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Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
2020
Instructions: Submit a completed RCC College Admission Application before submitting this Nursing application.
Currently enrolled RCC students must declare their intent to apply for Nursing in the Admissions Department.
Name: _________________________________________ RCC SID#: __________________________
Address: _______________________________________ City: ________________________________
State: ___________________ Zip Code: ______________ County ______________________________
RCC Email Address ___________________________________________________________________
Personal Email Address ________________________________________________________________
Telephone Numbers: Home ________________________ Cell _______________________________
Instructions: Select the program for which admission is requested.
LPN to RN
Paramedic/ RN Bridge
Early- Generic ADN
Traditional-Generic ADN
If not, selected for the ADN program, I would like to have my application reviewed/considered for:
Emergency Medical Services
Radiography
Medical Office Administrator
Respiratory
Practical Nursing
Surgical Technology
Overview:
o Applicants must have a 2.8 or higher program grade point average (GPA) in the general education courses
related to the major at the time of application to be considered for provisional acceptance. Applicants with a GPA
less than 2.8 will not be considered for provisional acceptance, but may be recommended for other Health
Science programs.
o The GPA calculation will be based upon grades earned in BIO 168, BIO 169, CHM 131/CHM 131A or CHM 151,
ENG 111, ENG 112, PSY 150, PSY 241, Humanities/Fine Arts elective (PHI 240 recommended).
o Although not required for the major, points will be awarded for an earned grade of C or higher in college transfer
mathematics (MAT 143, MAT 152 or MAT 171), HSC 110, MED 120 and/or NAS 102 (New). These courses will
not be considered in the calculation of program GPA for admission.
Application Requirements
Directions: Date items as completed. All items must be completed prior to submitting the
Nursing application to the Admissions Office. Documents must be received by the deadline.
1. RCC Admissions Application process completed
2. Unofficial Transcripts from ALL programs attached.
3. Three (3) academic, employment or professional references. Submit references to the
Office of Admissions on the forms provided.
4. Nursing Information Session certificate attached
5. Letter from the director, if previously enrolled in any other Nursing programs (As indicated).
I certify that the application and attached documents are complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I
understand the falsification of any information or documentation will result in the revocation of this application
for consideration.
Applicant Signature __________________________________________ Date ________________________
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Part I Academic/ College Performance
Admission to all RCC Health Science programs is a competitive process. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make
sure that official transcripts verifying ALL courses listed are on file with the Admissions Office and unofficial
transcript copies of high school and/or college are attached to this application.
Directions: Identify college course(s) completed:
A. Required General/Related Education Courses: Points will be awarded in the following manner: A
6 points; B 4 points; C- 2 points. Eligible transfer/equivalent courses may be considered.
Course Prefix
College Name
Grade
Semester/Year
Completed
ENG 111
ENG 112
PSY 150
PSY 241
Humanities/Fine Art
Elective (PHI 240
recommended)
*Applicants completing 50% or more of their academic coursework at Robeson Community College, will receive five (5) additional
application points.
B. College Science (Biology and Chemistry) Courses: Points will be awarded in the following manner: A
12 points; B 8 points; C- 4 points. Eligible transfer/equivalent courses may be considered.
Course Prefix*
College Name
Grade
Semester/Year
Completed
BIO 168 Human A & P I
BIO 169 Human A & P II
CHM 131/131L OR
151 General Chemistry I
*Applicants completing 50% or more of their academic coursework at Robeson Community College, will receive five (5) additional
application points.
C. Recommended Pre-Health Courses: Points will be awarded in the following manner: A 6 points; B
4 points; C- 2 points. Eligible transfer/equivalent courses may be considered. These courses will not be
considered in the calculation of program GPA for admission.
Course Prefix*
College Name
Grade
Semester/Year
Completed
HSC 110
MED 120
MAT 143
MAT 152
MAT 171
NAS 102 (New 2020)
*Applicants completing 50% or more of their academic coursework at Robeson Community College, will receive five (5) additional
application points.
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D. Completion of Academic Degrees and/or Programs
Applicants will be awarded points for completion of previous academic programs. Applicants will receive points
for ALL degrees/programs completed. Documentation/transcripts must be provided to validate successful
completion of each.
Academic
Program*
Date
Earned
College Name
Major
Points
Masters
5
Bachelor
4
Associate
3
Diploma
2
Certificate
1
*Applicants completing their academic program at Robeson Community College, will receive five (5) additional application
points.
Part II Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS V or ATI TEAS)*
Applicants will be awarded points based on their Adjusted Individual Total Score earned on the TEAS assessment.
Documentation/transcripts must be provided to validate successful completion of each. Points will be awarded in the
following manner:
TEAS Score*
Points Awarded
100 90
40
89 80
30
79 70
20
69 60*
10
59 or Below
0
* NOTE: LPN and Paramedic to RN applicants must attain a minimum score of 60 on the
TEAS V or ATI TEAS exam within the past 5 years.
Part III Participation in Program Information Session
Applicants must submit a signed certificate of participation in a Nursing Information Session with the
application. The program director, program faculty or designee will provide a signature that denotes the applicant’s
attendance in a program information session.
Signed Information Session Certificate A maximum 2 points (only one certificate will be considered).
Part IV References
Each applicant must submit three professional references. Preference is given to references from academic,
employment and/or professional affiliates. Only professional references will be awarded points. A maximum of
two (2) points will be awarded for each reference for a total of six (6) points. Completed reference forms should
be submitted (in sealed envelopes) w00ith other admissions materials.
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Part V Provisional Acceptance
1) A Point System will be used to rank applicants for provisional acceptance. Only applicants who have
completed all the admissions requirements/criteria will be ranked for review. Particular consideration will be
given to those applicants who have successfully completed the general /related education.
2) Applicants must have a 2.8 or greater grade point average (GPA) in program general
education/related courses at the time of the application submission to Admissions in order to be
considered for health science program admission.
3) Applicants provisionally accepted will be required to submit a letter of intent and attend a mandatory Meet-
n-Greet to secure their provisional acceptance.
Applicants not accepted for program will be advised regarding alternate majors and/or general education coursework.
Provisional Requirements
Prior to receiving full acceptance and/or enrolling in the Nursing program, applicants provisionally accepted MUST
complete and/or provide documentation of the following:
Requirement
Description
Medical Screen
A complete medical/ health screen provide by a licensed provider is required. The screen
includes but not limited to:
a. Two (2) separate PPDs: Proof of Negative Tuberculin (Tb) skin testing or follow-up chest
X-ray within 3 months of enrollment.
b. Immunizations
T-dap, tetanus vaccines, Hepatitis B series, MMR, Rubella, Varicella series or positive
titer (required)
Influenza, although not required but strongly recommended and/or required by clinical
affiliate
Criminal
Background
Check and Drug
Screen:
Clinical agencies require a criminal background check and 12 panel urine drug screen prior to
clinical experiences.
a. If results of a criminal background check and panel urine drug screen prevents a student
from participating in a clinical experience at any agency, then the student will not be able to
fulfill the clinical requirements for the program, and subsequently will not be allowed to
enroll/ complete the Nursing program.
b. This testing is scheduled by the College once Applicants have been provisionally accepted.
However, fees associated with the criminal background check and drug screen will be the
responsibility of the student.
Healthcare-
Provider CPR
Documentation of current/active American Heart Association - BLS Healthcare Providers CPR
certification (including infant, child and adult certification).
Nursing
Orientation
To be scheduled. Attendance required for full acceptance.
Program
Prerequisites
Submit documentation of successfully completing the following courses with a “C” or higher:
BIO 168 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIO 169 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHM 151 General Chemistry I or CHM 131/131L
PSY 150 General Psychology
Certification of completion of Nurse Aide I and Current listing on NC Registry without
substantive findings
Submit the “Completed Nursing Application and supporting documents to the RCC
Admissions Office in Building 13 by the deadline (See attached).
Thank you
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Important Deadlines/ Dates
Requirements
LPN to RN
Application
Deadline
Paramedic/
RN Bridge
Application
Deadline
Early-
Generic
Application
Deadline
Traditional-
Generic
Application
Deadline
Submit Nursing Application to the RCC
Admissions Office
Include all references, unofficial transcripts and
supporting documents with the application.
NOTE: New students must apply to the College
and submit all official transcripts/ documents to
Admissions.
January 16
January 16
March 5
May 21
Notification of Provisional Acceptance
Via RCC Email or United States Mail
February 6
February 6
April 2
June 11
Mandatory Meet-N-Greet
Applicants required to attend and submit a letter
of intent or decline.
Failure to attend will result in a forfeit of the
provisional acceptance
February 27
February 27
May 14
June 25
Additional Provisional Acceptance -DUE
American Heart Association Healthcare provider
CPR Certification
Medical Screen, TB Skin Test, Immunizations etc.
Criminal Background Test and Drug Screen
March 10
March 10
June 04
July 16
Orientation/ Registration - REQUIRED
Location TBA via RCC Email
March 10
March 10
Aug 5-7
Aug 5-7
Post-Selection Advisement
Applicants not accepted for program will be
invited/advised regarding alternate major codes
and/or general education coursework.
June 04
July 16
All competitive applicants are expected to attend a Nursing Information Session.
Information Session Dates
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Location: Health Science Bldg. (17) Rm. 1726A
Generic RN and LPN 3 4:15 pm
LPN and Paramedic to RN 4:15 4:45 pm
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Thursday, June 4, 2020
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