The Nursing course incorporates nursing and also general education courses with chosen laboratory experiences, during which pupils provide nursing care to clients in hospitals as well as other health-care establishments.
Training program courses cover medical/surgical, pediatrics and psychiatric nursing, obstetrics/gynecology, making use of recent technologies. The nursing-specific classes are enhanced with studies in anatomy, microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, psychology, sociology, English composition and literature. Despite the fact that the Nursing curriculum is built to be fulfilled in 2 academic years, pupils may take much more time to satisfy their degree requirements, based on individual situations.
Graduates find jobs as registered nurses in hospitals, nursing homes, public health agencies, extended care facilities, home healthcare agencies, schools, government health agencies, military, law offices and other health-care facilities.
About The School
Erie Community College is a two (2) year community college that is a part of the sixty-four (64) campus State University of New York system and serves Erie County and the encircling communities of western New York, USA.
Total estimated program cost is USD $19,674
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- High school graduate or HSE (High School Equivalency).
- Academic high school average of 86 percent minimum or above within the last five years for applicants without any college credit.
- A minimum GPA of 3.0 at all undergraduate colleges attended within the last five years (5).
- All required sciences with a minimum grade of “C” within the last five years. BI 150, BI 151, BI 152 and BI 153 are pre-requisites to matriculation into the evening program. BI 150, BI 151, BI 152, BI 153.
- It is recommended the completion of Anatomy and Physiology be done during a full academic semester.
- All applicants are required to take and pass the Nursing Admission Assessment Test (known as the A2 exam). An applicant who is unsuccessful will have one more opportunity to retake the entrance exam during a subsequent semester. Two failures of the entrance exam will deem the student as ineligible for the program.
- Applicants must pass the ECC Math Placement Test at a higher level than MT 006. (If not successful, applicant must complete and pass MT 006 or have received a waiver from the Math Department.) Any math developmental course must be successfully completed with a minimum passing grade of “C”. Developmental courses may be repeated only once, including grades of “W” (Withdrawal).
- Applicants must pass the ECC English Placement Test at the EN110 level or above or have received a waiver from the English Department. Any English developmental course must be successfully completed with a minimum passing grade of “C”. Developmental courses may be repeated only once, including grades of “W” (Withdrawal).
- A minimum grade of “C” is required in all developmental courses, pre-requisites, co-requisites and required nursing courses. All pre-requisites and co-requisites in the Nursing program may be repeated only once if a grade below “C” or “W” (withdrawal) is received.
- It is strongly recommended interested students meet with a health science counselor as admission into the program is based on academic qualifications and space availability. Students should initiate and complete processing of all transfer credits for any courses indicated in the Nursing Curriculum Outline while in General Studies and before acceptance into the Nursing Program. Students should meet with a General Studies adviser for advisement and processing of transfer credits. Acceptance into General Studies does not guarantee future entrance into the Nursing Program.
- Nursing at North Campus admits students for days and evenings in September. The application deadline date for North Campus is February 15. Nursing on City Campus admits students for days only in January. Admission deadline date for City Campus is September 15. The Nursing application is to be completed online at https://www.ecc.edu/admissions/.
- For LPNs, a current New York State LPN license is required to take NU 120. For Medical Military personnel, transcripts will be individually evaluated for eligibility by the Nursing Department and assessed for appropriate departmental transfer credit. Life Experience Assessment Program (LEAP) credit, must be completed before the start of the second Nursing semester.
- Meeting program admission requirements does NOT guarantee acceptance into the nursing program.
- Admission is also based on the academic qualifications of the student and space availability.
- Completion of ALL admission criteria are required prior to deadline date in order to be considered for the designated term.
- If you apply after the deadline date OR if you did not receive a seat due to space availability you must submit a Nursing application for the following term to be reconsidered.
- ECC does NOT have a waiting list.
- Students who are not eligible to return to a previous nursing program are not eligible to enter the nursing program at ECC.
Suny-Erie Community College
Address: 6205 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221, USA
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