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The Nursing Program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing

Fall 2015 will open November 1, 2014, closes January 31, 2015. You must have a Chabot student ID to apply.

The program prepares graduates who can contribute to the advancement of nursing science and influence changes in a variety of settings within the health care system. The graduate possesses a repertoire of knowledge, skills and attributes that serve as the foundation for safe, competent practice and lifelong learning. Upon satisfactory completion of this program, the graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). Forty nursing students are admitted each August to begin the two-year program leading to the AA Degree in Nursing.

Fall 2015 Minimum Requirements prior to acceptance to the Nursing Program are:

Complete the Chabot College equivalent of the following science courses (each of which includes a lab and must be 4-5 semester units):  Anatomy 1, Physiology 1, Microbiology. You can earn only one "C" in combination of the three science courses. A minimum 2.5 GPA is required.

In addition nursing general education classes; English 1A, Sociology 1, Psychology 1, and Communications 1, or 10. You must receive "C" in each general education course. Verify your course eligibility at with California ID number CID.

Selection of candidates:

We will be using a merit based system for Fall 2015.  The criterion score or eligibility worksheet is a 100 point system broken into 6 categories: 1. Academics, 2. Healthcare License or Certificate 3. GPA in Science prerequisites and GPA in General Education requirements, and additional points for a course in Statistics 4. Life experiences 5. Military Service 6. Second Language 7.TEAS score.  Supporting documentation required.

TEAS Version V (Test of Essential Academic Skills) through Assessment Technologies Institute is required but you do not need to complete the test to apply to the program. First 100-120 merit ranked students will be notified of date and time of the test.   To enter the program your "Adjusted Individual Score" must be 62% or higher in Fall 2015. We are accepting your first attempt or the last test taken. If you do not pass the test verification of remediation courses is required.

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