MISSION STATEMENT: Southwestern Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program serves a diverse community of students and provides educational preparation for the graduate in the role of a Registered Nurse and as a professional member of the healthcare community. The Nursing Program provides educational opportunities that enable our students to progress from a novice level of expertise to a graduate level of expertise in nursing skills, clinical reasoning, and theoretical preparation. The program promotes personal enrichment, community service and transfer for advanced nursing educational opportunities. The Nursing Program promotes student learning and success by committing to a continuous improvement plan which includes assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The program celebrates successes as our students progress in the program, in their advanced degrees and as key members of the Nursing profession.
FALL Office Hours:
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Monday - Thursday) / 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Friday)
8100 Gigantic Street San Diego, CA 92154 * Building 4400, Room 4401
ALL STUDENTS WHO ARE ADMITTED TO ONE OF THE NURSING & HEALTH OCCUPATIONS PROGRAMS WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE AMERICAN DATA BANK BACKGROUND CHECK AND URINE DRUG SCREENING PRIOR TO STARTING IN THE CLINICAL SETTING. THE STUDENT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE COST WHICH RANGES FROM $60 - $70.
TO LEARN MORE PLEASE VISIT THE WEBSITE: WWW.SDNAHCBACKGROUND.COM
: DO NOT
COMPLETE THE BACKGROUND AND DRUG SCREENING UNLESS THE PROGRAM FACULTY HAS INFORMED YOU THAT IT MUST BE DONE "NOW".
**MULTICRITERIA POINT FORMULA CHANGED!**
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing and the Board of Commissioners granted continuing accreditation to our Associate Degree Nursing program, the next evaluation visit will take place FALL 2021.
The California Board of Nursing reviewed the ADN Program and re-approved the Program until fall, 2018.
As of Fall 2014 all prospective students are highly recommended to take ADN 140 (3 units) instead of English 115 (4 units). ADN 140 is only for those who have not taken English 115. Click here for flyer.
Information Sessions are now available! Email Sany Ramirez at email@example.com for more information or click here for times and dates.
Acute Care CNA application period begins August 25th at 9am to the 28th by 3pm.
CNA application period for Spring I begins October 20th at 9am to October 24 by 11am (read application packet for changes).