PRESENTED BY AGASIA LANIER NURSING ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR GLORIA BLATTI, RN, Ed.D DIRECTOR OF ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING PROGRAM DORIN GONZALEZ COUNSELOR, STUDENT FINANCING. A.D.N. INFORMATION SESSION. Session Overview. Introduction to MSMC Nursing Programs at the Mount
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NURSING ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR
GLORIA BLATTI, RN, Ed.D
DIRECTOR OF ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING PROGRAM
COUNSELOR, STUDENT FINANCING
Introduction to MSMC
Nursing Programs at the Mount
MSMC is a nationally recognized, liberal-arts institution with an intimate learning environment that extends beyond the classroom. By fostering the development of young leaders, students gain the skills to better themselves, their communities and the world.
Two exceptional campuses
-Baccalaureate degree programs
- Associate degree programs - A.D.N
- Master’s programs - MSN
- Teacher’s credential - DPT
Western Association of Colleges and Universities.
Approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
Starts in Fall and Spring of each year
Traditional BSN Day Program – 3-4 years
Classes and Clinicals during daytime hours
Associate Degree in Nursing
MARGARET AVILA, MSN, MS, RN/NP, PHN
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF
ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING PROGRAM
CA Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Approved
Adults who want to pursue a career in nursing
Classes - Monday to Thursdays evenings
Afternoon classes option on a trial basis.
Hospital experiences are on weekends, usually Sat/Sun, but may include Fridays
Total program: ten, 8-week sessions
A total of 80 units required
As outlined in the college catalog
Nursing = an educational program
Which includes a clinical component, i.e., “hands on” requirement
An appreciation for the common good
Carpooling is strongly encouraged
A reliable car is amust to get to the hospital.
Proximity from home to clinical site, although considered, is not a priority in assignments.
The responsibilities simulate employment.
No make-up for absenteeism, which may result in withdrawing from course and may alter graduation date.
Clinical facilities may require random drug testing of students
Failure to comply or a positive will result in exclusion from clinical
Exclusion from clinical results in failure or withdrawal from the program
Professional Code of Ethics
Mandatory prior to clinical placement
1st semester: process will be coordinated by the program
Any concerns must addressed BEFOREbeginning the program.
minimal hours <20/wk
What is it all about?
What will it take to be successful?
What are the challenges?
A.A. Degree in Nursing
Eligible to take the NCLEX-RN EXAM
Additional education is often needed for public health, school nursing, nursing education areas.
* 5 year recency requirement on courses, prior to entry of program.
(History or Art/Music Appreciation or Political Science or
**Please note that all of the required GE requirements must be completed before being considered as a Direct-to-Nursing candidate. **
RST 41-Biomedical Issues & Christian Ethics
will not meetthe requirement
This is the only course that can be taken concurrently with the program and will happen no later than the first academic year in the nursing program.
Please note: we receive a lot of documents 2 weeks before and after the deadline, so it takes longer during that time for items to be reflected in WebAdvisor.
i.e. LVN,C.N.A, Phlebotomy, E.M.T
If you attended college outside the United States, we will need the following items:
The evaluation company that we recommend is Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute. They can be reached at www.acei1.com or (310) 275-3530.
-Click on Admissions
-Click on Nursing Transfer Students
-Click on Articulation Agreements
-Click on School of choice
**Due to the high volume of applicants, the Office of Admission is unable to provide prospective nursing candidates with course equivalencies for classes taken at 4 year colleges and universities. Please visit the attached link, /campus-resources/college-catalogs.asp, to view the Mount St. Mary’s College catalog and compare your equivalent courses.
Fall – April 1st
Spring – September 1st
Counselor, Student Financing
FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID:
1) Direct Federal Stafford Loans
2) Pell Grants (Need based)
3) California Grants(Need Based)
Note: Federal Financial Aid is not guaranteed. Please submit FAFSA application for determination.
1) Alternative Loans (credit based)
2) Cash Net Payment Plan
Go to www.FAFSA.ED.GOV
Note: Electronic process time takes between 3-5 business days.
Note: Student’s that have obtained an undergraduate degree are ineligible.
Guaranteed & Deferrable
Subsidized- (up to) $4,500
Unsubsidized- (up to) $2,000
Parent Plus Loan - $4,000 (minimum request), upon credit approval. 7.9% interest rate.
Subsidized- (up to) $4,500
Unsubsidized-(up to) $6,000
1) Alternative Loans
(Located under “Student Financing”)
2) Cash Net Monthly Payment Plan