Nursing

Welcome to LMC Nursing 

 

Mission of the LMC Nursing Department:

To provide quality education and individualized instruction to maximize each student’s potential and foster a commitment to the nursing profession.

Since 1974, when LMC opened its doors, the Nursing Program and its graduates have been highly regarded in the health care community.

Fall 2019 LMC RN & LVN-RN Transition Applicant Selection Process

The Phase I results for the top scoring 80 first year RN program candidates and the top scoring 20 LVN-RN Transition candidates for the fall 2019 RN Program will be posted online only by Student ID Number via this webpage at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday May 30, 2019.

Beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday May 30, 2019, the Phase II notifications will be sent via InSite e-mail only to the top 80 first year RN candidates and the top 20 LVN-RN Transition candidates. Please review the deadline in the Phase II notification, as your response is typically due within 72 hours.

Phase II: TEAS VI

Please note, Los Medanos College Nursing Programs only accepts your first TEAS VI Score. You must have a minimum cut score of 62% or higher to qualify for admission. If your first TEAS VI score does not meet the minimum cut score, you may be offered a one year remediation program. Please refer to the 2019 RN Applicant Handbook for more information on TEAS VI and the remediation program. 

If you have already taken the TEAS VI and recieve a Phase II notification e-mail: Instructions for submitting your official TEAS VI transcript will be included in the e-mail. 

If you have not taken TEAS VI and recieve a Phase II notification e-mail: LMC will be offering the TEAS VI exam on Wednesday June 12th at 3:00 p.m. (If you are a verified DSP&S or DSS student you will test in the DSP&S Testing Center at 12:00 noon) in the Core, Level Two Computer Lab. Further information will be included in the Phase II notification e-mail.

Final Selection Results (After Phase II)

Following the completion of Phase II (TEAS Results), conditional acceptance admission and alternate e-mail notifications will be sent via InSite e-mail only by 5:00 p.m. on Monday June 17, 2019.

If you receive a conditional acceptance or alternate notification, please review the deadline indicated in the e-mail, as your response is typically due via e-mail within 72 hours

 

 

Fall 2019 LMC LVN Applicant Selection Process

The results of the random selection process for entry into the fall 2019 LVN Program will be posted online only by Student ID Number via this webpage at 5:00 p.m. Monday June 17, 2019. Beginning at 5:00 p.m. on June 17, 2019 conditional acceptance and alternate e-mail notifications will be sent via InSite e-mail only

If you receive a conditional acceptance or alternate notification, please review the deadline indicated in the e-mail, as your response is typically due via e-mail within 72 hours.

Steps to Prepare for Applying to an LMC Nursing Program

Review the information contained in the Nursing Applicant Handbook.
Register for the Nursing Career Seminar - RNURS 1 — It is an advisory course not mandatory. This one-day class will provide you with information about nursing in general and the LMC Nursing Programs. You will also have an opportunity to meet students presently in the programs.
After reading this web site and the Applicant Handbook, make an appointment with an LMC counselor at (925) 473-7449 for assistance in selecting courses.

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Our Programs

Happy nursing studentsWe offer two Nursing Programs: The Vocational Nursing Program and the Registered Nursing Program, which includes an LVN to RN option.

The programs offer an integrated curriculum, which prepares the graduates for the challenges in today’s nursing. 

Graduates completing the Registered Nursing Program will receive an Associate In Science Degree in Nursing and qualify to take the State Board Examination (NCLEX-RN)* for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

The RN Program requires two academic years beyond completion of the prerequisite courses 

The LVN to RN Transition requires successful completion of prerequisites and the third and fourth semesters of the RN Program.

Graduates completing the Vocational Nursing Program will receive a Certificate and qualify to take the State Board Examination (NCLEX-PN)** for licensure as a vocational nurse (LVN). The Vocational Nursing Program requires three semesters.

*The Registered Nursing Program is designed to provide the education necessary for licensure eligibility and practice as a Registered Nurse (RN).  You can view the Board of Registered Nursing NCLEX Pass Rates for Los Medanos College at: http://www.rn.ca.gov/education/passrates.shtml

**The Vocational Nursing program is designed to provide the education necessary for licensure eligibility and practice as a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN).  You can view the Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians NCLEX/PN Pass Rates for Los Medanos College at: http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/pdf/vn_pass_rates.pdf

Accreditation Information

The Los Medanos College Registered Nursing ADN Program is accredited through the State of California Board of Registered Nursing.

The Los Medanos College Vocational Nursing Program is accredited through the State of California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians.