The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program of University of Mobile prepares its students to provide healthcare to individuals and groups with obtrusive, commonplace, habitual health problems in more than one health care setting. The graduate of the program is qualified to deliver health care for people of all ages. They are groomed to care for sick, injured or diseased patients in Nursing care facilities, physician offices, hospitals and other health facilities. They will also be qualified to provide community care and home health care.
The nursing graduate of this program will be able to make use of critical questioning and choice-making abilities while providing direct care to patients of any age group. They would be able to display quick decision making in the face of challenges and think critically on issues about health care.
The nursing education is to be seen as a starting on-going stage and a basis for additional study through participation in school programs or formalized higher training
About the school
The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered private university situated in Prichard, Alabama, the United States in affiliation with the Alabama Baptist Convention. It was established in 1961 and was previously called Mobile College (1961 -1993).
The mission of the school is to ensure the academic and spiritual excellence of the students. They strongly believe in an education that would lead their students to spiritual upliftment. It offers a four-year program in the schools of Business, Nursing, Christian Studies, Education, the College OF Art and Science and the Centre for Performing Arts.
Tuition per academic period is about USD$10,100.00 or more
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
Students entering the University of Mobile to attain a nursing degree complete the admission requirements of the University. However, admission to the University does not assure the student admission to a nursing program
For admission to the Associate Degree Program, the student:
- File the appropriate application for clinical nursing with the School of Nursing admissions coordinator. The application deadline is March 1 for fall admission. Applications are available November 1.
- Must have a 2.75-grade point average and a 21 ACT.
- Applicants 25 years of age and older, or students who have earned 24 or more acceptable semester hours at regionally accredited colleges or universities with GPAs of 3.00 or higher, are exempt from the ACT requirement. Students who have earned a bachelor’s or master’s degree are exempt from the ACT requirement.
- Present a completed medical history and be free from inhibiting physical or emotional handicaps. Applicants must have the ability to perform necessary psychomotor skills normally associated with bedside nursing without assistance. Specific requirements are delineated in School of Nursing Handbook.
- Maintain current specified immunizations and tuberculin skin test.
- Perform satisfactorily on a written and spoken English competency examination or its equivalent, upon request.
- Have absence of criminal conviction.
- Have current CPR certification including infant, child, and adult.
- Applicants will be required to be screened for the use of illegal chemical substances or abuse of prescription drugs. This can be before admission or the following admission as required by clinical agencies with whom the University has a contract, or on a “for cause” basis. Any required drug screens are conducted at the student’s expense. The drug testing policy may be found in the School of Nursing Student Manual.
- Clinical agencies may require criminal background checks. This may be prior to admission or following admission. These are conducted at the student’s expense.
- Students admitted to the School of Nursing are required to comply with the Alabama Infected Health Care Worker Management Act. This legislation mandates that any health care worker infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or the hepatitis B virus (HBV) who performs invasive procedures shall notify the State Health Officer, or his or her designee, of the infection.
- If a student fails two nursing courses at another school; the student is not eligible to attend the University of Mobile School of Nursing.
- Science courses (anatomy and physiology and microbiology) must be repeated if more than 5 years have elapsed since completion of these courses
- File an Application for Clinical Admission between November 1 and March 1 prior to the desired Fall admission.
University of Mobile
5735 College Parkway
Mobile, AL 36613
800.WIN.RAMS | 251.675.5990
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