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NURSING is defined by the American Nurses' Association as 'the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations'. The IVC RN Program prepares both men and women for licensure to practice as a professional nurse. The program is open to students who are in good health, 18 years of age and older, can lift a minimum 35lb or more, and have successfully met the admission criteria. The RN Program is a 2-year program and after successful completion, students are eligible to receive an Associate of Science degree in Registered Nursing from IVC and take the NCLEX RN (national licensure examination). Application periods are during the months of March and September of each year and a class is admitted every semester. The IVC RN Program is fully accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing


  • Upcoming application periods:

    •  March 1-25, 2016 (for Fall)

    • September 1-30, 2016 (for Spring)

  • The RN information and Application packet have been updated effective 2016. Admission criteria remains the same

  • TEAS Tutoring and Testing:

    • Summer tutoring sessions start week of June 20, 2016. Students can sign up with the Nursing Learning Center by calling  760-355-6530

    • The new version of the TEAS will be released in August, 2016. Information is available fron the ATI website at http://atitesting.com Students may retake the new version if tutoring has been completed. Application submitted during September 2016, the new version will be required.

    • Testing will take place during September. Students should contact the NLC for dates - 760-355-6530.

  • Nursing Information Sessions - attendance a session is required. Licensed VNs applying for RN do not need to attend a session. RSVP is not required but students will need to sign in on the day of the session. A parking pass will be required 


  Nursing Information Sessions
 Date  Day  Time  Room
 04/26/2016  Tuesday  4:00pm  2139
 05/23/2016  Monday  4:00pm  2139
 07/13/2016  Wednesday  4:00pm  2139





Prospective Nursing Students


Additional Resources


Department Contacts

The Nursing & Allied Health Office is located in Building 2100, Office 2155 and is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 5:00 pm (pendind holidays) ando closed for lunch from 12:00 to 1:00pm. The department phone numner is 760-355-6348



Career Opportunities, Working Conditions, and Pay

Nurses work in all types of settings where there is a need for health care in the community, cities, and rural areas locally and globally, such as hospitals, community agencies, ambulatory care, home health care, nursing homes, occupational health, schools, public health clinics and physician and cosmetic offices, veterans organizations, and government agencies. Starting hourly pay can begin at approximately $24 to $27 per hour depending on location and type of agency.








Staff Login Form

Please use the first part of your IVC Email (e.g. joe.smith) and your Email Password to login. If you are a student, please use the Student Portal to login.