Health Requirements & Health Services

Focus of Health Services

  • Advise students on required entry and clinical health requirements
  • Monitor student compliance with required entry and clinical health requirements as per determined due dates
  • Receive and respond to requests from students for accommodation and coordinate return to school following absence due to illness/injury
  • Receive and respond to students incident reports
  • Arrange Mask Fit Testing for students as per program timelines
  • Promote occupational health practices for students
  • Support the Occupational Joint Health & Safety Committee as needed

Michener is committed to preventing and removing barriers that impede students with disabilities from participating fully in the educational environment in a way that is responsive to their own unique circumstances.

Health Requirements for entry to program

The following health requirements must be uploaded to your student self-service by the due date on your offer letter.

  • Immunization Requirements Form (IRF)
  • Standard First Aid/CPR-BLS
    • Standard First Aid – requirement for Chiropody and Medical  Laboratory Science
    • CPR-BLS – requirement for Chiropody only
  • Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) 
    • If you have a Toronto address, please email Health Services at for additional instructions on how to apply.
    • If you live outside of Toronto, you will need to apply for your VSC at your regional police service. Please email Health Services at and we will email you our VSC letter to Regional Police, which may entitle you to a discounted student/volunteer fee.
      NOTE: A VSC is not required for students registered in the Bridging programs
  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination
    All Michener students are required to be in compliance with the Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy with proof of full vaccination against COVID-19.

The requirements below are mandatory for all Michener students. Start the process of obtaining your Health Requirements immediately to ensure the stated deadlines are met. This process will entail multiple visits to your physician/health care provider. You are responsible for costs incurred.

Additional Requirements for clinical placement

N95 Respirator Fit Testing – Michener will make all arrangements for testing prior to your clinical placement

Please note: You must be successfully N95 respirator-fit tested prior to clinical placement (testing dates will be arranged through Health Services). Testing requires students to be clean-shaven. Failure to comply with this requirement will result in your clinical placement and/or program being interrupted, delayed or terminated.

How to submit your Documentation

  1. You must upload all health documentation to the Student Portal, Health Service tab. You can also track your Health Requirements Documentation status.
  2. Please ensure each page of your document is clearly labeled with your Name, Program and Year of Admission before uploading.
  3. KEEP ORIGINALS – Please note that it is your responsibility to keep a copy of the IRF form, laboratory reports, TB test forms, and any other associated health requirements documents.  In keeping with Michener’s Privacy Policy, these records are not archived and are destroyed once the student completes or permanently withdraws from their program.

The following Health Requirements are mandatory for all Year 1 students. Proof of completion must be uploaded.

The following Health Requirements documentation are required for your clinical placements.

Anesthesia Assistant

Imaging Informatics

Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Contact Information

Health Services, Room 1342
Telephone: 416-596-3101 ext. 3320
Confidential fax: 416-596-7214