Info for Nursing and Allied Health Applicants

Information for Nursing and Allied Health Applicants

NVCC's Nursing and Allied Health programs are selective admissions programs with special requirements. Learn about them and how to apply below.

Choose a selective admissions program.

Each program has unique requirements and application periods.  Please pay close attention to what is needed to apply for your specific program.

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CT Community College Nursing Program

CT Community College Nursing Program

Fall 2020 application period: 11/1/2019 - 2/1/2020

Apply to NVCC and the Nursing program

CT-CCNP is an Associate in Science Degree Nursing Program offered at five Connecticut Community Colleges: Capital, Gateway, Naugatuck Valley, Northwestern, Norwalk, and Three Rivers.

CT-CCNP graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and can apply for licensure through the Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing. Go to ct.edu/academics/nursing for more information. The CT-CCNP is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) located at 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; P: 404-975-5000, www.acenursing.org.


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Nursing Program Application and Admission Requirements

CT-CCNP Application Process:

All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to NVCC's Admissions Office during the application period of November 1 - February 1.

  1.  Apply to the community college you would most like to attend (college of choice) by the application  deadline. Applicants must meet admission and transfer requirements of the “College of Choice”.
  2.  Apply to Connecticut Community College Nursing Program (CT-CCNP) online application.

Please be sure to thoroughly read the admissions requirements prior to applying.

Apply to NVCC and the CT-CCNP program


CT-CCNP Admission Requirements:

  • SAT I Math score of 550 or higher; OR ACT Math test score of 22 or higher; OR Accuplacer score above Connecticut Community College MAT*136 or 137; OR Connecticut Community College MAT*136 or 137, or equivalent or higher level, with grade of C or higher, completed prior to application deadline of February 1.
  • Computer literacy – Passing score on the NVCC computer proficiency test OR completion of Connecticut Community College CSA*105 or CSC*101, or equivalent, with grade of C or higher, completed prior to application deadline of February 1.
  • Connecticut Community College ENG*101, English Composition, or equivalent, with grade of C or higher, completed prior to application deadline of February 1.
  • One year of high school Chemistry with a lab OR Connecticut Community College CHE*111, or equivalent, with grade of C or higher, completed within five (5) years prior+ to application deadline of February 1.
  • Connecticut Community College BIO*211, Anatomy and Physiology I, or equivalent, with grade of C+ or higher, completed within five (5) years prior+ to application deadline of February 1.
  • Connecticut Community College BIO*212, Anatomy and Physiology II, or equivalent, with grade of C+ or higher, completed within five (5) years prior+ to application deadline of February 1 or completed during the spring semester prior to fall semester nursing enrollment.
  • 2.7 Nursing GPA – Based only on the college courses with grades that meet the nursing admission and nursing program curriculum requirements. The Nursing GPA is a calculation specific to CT-CCNP applicants and may differ from the college GPA. (Please note: if an applicant is using a course from a Fresh Start semester to meet a nursing admission or program curriculum requirement, that course will count in the calculation of the applicant’s Nursing GPA.)
  • ATI-TEAS – Adjusted Individual Total Score of 53.3% or higher on test taken by the application deadline of February 1. Scores are valid from November 1, 2016 to February 1, 2020. Applicants may retest multiple times. Go to www.atitesting.com for test information.

+ “Five (5) years prior” is defined as having completed the course between December 2014 and February 1, 2020.

Nursing Curriculum and Additional Information

Curriculum

Clinical learning experiences are planned as an integral part of the nursing courses and are held at a variety of healthcare settings. Assignment of clinical sites is at the discretion of the nursing faculty. Some clinical learning sites require students to undergo a background check for felony convictions. Students who do not pass the background check may be excluded from the clinical site and may not be able to meet the competencies required for the program.

NOTE: The nursing program of study is in the process of revision for students starting fall 2018. Nursing courses may change. However, general education courses in the program will remain the same.

Competency or Program Requirement Course Number and Title Required Credits
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS    
Critical Analysis and Logical Thinking/Written Communication ENG*H101 Composition 3
Scientific Knowledge ◊ BIO*H211 Anatomy and Physiology I1 4
Scientific Reasoning ◊ BIO*H212 Anatomy and Physiology II1 4
FIRST SEMESTER (fall)    
Program Requirement NUR*H120 Nursing in Health & Illness 9
Program Requirement BIO*H235 Microbiology1 4
Program Requirement PSY*H111 General Psychology1 3
SECOND SEMESTER (spring)    
Social Phenomena SOC*H101 Principles of Sociology1 3
Program Requirement NUR*H125 Family in Health & Illness 8
Program Requirement PSY*H201 Life Span Development1 3
THIRD SEMESTER (fall)    
Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication ENG*H102 Literature and Composition or 200 level English per college specific requirement 3
Program Requirement NUR*H220 Nursing in Health & Illness III 9
FOURTH SEMESTER (spring)    
Directed Elective Choose any NVCC oral communication competency course 3
Program Requirement NUR*H225 Nursing in Health & Illness IV 8
Program Requirement NUR*H226 Transition to Professional Nursing 1

Total Credits: 65

Any given course may only be used to satisfy one of the competency areas even if it is listed under more than one.

1There may be a prerequisite course that must be successfully completed prior to taking the course.

*NVCC requires all students to complete a Continuing Learning & Information Literacy/Ethical Dimensions competency course prior to graduation. Nursing Credits:
Classroom - one contact hour = 1 credit
Clinical - three contact hours = 1 credit

Non-Nursing courses may be taken in the semester indicated above or they may be taken earlier. All non-nursing courses listed above require a minimum grade of C with the exception of BIO*H211 and BIO*H212 for which a C+ is required.

Nursing courses must be taken in the stated sequence.

◊ At least one Scientific Knowledge and Understanding OR Scientific Reasoning course must have a lab component. Admission and program requirements subject to change for subsequent academic years.

  1. Integrate the principles of the natural, physical, social, biological, and behavioral sciences, and nursing theory to provide holistic care to individuals, families, and groups across the wellness-illness continuum.
  2. Integrate the nursing process as a critical thinking skill for decision making in nursing practice.
  3. Provide safe and competent care to individuals, families, and groups grounded in evidenced-based practice, quantitative competencies, and technological proficiency.
  4. Integrate effective communication skills through professional interactions with individuals, families, groups and the health care team.
  5. Create an environment where therapeutic interventions reflect a respect for human dignity.
  6. Collaborate as a member of a multidisciplinary health team.
  7. Integrate accountability and responsibility for practice within the legal and ethical standards of the nursing profession.
  8. Function in the professional role utilizing current standards of nursing practice.

Information for Applicants with an LPN License, Internal CT-CCNP Transfers or External Transfers

Click for more information on these special application scenarios:

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Physcial Therapist Assistant Program

Physcial Therapist Assistant Program

Spring 2021 application period: 4/1/20-6/1/20

Apply to NVCC and the PTA program

The Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) begins each January for the spring semester.

The PTA program leads to an Associate in Science degree. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to submit an application for state licensure as a physical therapist assistant.

The PTA program at Naugatuck Valley Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org; website:www.capteonline.org.


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PTA  Application Process:

All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to NVCC's Admissions Office by the application period deadline.

  1. Apply to NVCC.
  2. Submit your PTA application.

Please be sure to thoroughly read the admissions requirements prior to applying.

    Apply to NVCC and the PTA program


    PTA Admission Requirements:

    All requirements must be completed PRIOR to the application deadline of June 1, 2019.

    • Mathematics elective higher level than MAT* H136/H137 (Intermediate Algebra) with grade of C+ or higher, completed within five (5) years prior+ to entering PTA Program. (MAT 167 or 172 recommended)
    • BIO* H211, Anatomy and Physiology I, or equivalent, with grade of C+ or higher, completed within five (5) years prior+ to entering PTA Program.
    • ENG* H101, English Composition, or equivalent, with grade of C or higher completed.
    • PSY* H111 General Psychology general education elective, with grade of C or higher.
    • 2.7 PTA GPA – Based only on the college courses with grades that meet the PTA admission and PTA program curriculum requirements, which have been completed by the application deadline. The PTA GPA is a calculation specific to PTA applicants and may differ from your college GPA.
    • ATI TEAS (nursing or allied health version) with Adjusted Individual Total Score of  60% or higher completed by the application deadline.  Test scores will be valid for three (3) years and must be taken between  6/1/16 and 6/1/19. Go to www.atitesting.com for testing schedules and registration information.  A study manual for the test is available at www.atitesting.com.  Applicants can take this test multiple times. Note: Official scores must be submitted by the deadline.
    • Documented volunteer/observational experience totaling a minimum of 10 hours in each of an out-patient and an in-patient physical therapy setting (minimum 20 hours total).
      Applicants should understand and agree with the PTA Program Technical Standards which explains expectations of performance of common physical therapy functions.
    • Recommended that all applicants attend a PTA Program Information Session. Refer to website for additional information.
    • You should also understand and agree with the PTA Program Technical Standards, which explain our expectations of your performance of common physical therapy functions.

    Note: Applicants will be considered stronger candidates for admission if they have earned a Bachelor’s degree and/or completed all general education courses in the PTA curriculum with a minimum of a C (C+ for Anatomy & Physiology II within the last 5 years) at the time of application.

    + “Five (5) years prior” is defined as having completed the course during Spring semester 2015 or later.



    PTA Curriculum

    Note: This is proposed curriculum beginning January 2018 that is pending approval. If proposed curriculum is not approved, students will also have to take an Historical Knowledge course and an Oral Communications course, bringing the total credits to 69.

    Admission Requirements
    BIO* H211+   Anatomy & Physiology I:  4 credits
    ENG* H101+  English Composition:  3 credits
    Elective+ Mathematics (higher level than MAT* H136/H137):  3 credits
    PSY* H111+   General Psychology:  3 credits
    Total:  13 credits

    First Semester (Spring)
    PTA* H120 Introduction to Physical Therapy:  3 credits
    PTA* H125 PT for Function:  4 credits
    PTA* H130 Functional Anatomy/Kinesiology:  3 credits
    BIO* H212+   Anatomy & Physiology II:  4 credits
    Total:  14 credits

    Second Semester (Fall)
    PTA* H145 Physical Agents in Physical Therapy:  3 credits
    PTA* H150 PT Interventions I:  4 credits
    PTA* H155 Pathophysiology:  3 credits 
    Elective+ Written Communication (ENG 102 or ENG 200):  3 credits
    Total:  13 credits

    Third Semester (Spring)
    PTA* H250 PT Interventions II:  3 credits
    PTA* H253 Neuropathology:  3 credits
    PTA* H258 PTA in the Healthcare Arena/ICE:  2 credits
    Elective+ Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication:  3 credits
    Total:  11 credits

    Fourth Semester (Fall)
    PTA* H260 PTA* H262 Physical Therapy Seminar:  2 credits
    PTA Internship II:  5 credits

    PTA* H265 PTA Internship III:  5 credits

    Total: 12 credits


    General Education Credits:  23 credits
    PTA Credits:  40 credits
    Total Program Credits:  63 credits
    + There may be a prerequisite course that must be successfully completed prior to taking the course.

    Note: PTA courses must be taken in the designated sequence. General Education courses must be completed in the semester indicated below or may be completed earlier with minimum grades of C. BIO* H211, BIO* H212, and Mathematics elective require minimum grades of C+ and must be completed within five (5) years prior to entering the PTA program.

    Some admission and/or program requirements may be met through AP (Advanced Placement) exams, CLEP (College Level Examination Program) exams, and/or institutional credit-by-exam tests. PTA program application process, admission requirements, and/or curriculum may change without notice.
    Background Check/Drug Screening Requirement: All accepted students will be required to undergo a background check, including fingerprinting, for felony convictions and a drug screening. A positive drug screen will prevent a student from enrolling in the program. Those with a positive background check may be excluded from clinical sites and may not be able to meet the competencies required for the program. Clinical learning is held at a variety of healthcare sites throughout Connecticut (CT) and these   clinical sites are assigned at the discretion of the PTA faculty.

    Clinical Education Experiences: The NVCC PTA Program offers clinical education experiences throughout CT. Students may be required to travel over seventy-five (75) minutes to their experiences. Students are required to provide their own transportation, living expenses (as necessary), and any other expenses while on clinical education experiences.




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    Radiologic Technology Program

    Radiologic Technology Program

    Fall 2020 application period: 10/1/2019 at 12 noon - 1/15/2020

    Apply to NVCC and the Radiologic Technology program

    The Radiologic Technology Program is an Associate in Science Degree Program that prepares the graduate to be a technical assistant to the radiologist, a physician who specializes in the use of X-rays and radioactive isotopes.

    Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Registry Examination.

    The Radiologic Technology Program is approved by the Board of Governors for Higher Education and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Il. 60606. (312) 704-5300. www.jrcert.org



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    Radiologic Technology Application Process:

    All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to NVCC's Admissions Office by the application period deadline.

    1. Apply to NVCC.
    2. Submit your Radiologic Technology Program application.

    Please be sure to thoroughly read the admissions requirements prior to applying.

    Apply to NVCC and the Radiologic Technology program


    Radiologic Technology Admission Requirements:

    PREREQUISITES: Proof of having met or exceeded the following prerequisites prior to the application deadline of January 15. If applicable, copy of high school transcript and/or official college transcripts for credits earned outside NVCC must be provided by the deadline. Official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges/universities are required, regardless of age of transcripts or applicability to the Radiologic Technology program.

    • MATH: Minimum of having completed, within the last 5 years*, high school algebra II with a grade of “C” or better AND a placement or SAT/ACT score above intermediate algebra; or MAT*H136 or MAT*H137 or college level equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
    • BIOLOGY: Minimum of having completed high school or college level Biology with a lab, or equivalent, within the last 5 years* with a grade of “C” or better.
    • SCIENCE: Completion of an additional high school or college level science within the last 5 years* with a grade of “C” or better.
    • ENGLISH: Minimum of having completed developmental English (ENG*H063, ENG*H096, or equivalent); or Accuplacer placement test results recommending ENG*H101; or SAT/ACT results for either Reading or Writing at or above the score for placement into ENG*H101 English Composition.
      TRANSCRIPTS (if applicable): Official final college transcripts from all previous colleges attended regardless of age or applicability to the program.  This includes courses taken in high school that also earned college credits. Transcripts that include “in-progress” grades will need to be re-submitted with final grades once coursework is completed, and by the application deadline.
    • GPA: Minimum 2.5 GPA Radiologic Technology GPA.
    • INFORMATION SESSION: Consideration for admission requires all qualified applicants to attend a mandatory program information session. In late February/early March, applicants who have met the minimum admission requirements will be contacted via their college assigned email address to schedule attendance at a session. The deadline to register for, and attendance at an information session is strictly enforced.
    • MEDICAL EXAMINATION. If accepted to the program, a report by a physician (within 3 months of beginning the program) that describes the physical and emotional health of the applicant.
    • TECHNICAL STANDARDS: Demonstrated ability to perform the skills needed to be a radiographer as outlined in the program’s Technical Standards (provided during the mandatory information session noted above).

    * "within the last five (5) years” is defined as having completed the courses in the Fall 2015 or later

    NOTE: Applicants who are enrolled in and plan to complete prerequisites during the winter may apply. Applicants who are enrolled in and successfully complete prerequisites during the spring semester may also apply, but will only be considered after all other eligible candidates have accepted or declined their position.


    The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) requirements

    A previous criminal conviction may eliminate a student from sitting for the certification examination. A previous criminal record includes, but may not be restricted to misdemeanor drug possession charges, DUI, felony convictions, military court martia and proceedings where a plea of nolo contender was entered. Individuals may contact the ARRT at (615) 687-0048 privately for clarification of their eligibility status. ARRT. certification is required to obtain a radiographer’s license in Connecticut and many other states.

    Additionally, a clinical affiliate may/will perform a criminal background check prior to attending assignments in their facility. Any student that is not allowed to attend a clinical assignment as a result of a criminal background check is no longer eligible for admission into the Radiologic Technology Program.

    Radiologic Technology Curriculum

    The Radiologic Technology program prepares individuals for employment as a radiologic technologist in hospitals, medical offices, clinics, and public health institutions.

    Non-Radiologic Technology courses can be taken before a student has been accepted into or is enrolled in the program in any sequence and providing the prerequisites have been met. Radiologic Technology courses must be taken in the prescribed sequence and can only be taken once an applicant has been accepted into the program.

    A minimum grade of “C” is required in all courses related to radiology and science courses. The faculty in the Radiologic Technology Program reserves the right to require withdrawal of a student from the Radiologic Technology Program whose clinical performance is unsatisfactory. Upon successful completion of all program requirements, students are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Registry Examination. A minimum of sixty-eight (68) semester hours is required for graduation.

    Clinical practicum is conducted in hospitals, offices, and imaging centers. It is necessary for the student to have adequate transportation.

    Course Number

    Course Title

    Credits

    Prerequisite

    BIO*H211…

    Anatomy & Physiology I

    4

    BIO*H105 or BIO*H115 or equivalent

    BIO*H212…

    Anatomy &Physiology II

    4

    BIO*H211, Anatomy &Physiology I

    COM*H100

    Introduction to Communication

    3

    Eligibility for ENG*H101, Composition

    CSA*H105……

    Introductionto Software Applications……

    3

    ENG*H101

    Composition

    3

    Eligibility for ENG*H101, Composition

    Historical Knowledge & Understanding Elective

    History Elective (HIS 101,102, 201 or 202)

    3

    Eligibility for ENG*H101, Composition

    Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication Elective

    ENG*H102

    3

    ENG*H101

    PHY*H110…

    Introduction to Physics

    4

    MAT*H095 or equivalent

    PSY*H111

    General Psychology I

    3

    Eligibility for ENG*H101, Composition

    PSY*H201

    Lifespan Development

    3

    PSY*H111, General Psychology

    First Semester Radiologic Technology (Fall)

    RAD*H112

    Orientation to Radiology

    3

    RAD*H197

    Clinical Practice I

    2

    Second Semester Radiologic Technology (Spring)

    RAD*H113

    Rad.Physics/Radiographic Quality I

    3

    RAD*H198

    Clinical Practice II

    2

    Third Semester Radiologic Technology (Summer)

    RAD*H114

    Contrast Media Procedures/Radiographic Quality II

    3

    RAD*H199

    Clinical Practice III

    2

    Fourth Semester Radiologic Technology (Fall)

    RAD*H200

    Rad.Physics/Diagnostic Imaging Modalities

    3

    RAD*H222

    Radiobiology and Protection

    3

    RAD*H297

    Clinical Practice IV

    3

    Fifth Semester Radiologic Technology (Spring)

    RAD*H215

    Radiographic Pathology

    3

    RAD*H298

    Clinical Practice V

    3

    Sixth Semester Radiologic Technology (Summer)

    RAD*H217

    Seminar in Radiology (A CaseStudy Approach)

    3

    RAD*H299

    Clinical Practice VI

    2

    Total Credit Hours

    68

    … Must be taken within 5 years from the start of the program.

    …… CSC*H101 Introduction to Computers is an acceptable substitute for CSA*H105



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    Respiratory Care Program

    Respiratory Care Program

    Fall 2020 application period: 10/1/2019 at 12 noon - 1/15/2020

    Apply to NVCC and the Respiratory Care program

    The Respiratory Care Program is an Associate in Science degree program that prepares the graduate to work in many settings including hospitals, home care, sales or sleep laboratories. 

    The Naugatuck Valley Community College Respiratory Care Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Respiratory Care, 1248 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021-4244. (817) 283-2835. Refer to COARC program#200460 when visiting the website. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the Therapist Multiple Choice and ClinicalSimulation examinations provided by the National Board of Respiratory Care. Graduates who successfully pass the NBRC TherapistMultiple Choice Exam can apply for a Respiratory Care Practitioner license through the Connecticut Department of Public Health.


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    Respiratory Care Application Process:

    All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to NVCC's Admissions Office by the application period deadline.

    1. Apply to NVCC.
    2. Submit your Respiratory Care application.

    Please be sure to thoroughly read the admissions requirements prior to applying.

      Apply to NVCC and the Respiratory Care program


      Respiratory Care Admission Requirements:

      PREREQUISITES: Proof of having met or exceeded the following prerequisites prior to the application deadline. Applicants who are enrolled in prerequisites during the spring semester may also apply, but will only be considered after all other eligible candidates have accepted or declined their position. If applicable, copy of high school transcript and/or official college transcripts for credits earned outside NVCC must be provided by the application period deadline:

      • MATH:Minimum of having completed, within the last 5 years*, high school algebra II with a grade of “C” or better AND a placement or SAT/ACT score above intermediate algebra; or MAT*H136 or MAT*H137 or college level equivalent with a grade of “C” or better.
      • BIOLOGY: BIO 105, BIO 115, BIO 121 or equivalent completed within the last 5 years* with a grade of “C” or better.
      • ENGLISH: Minimum of having completed developmental English with a grade of “C” or better (ENG*H063, ENG*H096, or equivalent); or Accuplacer placement test results recommending ENG*H101; or SAT/ACT results for either Reading or Writing at or above the score for placement into ENG*H101 English Composition.

      GPA: Minimum 2.5 GPA based only on the college courses that meet the Respiratory Care Admission and program curriculum requirements.

      INFORMATION SESSION: Consideration for admission requires  all qualified applicants to attend a mandatory program information session. In late February/early March, applicants will be contacted via their college assigned email address to schedule attendance at a session. The deadline to register for, and attendance at an information session is strictly enforced.

      CLINICAL JOB SHADOW:  A clinical job shadow is strongly recommended.  Click here for the job shadow form.  Contact the program director for more information on how to schedule a shadow.

      * ”within the last five (5) years” is defined as having completed the courses in the Fall of 2015 or later.

      NOTE: Applicants who are enrolled in and plan to complete prerequisites during the winter may apply. Applicants who are  enrolled in and successfully complete prerequisites during the spring semester may also apply, but will only be considered after all other eligible candidates have accepted or declined their position.

      Respiratory Care Curriculum

      Once students have begun the Respiratory Care program, a minimum grade of “C” is required in all respiratory courses to progress to the next semester. BIO*H211 and BIO*H212 must be completed with a “C” or better before a student can progress to the second year of the program.

      Respiratory courses must be taken in the designated sequence. Non-respiratory courses can be taken prior to being in the program and in any sequence providing prerequisites have been met. Students must achieve a “C” or better in all required courses including science, and general education courses.

      Course Number

      Course Title

      Credits

      Prerequisite

      BIO*H211…

      Anatomy &Physiology I

      4

      BIO*H105 or BIO*H115 or equivalent

      BIO*H212…

      Anatomy &Physiology II

      4

      BIO*H211, Anatomy &Physiology I

      CHE*H111……

      Concepts of Chemistry

      4

      MAT*H137 or equivalent

      COM*H100

      Introduction to Communication

      3

      Eligibility for ENG*H101, Composition

      ENG*H101

      Composition

      3

      Eligibility for ENG*H101, Composition

      ENG*H102 or ENG*H200

      Literature & Composition or Advanced Composition

      3

      ENG*H101

      Elective

      Aesthetic Dimensions/Written Communication

      3

      See college catalog for prerequisites

      Elective

      Historical Knowledge & Understanding

      3

      See college catalog for prerequisites

      PSY*H111

      General Psychology I

      3

      Eligibility for ENG*H101, Composition

      First Semester Respiratory Care (Fall)

      RSP*H112

      Fundamentals of Respiratory Care

      4

      RSP*H121

      Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology

      3

      Second Semester Respiratory Care(Spring)

      RSP*H131

      Applied Pharmacology

      3

      RSP*H141

      Principles of Respiratory Care

      4

      RSP*H180

      Clinical Practicum

      1

      Third Semester Respiratory Care (Summer)

      RSP*H151

      Cardiopulmonary Pathophysiology

      3

      RSP*H181

      Clinical Practicum II

      2

      Fourth Semester Respiratory Care (Fall)

      RSP*H270

      Hemodynamic and Critical Care Monitoring

      3

      RSP*H262

      Advanced Principles of Respiratory Care

      4

      RSP*H281

      Advanced Clinical Practicum

      2

      Fifth Semester Respiratory Care (Spring)

      RSP*H271

      Pulmonary and Cardiovascular Diagnostics

      2

      RSP*H291

      Perinatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care

      2

      RSP*H201

      FutureTrends

      2

      RSP*H282

      Advanced Clinical Practicum II

      2

      Total Credit Hours

      67

      Clinical learning experiences are held at a variety of healthcare settings. Assignment of clinical sites is at the discretion of the Director of Clinical Education. Once admitted to the program, students are required to undergo a criminal background check and drug screen. Students who do not pass the background check may be excluded from clinical practice and may not meet the competencies required for the program.

      Must be taken within 5 years from the start of the program.
      Must be taken within 8 years from the start of the program.


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