The nursing department will be updating their application requirements for the 2019 application cycle. The main change pertains to the ATI TEAS testing requirements.
NEW TEAS REQUIREMENTS
- Students must take all 4 Sections:
- Student must receive a minimum
- Total Score of 68%
- Minimum Reading Score of 73%
- TEAS Exam can only be taken twice in an application cycle and must ONLY be taken at NOVA MEC Testing Center
PREREQUISITE COURSE REQUIREMENTS
[Same as 2018 application requirements]
- ENG 111 (English Composition)
- BIO 141 (Anatomy & Physiology I)
- BIO 142 (Anatomy & Physiology II)
- PSY 230 (Developmental Psychology)
- SDV 101 (Orientation to Healthcare)
HIGH SCHOOL REQUIREMENTS
[Same as 2018 application requirements]
- “C” GRADE OR HIGHER on all courses, ” C- ” are not acceptable
- Student must have a high school diploma or GED
- Algebra or MTH 154 or higher
- Biology or BIO 101
- Chemistry or CHM 101
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We wanted to extend an invitation for you to join our campus Allied Health and Nursing LinkedIn showcase page. The page will provide a space for our campus community to stay connected and informed. We hope to share relevant career advice, job opportunities for alumni and posting information about current and upcoming healthcare industry topics. In addition, an affiliated group page serves as a virtual space for MEC alumni and students to network and share relevant career advice.
We are excited to launch this initiative and look forward to your ongoing support as we serve our students and community.
The page can be located by searching for “NOVA Allied Health & Nursing” on www.linkedin.com or via the link bellow.
LinkedIn Showcase page NOVA Allied Health & Nursing
LinkedIn Medical Education Campus Group
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If you have attended college prior to NOVA, you should request your official transcript from each institution attended. Additionally for Nursing applicants you should request your high school records as well. In order to know what will officially transfer to NOVA, you must have each transcript evaluated by the College Records Office. Simply submit your official transcript at any campus along with a Transcript Evaluation Request form (125-049). The process takes approximately four to six weeks.
It is pertinent that you begin this process as soon as possible. If you have other types of transfer credit such as AP, IB , ClEP follow the same steps.
If you would like to know what will transfer to NOVA, you may use the Transfer Credit Evaluation database maintained by the College Records Office.
Please be aware that NOVA will only accept transfer credit from other universities that have been accredited by one of the following agencies.
- Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools Middle States
- Commission of Higher Education
- New England Association of Schools and Colleges Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
- North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission
- Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
- Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
- Western Association of Schools and Colleges Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Please note that NOVA does not accept transfer credit from schools accredited by: Association Of Independent Colleges And Universities or National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities.
Consider Becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)By: Megan Cook, OTD, OTR/L
Are you interested in a healthcare career path that is challenging, rewarding, secure, and fun? Consider a career as an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)! Pursuing a career as an OTA is possible at the Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Medical Education Campus. OTAs work under the supervision of an occupational therapist to provide rehabilitative services to individuals across the lifespan, from infants to elderly, with physical, cognitive, sychosocial, and/or developmental disabilities. OTAs help their clients more independently be able to perform self-care, work, and play/leisure tasks in order to promote a greater quality of life. It is a truly rewarding profession for both the OTA and for the clients served! Every day OTAs get to help individuals live life to the fullest!
If you are interested in learning more or applying to the OTA program and have not yet attended a mandatory information session, please consider attending the next sessions on Tuesday, June 9 in room 253 from 12-1:30 PM or on Tuesday, July 14 from 12-1:30 PM in room 253. Discover what a path as an OTA could be like and to see if this is the career for you! If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Dr. Meg Cook, Assistant Dean of the OTA Program at firstname.lastname@example.org.