Externship Requirements

Each student is responsible to ensure that adequate documentation of the following requirements are provided. Documentation is required to ensure the health and safety of students and clients in healthcare agencies that provide clinical learning experiences.

The Allied Health department at Bellevue College has contracted with Castle Branch to provide several services for students. Learn more about Certified Background and Certified Profile.

During Foundation Courses

While completing the foundation courses students must complete the following:

  1. Meet with the Allied Health Clinical Coordinator, schedule an externship planning meeting online.
  2. Setup a Certified Profile account online.
    • The Allied Health department has specific package codes and pin numbers that must be used when setting up a Certified Profile account. Please contact the Allied Health Department if you have not received the package code and pin number.
  3. Complete all required immunizations and have a background check done.
  4. Request an entry code for a program introduction course.
    • This should be done during the registration for the quarter when the course will be taken (DO NOT REQUEST AN ENTRY CODE EARLY).

Note: All required immunizations must be completed with supporting documents uploaded into the Clinical Profile prior to receiving an entry code for a program introduction course.

The following are program introduction courses:


During Pre-Externship Courses

While completing the pre-externship courses students must complete the following:

  1. At midterms request access to the Externship Non-Credit Canvas course.
  2. Complete ALL On-Boarding paperwork for assigned clinical site and upload to Certified Profile.
    • Schedule and attend any required badging or fingerprinting appointments.
  3. Request an entry code for the externship course.
    • This should be done during the registration for the quarter when the course will be taken (DO NOT REQUEST AN ENTRY CODE EARLY).

Note: All On-Boarding paperwork must be completed and submitted prior to receiving an entry code for an externship course.

The following are pre-externship courses:


During Externship Courses

Prior to beginning externship students must complete the following:

  1. Register for the externship course.
  2. Sign and return the externship agreement form.

Note: Students must complete all of the required hours to pass the externship course.

The following are externship courses:

Last Updated September 7, 2018