Applications are currently being accepted for the Class of 2017 (January, 2016 start date). The deadline date for applications for the Class of 2017 (starting January, 2016) is July 17, 2015.

 

Classes will start in January 2016, approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The curriculum is a 16-month nursing program (60 weeks of instruction with mid-term, summer, and winter breaks), requiring 4 prerequisite college credit* courses prior to entry for a total of 24 months.

 

To be considered for January, 2016 admission, all prerequisites need to be successfully completed (with a grade of “C” or better) by a date to be determined. An official transcript showing proof of completion must be received by the Washington Health System School of Nursing prior to the start of orientation to begin enrollment in 2016.

 

*Prerequisite college credits include: Human Anatomy (or Anatomy and Physiology I), Human Physiology (or Anatomy and Physiology II), English Composition, and Human Growth and Development. NOTE: All science credits (Anatomy, Physiology) must have been complete within the past five years.

 

The admission procedure includes the ATI TEAS examination with a minimum Academic Preparedness Level of Proficiency with a score of greater than or equal to 65% being required. If the ATI TEAS is taken a second time the higher score will be considered. You will also be required to schedule a time to complete a brief essay composition at the Washington Health System School of Nursing.

 

Applications are also currently being accepted for the Class of 2017 (September, 2016 start date). The deadline for applications and receipt of final transcripts to be determined.

 

*CLASS OF 2017 (Starting January, 2016)*
A change in the admission procedure will include a ranking of all applicants for the Class of 2017 (classes starting in January, 2016) with attention to the ATI TEAS score.  A new minimum score will be required.  If the ATI TEAS is taken a second time the higher score will be considered.  More information on these changes will be posted at a later date.

Washington Health System School of Nursing

Washington Health System School of Nursing presently provides a 24-month nursing program of study (32 months including pre-requisite courses) leading to a diploma. Beginning in April, 2015, the program will decrease to a 16-month nursing program of study (24 months including pre-requisite courses) leading to a diploma. The school is fully approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

 

Founded in 1897, the school proudly claims over 4,000 alumni and a reputation for a quality nursing program. Beginning in April 2015, students accepted into the nursing program will have completed 4 prerequisite college courses in general education, arts, and sciences. From this foundation, students will apply the knowledge acquired in their nursing courses.

 

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Washington Health System School of Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

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Atlanta, Georgia 30326
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Web: www.acenursing.org
Email: info@acenursing.org

 
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