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Nursing & Allied Health (NALH)

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Outcomes Data

NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

2015 100%
2016 95.12%

Program Completion Rates (Within 6 Semesters)

2014 93.6%
2015 94.7%
2016 93.6%
2017 95.96%

Job Placement Rates

2014 100%
2015 100%
2016 100%

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Cheryl Bartels, Division Assistant
Cedar Building, 101

The Nursing and Allied Health Division at WNC offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing and courses in Emergency Medical services, Laboratory Technician, and Nursing Assistant. The mission of the division is to prepare students for transfer to four-year colleges and/or to provide them with the knowledge they need for their careers.

Learn about the Nursing Admission / Selection Process

Nursing Application 2019

Students enrolled in the following courses/programs are required to carry major medical health insurance:

  • Associate Degree Nursing Program: For more information about admission into the nursing program, visit the Nursing Program Degree page
  • NURS 130 – Nursing Assistant: For more information about admission into the Certified Nursing Assistant program, visit the Certified Nursing Assistant page
  • EMS 108 – Emergency Medical Technician
  • EMS 115 – Advanced Emergency Medical Technician

It is the responsibility of the student to maintain major medical insurance while enrolled in these courses/program. The student’s failure to maintain major medical health insurance while enrolled in these courses/program will result in the student’s administrative dismissal from the course/program.

Please be aware that the process for enrolling in CNA, EMS and LTE classes has changed and it may take two to three weeks to complete. Please begin the enrollment process early. Please read all the information carefully and once you get to the mystudentcheck website pick Western Nevada College – CNA EMS LTE – IMMUNIZATION ONLY not Background Check unless told otherwise by the Office of Nursing.

*Note: Fallon students must contact the CNA program before starting the enrollment process. (775) 445-3296

Certified Nursing Assistant – Enrollment Guide

EMS / Phlebotomy – Enrollment Guide

HESI Assessment Information

The HESI A2 admission assessment test appointments are now available.

To make your payment please go to the information packet below and follow the instructions to create your Evolve account, register for the HESI, and pay the fee of $42.

There is a maximum time limit of four (4) hours to complete this exam. You may take it only once per semester. Due to the high demand for this exam, appointments cannot be rescheduled. You must select the Payment ID noted below and choose your test date. Please make your selection as soon as possible as spaces are limited, and are filled on a first come, first serve basis. There will be no refunds so please choose your date carefully. Contact Cheryl Bartels at if you have further questions.

Please make sure you have the following information available prior to scheduling your exam: name, email address, phone number, NSHE ID#, and desired date of exam.

Once you have made your payment, email your proof of payment to at Western Nevada College, Cedar Building 101, Carson City, Nevada. After receipt of payment students will receive a confirmation email with full information regarding the HESI entrance exam and answers to frequently asked questions.

Payment ID: Please call 775-445-4425 to check availability for March 25th prior to payment.

The following dates are currently available for HESI Assessment:

All test times are 8:30 am-12:30 pm

  • Friday, March 15, 2019 FULL
  • Monday, March 18, 2019 FULL
  • Thursday, March 21, 2019 FULL
  • Friday, March 22, 2019 FULL
  • Monday, March 25, 2019
  • Friday, March 29, 2019 FULL

HESI Student Payment Information

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Nursing & Allied Health Programs:

Code Nursing and Allied Health
AAS Nursing Program/Degree
CL Certified Nursing Assistant
CL Emergency Medical Services
CL Laboratory Technician-Phlebotomy

Courses in the Nursing & Allied Health division:

Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Health Information Technology (HIT)
Laboratory Technician (LTE)
Nursing (NURS)

WNC does not discriminate on the basis of race; color; national origin; sex; disability; age; gender, including a pregnancy-related condition; gender identity or expression; sexual-orientation; protected veterans status; genetics; or religion in its programs and activities and provides equal access to facilities to all. Similarly, there shall be no difference in the treatment of persons who file charges of discrimination, participate in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise oppose discrimination. It is our policy to comply fully with the non-discrimination provision of all state and federal regulations in all programs and activities, including, but not limited to recruitment, admission, financial aid, activities, hiring, promotions, training, terminations, benefits and compensation. Inquiries concerning the application of non-discrimination policies and/or questions as to how to file a complaint of discrimination may be referred to the following individuals: Title IX Coordinator: (775) 445-4231; OR Dean of Student Services: (775) 445-3271; OR Assistant Director of Human Resources: (775) 445-4231; Western Nevada College, 2201 West College Parkway, Carson City, NV 89703. For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481. (Rev. 09/16)