Nursing (AAS)

Nursing, AAS

Central Arizona College’s Registered Nursing Program prepares students for the medical workforce or to complete further education to specialize in clinical practice, teaching, or administration.

Program Information

About Nursing Program

Our mission is:

  • ·Teaching safe, evidenced-based practice
  • ·Reaching out to a culturally diverse population within our community
  • ·Understanding trends in nursing education and health care dynamics
  • ·Empowering student learning through the use of innovation and technology

The program course sequence begins for new students each Fall and Spring semester. Class size is limited, making entrance into the CAC Nursing Program highly competitive. Those interested in additional information or an application to the program can attend a Nursing Information Session.

APPLICATION AND ADMISSION INFORMATION

Application and Advising Process:

  1. Attend a Nursing Information Session to obtain an application, which is held monthly (except summer).
  2. Meet with an Advisor and develop a Master Academic Plan (MAP); signed by an Advisor. (Bring to advising meeting unofficial copies of all your transcripts.)
  3. Send official transcripts to Central Arizona College’s registrar.
  4. Take HESI entrance exams at a Central Arizona College’s testing center .
  5. Meet all criteria: GPA 2.75; BIO201/202 taken within the last 5 years; Pass HESI exam, AZ LPN or LNA; Eligibility to register for ENG101 and MAT141.

Turn Application Packet in by Deadline:

  1. Application Points Form
  2. MAP – signed by an Advisor
  3. HESI exam taken at Central Arizona College
  4. LNA or LPN proof
  5. Unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended (including Central Arizona College)
  6. Bring packet to W110 at SPC campus, mail certified,  or email application to nursing@centralaz.edu

Past student have used study resource: HESI A2 Practice Exam app

Deadlines:

  1. February 1, 6:00 pm for Fall term
  2. June 10, 6:00 pm for Spring term
  3. If the dates above fall on Friday or the weekend, the deadline date would be the following Monday

September 28th, 2022 Nursing Information Session

Nursing Director Puleo is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Nursing Information Session.   Students who attend a ZOOM session will have an opportunity to request an application be emailed to them after the session.

Topic:  Nursing Information Session Zoom Meeting w/ LPN to RN Bridge Session

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/97696218497  No registration or sign up necessary. 

Meeting ID: 976 9621 8497

October 24th, 2022 Nursing Information Session

Nursing Director Puleo is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Nursing Information Session.   Students who attend a ZOOM session will have an opportunity to request an application be emailed to them after the session.

Topic:  Nursing Information Session Zoom Meeting w/ LPN to RN Bridge Session

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94770877551  No registration or sign up necessary. 

Meeting ID: 947 7087 7551

November 21st, 2022 Nursing Information Session

Nursing Director Puleo is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Nursing Information Session.   Students who attend a ZOOM session will have an opportunity to request an application be emailed to them after the session.

Topic:  Nursing Information Session Zoom Meeting w/ LPN to RN Bridge Session

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94969495121  No registration or sign up necessary. 

Meeting ID: 949 6949 5121

December 15th, 2022 Nursing Information Session

Nursing Director Puleo is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom Nursing Information Session.   Students who attend a ZOOM session will have an opportunity to request an application be emailed to them after the session.

Topic:  Nursing Information Session Zoom Meeting w/ LPN to RN Bridge Session

Time: 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Meeting Link: https://zoom.us/j/94325656653  No registration or sign up necessary. 

Meeting ID: 943 2565 6653

Nursing Student Handbook