Academic Programs

Nursing (ADN)

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Entrance Requirements

CRITERIA 1 FOR ACCEPTANCE

  1. Verification of high school, HSED or GED official transcript and
  2. Documentation of 24 ACT composite

OR CRITERIA 2 FOR ACCEPTANCE

  1. Verification of high school, HSED or GED official transcript and
  2. Completion of the following courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.67 and no grade lower than a “C”: BIO 186 Microbiology, ENG 105 Composition I and a college level math or 24 Aleks.

When you have completed one of the criteria listed above, contact Pamela Ives at pamela.ives@witcc.edu to be accepted into the nursing program for the next available opening.

  • CPR certification by the American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider Course (photocopies of certification must be turned into the course instructors prior to the start of clinicals)
  • Mandatory Reporter Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse Training (photocopies of certification must be turned into the course instructors prior to the start of clinicals)
  • Health Evaluation.  Completed health evaluation forms must be turned in a minimum of three weeks prior to the start of clinical in a PDF file format to Marilyn.west@witcc.edu.
  • Criminal and Abuse Background Checks

Requirements for PN and ADN Nursing Programs

Nursing I and Nursing III

  1. CPR Certification – American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider Course
  2. Mandatory Reporter Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse Training
  3. Health Evaluation
  4. Criminal and Abuse Background Checks

Photocopies of CPR and Mandatory Reporter Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse certification must be turned in to the course instructors prior to the start of clinical. (Students are responsible for obtaining their own photocopies.) If these requirements are not completed, students cannot be allowed to participate in clinical.

Nursing III Hybrid Online Section

Current LPN licensure is required before being admitted to Nursing III hybrid online section.

Nursing IV

Current LPN licensure is required before being admitted to Nursing IV.

  1. CPR Certification
    You are required to have a current CPR card and must have completed the American Heart Association BLS Health Care Provider course. This course is specifically for health professionals. If you now hold a card and it is due to expire during the semester, you should renew it early so that your card is current during the total clinical phase of the nursing course. For information on CPR courses offered at WITCC, contact WITCC Registration at 712-274-6404 or 1-800-352-4649, Ext. 6404.
  2. Mandatory Reporter Child Abuse and Dependent Adult Abuse Training
    All health personnel are mandatory reporters of child and adult abuse and are required to take a short course. This course is approximately three hours in length, to provide information on the law, recognition, documentation and reporting of child and adult abuse. For information on the courses offered at WITCC, contact WITCC Registration at 712-274-6404 or 1-800-352-4649, Ext. 6404
  3. Health Evaluation
    Completed health evaluation forms must be turned in a minimum of three weeks prior to the start of clinical. Send completed health evaluation forms by email to:
    Marilyn West at marilyn.west@witcc.edu. Please email all forms in PDF file format.
    Refer to page 19 for related information and forms or go to the website for PN: https://www.witcc.edu/programs/136/ or for ADN https://www.witcc.edu/programs/44/
  4. Criminal and Abuse Background Checks
    When a student starts the program, the College will initiate the background check process and the student must be cleared by the external agencies prior to attending clinical.
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Visit at 4647 Stone Avenue, Sioux City, Iowa 51106
4647 Stone Avenue
Sioux City, Iowa 51106
Call 800.349.4649 or 712.274.6400
800.352.4649
712.274.6400
Email info@witcc.edu
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