South Texas College Associate Degree Nursing Program Fall 2015 Paramedic to ADN-RN Application Procedures Documents you need to apply: a. b. c. d. e. Activated jagnet email address: [email protected] Print the “Fall 2015” form at the nah.southtexascollege.edu website. OFFICIAL South Texas College (STC) transcript of records. Copy of HESI Admission Assessment (A2) scores within the last two years. Copy of current Paramedic license. To expedite your application process, kindly comply with the following procedures: 1. See Clinical Compliance Specialist, in NAH R-1.602 and get clearance with item #6 in the application form. “Students must complete and provide documentation to Clinical Affairs Specialist for clearance on their Background Check, Hepatitis B series or titer, and other requirements prior to applying to the Associate Degree Nursing. Please see Clinical Compliance Specialist in NAH R-1.602 for clearance on all other requirements.” 2. Mark a (√) in all the areas in the application form which apply to you. If you answered “NO” to questions #1-7, you must schedule an appointment with a faculty advisor before submitting your application. 3. 4. Highlight all pre-requisite and co-requisite courses to be credited on your transcript of records. Compute your GPA and total acceptance points by following the formula on page 2 of the application form. Complete and sign the application form. Submit application form, official STC transcript of records, copy of HESI A2 scores, and Paramedic license to Ms. Graciela Aparicio, ADN Faculty Secretary, on June 1 to 30, 2015 between the hours of 9:00-11:30 AM and 1:00-4:30 PM in NAH R-231, 2nd floor. 5. 6. Note: Please do not call regarding your application status as this will only delay process. All applicants (acceptance/denial status) will be notified through jag-net email on July 8, 2015 on or before 5:00PM. A mandatory program orientation for the selected cohort will be held on July 15, 2015; 1:00-5:00 pm, at the STC Cooper Center for Communication Arts (Conference Room) 3200 West Pecan Blvd., McAllen, Texas 78501. Fall 2015 Application Paramedic to ADN Track Nursing/Allied Health Campus Required Information Name: Print or type Date: ___/___/2015 (Last) (First) (MI) (Maiden/Former names) Residence Address: (no. and street) (city) (state) (city) (state) (zip code) Mailing Address: (no. and street) Phone Number: ( ) (Home) ( ) (zip code) STC ID#: A______________ (Cell/work) All applicants will be notified of acceptance status through jag-net email address provided. Please PRINT LEGIBLE. STC E-mail: [email protected] INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Mark a (√ ) in all the areas below which apply to you. If you answered “NO” to questions #1-7 below, you must schedule an appointment with a faculty advisor before submitting your application. 2. Application must be completed entirely to be considered. 3. Attach an “official” South Texas College transcript (TR) and a copy of your admission assessment scores (HESI-A2). 4. Submit application form, official TR, and HESI A2 scores in NAH R-231 by June 1-12, 2015 between the hours of 9:00-11:30 AM and 1:00-4:30PM. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS: Yes No □ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ □ 1. Student must be currently enrolled and have met the general admission requirements of South Texas College (see Admissions checklist). __________________________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Students must have submitted official transcripts from your high school, or proof of completion (test scores or certificate) and any college transcripts to the Office of Admissions and Records. All pre-requisite courses completed must be credited onto your STC transcript. 3. Students must be TSI complete or TSI Exempt via State approved exam scores. Contact the Testing Center if you are eligible for an exemption or waiver. ______________________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Students must have HESI A2 scores of 75% or higher in Math, English, and Science (A&P) within the last two years and eligibility period (within a semester). 5. Students must earn a cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale in all pre-requisite and co-requisite courses as listed on the ADN degree plan. 6. Students must complete and provide documentation to Clinical Compliance Specialist for Clearance on their Background Check, Hepatitis B series or titer, and other requirements prior to applying to the ADN program. Please see Clinical Affairs Specialist in NAH R-123 (1st floor) or call 956-872-3132 for clearance on all other requirements. She can also be reached at [email protected] _______________________________________________________________________________________________ 7. Paramedic transcripts must be on file at the Office of Admissions & Records Current Paramedic License Number_____________________(Bring a copy for our records) Expiration Date: ___________________ SELECTION CRITERIA: The ADN selection criteria are based upon a point system score comprised of prerequisites /co-requisites G.P.A., required test scores, and other additional items. Qualified applicants will be ranked from highest to lowest points. You will be notified by email to your Jagnet address of your acceptance/denial status. Courses must be completed prior to submitting application to nursing program. Complete the chart to determine your points. CREDIT FINAL GRADE The following courses must be completed with a “B” or higher HOURS GRADE POINTS Prior to submitting application to nursing program. [A=4;B=3] • • • 3 4 4 3 ENGL 1301 Composition or ENGL 1302 Rhetoric BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II RNSG 1300 Health Assessment Across the Lifespan * For this Fall 2015 only this course can be taken while in the program X X X X = = = = The following courses are not required for entry into the program but it will help you to get higher acceptance points. These courses may be taken while you wait for admission to the program or during the semester. [A=4;B=3;C=2] PSYCH 2301 General Psychology or PSYCH 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development Humanities Elective Options for the Associate of Applied Science degrees (see list on pages 86-87 of STC catalog) 3 X = 3 X = Total Credit Hours = ______ HESI/A2 Exam Composite Total Grade Points= ______ 1 point 2 points 3 points 75%-82% 83%-89% 90%-100% Total grade points: ______ divided by total credit hours: _______ = G.P.A./credit: _________ G.P.A./credit ________ X number of courses taken: _______ = G.P.A. Acceptance: _________ + HESI A2 Average Points: _________ +STC/Patient Care Assistant Certificate (1 pt): _________ +STC/College Success for Healthcare (A=1 pt/B=0.5 pt):__________ TOTAL ACCEPTANCE POINTS: ________ Due to our limited class, some applicants who meet all the admission requirements may not be accepted to the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Students must apply each time they wish to be considered. Maximum acceptance points may vary from semester to semester. I have read the contents of this information packet and I am responsible both for my application's completeness and for the information contained within it. I certify that the information provided within this application is true and realize that reporting false information will result in my disqualification from the applicant pool and program and I will not be eligible to reapply. SIGNED Applicant's Signature /A00 ID Number DATE_______________________ Note: All applicants (acceptance/denial status) will be notified through jag-net email on July 8 (Wednesday), 2015 on or before 5:00PM. Mandatory Program Orientation for the selected cohort will be held on July 15 (Wednesday), 2015; 1:00-5:00 pm, at STC Cooper Center (Conference Room), 3200 West Pecan Blvd., McAllen, Texas 78501. STATEMENT OF EQUAL OPPORTUNITY No person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any program or activity sponsored or conducted by South Texas College on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. Updated on 05/07/2015.
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