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LVN/Paramedic Bridge Program
LVN/Paramedic Bridge




Selection Criteria

Degree Plan

The following documents must be submitted to be considered for selection to the program:

1.    A completed application to Collin College LVN Bridge Program. **Please note all requirements for the generic nursing student are also in effect for the Bridge applicant.**

2.   Official transcripts from all colleges attended, including Collin College, must be sent to the Admissions Office and to the Attention of the Nursing Department.

4.   GPA (cumulative) of at least 2.5 or higher from all completed courses.

5.   Satisfactory completion (grade of "C" or better) of the prerequisite courses required for admission: Biology 2401 (A & P I), Biology 2402 (A & P 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 should be 2.5 or above.  At least two out of the three prerequisite courses must be complete to apply, and the third prerequisite course must be in progress at the time of application.

6.   Immunizations with required documentation.

7.   Transcript showing successful completion of a Vocational Nursing program.

8.   Copy of a current LVN license.

9.   Letter of recommendation/employment verification is required at the time of application.  The letter must indicate current employment status and work experience as an LVN.  Applicants must have worked a minimum of at least 1,470 hours as an LVN during the 12 months preceding application to the program. 

10. Must have taken the PSB exam within the last year.

11. Complete the NACE I (nursing skills) entrance exam.

12. Must have proof of current CPR certification.

13. Completion of Pharmacological math proficiency test at 90% or better during the Bridge semester.

14. Drug screening test and criminal background check through a Collin College approved company.





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Collin College Nursing Department
972-548-6772 Office
972-548-6722 Fax

Donna Hatch, MSN, R
Dean of Nursing

Lisa Zachmann
Assistant to the Dean

Cathleen Rangel
Retention Recruiter Nursing
Diana Kollman
Administrative Assistant

Organization Contact Information
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) formerly known as National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission has granted continued re-accreditation to the Nursing program for the past eight years. 
Please click here for more information www.acenursing.orgNational League for Nursing

Texas Board of Nursing