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Professional Experience Placement Vaccine Requirements Schedule
Vaccine Requirements Schedule
You are responsible for all costs associated with meeting the immunisation and health requirements for Professional Experience Placement.
Please visit your own General Practitioner or the JCU Health General Practice to obtain your vaccines and serology.
JCU Health recommended vaccination schedule
|Visit 1|| Visit 2|
| Visit 3|
| Visit 4|
| Visit 5|
Review of Immunisation History
1st Hep B or Booster
2nd Hep B
3rd Hep B
|Hep B serology, if required|
If required Varicella, Measles, Mumps
1st Varicella injection
2nd Varicella injection
Varicella serology, if required
1st MMR injection or Booster
2nd MMR injection, if required
MMR serology, If required
HIV / Hep C serology (Dental students only)
Veterinary Science placements
First visit – Skin test ($50) / Blood test (TTH Pathology)
Second visit – Vaccine if required ($130)
Rabies Immunisation Course
Three (3) injections given across 28 days (day 1, day 7 and day 28) at $135 per vaccine.
Whooping cough / ADT $55
Please be advised prices of vaccines may change.
Pathology tests are bulk-billed through Sullivan Nicoladies, and for international students through TTH Pathology
Consults are bulk-billed at JCU Health for all JCU students with a Medicare card. International students are rebate fee only.
Please inform Reception that your immunisations are for your Professional Experience Placements so the necessary paperwork is ready for your first appointment.
Vaccine requirements for overseas placements will depend on the country and your other travel requirements.
You will require a TRAVEL CONSULT with a GP as there may be additional vaccines required. We recommend you make the appointment at least three (3) months prior to departure to ensure you will be fully vaccinated.
Travel consults at JCU Health are NOT bulk-billed ($130 with $71.70 Medicare Rebate). Additional appointments for further vaccines will be bulk-billed for JCU students.