Associate of Applied Science: 2015–2016 Catalog Year

Health, CPR and Insurance Requirements

Nursing learning activities are scheduled on & off campus, days, evenings & weekends.

Courses are web-enhanced, through WNC Online (Moodle), necessitating that students have basic computer skills.

Clinical experiences take place at long-term health care facilities, acute care hospitals, clinics and day care centers

A grade of C (75 percent) or better is required in all nursing courses to continue in the nursing program. A grade of C- or lower will not be accepted.

Students not admitted to the nursing program must reapply to be considered for admission the following year.

Nursing students are expected to meet the Nursing Student Essential Functions as discussed on the nursing web site.

Documentation and currency of the following is required after acceptance into the nursing program and prior to the start of classes:

  1. An acceptable physical examination, and required immunizations and tests.
  2. CPR certification (card required) through the American Heart Association (Health Care Provider) or American Red Cross (Professional Rescuer).
  3. Major medical health insurance (card required).
  4. An acceptable background check.

A background check is required by health care organizations. Students accepted into WNC's nursing program will be required to pass a background check in order to attend clinicals and remain in the program. Drug screening may be required by health care organizations. See the Nursing & Allied Health web page for the process and procedures to follow.

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