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Standard College Response to the Coronavirus
Standard College Staff Contact Information

Staff will be working remotely. The Standard College office will continue to operate during its normal business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Staff will be available to address any questions and provide support via telephone or email, with email being preferred as it provides for the most expedient response.

 

 

 

 

Prospective Students

  • Click here to learn more about the Practical Nursing Program admission process.
  • Click here to learn more about the LPN to RN Transition Program admission process.

Current Students

  • Click here to learn more about Standard College’s remote instruction for current students.
  • Click here to learn more about Standard College’s response to the coronavirus.

Admission Requirements/Process

Practical Nursing Program

Admission Requirements

In order to be considered for admission into Standard College’s Practical Nursing program, applicants must meet the following requirements by the program deadline:

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age.
  2. Complete the Practical Nursing Program Online Application and submit it along with the non-refundable $75 application fee.
  3. Submit three (3) references on Standard College’s online application including:
    1. One (1) work reference
    2. Two (2) character references not related to the applicant.
  4. Provide evidence of high school completion by submission of an official high school transcript, GED Certificate, Evaluation Report or College level credits transcripts.
  5. Demonstrate a passing score on the Entrance Test.
  6. Attend an admission interview.
  7. Attend the mandatory orientation.

After Admission

  1. Students must provide evidence of a physical examination completed by a licensed physician, physician’s assistant, or nurse practitioner prior to clinical, including but not limited to:
    1. A negative TB skin test or chest x-ray.
    2. A current immunization schedule [MMR, DPT, Tetanus] with completed Hepatitis B vaccine series.
    3. A statement by the healthcare provider that the applicant has the physical and emotional healthy to complete the requirements of this program.
  2. Demonstrate a satisfactory Criminal Background Check and Drug Test completed prior to clinical.
  3. Demonstrate that no finding has been entered into a state nurse aide registry or by any other professional licensing body concerning abuse, neglect, exploitation, mistreatment of residents or misappropriation of property.
  4. Maintain a current AHA CPR Certification for Health Care Provider for entire duration of the program.

The basis for admission into the Practical Nursing program does not include advanced standing, experiential learning requirements, or the transfer of credits.

If a student makes false or misleading statements in connection with his/her admission’s application, and/or the financial aid application, the application may be rejected. If the misrepresentation is discovered after the student has enrolled in the program, the offer of admission will ordinarily be rescinded, the course credits and grades will be revoked, and the student will be required to leave the school. 

Admission Process

  1. Complete the Practical Nursing Program Online Application and submit it along with the non-refundable $75 application fee.
  2. Take and pass the Entrance Exam.
  3. Submit three (3) references on Standard College’s online application including:
    1. One (1) supervisory work reference
    2. Two (2) character references from persons not related to the applicant
  4. Attend an admission interview with the admissions coordinator.
  5. Complete and return the Enrollment Form by the appropriate deadline.
  6. Attend the mandatory orientation.

Practical Nursing Program Requirements

  1. Timely provide the required health documents, including the physical examination, current immunization schedule, and health care provider statement.
  2. Timely complete the Criminal Background Check and Drug Test for purposes of participating in the Clinical placement.
  3. Demonstrate that no finding has been entered into a state nurse aide registry or by any other professional licensing body concerning abuse, neglect, exploitation, mistreatment of residents or misappropriation of property.
  4. Maintain a current AHA CPR Certification for Health Care Provider for entire duration of the program.
  5. Timely finalize the registration process by submitting the required financial documents and/or tuition payments.

Standard College reserves the right to deny a student admission into the program if information has been found from the Criminal Background Check, Drug Test or a professional licensing body that would bar the student from completing the Clinical Placement.

The Clinical site placement is a mandatory component of the program. Students shall comply with the reasonable and lawful requirements of the Clinical site’s policies and procedures. Non-compliance or partial compliance with any such requirement may result in an immediate denial of access to the Clinical site. Standard College may dismiss the student from the program, if the College determines that further participation by the student at a Clinical site is no longer appropriate on the basis of Standard College’s policies and procedures and/or the Clinical site’s policies and procedures.

Standard College offers educational programs, and not employment.

Information Brochure

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Practical Nursing Program Brochure