First: Incoming student for Fall 2016, complete your pre-requisite science, Anatomy, Physiology and Microbiology. Each course must be 4 to 5 units with a lab. Courses must be completed by June 30, 2016. You must have a 2.5 overall GPA in your science coursework. You must work as an LVN for 500 hours or one year.
Second: Decide on which LVN to RN option you want to pursue as preparation for your RN licensing examination. Begin slowly, especially if you are working full time. If you are choosing option one or three, it is better to take no more than two courses per semester rather than over extend yourself.
Third: Take the Chabot College English and Math Assessments Tests if you have not completed college level English and Math at another college.
Fourth : Attend a Mandatory Orientation for incoming Fall 2016 May 10, 2016, 10:00 AM Room 2258. A meeting will also be held in May, time and date TBA. Bring a copy of the front and back of your LVN License and American Heart Association BLS Card. Also a letter stating you are working or have worked for 500 hours or one year as an LVN. No reservations are required.
Fourth: TEAS test. Version V: All nursing program applicants must take and pass this test with an Adjusted Individual Score of 62%. Information about the test and books go to www.atitesting.com Chabot only accepts the first TEAS taken. The Nursing Program offers this test in May of each year.
Please note, you have two years from the date of your Advanced Standing Application to complete all requirements to enter the full time nursing program.