Admission Process

Step 1: Complete the Application

  1. Complete the Clinical Care Extender/PrepStep-Health Care Scholar online application.
  2. You will receive an email confirmation that application was received within  24 to 48 hours.
  3. The confirmation email will include a link to PayPal to pay the application fee. Your application will not be reviewed until the payment is received.

Step 2: Interview

  • Selected candidates will be invited to a group interview.
  • Interviews will take place in the month following the application deadline.

Step 3: Program Clearance

  • Accepted applicants will be required to provide proof of immunizations as dictated by their program site.
  • Accepted applicants must attend the clearance appointment to submit copies of the required immunizations and records and complete pre-training paperwork.
  • Specific information about the clearance appointment dates and requirements will be provided after application submission.

Step 4: Training

  • Selected applicants will be required to attend a three-day training, held on weekends, in the month before the rotation is scheduled to begin.
  • Training consists of both hands-on and didactic education covering: infection control, patient-care techniques, customer service, cultural competency, confidentiality, introduction to patient-care team, and much more.
  • Applicants must meet the following requirements in order to succesfully complete training.
    • Multiple choice exam – pass with at least an 80%
    • Practical exam – pass with at least an 80%