Apply to the Program

 

Thank you for your interest in Nursing at Danville Community College! Program applications for fall 2017 are now closed. Notification will be posted on this site for fall 2018 applications.

Before being admitted into the program, an applicant must have a high school diploma or GED. All applicants must have completed prerequisites with a grade of “C” or higher. 

Prerequisites for the RN Program:

·       ENG 111, BIO 231, BIO 232 and MTH 126.

·       Cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

·       The recommended benchmark for our admissions test is the 50th percentile in each section as well as the overall without going under 50th percentile for each section.

Prerequisites for the PN Program:

·       ENG 111, BIO 141, BIO 142, and MTH 126.

·       Cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher

·      The recommended benchmark for our admissions test is the 50th percentile in each section as well as the overall without going under 50th   percentile for each section.

For both programs:

·         Completed physical and required immunizations.

·         Current American Heart Association BLS CPR for healthcare professionals.

·         Cleared background check to include criminal acts, academic honor code and/or behavior violations.

·         Cleared drug screen.

***Due to limited seats, all applicants are not guaranteed acceptance into the program even if all prerequisites have been met.

 

***Certain criminal convictions may prevent licensure as a nurse or certification as a nurse aide in Virginia.  Criminal convictions may also prohibit employment in certain health care settings.  Students convicted of any felony or any misdemeanor involving moral turpitude/barrier crimes do not qualify for the Nursing Program at DCC.  The clinical facilities will not allow students to complete clinical hours and students will not be able to meet the Virginia Board of nursing requirements of direct clinical hours, nor meet the credit requirement for graduation.  Any student entering the program who has committed illegal offenses other than minor traffic violations should discuss these matters with the program head for clarification.

 

 

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