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  • General

    Welcome to ACC's

    Nursing Advising Center

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    The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the life span in a variety of settings. Coursework includes content related to the individual, the healthcare system and nursing. Course content relates to the nurse's role that is characterized by evidence-based clinical practice in the provision of client care. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse.

    ACC's Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is a selective admissions program. Students applying for Nursing Program admission are classified as Pre-Nursing Students until they have met the admission requirements and are officially admitted into the Nursing curriculum. Enrollment is limited. Ranking review is required in order to be considered for admission. Applicants are  ranked according to Admission Points, Composite GPA, and Application Date. The exact number of students accepted into the ADN program depends upon the number of available spaces.

    ACC's Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) is also a selective admissions program. Students applying for Nursing Program admission are classified as Pre-Nursing Students until they have met the admission requirements and are officially admitted into the Nursing curriculum. Enrollment is limited. Ranking review is required in order to be considered for admission. The exact number of students accepted into the ADN program depends upon the number of available spaces.

    ALL Applicants Must Have Completed The Following Minimum Requirements: 

    1. Completed an Application and/or Change of Major form indicating Pre-Nursing as their Major of Study.
    2. Submitted all official high school and college transcripts.
    3. Attended a Mandatory Information Session. For information about the next available session, please call Student Success at 336-506-4270.  
    4. Met the Minimum Admission Requirements listed on the Fall 2017 New Pre-Nursing Student Checklist and submitted your updated checklist on or before January 31, 2017.
    5. Taken the ATI TEAS Test and submitted scores on or before 01-31-17. More information can be found in the 2017 Fall Day New Pre-Nursing Program Information Packet located below.


  • ATI TEAS TEST

    ATI TEAS TEST  

    All students seeking admission to the Nursing Program must take an assessment exam called the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) prior to the Nursing Program application deadline. ATI TEAS test results will be accepted if scores meet ACC’s minimum requirements. Official scores must be no more than two years old. For information about ATI TEAS scores and ranking points for Alamance Community College, please refer to the New Pre-Nursing Student Checklist provided in Moodle. The test may be taken up to two times per calendar year, with the highest score being accepted.

    The ATI TEAS test offered at ACC is limited to currently enrolled ACC students. The entire registration process is handled through ATI. To register and pay for the test, go to www.atitesting.com.  See below for additional important ATI TEAS information.

    ATI TEAS Testing Accommodations at Alamance Community College

    Individuals requesting testing accommodations for the ATI TEAS Entrance Exam must complete ACC’s Disability Services Accommodation Request form and submit the form, along with supporting documentation which explains the current impact and functional limitations of the disability. The form and documentation guidelines are located on the college’s website under Disability Services. Disability Services is located in Student Success on the first floor in the Wallace Gee building.

    Please allow Disability Services at least 10-15 business days before the scheduled ATI TEAS exam for review and an eligibility determination. Individuals will be contacted via letter through their ACCess email account regarding eligibility for requested accommodations. Disability Services will confirm with the Placement Testing Coordinator approval of reasonable accommodations. 

    If you have questions about the request process, please contact the Coordinator of Special Needs & Counseling Services at: monica.isbell@alamancecc.edu or 336-506-4130.