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

  Faculty & Staff                                                   Current Students

  Cuesta College Accreditation                       Prospective Students

   

              Announcements           

                             LVN Program              

APPLY NOW!

Applications to the LVN Program for Fall 2015 admission are being accepted January 1 - 31, 2015. 

LVN Program Application for Fall 2015 entry.

Applications are accepted by mail postmarked between January 1 - 31, 2015 ONLY!  Read the application for complete details and information.  No early, late or incomplete applications will be accepted! 

Click here for general LVN Program information.

                      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 located at the Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero 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 details, click the above link.

If you have any questions about the Psych Tech program please contact Jenny Grant at the Psychiatric Technician 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 SessionYou 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 the program requirements, pre-requisite coursework and the application process. Spring 2015 dates are below:

Spring 2015 Nursing Information Sessions

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

LVN to RN INFORMATION SESSION

DATE:  Thu. March 12, 2015

TIME:   6:00pm - 8:00pm

LOCATION:  Room 2509, SLO Campus

IMPORTANT!  Attendance at a recent LVN to RN Information Session is MANDATORY in order to receive an application.

 

LVN  INFORMATION SESSION

DATE: Wed. April 1, 2015

TIME:  4:30 pm to 6:30pm

LOCATION: Room N2407, Paso Robles Campus

 

RN INFORMATION SESSION

DATE:  Thu. April 2, 2015

TIME:   6:00pm - 8:00pm

LOCATION:  Room 2509, SLO Campus

 

    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