Student Success in Nursing

 Student Success in Nursing (SSIN)

SSIN

The Registered Nursing and Vocational Nursing programs at EPCC both started 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 to obtain their nurses training. The Nursing and Vocational Nursing Programs are fully accredited by the Texas Board of Nursing. The Nursing Program is also accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing through 2020, when the program is scheduled to be reviewed again. The faculty and staff of the various nursing programs are constantly striving to provide the best education possible to our nursing and vocational nursing students.

The RN Program is located on the Rio Grande Campus in the new Health and Science Building which was built in 2004 on El Paso Street. It is located across the street from the original historical nursing building located on Oregon 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

Community-Wide Orientation


Preceptor Online


Student Resources


(UMC) Student Orientation


 

Your instructor must provide password to enter Preceptor and Student Resources


 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

VNSG_2413_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_Form.pdfVNSG_2413_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_FormNew
VNSG_2214_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_Form.pdfVNSG_2214_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_FormNew
VNSG_1441_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_Form.pdfVNSG_1441_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_FormNew
VNSG_1234_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_Form.pdfVNSG_1234_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_FormNew
VNSG_1227_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_Form.pdfVNSG_1227_Nursing_Student_Supply_Kit_FormNew
Nursing_Student_Handbook_2016.pdfNursing_Student_Handbook_2016
Nursing_Program_Information_Guide_Vocational.pdfNursing_Program_Information_Guide_Vocational
Nursing_Program_Information_Guide_Paramedic_to_RN.pdfNursing_Program_Information_Guide_Paramedic_to_RN
Nursing_Program_Information_Guide_LVN-RN_Transition.pdfNursing_Program_Information_Guide_LVN-RN_Transition
Nursing_Program_Information_Guide_AAS_degree.pdfNursing_Program_Information_Guide_AAS_degree
Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Information_List_2-1-16.pdfPre-Clinical_Clearance_Information_List_2-1-16
High_School_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Information_List_2-1-16.pdfHigh_School_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Information_List_2-1-16
Test_Taking_Skills_Workshops-fall_2015-with_counselor_assigments.pdfTest_Taking_Skills_Workshops-fall_2015-with_counselor_assigments
TB_Skin_Test_and_TB_Skin_Assessment_Guide_09-2015.pdfTB_Skin_Test_and_TB_Skin_Assessment_Guide_09-2015
Authorization_Form_10-2015.pdfAuthorization_Form_10-2015
High_School_Students-Nursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_10-2015.pdfHigh_School_Students-Nursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_10-2015
Immunization_and_Blood_Titer_Requirements_for_Health_Students_09-30-15.pdfImmunization_and_Blood_Titer_Requirements_for_Health_Students_09-30-15
Nursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_10-2015.pdfNursing_Pre-Clinical_Clearance_Email-Fax_Transmittal_Form_10-2015
Schedule_to_turn_in_Paperwork_for_Nursing_Clinical_Clearance_10-2015.pdfSchedule_to_turn_in_Paperwork_for_Nursing_Clinical_Clearance_10-2015
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
Hepatitis_B_Non-responder_Counseling_Form.pdfHepatitis_B_Non-responder_Counseling_Form
Ebola_Screen_Form_Rev_10-8-14.pdfEbola_Screen_Form_Rev_10-8-14
EPCC_Applicant_Background_Checks_for_Health_Students_Guide.pdfEPCC_Applicant_Background_Checks_for_Health_Students_Guide
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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