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Title: Laredo Community College ASSOCIATE DEGREE TRANSITION TRACK (R.N.)


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Laredo Community College ASSOCIATE DEGREE
TRANSITION TRACK (R.N.)
ON-LINE NURSING PROGRAM
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Why Online?
3
When are the courses given?
  • Can be taken at anytime.
  • Classes can be taken 24/7.
  • Where there is Computer Access.

4
WILL EVERYTHING BE ONLINE?
  • Course Work
  • Syllabus
  • Learning Modules
  • Grades
  • Assignments
  • Discussions
  • Reviews/CHAT Room
  • CLINICALS on Weekends
  • ONLY the unit exams and the final exam need to be
    scheduled on campus.
  • LCC Policy
  • Maintain the integrity of the exams.

5
Who can apply?
  • New program Starts January 2008NOW
  • Time Frame
  • JANUARY 2008 December 2008
  • Available To Licensed Vocational
    Nurses Licensed Paramedics
  • Follows Requirements The TRANSITION TRACK
    NURSING PROGRAM

6
Must Have All Pre-requisites
  • English 1301 Composition I
  • PSYC 2301 General Psychology
  • BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy Physiology I
  • BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy Physiology II
  • BIOL 2421 Microbiology
  • PSYC 2314 Life Span Growth Development
  • COSC 1300 Introduction to Computing
  • RNSG 1113 Introduction to the Profession of
    Nursing
  • All of the above courses must have a grade of
    C or better.

7
Admission Criteria Must be Met
  • Laredo Community College admission criteria must
    be met as outlined in the college catalog.
  • Be a graduate from a Vocational Nursing Program
    accredited by a State Nursing Board and be a
    Licensed Vocational Nurse in the State of Texas
    or graduate from an accredited EMS Paramedic
    Program and be certified or licensed as a
    Paramedic in the State of Texas.
  • Complete Assessment Test requirements and/or
    successfully complete required remedial courses
    and/or be college ready.

8
Admission Criteria Must Be Met
  • Have an LCC cumulative grade point average of 2.5
    or greater and have completed program
    re-requisite courses with a grade of C or better.
  • Admission for a student who has attend LCC in
    addition to other academic institutions will be
    based on the most recent academic institution
    attended in which the student has earned a
    minimum of 12 credit hours. The cumulative grade
    point average must be 2.5 or greater.
  • Admission for a student who has not previously
    attended LCC will be based on the most recent
    academic institution attended in which the
    student has earned a minimum of 12 credit hours.
    The cumulative grade point average must be 2.5 or
    greater and program pre-requisite courses must be
    completed with a grade of C or better.

9
Scholastic Probation
  • The student on scholastic probation or
  • who has a cumulative GPA of less then 2.5 will
    not be considered for admission to the Transition
    Track

10
Steps In the Admission Process
  1. The Nursing Admissions Committee will review and
    rank completed applications using the following
    criteria
  2. GPA of the pre-requisite courses listed above.
  3. Pre-Entrance Exam Scores.
  4. If the applicants are ranked equally, they will
    be further ranked by the highest cumulative GPA.

11
Pre-Entrance Exam
  • Applicants will take a Pre-Entrance Exam (cost
    may vary).
  • A maximum of 2 attempts is allowed for successful
    completion of the Pre-Entrance Exam.
  • After successful completion of the Pre-Entrance
    Exam the highest ranked applicants will be
    selected.
  • Applicants will be notified in writing regarding
    his/her admission status.
  • The applicant who is not selected for admission
    to the program must submit a new application
    during the next application period.
  • Admission is based on based on space
    availability.

12
Applying for Admission
  • If not presently enrolled at Laredo Community
    College, must complete application on-line at
    www.laredo.edu.
  • If presently enrolled at Laredo Community
    College, submit the following forms to the
    associate Degree Nursing Department Coordinator,
    Lopez Nursing Building Room 126.
  • Associate Degree Nursing Program Application
  • Reference Form
  • Criminal National Background check

13
Applying for Admission
  • All required forms must be completed and received
    by Laredo Community College by
  • ThursdayNovember 1, 2007

14
Step 2 In the Admission Process
  • Immunizationsdocumentation must be provided for
    the following
  • TB skin test (annually) or Chest X-ray at
    providers discretion.
  • One dose of Measles, Mumps Rubella (MMR)
    Students born on or after January 1, 1957, must
    show acceptable evidence of vaccination of two
    does of measles-containing vaccine administered
    since January 1, 1968.
  • One dose of Tetanus-Diphtheria Toxoid (Td) every
    ten years.
  • Complete the Hepatitis B (HBV) vaccine series
    prior to direct patient contact. Serologic
    confirmation or immunity to the hepatitis B virus
    is acceptable.
  • Two doses of varicella (chickenpox). Also
    acceptable
  • Student received first dose prior to 13 years of
    age
  • Laboratory report indicating varicella immunity
    or
  • Parent/physician validated history of varicella
    disease (chickenpox)

15
Step 2 In the Admission Process
  • These vaccines are available at the LCC Health
    Services Department. Shipment is approximately
    two weeks after vaccines are ordered and paid for
    by the student.
  • For more information call
  • 721-5189 (LCC Health Services).

16
Step 3 In the Admission Process
  • Submit verification of physical examination by a
    U.S. physician or nurse practitioner.
  • Submit evidence of negative drug screen.
  • Submit evidence of current basic CPR
    certification for health professionals.

17
Step 4 In the Admission Process
  • Purchase student liability insurance annually
    (premium rates applicable to current academic
    year and paid through tuition and fees every
    Fall).
  • Purchase nursing uniforms and necessary
    accessories (rates applicable to current academic
    year).
  • Pay additional fees for standardized nursing
    examinations and NCLEX-RN review workshop (Cost
    may vary).

18
Step 5 In the Admission Process
  • Maintain cumulative GPA of 2.5 at Laredo
    Community College in order to remain enrolled
  • And to graduate from the Associate Degree Nursing
    Program

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Questions???
  • Pre-requisites
  • Pre-entrance exam
  • Immunizations
  • CPR
  • TB skin test

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Laredo Community College ASSOCIATE DEGREE
TRANSITION TRACK (R.N.) ON-LINE NURSING PROGRAM
THANK YOU! SEE YOU IN SPRING 2008 LAREDO
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
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