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|
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.
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.