2 TCL Division of Health Science Programs Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN)
3 Nursing Program Multi-entry/Multi-exit Dean Marge Sapp, MSN, APRN, BC Accredited:National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)Fall and Spring EntryAccept 40 students fall & spring entry
4 Nursing Program Multi entry/Multi exit Program PN Option (Fall entry only)Diploma3 semestersFall, spring, & graduate summer42 creditsEligible for NCLEX-PN exam (LPN)RN Option (fall & spring)Associate Degree5 semesters68 creditsEligible for NCLEX-RN exam (RN)LPN-APEnter 1st year, second semesterComplete in 4 semesters
5 Deadline for Applications to the Nursing Program Spring 2012 entrySeptember 1, 2011Fall 2012 entryApril 1, 2012
6 How Do I Begin? Apply to the college Building 2 (Coleman Hall) in BeaufortNew River Campus in BlufftonHampton Campus (Mungin Center) in HamptonOnline atAcceptance to TCL does NOT guarantee acceptance into a health science programHave ALL official transcripts sent to college’s Beaufort Admissions OfficeHigh school or GED certificateAll collegeAssure these transcripts are also on file in the Division of Health Sciences.Apply for Financial Aid
7 I’ve never been to College! Placement test – COMPASSMake appointment to takeTesting Center (Building 1, Room 201) BeaufortCall (843)New River Campus in BlufftonCall (843)Hampton Campus in HamptonCall (803)TestsEnglishMathReadingTakes at least 2 hours to completeGet results immediatelyEstablishes readiness for college courses
8 I’ve been to college! Do I need to take the COMPASS? A grade of a “C” or better inCollege English and college math (algebra)ORHistory/Psychology and college math (algebra)MAY NOT need to take COMPASS!
9 Is there a time limit on College courses? Math and Science have5 year time limit
10 What is next? Advising appointment Call (843)Bring Compass results (if applicable)Determine curriculum readinessMay need to take college courses to evaluate academic successBring College transcripts (if applicable)Evaluate courses for transferNeed grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or greaterTake required Entrance Test (TEAS) after the advising appointment
11 What is the TEAS? Entrance Test Tests English, math, reading, and science skillsNo calculatorsComputerizedResults are good for 3 years at TCLCost is $35Pay for test in Building 3, CashierTakes about 3 ½ hours to completeAble to print results on completion
12 TEAS Reading 50 minutes Math 56 minutes Science 50 minutes English minutes
13 Available to the TCL Bookstore Is there a study guide?YesAvailable to the TCL BookstoreCost $ 56
14 Where do I go to take the TEAS Test? Testing Center-Beaufort CampusLocated in Building 1; Room 210Offered:Monday through Thursday8:00 am to 8:00 pmFriday8:00 am to 4:30 pmMust have and present:Receipt of paymentPicture IDBring pencils (scrap paper provided)
15 TEAS at NEW RIVER Offered: Monday – Friday Must have and present: 8:00 am – 1:00 pmMust have and present:Receipt of paymentPicture IDBring pencils (scrap paper provided)
16 The TEAS is computerized Timed testKey to successTutoring available at the Academic Support CenterUse study guide availablePractice the sample tests with a timerTCL Testing Center web site
17 Can I get a copy of my results? YesThe results may be printed from the ATITESTING.COM site
19 May retake the test one time in a 12 month period How often can I take it?May retake the test one time in a 12 month period
20 I passed the TEAS Test! What do I do now? Complete program specific health science application checklistandreturn to Division of Health Sciencesfor an application.
21 Application Checklist Complete health science program checklistSign application checklistTurn signed application checklist into the Division of Health Sciences for program specific application process.Bring a copy of your TEAS resultsMeet the published application deadline dates.
23 Tie Up the Loose Ends Apply to TCL Request ALL official transcripts be sent to TCL Admissions officeAssure copies have been sent to the Division of Health SciencesMeet with Health Science advisorTake entrance exam (TEAS Test)Apply by published deadlines
24 Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org Call 843-525-8267 to schedule an appointmentThank you for your interestin the Nursing Program at TCL