Students must obtain a Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Clearance (PIC) to
participate in clinical courses. Please present your original PIC at the Nursing office
If your PIC is unclear, clinical agencies will review your documents to determine if you can
participate in clinical experiences at their site. If your PIC is unclear you must notify the Clinical Placement Coordinator immediately so that the
review process can be started.
Clinical placement sites that are a part of Alberta Health Services will honour a student's
initial Police Information Check for the duration of your program. Clinical placements with
other organizations may require a new PIC, dated within 90 days of the start of your clinical
If you have any breaks in your nursing program, for any reason, you will need to submit a new
Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Clearance prior to restarting the nursing
Ensure you familiarize yourself with the requirements and process, including fees, identification
to bring, and processing times in order to meet this requirement in an expedient manner. Fees
are the responsibility of the student and processing times vary depending on the volume of
Students who are under the age of 18 are not able to obtain a PIC and should wait until they turn
18 to complete this requirement.
MyCRC.ca police information checks are not accepted.
Instructions: Obtain Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Clearance
(PIC) from your local police detachment and present the original (with embossed seal) to our
Nursing department office, Room H206. Ensure that the PIC is dated within 90 days of the
program start date.