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 Nursing 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, and have successfully met the admission criteria. The RN Program is a full-time, 2-year program, and after successful completion, students are eligible for the Associate of Science degree in Registered Nursing from IVC and the national licensure examination called the NCLEX RN. Application periods are in March (1-31) and September (1-30) of each year. Nursing Classes are scheduled throughout the week and in the evening depending on the level of the student. The IVC ADRN Program is fully accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
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Nursing Information Sessions
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Prospective Nursing Students
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.
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