Advanced Placement (LPN-to-ADN)
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ADDITIONAL PROGRAM INFORMATION
ood Academic Standing: All Students applying to the nursing program must be in Good Academic Standing per the
NECC Academic Standards and Progress Policy.
OTE: Computer Requirements
All students are required to have a Windows compatible laptop (not a tablet) for test taking.
The Associate Degree Option has a limited number of seats. In general, the College accepts 30 students.
The criteria describe the MINIMUM standards that must be met in order to be reviewed for admission to this option.
Currently, the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available seats. Consequently, once it has been
determined that the applicant meets the MINIMUM criteria, he/she is admitted on a rolling admission process.
A primary wait list is created for qualified advanced placement applicants who are not initially accepted into the
program. The Wait List is 50% of the option capacity. Once the primary wait list is full, an extended waitlist will be
created. If there is an opening on the primary waitlist, a student from the extended waitlist will be moved to the
primary wait list. Students are admitted to the program from the primary waitlist on a space available basis.
Students who are placed on the primary wait list, and for whom a seat does not open during the current admission
cycle, are given first option on admission for the following year. Those students not moved from the extended
waitlist to the primary wait list will need to reapply. Students can only be deferred one time before being required to
reapply. Students who are accepted or are on the primary waitlist are also required to attend Orientation, no
For further information, please go to the Affirmative Action Policy
All students in the Nursing program are required to hold CPR certification at the Health Care Provider or Professional
Rescuer level. Evidence of current certification is required before a student is allowed to participate in clinical
education courses, and certification must be maintained throughout the program.
riminal Offender Record Information (CORI) and Sex Offender Record Information (SORI)
Students interested in participation in an academic program that involves working with children, the disabled, or the
elderly, or a cooperative education experience or a program that includes a clinical affiliation with a private or public
health care provider, may be required to undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check, a Sex Offender
Registry Information (SORI) check, and/or a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) check. Students will need to
provide a government issued photo identification and sign a release form allowing the college to view the student’s
CORI or SORI reports. Depending on the contents of a student’s CORI or SORI reports, participation in an academic
program or a cooperative education experience or a clinical or practicum affiliation related thereto, may be
denied. CORI checks may be performed pursuant to Mass. General Laws, Chapter 6, Sections 172©, and consistent with
guidelines promulgated by the Executive Office for Health and Human Services, and/or the Commonwealth’s
Department of Public Health. SORI checks may be performed pursuant to Mass. General Laws, Chapter 6, Section
172©. CHRI checks may be performed based on the NH Code of Administrative Rules and state statutes to include RSA
106-B: 14 and RSA 106-B: 7, 1(b). For more information, contact the Registrar at 978-556-3700.
Clinical Affiliate Random Drug & Alcohol Screening Analysis Notification to Students
Please be advised that students enrolled in the Health Professions programs will be required to undergo and pass a
drug screening or a drug & alcohol screening analysis in order to be eligible for placement in a clinical facility.
Students who are assigned to clinical education experiences at the clinical facilities may be required to undergo and