Cuesta College Nursing & Allied Health Division

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

 

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  San Luis Obispo Campus Office (805) 546-3119

 North County Campus Office (805) 591-6200 ext. 4426   Campus Maps and Driving Directions

VISITORS PLEASE NOTE:  Parking permits are required WHENEVER CLASSES ARE IN SESSION
They
can be purchased for $2 at ticket machine in any parking lot

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NEW DEGREE AT CUESTA!
PRE-NURSING Associate in Science

Click on the link above to view the Pre-Nursing degree requirements. This degree can also provide a pathway into other health-science careers.  See a counselor for more information: Call (805) 546-3138 to make an appointment or to inquire about walk-in counseling hours. 

                 Paramedic  Program           

APPLY NOW!

Cuesta College Paramedic Program Applications
(
August 2016 admission) accepted online now through July 1st, 2016 at 4:00 pm.

Go to Paramedic Program Admissions for eligibility* and prerequisite information and to access the application.
 

*Students who do not meet the 1,000 hour work experience requirement are encouraged to contact the Paramedic Program Director, Jeremiah Glass, for advising jeremiah_glass@cuesta.edu.

        Psychiatric Technician Program   

APPLY NOW!

Psych Tech Program Applications
(January 2017 admission) accepted online
now through September 9th, 2016 at 3:00 pm

Go to Psych Tech Program Admissions
for eligibility and prerequisite information and to access the online application.

Informational meetings  8/2/16 and 8/4/16 at:
 Department of State Hospitals -  Atascadero
Main Lobby, 10333 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA

For questions, please contact the Department of State Hospitals- Atascadero

Phone:  805-468-3175      Fax:   805-468-2285

email: ashptprogram@dsh.ca.gov

                   RN Program                   

RN program applications are accepted once a year in October, for admission in August.

Steps for Interested Applicants:

1. READ the RN Program FAQ

(currently being updated, check back soon)
 

2. REVIEW the RN Application Point Criteria

3. ATTEND an RN Program Information Session and read the RN Information Session Powerpoint NOTES.pdf

4. REVIEW the 2016 RN Program Application Instructions for August 2017 Admission.  (Print and complete a Work Experience form and Proficiency in Foreign Language form, to submit with your online application, if applicable).

5. GO TO the RN Program Admissions webpage and read information there. (The online application will be posted there beginning October 1, 2016).

6CALL the Counseling Department at 805-546-3138 (San Luis Obispo Campus) or 805-591-6241 (North County Campus) for questions about pre-requisites, course planning, priority registration and/or to have coursework completed at other schools evaluated for equivalency.

                     LVN Program                

Applications to the LVN program are accepted in January for admission in August.

For general information about the LVN program please go to LVN Admissions or call the North County Campus Nursing and Allied Health office at (805) 591-6200 ext. 4426.

For questions about  program eligibility, pre-requisite planning, submitting transcripts, or to have coursework evaluated for equivalency contact the Counseling Department at 805-546-3138 (San Luis Obispo Campus) or 805-591-6241 (North County Campus).

    Nursing Information Sessions    

  • RN Information Sessions
    Fall 2016:     Monday, 9/12/16
    Spring 2017: Monday, 3/20/17
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
    Location:  Rm 2402 (SLO Campus)
    RN Spring 2016 POWER POINT NOTES

     

  • AP LVN to RN Information Session*
    Fall 2016:     Monday, 9/26/16
    Spring 2017: Monday, 3/27/17
    Time: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
    Location:  Rm 2402 (SLO Campus)

    LVN to RN Spring 2016 POWER POINT NOTES

  • LVN Information Sessions
    Fall 2016:      Thursday, 10/13/16
    Spring 2017: Thursday, 3/16/17
    Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm
    Location:  Rm N2407 (North County Campus)
    LVN Spring 2016 POWER POINT NOTES


  • *NOTE:  Attendance at an LVN to RN information session is MANDATORY in order to be eligible to apply in June for 2nd semester RN program admission.

                     Counseling Information         

Counseling Dept Homepage

PRE-RN & PRE-LVN Course Equivalency form

PROGRAMS AND COURSES OFFERED:

NURSING:
Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)

Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN)

Registered Nursing (RN)

ALLIED HEALTH:
  
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)  

Medical Assisting

Paramedic

Phlebotomy

Psychiatric Technician