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Announcements:

  •   Next Application Periods:  September 1-30, 2017 (for Spring) and  March 1-31, 2019 (for Fall).
  •   BIOL 200 and 202 or BIOL 204 and 206 (replacing BIOL 090) to be required effective September 2017 application period.
  •   Nursing Information Sessions – July 13, August 25, September 20, October 24, November 30 – 4:00pm, Room 2139

 

Students applying to LVN at IVC must be a U.S. high school graduate or have completed the GED, be 18 years of age or older, in good health and able to lift minimum 35lb or more, and have met the prerequisite course work. Foreign high school transcripts or diplomas are not accepted unless they have been evaluated by a professional credentials service.

Completion of the courses below with a minimum 2.0 GPA or C grade meets eligibility to apply for LVN.  Completion of Co-requisite PSY 204, Developmental Psychology (Lifespan) is highly recommended prior to applying. Students may apply with coursework in progress, however, students who have fulfilled the prerequisites will be considered first if more applications are received than slots available. 

 

ENG 110 Composition & Reading
PSY 101 General Psychology
BIOL 200 & 202, or Human Anatomy & Physiology Part 1 and 2
BIOL 204 & 206 Human Anatomy & Human Physiology
AHP 100 Medical Terminology

 

 

For advisement on the prerequisites and other college resources, a Nursing Counselor is available to meet with students.  Contact the IVC Counseling Office for an appointment or Stella Orfanos-Woo directly at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or 760-355-6259760-355-6259.

If admitted, students must complete Clearance Requirements which include CPR from the American Heart Association, a background check and drug screen, physical exam and immunizations (PPD, MMR, T-dap, Influenza, Varicella, and Hepatitis B).  Information is provided when selected.

LVN Information Packet

LVN Application

Estimated Costs

 

 

Additional Resources

 

IVC LVN Certificate and Associate Degree Requirements 
CA Board of Vocational Nurse & Psychiatric Technicians  
Registering for the NCLEX PN 
CA Board of Registered Nursing

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Department Contacts

The IVC Nursing Department is located in the 2100 Health Sciences Building through the Hallway – Department Office is in 2155 and the phone number is 760-355-6348.

  •  Tina Aguirre, Dean of Health & Science – This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
  • Laura Hartsock, Administrative Secretary to the Dean - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Dolores Hartfield, Staff Secretary to the Dean - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.