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Associate Degree Nursing

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ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Nursing Program Courses are offered at Central Park Campus (CPC) in McKinney. 

Applications are due by May 31st 2020 for Fall entry or August 31st 2020 for Spring entry. 

URGENT UPDATES to APPLICATION PROCESS

2020 SELECTION CRITERIA - please note urgent updates

 

APPLICATION - Please check back the first week of April to access Online Application  

Applicants are encouraged to attend a Nursing Information Session

Students will need to plan to have all transcripts available to submit with the application. 

  • Satisfactory completion (grade of "C" or better) of the prerequisite courses required for admission: Biology 2401 (Anatomy and Physiology I), Biology 2402 (Anatomy and Physiology II), Biology 2420 (Microbiology). Please note biology courses are acceptable only if taken within five years of application deadline. Cumulative GPA on the three prerequisite courses must be 2.5 or above.  Applicants can apply with two out of the three prerequisite courses completed, the third prerequisite course must be listed on an official transcript as being "in progress" to apply.  If the "in progress" course is completed prior to the official application deadline date, an updated transcript must be turned in before the application deadline in order to be considered for admission.  All prerequisite lab component(s) cannot be completed online

**Immunization records are NOT to be submitted at the time of application.  Accepted students will be provided instructions on how to submit immunization records. Since since some immunization are given over time, you are strongly encouraged to carefully review immunization requirements before submitting an application. 

Upon acceptance into the ADN program, students are required to:

  • Liability insurance is provided through the school (included in your tuition)

  • Purchase school-approved uniforms for clinical experiences.

  • Obtain current CPR certification (Healthcare Provider) must be from American Heart Association.

  • Have a completed Phyical Form completed by your physician.

  • Complete all required immunizations and provide copies of immunization records.

  • Complete a TB (Tuberculosis) skin test and provide a copy of the results annually.

  • Agree to a criminal background check.

  • Complete drug screening at the student’s expense on a date specified by Dean of Nursing prior to the start of school.

  • Health Insurance documentation. All nursing students must provide documentation of having a health insurance policy.

  • DEGREE PLAN
    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL COMPETENCIES FOR NURSING
    FACTORS AFFECTING ELIGIBILITY TO TAKE LICENSURE EXAMINATION

THE NURSING EXPERIENCE
Nursing is a demanding but rewarding career. Upon acceptance into the nursing program, you must make a commitment to hard work and study to be successful in the program. The following suggestions are strongly recommended:

  1. Plan to limit full-time work to fewer hours so that you have time to study nursing.

  2. Complete as many of the support courses as possible before starting the nursing courses.

  3. Allow at least 15 hours per week to study and prepare for class and clinical

 

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