Emergency Medical Services - Philpott Hall Room 126 Kari Whitney, EMS Coordinator (276)656-0328 Advising by Appointment.:
Nursing/Health Careers - Philpott Hall room 109 you can receive advising for Associate Degree Nursing, RN - BSN, Practical Nursing, Therapeutic Massage, Health Science Certificate (Pre-Allied Health Careers), Nurse Aide, & Pharmacy Technician. Please come to the nursing office to see Susan Selman, Health Career Advisor, (276-656-0282) or Amy Webster, Program Head for Nursing & Health Sciences (276-656-0248) for advising &/or registration for classes
For RN-BSN Information at area colleges & universities ( RN-BSN links Sept 2014). This handout provides links to the RN-BSN webpages for each listed school.
RN Application Period: Monday, Sept 29th - Friday, Oct 3rd Applications are accepted this week ONLY. All applicants will receive letters notifying them of their status and HESI pre-admission testing dates by approximately Friday, October 17th. HESI testing is tentatively scheduled for the last week in October.
HESI Math Review: Oct. 21 from 4-5:15 p.m. in West Hall, Room 127
HESI Chemistry Review: Oct 22 from 5-6:00 p.m. in West Hall, Room 127
ADVISING HOURS (Open advising hours do not require an appointment)
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Patrick Henry Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300 Henrico, VA 23233; (404) 975--5000.
Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3342 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, Georgia 30326
NURSING & EMS APPLICATION PERIODS
Admission to core nursing classes and the EMS-Paramedic is by application. Applications are accepted during the published application times ONLY. See below for more information.
- EMS/Paramedic - Application period ended May 31, 2014. Classes began in August 2014. For information about the application process or for questions about the application, please contact Kari Whitney, EMS Program Director Office: (276)656-0328 Fax: (276)656-0261
- RN - The Fall semester application period is now closed. The next application period will be March 9 - 13, 2015 for the class that will begin in August 2015. Reminder: There is no waiting list - applicants who were not accepted during the last application period will need to re-apply if they are still interested.
- LPN - RN Transition The next application period for LPN's interested in applying to the RN program will be October 2015 for the class that will begin in January 2016. Interested LPN's need to have completed the pre-requisites for the RN program at the time of application & have the following general education courses completed prior to starting the program in August 2014: ENG 111, BIO 231, PSY 230, & SDV 108. Please contact the nursing office for more information.
- LPN: Main Campus - The next application period for admission to the Practical Nursing program on the main PHCC campus will be held February 23 - February 27, 2015. Applicants who meet the pre-requisites (see FAQ's for PN) & pass the pre-admission test will start classes in August 2015 & graduate in December 2016.
It is very important for all students who are interested in a Nursing, EMS, or a Health Science Career to see one of our advisors for assistance in planning their academic course sequence each semester.
Prior to coming in for advising, please follow the steps listed below:
Apply to be a student @ PHCC - free and on-line* (*If not currently enrolled)
Take the College Placement Test* (*If a student has not had previous college level math and/or english)
Have official transcripts from any college attended (including all VCCS schools other than PHCC) sent to the Office of Admissions & Records located in the Walker Building
If interested in applying for financial aid, students will need to contact the Financial Aid Office .
Students interested in the RN or the LPN program should bring a copy of their High School transcript with them when they meet with an advisor.
#1 - Students interested in the RN program need to understand that BIO 231/232 is a graduation requirement & does NOT satisfy the two pre-requisite sciences (Biology & Chemistry) necessary for admission to the program. Biology & Chemistry must be completed with a grade of "C" or better at the time of application. Students are encouraged to bring their high school transcript to the nursing office PRIOR to enrolling in BIO 231.
#2 - Students interested in the Practical Nursing Certificate program need to understand that NAS 150 is a graduation requirement & does NOT satisfy the pre-requisite science necessary for admission to the program.
BOTH THE Associate Degree Nursing (RN) and Practical Nursing (LPN) Certificate require a pre-admission test as part of the admission requirements. This test is administered once or twice a year after application periods specific to each program.
NCLEX-RN Pass Rates
NCLEX-PN Pass Rates
NCLEX-RN & NCLEX-PN Pass Rates are calculated based on the graduate's first testing attempt & reflect the previous semester enrollment.
Health Science Information Links
Transition LPN to RN Advising Spreadsheet
LPN - RN Frequently Asked Questions
Nurse Aide Frequently Asked Questions
Nurse Aide Information Package
Nurse Aide Training
Nursing Career Descriptions
Practical Nursing PN Frequently Asked Questions
RN program; RN Brochure
RN Frequently Asked Questions
Therapeutic Massage The core massage classes are taught in a 3 semester sequence. The new cycle will begin Fall semester 2015.
Online Resources for Career Information: these websites include information about many different career fields.
Generally, you can expect the web content maintained by reputable professional organizations to be reliable. Weddle’s Professional Association Directory provides links to professional associations organized by industry and career field. Professional association websites usually have a career information section or resources for students.
Accounting: Ronald Carter
Accounting Information Systems: Nancy Phillips
Administration of Justice and Criminal Justice: Pauline Satterfield
Administrative Support Tech./Clerical Studies/Office Assisting: Julie Meador
African American Studies: Roderick Neal and Sharon Gilbert
Agribusiness/Horticulture/Viticulture: John Ayers
Appalachian Studies: Phyllis Fleming
Automotive Technology/Automotive Engine Technology: Ed Anthony
Bookkeeping: Ronad Carter
Business Administration: Toby Deal and Ronald Carter
Computer Aided Drafting & Design Tech. (CADD): Lloyd Cannaday
Computer Service Technician: Frank Tatum
Culinary Arts / Culinary and Hospitality Mgt.: Bob Koester
Customer Support Specialist: Sandra Forrest and Tracy Fields
Developmental Studies: Carol Ford, Jandy Sharpe, Bronte Miller, David Dillard, Kelly Profitt, Joyce Divens-Moore, Michelle Zollars
Early Childhood Ed./Education Assisting/Early Childhood Inst./School Age Child Care: Susan Christian
Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic, Emergency Medical Technician- Basic, Intermediate, Paramedic: Amy Webster
Entrepreneurial Studies: Toby Deal
Game Design and Development: Marti Philips
Gender Studies: Cheryl Joyce and Sharon Gilbert
General Business/International Business/E-Commerce Mgt./Entreneurship/Management: Toby Deal
General Engineering Technologies: Jason Lackowicz and Mark Huntress
General Studies/General Education: Bronte Miller, David Dillard, Michelle Zollars, Terry Young, Phyllis Fleming, Eric-Gene Shrewsbury, Shawn McAvoy, Gayle Wade, Angela Wright
Graphic Communications: Gerry Bannan
Health Sciences/Practical Nursing: Amy Webster
Human Services: Sharon Gilbert and Cheryl Joyce
HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration) /Building Trades: Mike Bryant
Industrial Controls/Industrial Maintenance Electronics: Rich Wilcox
Industrial Electronics Tech.: Rich Wilcox
Information Technology/Information Systems Technology: Marti Phillips
International Business: Toby Deal
Internet Services: Frank Tatum
Internet Webmaster: Tracy Fields and Frank Tatum
Legal Assisting : Julie Meador
Management/Management Assistant: Toby Deal
Manufacturing Technician: Rhonda Hodges
Medical Transcription/Medical Office: Julie Meador
Microcomputer Literacy: Sandra Forrest
Motorsports Management: Ed Anthony
Motorsports Technology: Lou LaRosa and Talmage Thomas
Motorsports Engine Technology: Lou LaRosa
Motorsports Fabrication & Setup Tech.: Talmage Thomas
Nursing: Amy Webster
Nurse Aide Training: Joe Gravely
Pharmacy Technician: Amy Webster and Sue Carol Carr
Recreation, Parks & Leisure Studies: Terry Young
Residential/Commercial/Industrial Electrician: Rich Wilcox
Science: Matthew Dittler, Brett Dooley, Kelly Proffitt and Jason Worley
Small Business Management: Toby Deal
Supervision: Toby Deal
Teacher Education Prep.: Joyce Staples, Tammy Forbes, Christopher Wikstrom, and Jan Sharpe
Theatre Arts: Gerry Bannan and Dan Spaugh
Therapeutic Massage: Amy Webster and Sue Carol Carr
Visual Arts/Art Studies: Gerry Bannan
Welding/Industrial Welding: Dwight Bower
Wellness: Sue Carol Carr