Student Success in Nursing

 Student Success in Nursing (SSIN)

SSIN

The Registered Nursing and Vocational Nursing programs both started at EPCC in 1972. In 1975 these programs were converted to a career ladder concept which allows the students a great deal of flexibility in the route they take obtain their training as a nurse. For the 2011-2012 academic year the EPCC RN graduates NCLEX-RN (RN licensing exam) pass rate was 92.37%. For the 2012-2013 academic year the pass rate is 84.55%. The vocational nursing program NCLEX-PN pass rate was 83% and the Multiple Entry and Exit VN program (High School Vocational Nursing Programs) was 100%! El Paso Community College is truly the Best Place to Start your Nursing Career!

The RN Program is located in the new Health and Science Building and is state of the art. It is located across the street from the original historical nursing building located on Organ Street. It is the oldest building in the EPCC College District.


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Effective June 2013 ranking, Nursing applicants will be required to take TEAS Version V- Test of Essential Academic Skills, for qualification and ranking. Also, the Nursing Specialized Admissions Orientation will be MANDATORY under Pre-Program Specific Requirements.

 

Click here to learn more about TEAS test.

ADN Nursing Program FAQ TEAS (PDF)

Upon successful completion – (80% correct responses), of the Quiz a student will be able to download a Certificate verifying their completion of the online Nursing Specialized Admissions Orientation. The Nursing Specialized Admissions Orientation is a mandatory Pre-Program Specific Requirement for June 2013 ranking.

 

Addressing concerns regarding printing issues with certificate:

Office Location:
RG Campus, 103 Montana Ave., 3rd. floor

 

 

Resource person(s) for general email inquiries:

Veronica Cena, M.Ed., Nursing Counselor

E-Mail: vcena@epcc.edu

Pat Duran, MA, Vocational Nursing Program Counselor

E-Mail: pduran20@epcc.edu

Robert Pandy, M.Ed. Nursing Counselor

E-Mail: rpandy@epcc.edu

Ricardo Lopez de Lara, MA. Nursing Counselor

E-Mail: rlopezde@epcc.edu


Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta GA 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020
Web: www.acenursing.org


 

 Programs

Preceptor Online     Student Resources      Community-Wide Orientation     (UMC) Student Orientation

 

Your instructor must provide password to enter Preceptor and Student Resources


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 Administrative Staff

Gail Meagher,
Dean of Nursing MSN, R.N.
(915) 831-4530
pmeagher@epcc.edu

Administrative Associate
Diana Davis
(915) 831-4220
driffle@epcc.edu


Administrative Assistant
Maria I. Jimenez
(915) 831-4529
mjimen34@epcc.edu


 


 SSIN Documents

Nursing Registration June to Aug 2015 rev 5-19-15.pdfNursing Registration June to Aug 2015 rev 5-19-15
Nursing Program Information Guide Vocational 2015-2016 revised 6-9-15.pdfNursing Program Information Guide Vocational 2015-2016 revised 6-9-15
Nursing Program Information Guide Paramedic to RN  2015-2016 6-9-15.pdfNursing Program Information Guide Paramedic to RN 2015-2016 6-9-15
Nursing Program Information Guide LVN-RN Transition 2015-2016 6-9-15.pdfNursing Program Information Guide LVN-RN Transition 2015-2016 6-9-15
Nursing Program Information Guide AAS degree 2015-2016-6-9-15.pdfNursing Program Information Guide AAS degree 2015-2016-6-9-15
TB_Skin_Test_and_TB_Skin_Assessment_Guide_Rev_5-2015.pdfTB_Skin_Test_and_TB_Skin_Assessment_Guide_Rev_5-2015
TB_Assessment-Clearance_Form_for_New_and_Previously_TB_Skin_Test_Positive_Individuals_5-2015.pdfTB_Assessment-Clearance_Form_for_New_and_Previously_TB_Skin_Test_Positive_Individuals_5-2015
Pre-Clinical_Clearance_information_list_revised_6-24-2015.pdfPre-Clinical_Clearance_information_list_revised_6-24-2015
Nursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_rev_6-2015.pdfNursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_rev_6-2015
Immunization_and_Blood_Titer_Requirements_for_Health_students_4-22-2015.pdfImmunization_and_Blood_Titer_Requirements_for_Health_students_4-22-2015
Hepatitis_B_Non-responder_Counseling_Form.pdfHepatitis_B_Non-responder_Counseling_Form
For_High_School_Students-Nursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_6-2015.pdfFor_High_School_Students-Nursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_6-2015
Nursing_Registration_June_to_August_2015.pdfNursing_Registration_June_to_August_2015
Ebola_Screen_Form_Rev_10-8-14.pdfEbola_Screen_Form_Rev_10-8-14
Authorization_Form_Rev_March_2015.pdfAuthorization_Form_Rev_March_2015
EPCC_Applicant_Background_Checks_for_Health_Students_Guide.pdfEPCC_Applicant_Background_Checks_for_Health_Students_Guide
Schedule_to_turn_in_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_paperwork_updated_2015.pdfSchedule_to_turn_in_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_paperwork_updated_2015
Student_Handbook_2014-15.pdfStudent_Handbook_2014-15
Report of Health Evaluation Form revised 6-8-12.pdfReport of Health Evaluation Form revised 6-8-12
TEAS-V-Fact Sheet -6-2-14.pdfTEAS-V-Fact Sheet -6-2-14
Physical and Technical Standards for Health Students.pdfPhysical and Technical Standards for Health Students

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