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Don't Get Caught Without Your Shots or certifications


The School of Nursing uses a vendor called American Databank to help our students track, access, and maintain their immunization and compliance records throughout their academic program.  This web based database allows students to access their immunization and compliance records from anywhere where they have web access and gives them the ability to update and download their compliance "passport" at their convenience.  This system also automatically notifies students when an immunization or compliance item is expiring and new material is required so that students can plan to update their records as needed.

What You Need To Know about Compliance and Immunization Requirements 

All OHSU students are required to provide documentation regarding the completion of their immunization and compliance records as identified in the Student Compliance and Drug Screening policy 50-01.15 and the OHSU Student Health Service pre-entry guidelines policy 02-01.001.

Getting Started with your Compliance & Immunizations  

(All requirements must be completed prior to the start of your first term)


Start by creating your account at American DataBank

Create your account and order the following items right away:

  • Immunization Tracking System
  • FBI Background Check
  • 10 Panel Drug Screen services. 


Required immunizations & compliance requirements
for new students  

  • Review the list of required items in the instructional brochure now
  • Complete and upload the remaining immunization and certification requirements (identified below) into your American Databank account prior to the start of your coursework.


Required trainings through OHSU’s BIG BRAIN system

Online trainings at http://bigbrain.ohsu.edu

Submit all completed documents to American Data Bank

Note: If you are a new student to the system you can
create an account under the "New to Big Brain" header. List Jennifer Anderson as your supervisor. Once your account is created go to the "Course Catalog" section, find the "Infection Prevention Control module". Review the module and turn in your certificate of completion to the American Databank system. Questions? Contact the Office of Admissions: 503 494-7725.


Required policies & acknowledgement forms (click each link provided in the list)

Submit all completed documents to American Data Bank

  • Uniform and Dress Code Requirements : It is expected that all students will maintain a neat and well-groomed appearance that is congruent with a professional culture and "contributes to the patient and family experience of an orderly, clean, safe and professional atmosphere for care". Uniforms are required for patient care; each clinical agency has specific requirements noted in their personnel appearance policy. Each campus varies
    as to the color of the uniform required and where they may be purchased. 


OHSU Student Health Immunization requirements.

OHSU Student Health Services: 503 494-8665 or

Submit all completed documents to American Data Bank

  • Required Immunizations
  • Required Medical Insurance: Medical Insurance Information.  Medical insurance questions should be directed to Student Health, 503.494.8665
  • Immunization requirements list: Immune Status Form
  • Flu Attestation/Declination: Students taking courses in clinical agencies may be required to get a flu shot prior to participation. Students with this requirement should complete the flu attestation/declination form and submit this information to America Databank for tracking purposes.
  • Possible exemptions


Materials obtained from outside agencies.

Licenses and certifications go to American Data Bank. Transcripts go to the School of Nursing Admissions office.


Check to make sure that all of your required items have been loaded and that you are showing as “compliant” with your requirements.

Load your documents and track your compliance:

  • Log into the system at http://www.immunizationtracking.com/StudentPages/
    with your e-mail and password.
  • Provide all supporting documentation (certificates of
    completion, copies of trainings and certifications,
    forms, medical records, etc) to American DataBank.
    You may upload the documents directly to your account, email them to immunization@americanDataBank.com or fax them to 303 630-1825.
  • Click on the PDF logo in the top right hand corner to view your “clinical passport” and identify any missing items that are required before you start classes.