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Health Sciences

Nursing, Registered

Associates Degree in Nursing - Registered Nursing

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PLEASE NOTE: The following information is subject to change. Please bookmark this site and refer to it frequently for updates. Please read its contents carefully as you plan your application to the Program.

The Registered Nursing Program will accept applications online:
September 7, 2017 through September 29, 2017

The beginning and ending dates of this application period are firm and no exceptions will be made for any reason.

Application instructions can be found through the links below.

Answers to questions about the Registered Nursing Program can be found online below, by attending a Nursing Information Workshop, by email to registered.nurse@solano.edu, or by meeting with an SCC Counselor.
Application Process
  1. Please read the full details of the application process here
  2. Please have the following information on hand:
    • Unofficial transcripts
    • Solano Student ID Number
    • Nursing Pre-Major and General Education Requirement Check Sheet (obtained from Counselor)
    • Proof of high school graduation or equivalent
    • Copy of your TEAS test results
  3. Access the link to the application HERE and create your “Submittables” account in order to proceed. Follow the instructions carefully. Please note that questions 1 through 7 will assist you as a checklist to ensure that all the required documentation is complete.

The Registered Nursing Program at Solano Community College is a 2-year Associate Degree Program fully approved by the California State Board of Registered Nursing and is subject to its regulations regarding the education and training of nurses. Successful completion of the program qualifies the student to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse. The practice of nursing requires knowledge of the biological, behavioral, and physical sciences, as well as knowledge of, and the ability to speak, to read, and to write the English language proficiently. This program follows the policy of non-discrimination set forth by the Governing Board of Solano Community College.

AS Degree
• Nursing, Registered

LVN to RN Program

Attention Prosepective LVN to RN Applicants

Effective June 12, 2017, and until further notice, the Solano Community College Registered Nursing Program will suspend accepting new applications for the LVN to RN Program. See link below for additional information.

For additional information: Contact the School of Health Sciences Office at (707) 864-7108 or by email @ janet.schwartz@solano.edu.

The LVN to RN Program at Solano Community College provides an opportunity for qualified licensed vocational nurses to be admitted with advanced placement into the Registered Nursing program. This program is designed to prepare technically competent nurses for service in the community. The curriculum includes study in general education, biophysical and social science courses. Principles derived from academic study are applied to the practice of nursing. The nursing major is comprised of lecture-discussion classes on campus and client care laboratory experience in agencies within the community. Nursing preparation includes the care of adults and children in medical, surgical, psychiatric and community settings. This program is accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

AS Degree Job-Direct Program
• Nursing - Career Mobility • Certified Nursing Assistant
• Emergency Medical Technician I

Certified Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide

Attention Prospective Certified Nursing Assistant Students

The School of Health Sciences will be accepting applications for the Spring 2018 course in Certified Nursing Assistant (NURS 103) in the division office, Room 805B (Bldg. 800), from November 16, 2017 through December 14, 2017. Students will be cleared to register for the course, which begins January 15, 2018, on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED BASIS ONLY.

Interested students are required to attend one of two information meetings on the Main Campus in Fairfield: Thursday, November 16, 2017, from 9:00 am to 1100 am in Room 704 OR from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in Room 706. Applications will be available at those meetings.

Please see the links below for information about the courses and the application process. Please read and be prepared to follow the steps in the Student Application Checklist.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please refer to the link for Parking for detailed information about parking on campus. Visitors to campus who will be staying longer than 30 minutes must buy a PERMIT, or risk getting a ticket.

For additional information about the Certified Nursing Assistant program, please email janet.schwartz@solano.edu or myra.karbgo@solano.edu

Kinesiology

Kinesiology for Transfer

Successful completion of the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer degree prepares students to transfer into the CSU system and work in the sub-fields of Kinesiology. Students will learn about human functioning during sport and exercise, how exercise science and biomechanics is integrated into exercise program development, and observation and assessment of human performance.

AS-T Degree
• Kinesiology for Transfer

Sports Medicine/Fitness Science – (Transfer)

Designed to allow students to transfer into baccalaureate programs in Physical Education or related areas with a Sports Medicine emphasis. The broad field of Sports Medicine/Fitness Science includes post-baccalaureate employment opportunities in teaching, athletic training, physical therapy, sports rehabilitation, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor learning, sports orthopedics, sports podiatry, sports psychology, cardiac rehabilitation, EKG technician, and fitness technician.

AS Degree Job-Direct Program
• Sports Medicine/Fitness Science – (Transfer) • Fitness Professional Job-Direct Certificate