Cuesta College Nursing & Allied Health Division

SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT

 

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  San Luis Obispo Campus - (805) 546-3119

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                      Paramedic Program         

APPLY NOW!

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

  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 at the Department of State Hospitals - Atascadero are being accepted for May 2015 admission.

 Deadline to apply is January 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Psych Tech Program Application

Random Draw Important Dates

Program Eligibility and Information

Assessment Testing Information

Financial Aid Flyer

General Program Flyer

For more information:

1.  Read:  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

2.  Read:  What Are Psychiatric Technicians?

3.  Attend a Program Information Meeting

     - Tues Dec 9, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00 pm

     - Thurs Dec 11, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

If you have any questions, 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

                             LVN Program              

The application for Fall 2015 entry is

available to view and print here.

 

Please note that applications will be accepted 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.

                    RN Program                 

Applications to the RN program are accepted once a year in October for admission the following August.  The application period for admission in fall 2015 has ended.  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 program 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.

RN INFORMATION SESSION

Date:   Spring 2015 Semester TBD

CLICK HERE FOR THE FALL 2014 POWERPOINT

 

LVN to RN INFORMATION SESSION

Date:   Spring 2015 Semester TBD

CLICK HERE FOR THE FALL 2014 POWERPOINT

NOTE: Attendance at the spring 2015 meeting, or one of the meetings held on 10/16/14, 3/13/14,  9/19/13 or 4/17/13 is MANDATORY in order to apply  in June 2015.
IMPORTANT!  Beginning with the June 2015 application, applicants will also be required to complete all Associate Degree coursework before admission into the program. 

LVN  INFORMATION SESSION

Date:   Spring 2015 Semester TBD

CLICK HERE FOR THE FALL 2014 POWERPOINT

                    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