The nursing program at Chipola College trains students for a vocation in hospitals, home care, convalescent centers, clinics, and physician’s offices. The program centers on understanding, practices and procedures for enhancing health, caregiving for the sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Program courses comprise: administration of medication and treatments, assisting physician during examinations and treatment property, referring patients to the appropriate physicians and other health care specialists, and learning for health maintenance.
The Chipola Associate Degree in Nursing prepares candidates for qualification to apply for the Registered Nurse National Council Licensing Examination and upon successful completion of the program, the graduates receive an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing (ADN) which allows them to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). The Chipola nursing program has the full accreditation of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.
ABOUT THE SCHOOL
Chipola College is a member institution of the Florida College System located in Marianna, Florida, United States. It is founded in 1947 as Chipola Junior College but with the introduction of several bachelor’s degree programs the name was changed in 2003 to a state college. The college was named after the Chipola River, which is located less than a mile from the campus. The school later opened a $16 million 56,000 square foot center for the arts, including two theaters in 2012
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- Application to Chipola College must be completed prior to applying for the associate degree nursing program.
- Submit the completed nursing program application to the Admissions and Record’ss Office.
- Submit all previous school transcripts (including high school/GED and all previous colleges) to the Admissions and Record’s Office for evaluation.
- Successfully complete, with a “C” or higher and a pre-requisite GPA of 2.5 the following courses: SLS 1101 (Orientation), MAC 1105 (College Algebra), BSC 2085 and BSC 2085L (Anatomy and Physiology I lecture and Lab) and ENC 1101.
- Successfully complete the nursing school Health Education Systems, Inc. entrance exam. (Registration process, study information, is located in the Testing Center). A minimum Score of 75 % is required to apply to the program and scores cannot be more than two years old.
- Students wishing to transfer must provide a letter of good standing from the previous nursing program. (Student’s who have twice earned a grade of D or F in any NUR course are NOT eligible for admission.
- Students will be required to submit a current physical with current immunizations. Immunizations are as follows: Tetanus (Td), Hepatitis B, TB/PPD (within last year), Varicella, MMRx2.
- Students must provide proof of Health Care Insurance.
It should be understood that admission to the nursing program is a selective process. Selection is based on a point system. Points will include but are not limited to the following: HESI score, successful completion of BSC 2086 and BSC 2086L and MCB 2010 and MCB 2010L, Pre-requisite GPA, Overall GPA, Residence in Calhoun, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty or Washington County, and obtainment of a previous college degree. The satisfaction of minimum requirements does not automatically guarantee admission. When space is limited, preference may be given to students within the community college’s assigned district.
3094 Indian Cir, Marianna,
FL 32446, USA
Phone: +1 850-526-2761
Lori Peel says
Can you please tell me all the college courses required for admission to the nursing program and what ones will still be required to complete while obtaining an ADN in nursing.