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Additional Enrollment Requirements

Admission Requirements - Generic ADN Program

  1. Application to the college and the nursing program. Priority admissions must apply to the nursing program by January 31.
  2. All college transcripts on file in Student Records by January 31.
  3. Prerequisite courses with grade C or better - Must be completed prior to August 1 of admission year.
    • Anatomy and Physiology- 5 credits minimum
    • Human Growth and Development - 3 credits
    • Intermediate Algebra or above - 3 credits
    • General Psychology - 3 credits
    • Courses taken multiple times to ge the minimum "C" grade may jeopardize admission.
  4. Complete the HESI A2 standarized exam
  5. Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
  6. Five professional references must be provided - a minimum of 3 positive responses must be received by March 1.
  7. Individuals providing references must be in a position to evaluate the applicant's performance as a student or employee.
  8. Must be able to meet Essential Functions

 Admission requirements -LPN to ADN - Advanced Standing

  1. Licensed as an LPN.
    • May be a practical nursing student at the time of application but must be licensed prior to the LPN to ADN Bridge Course. Acceptance is provisional until Practical Nurse Licensure is confirmed.
  2. Application to the college and the nursing program. Priority admissions must apply to the nursing program by January 31.
  3. All college transcripts on file in Student Records including Practical Nursing transcript by January 31.
  4. Prerequisite courses with grade C or better - Must be completed prior to August 1 of admission year.
    • Anatomy and Physiology - 5 credits minimum
    • Human Growth and Development - 3 credits
    • Intermediate Algebra or above - 3 credits
    • English Composition I - 3 credits
    • General Psychology- 3 credits
    • Pathophysiology - 4 credits- Will accept Microbiology for the 2018-19 year.
    • LPN to ADN Bridge Course- 2 credits
  5. Five professional references must be provided - a minimum of 3 positive responses must be received by March 1.
    • If practical nursing graduation is within the last 2 years, a minimum of one reference must be from a full time nursing faculty member.
    • Individuals providing references must be in a position to evaluate the applicant's performance as a student or employee.
  6. Complete the HESI A2 standardized exam.
  7. Must be current in nursing practice as an LPN if practical nursing course was completed more than 3 months ago. A minimum of 500 nursing hours is required within the last year.
  8. Must be able to meet Essential Functions

Disclosure:

Laws governing nursing, state that an individual may be denied licensure if that person has had certain criminal convictions: Licensure may also be denied because of past disciplinary action on a license.

 

Additional Enrollment Requirements

  1. The applicant must have satisfactory physical and mental health. A physical examination and health history is required after admission. It must be submitted by July 1. All immunizations and TB screening must be current.
  2. A background check will be completed. Criminal conviction may jeopardize the ability to continue in the course and/or to obtain licensure.
  3. The applicant shall provide evidence of current CPR certification at the professional level by July 1, and must be kept current through the end of the program.
Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program at Cloud County Community College is based on points. See the Applicant Ranking page for more information.
A list referred to as "Total Bars" indicates crimes for which the conviction of would eliminate the potential for licensure. See Felony Crimes Against Persons, Chapter 21, Article 34 in Kansas Statutes Annotated.
Further information on license restrictions can be found in Statue 11-6520 in the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. It can be accessed at www.ksbn.org.