Cuesta College Nursing & Allied Health Division

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

 

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  San Luis Obispo Campus - (805) 546-3119

  Paso Robles Campus (805) 591-6200 ext. 4426   Campus Maps and Driving Directions

VISITORS PLEASE NOTE: 

Parking permits are required and can be purchased for $2 at a ticket machine in  any parking lot

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                      Paramedic Program          

APPLY NOW!

Applications to the Cuesta College Paramedic Program for Fall 2015 admission are currently being accepted.

Click on the links below for the application and general program information:

Paramedic Program Application

Paramedic Program Information

For additional information, contact Heather Tucker, Paramedic Program Director, at 805-546-3100 ext. 2707 or Lisa Wearda, Director of Allied Health at 805-546-3100 ext. 2798.

                 Psych Tech Program        

APPLY NOW!

Applications to the Psychiatric Technician  Program are currently being accepted for September 2015 admission. Please click on the links below:

Psych Tech Program Application
Deadline to apply is May 8, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Program Information and Eligibility

Assessment Testing Information

Important Dates/Random Draw Summer 2015

Financial Aid Flyer

General Program Flyer

For additional program information:

1.  Read:  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

2.  Read:  What Are Psychiatric Technicians?

3.  Attend: Program Information Meeting

Meeting dates are:

Tue. April 7, 2015:  6:00pm - 8:00 pm

Fri.  April 10, 2015: 10:00am - 12:00 pm

Location: Dept. of State Hospitals - Atascadero

For questions about this program, contact Jenny Grant at the Psych Tech Program office at the Department of State Hospitals-Atascadero:

Phone: 805-468-3175

Fax: 805-468-2285

email: ashptprogram@ash.dsh.ca.gov

                    RN Program                 

Applications to the RN program are accepted once a year in October, for admission the following August.  Please check back next fall for updates on applying for fall 2016 admission.

STEPS FOR INTERESTED APPLICANTS

1. Read the RN Information Powerpoint, the RN Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), and the TEAS FAQ

2. Review the RN Multi-Criteria Point Allocation table (effective for Fall 2015 admission)

3. Attend a Pre-RN Group Advising Session.  You will leave this session with a personalized Student Education Plan (SEP) to guide you on what prerequisites you need to take and when.  Click here for dates and information

4. Attend a RN Information Session  (held once every fall and spring) for a more detailed understanding of the requirements and expectations of the Cuesta College RN program. 

5.  Call the Counseling Department at 805-546-3138 to make an appointment to have any remaining questions answered and have any coursework completed at other schools evaluated for equivalency.

        Nursing Information Sessions    

Nursing Information Sessions are offered every fall and spring semester.  These sessions provide an overview of program requirements, prerequisite coursework and the application process. Spring 2015 dates are below.

Powerpoint note pages will be posted in this section one week before each information session takes place.  Please print and bring with you for reference and note-taking.  Parking permits are required; purchase for $2 at ticket machines in parking lots.

LVN  INFORMATION SESSION

DATE: Wed. April 1, 2015

TIME:  4:30 pm to 6:30pm

LOCATION: Room N2407, Paso Robles Campus

SPRING 2015 LVN POWERPOINT NOTES

 

RN INFORMATION SESSION

DATE:  Thu. April 2, 2015

TIME:   6:00pm - 8:00pm

LOCATION:  Room 2509, SLO Campus

SPRING 2015 RN POWERPOINT NOTES

 

AP LVN to RN INFORMATION SESSION

DATE:  Fall TBD

TIME:   TBD
LOCATION:  TBD

SPRING 2015 AP LVN to RN POWERPOINT NOTES

IMPORTANT!  Applications to the Advanced Placement LVN to RN program for January 2016 entry (2ND semester of the RN program) will only be provided to those who have attended one of the following MANDATORY Information Session dates:   4/17/13, 9/19/13, 3/13/14, 10/16/14, or 3/12/15

                             LVN Program              

Applications to the LVN Program are accepted in January for admission the following August.  If there are more eligible applicants than seats in the program, a computerized random draw will be used to select the class. Applicants who applied in January 2015 will be notified of their admission status on March 13, 2015 by email to their my.cuesta.edu email account.

Click here for general LVN Program information

    Fall 2014 Nursing Information Sessions 

LVN to RN FALL 2014 POWERPOINT PAGES

RN FALL 2014 POWERPOINT PAGES

LVN FALL 2014 POWERPOINT PAGES

                    Counseling Information        

Counseling Dept Homepage

Pre-RN Priority Registration Policy

PRE-RN & PRE-LVN Course Equivalency form

 

PROGRAMS AND COURSES OFFERED:

     NURSING:                                         ALLIED HEALTH:

     Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)         Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)

     Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN)    Medical Assisting

     Registered Nursing (RN)                    Paramedic

                                                              Phlebotomy

                        Psychiatric Technician