- Next VN application period – March 1-29, 2019
- Effective immediately, 2.5 Minimum GPA in BIOL 200 and 202 or BIOL 204 and 206, BIOL 220 Effective immediately, 2.5 Minimum GPA in AHP 100, PSY 101, and ENG 101 and PSY 204
Information sessions for the nursing program are the student's first step in the preparation process toward nursing at IVC. These are extremely valuable in guiding and preparing the student to apply for RN and LVN.
Time & Room
Students 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 and must be evaluated before applying.Completion of courses with a minimum 2.5 GPA meets eligibility to apply. Completion of Co-requisite PSY 204, Developmental Psychology (Lifespan) with a C or higher prior to applying is strongly recommended. Students may apply with coursework in progress, however, students who have fulfilled the prerequisite courses will have priority if there are more applications 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|
|*BIOL 220||General Microbiology|
|AHP 100||Medical Terminology|
|PSY 204||Developmental Psych-Lifespan|
*There are prerequisites to these courses – students should refer to the BIOL course descriptions in the College Catalog.
A random selection of applicants will be made by a Nursing Program Selection's Committee and a total of 24 applicants will be invited to join an LVN Class. Results are sent to applicants by email 30 to 45 days after the last day of the deadline period. If admitted, the following clearances will be necessary:
- Background Check and Drug Screen
- Physical exam
- TB Screen
- Immunizations (2-step MMR, Tdap, Hepatitis B, Varicella, and Influenza [during flu season])
- BLS Card from American Heart Association
Costs include three (3) semesters of nursing classes and run approximately $4,025 to $4,400. This includes tuition, parking, student representation fees, uniform and accessories, lab fees, physical exam and immunizations, background check and drug screen, CPR, textbooks and materials, and the licensure application (NCLEX PN).