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Nursing

High Demand and Diverse Career Track

Nursing

High Demand and Diverse Career Track

Nursing

High Demand and Diverse Career Track
Nursing

TEAS offered at Skagit Valley College

TEAS is currently being offered remotely and available 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on the 2022 dates below. Please visit the ATI website to register.

Remote TEAS

  • Feb. 11
  • March 25
  • April 22
  • May 6
  • June 10, 24

In-Person TEAS*

  • Jan. 24
  • Feb. 14
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 16
  • June 13, 20

*In-person Testing with limited seats available due to COVID social distancing requirements. Mask will be required while on campus and during the entire test. All persons coming to SVC campuses are required to check-in before arriving to campus. Visit the Safety, Security and Parking homepage for instructions.

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The Nursing program at Skagit Valley College is designed to prepare you for a lifelong career in nursing practice. Nursing is one of the most diverse and exciting careers in today’s healthcare field. Nurses are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, extended care centers, home health care agencies, physicians’ offices, mental health facilities, and corrections.

Nursing requires strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, focused concentration when performing a task, attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, and extensive knowledge of the sciences.

The Nursing program at Skagit Valley College is designed to prepare you for a lifelong career in nursing practice. Nursing is one of the most diverse and exciting careers in today’s healthcare field. Nurses are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, extended care centers, home health care agencies, physicians’ offices, mental health facilities, and corrections.

Nursing requires strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, focused concentration when performing a task, attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, and extensive knowledge of the sciences.

Program Options

The Nursing program at Skagit Valley College is designed to prepare you for a lifelong career in nursing practice. Nursing is one of the most diverse and exciting careers in today’s healthcare field. Nurses are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, extended care centers, home health care agencies, physicians’ offices, mental health facilities, and corrections.

Nursing requires strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, focused concentration when performing a task, attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, and extensive knowledge of the sciences.

Program Courses

Certificate Options

Important Information for Students Seeking Admission

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Nursing Admissions Application
(Includes To-Do Checklist)

 

Admissions Point Score
(Prerequisite Courses Listed Here)

 

Work Verification Form

RN & LPN-RN Due Dates

Each cohort entry requires a separate application.

Due to COVID-19 and the campus closures, we will be requiring all RN Applications be mailed in to SVC’s Mount Vernon Campus. Due dates remain in effect; postmark must be by 5:00 p.m. of due date.

Winter 2022 Full-Time RN, Whidbey Island Campus (No LPN-RN)

  • Application to SVC, if not already a student or have not attended in over a year, completed by September 10, 2021. Please choose what applies to you.
    1. If a student has submitted an application and never attended SVC, they must resubmit after one year;
    2. If a student has attended SVC within the last two years (8 quarters), they do not need to resubmit an application;
    3. If it has been more than two years since last attending SVC, they need to submit a new application.
  • Transcript Evaluation Request Form(s) for all non-SVC courses to be submitted by September 17, 2021All prerequisite courses must be completed and on your transcript by this date.
  • Last day to take TEAS: October 8, 2021
  • Nursing Application packet due October 15, 2021, by 5 p.m. If you are mailing your application, it must be postmarked by 5 p.m. on October 15, 2021.
  • Notifications mailed by November 17, 2021
  • Classes begin early January 2022.

Spring 2022 Full-Time RN, Mount Vernon Campus (No LPN-RN)

  • Application to SVC, if not already a student or have not attended in over a year, completed by November 26, 2021. Please choose what applies to you.
    1. If a student has submitted an application and never attended SVC, they must resubmit after one year;
    2. If a student has attended SVC within the last two years (8 quarters), they do not need to resubmit an application;
    3. If it has been more than two years since last attending SVC, they need to submit a new application.
  • Transcript Evaluation Request Form(s) for all non-SVC courses to be submitted by December 3, 2021All prerequisite courses must be completed and on your transcript by this date.
    • If you need to take a class(es) in Fall 2021 to be eligible for Spring 2022 entry, take them at SVC so it will not need to be transferred in. Fall courses needing to be transferred in will miss the deadline.
  • Last day to take TEAS: January 14, 2022
  • Nursing Application packet due January 19, 2022, by 5 p.m. If you are mailing your application, it must be postmarked by 5 p.m. on January 19, 2022.
  • Notifications mailed out by February 11, 2022.
  • Classes begin early April 2022.

Fall 2022 Full-Time RN Mount Vernon Campus

  • Application to SVC, if not already a student or have not attended in over a year, completed by May 20, 2022. Please choose what applies to you.
    1. If a student has submitted an application and never attended SVC, they must resubmit after one year;
    2. If a student has attended SVC within the last two years (8 quarters), they do not need to resubmit an application;
    3. If it has been more than two years since last attending SVC, they need to submit a new application.
  • Transcript Evaluation Request Form(s) for all non-SVC courses to be submitted by May 27, 2022.
    If you need to take a class(es) in spring 2022 to be eligible for fall 2022 entry, take it at SVC so it will not need to be transferred in. Spring courses needing to be transferred in will miss the deadline.
  • Last day to take TEAS: June 24, 2022.
  • Nursing Application packet due June 27, 2022, by 5 p.m. If you are mailing your application, it must be postmarked by 5 p.m. on June 27, 2022.
  • Notifications mailed by July 15, 2022
  • Mandatory intake will be in August 2022.

SVC has not determined that the Nursing curriculum meets educational requirements for licensure/certification outside of Washington State. Students who plan to work in locations outside of Washington should check local state licensure and certification requirements.

TEAS offered at Skagit Valley College

TEAS is currently being offered remotely and available 8 am – 12 pm on the dates below. Please visit the ATI website to register.

Remote TEAS

  • May 21
  • June 4, 18, 25
  • July 8, 22
  • August 5, 19

In-Person TEAS*

  • June 21
  • July 19
  • August 2, 16, 30

*In-person Testing with limited seats available due to COVID social distancing requirements. Mask will be required while on campus and during the entire test. All persons coming to SVC campuses are required to check-in before arriving to campus. Visit the Safety, Security and Parking homepage for instructions.

Nursing Advising Sessions

These sessions are for students currently taking pre-nursing classes either at SVC or at another institution and for students wishing to gather information about nursing school, either at a community college or a four-year institution.

Online (via Zoom)

  • April 19 – 9:30–10:30 am
  • May 6 – 4–5 pm
  • May 17 – 9:30–10:30 am
  • June 3 – 4–5 pm
  • June 14 – 9:30–10:30 am
  • June 24 – 4–5 pm
  • June 28 – 9:30–10:30 am

Zoom meeting ID: 555 430 7982
Passcode: nursing

Nursing students working with the simulation model
Nursing Teacher
Nursing student setting up a plasma bag
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