Health Requirements for Clinical-Based Programs

The following is a brief overview of the health requirements and account set-up instructions for nursing programs.

Find your program listed below and follow the directions for your program to set up your CastleBranch account and complete your health requirements. Please note that USF requires all students to undergo a background check and drug test.

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Undergraduate Program

Please follow the following steps in order to set up your CastleBranch profile and submit your health requirement documentation before the deadline. Note that you should allow at least two (2) weeks for all requirements to be met and some requirements may take a few months to complete depending on your test results.

  1. Click https://portal.castlebranch.com/uf91
  2. Click Place Order
  3. Click Please Select
  4. Find your program
  5. Click on the order code sent to you via your program administrator. If you have not received an email with your program's code, please contact your program administrator.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
Stacey Kohut
(415) 422-2679
sekohut1@usfca.edu

Graduate Programs

Please follow the following steps in order to set up your CastleBranch profile and submit your health requirement documentation before the deadline. Note that you should allow at least two (2) weeks for all requirements to be met and some requirements may take a few months to complete depending on your test results.

  1. Click https://portal.castlebranch.com/uf91
  2. Click Place Order
  3. Click Please Select
  4. Find your program
  5. Please select the package that includes Background Check, Drug Test, and Medical Document Manager.

*Population Health Leadership DNP (PHLDNP), Executive Leadership DNP (ELDNP) students who are eligible to complete a Practicum Self-Reporting Form, can upload it under the applicable requirements in the Document Manager of their Castle Branch account.

**For the RN-MSN and DNP programs, proof of RN licensure will also be required by the deadline.

**For the Executive Leadership DNP (ELDNP) program, students need a Pin # to set up a Castle Branch account. The Pin # is their CW ID (student ID # listed on their Admissions letter). 

***For Family Nurse Practitioner DNP (FNP) and Psychiatric Mental Health Professional DNP (PMHNP) programs, an online HIPPA class will need to be completed.

Master of Science in Nursing Pre-licensure (ME-MSN)
Stacey Kohut
(415) 422-2679
sekohut1@usfca.edu

Master of Science in Nursing Post-licensure (RN-MSN)
Ashley Calloway
(415) 422-2709
acalloway2@usfca.edu

Population Health Leadership DNP (PHLDNP) & Executive Leadership DNP (ELDN)
Juman Khweis
(415) 422-4128
jkhweis@usfca.edu

Family Nurse Practitioner DNP (FNP) & Psychiatric Mental Health DNP (PMHNP)
Neena Bryant
(415) 422-2173
nbryant@usfca.edu

Certificate Programs

Please follow the following steps in order to set up your CastleBranch profile and submit your health requirement documentation before the deadline. Note that you should allow at least two (2) weeks for all requirements to be met and some requirements may take a few months to complete depending on your test results.

  1. Click https://portal.castlebranch.com/uf91
  2. Click Place Order
  3. Click Please Select
  4. Find your program
  5. Click on the order code sent to you via your program administrator. If you have not received an email with your program's code, please contact your program administrator.

EMT Training and RN Transition
Kate Davis
(415) 422-4198
ktdavis3@usfca.edu

Kaiser Permanente Nurses Scholar Academy Partnership Students

If you are a member of the Kaiser Permanente Nurses Scholar Academy Partnership Students who is a RN at a medical facility, please fill out the Self-Reporting Form that pertains to the program you are in.