Since a bunch of you have been through or are in health-related professions:
I’m applying to a nutrition program that will let me finish my B.S. and also sit for the Registered Dietitian exam in the next two years (I’ve been attending this school for the past two; it’s my second degree - also working on an M.A. at another school). It’s combined clinical rotations with classroom studies.
I just took a look at the application and it seems really invasive. My fiance is in med school and just had to provide a blanket certificate of health and proof of immunization to be let around patients, but this school wants to know specific numbers from urinalysis, and very detailed family history - stuff I would give a doctor, but would hesitate to give to anyone else because I would feel that I was violating my parents’ and siblings’ privacy. Detailed questions about menstrual cycles, surgeries, back pain, etc. Again, stuff I’d tell my doc, but I’m freaked out about making five copies to be passed around a table of school administrators and then filed goodness knows where.
Anyone ever encounter programs with such demands? Did you suck it up and turn in the info, or find an alternative? I’m considering asking if a blanket certificate of health would be acceptable, but I don’t want to irritate the powers that be.