Health Sciences/Nursing

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    ******************IMPORTANT UPDATE INFORMATION******************

    The Health Sciences/Nursing Programs Department now offers an online Information Session! 

    ONLINE INFORMATION SESSION


    Associate Degree Nursing  Program


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    2015 GENERIC APPLICATION PERIOD EXTENDED!

    APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

    OCTOBER 1, 2015 THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2015

    The Associate Degree Nursing - Registered Nursing Program designed to prepare graduates to function as a Beginning Nurse Generalist.  Theory and clinical run concurrently with clinical experience provided in various healthcare facilities within the community.  Both are supported by time spent in the Nursing Resource Lab.  Opportunities for skills practice utilizing simulation mannequins, specialized healthcare equipment, videos and simulated electronic healthcare record software are all part of a supervised learning experience.



    Vocational Nursing Program

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    The VN Program prepares men and women for entry level nursing positions, working under the direction of a Registered Nurse or licensed physician. VNs are employed in acute or long-term care facilities, doctors’ offices or clinics. VNs assist in data collection, plan and implement nursing care, administer medications and treatments with knowledge of therapeutic results, and maintain a safe environment for patients and their families. VNs are responsible for maintaining current knowledge and skills, and serving at the highest level of competency at all times.

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     LVN to RN Advanced Placement

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     APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1, 2015

     LVN to RN Advanced Placement students enter the second semester of the Associate Degree Nursing - Registered Nursing Program.  The RN Program is designed to prepare graduates to function as a Beginning Nurse Generalist.  Theory and clinical run concurrently with clinical experiences provided in various healthcare facilities within the community.  Both are supported by time spent in the Nursing Resource Lab.  Opportunities for skills practice utilizing simulation mannequins, specialized healthcare equipment, videos and simulated electronic healthcare record software are all part of a supervised learning experience.

    Applications for Advanced Placement admission are accepted continuously with a deadline of September 1st each year to be considered for admission.


    Nurse Assistant Program

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    The Nursing Assistant (NA) program prepares men and women to assist with the routine care and treatment of patients in health care facilities. Working under the direction of the nursing and medical staff, activities of the certified nursing assistant include providing personal care, maintaining safety, and assisting with activities of daily living.


    Home Health Aide Program

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    The Home Health Aide program prepares men and women to assist with the routine care and treatments of clients in their homes. These services include personal health care as well as food purchasing, meal planning, laundry, and light housekeeping.


    Emergency Medical Technician

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    The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Program prepares individuals to recognize illnesses and injury symptoms and to provide legal permissible emergency treatment set forth by the standards of San Bernardino County and Inland Counties Emergency Medical Agency (ICEMA).