Preplacement – IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS

Attention: S121 PN, C112 PSW & S122 Bridge Returning Semester 2 or 3 or 4 Students in Winter Term 2020

This is to inform you that we sent the Renewal Health Form package to your home address in August 2019 to help you prepare and process your Step 1-TB Skin Test (renew every year), Police vulnerable sector check (renew every six months) and BLS/CPR level HCP certificate (renew every year) as it needs to be valid prior to Winter Term Semester starting on January 6, 2020 until April 17, 2020. 

To determine the expiry dates of your Health Form requirements, please always check your old first year Requisite Health Form or log-on to your ParaMed account online at www.georgebrownhealth.ca  

If you currently reside in Toronto region with a postal code that starts with letter “M”, you must submit to us your Toronto Police form and money order/bank draft payment of $20.00 dollars by September 20, 2019. Once we received it, we will send it to Toronto Police on your behalf and they will process your police check record within 4 to 6 weeks. For more information, visit https://www.georgebrown.ca/preplacement/record_check/

If you currently reside in another region such as Durham, Halton, Hamilton, OPP, Peel, South Simcoe and York region, please apply directly at your specific regional police service. If you need a volunteer letter to pay for the student rate and for information, please visit https://www.georgebrown.ca/preplacement/record_check/

Once you have everything done and completed, you must book and submit it to ParaMed by the given deadline on November 15, 2019.  If you have not received the Renewal Health Form package after two weeks, you may download the Renewal Health Form online at https://www.georgebrown.ca/preplacement/nursing/.

If you fail to meet and submit your Renewal Health Form documents to ParaMed by the given deadline on November 15, 2019, you will not be able to access your HSPNet account for confirmed placement in December 2019 and you will be excluded and withdrawn from the program. Should you have any questions, please contact us directly.   

Public Health of Ontario changes on MMR and Varicella requirements

In compliance with Public Health of Ontario letter in June 2019, we will now accept students documentation of two doses of Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) and Varicella (Chicken Pox) immunization records as proof of immunity and they are no longer required to provide laboratory evidence of immunity post vaccination effective on September 27, 2019.