions students are personally
responsible as required for completing the required background
checks or screenings. Students are required to bear the
costs of such tests. Admission to the program will be
there be positive criminal or sex offender results. Tidewater
Community College does not assume any responsibility
for obtaining or evaluating the results of a criminal
background check, drug screen or other check, maintaining
the records of results or for delivering them to clinical
who refuse to undergo a criminal background check or
drug screen or other required check will not be placed
at certain clinical facilities and consequently may not
be able to complete program requirements and graduate.
Tidewater Community College will make reasonable efforts
to place all enrolled students in the required clinical
training. Please see HIM Program Director prior to completing criminal background check.
Students are also reminded that licensing
boards for certain health care occupations and professions
may deny, suspend or revoke a license or may deny the
individual the opportunity to sit for an examination
if an applicant has a criminal history or is convicted
or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to a felony or other
serious crime. Successful completion of a health professions
program of study at Tidewater Community College does
not guarantee licensure, the opportunity to sit for a
licensure examination, certification or employment in
the relevant health care occupation.
The vendor for criminal background checks is Certified Background.
1. Please complete the vendor information and make direct payment to the vendor.
The vendor will provide you with a passcode and a PDF file of the results.
2. It is your responsibility to complete
the CBI within the first semester being admitted to
the program. To initiate completion of your CBI
please contact the
selected vendor, provide the required data, sign the
release and provide payment to the vendor.
3. Please be sure to keep a hard copy of
your own PDF file for your personal records.
1. Go to www.certifiedbackground.com.
2. Click on "Students"
3. In the Package Code Box, enter id43
4. You will see a page with information about our package and its contents,