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What will you do as a nursing student?

As a nursing student, you will be directly involved with the care of individuals, families, and communities promoting health, preventing illness, and providing care during times of illness and crisis. You may:

  • Watch in awe as a new life enters this world.
  • Assist a child to self-administer lifesaving injections of insulin.
  • Support a teenager during times of emotional crisis.
  • Help a young couple during the adjustment to the responsibilities of parenthood.
  • Provide care for a patient and family experiencing life-altering illness.
  • Comfort a family after the death of a beloved grandfather.

All of these activities involve critical thinking, empathy and professionalism.

Within your first semester you will:

  • Assist patients with activities of daily living such as bathing, eating, toileting, and walking.
  • Assess a patient’s temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure and level of pain.
  • Administer medication and perform highly technical skills.
  • Monitor and evaluate patient responses to medications, nursing treatments, and medical procedures.
  • Teach patients methods to maintain or restore their health.
  • Use critical thinking in the clinical setting to provide care based upon current medical and nursing research.

 

Nursing Program Criteria Fall 2015

The Nursing program has a limited number of seats. Therefore, a selective admissions process is administered based on the following criteria (click image to view):

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The Fall 2015 deadline for health technology applications and all official documents is January 30, 2015.

Important Information: Student accident/health insurance is no longer offered by the college. All students admitted to any Health Technology program will need health insurance. Students will find information regarding the purchase of insurance coverage through the link below: http://www.state.nj.us/dobi/division_insurance/ihcseh/shop_ihc.htm

 

Information Session 

All students interested in applying for Fall 2015 should attend a one-hour Information Session. During this session, you will meet with an Admissions Representative to review the Application Checklist and Program Criteria for our Nursing Program.

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