A criminal history record must be submitted with the nursing program application. Admission to the program will be contingent upon the results of the background check. Please see the information below for acquiring a background check.

Misrepresentation on the application will result in dismissal from the nursing program.

Get Your Certified Background Check



The facility where you have nursing clinicals require that each student purchase a background check throughCertifiedBackground.com


CertifiedProfile is a secure platform that allows you to order your background check, drug test and medical document manager online. Once you have placed your order, you may use your login to access additional features of CertifiedProfile, including document storage, portfolio builders and reference tools. CertifiedProfile also allows you to upload any additional documents required by your school.

To submit your request to CertifiedBackground.com, please follow below instructions.


  1. Go to www.CertifiedBackground.com (follow instructions on website)
  2. Package Code ER55bg– Background Check Only, $66.00
    • a. Once your background check order is submitted, you will receive a password to view the results of your background check (available in approximately 48-72 hours).
  3. Package Code, ER55dt– Drug Test Only, $37.00 (once accepted into the program, part of Credential Packet)
    • a. Drug Test (LabCorp) – within 24-48 hours after you place your order, the electronic chain of custody form (echain) will be placed directly into your CertifiedProfile account. This echain will explain where you need to go to complete your drug test.
  4. Package Code,ER55– Background Check + Drug Test, $103.00
    • a. Applicable where applying to a program where background check & drug test are required with application
  5. Package Code,ER55rn– ADN Medical Document Manager Only, $30.00
  6. Package Code,ER55pn– PN Medical Document Manager Only, $30.00
  7. Package Code,ER55re– Recheck Background Check, $32.00
  8. Payment Information – At the end of the online order process, you will be prompted to enter your Visa or Mastercard information. Money orders are also accepted but will result in a $10 fee and an additional turn-around-time.

The above package codes are required for Germanna Community College Nursing students.


Phone: 888-914-7279

Updated 1/13/14