College of Marin
835 College Avenue
Kentfield, California 94904
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ADN Program Details
The program which prepares you to become a Registered Nurse is covered in four sequential semesters, with a broad exposure to both nursing and the liberal arts. You will concentrate on learning the general and specific health care needs of people of all ages, from birth, adolescence, child-bearing years through older adulthood, in medical, obstetric, surgical and psychiatric situations. We balance classroom theory and campus laboratory practice, with a special emphasis on clinical experience in selected hospitals and health care agencies in the Bay Area.
Nursing is a practice discipline which involves physical, mental and interpersonal demands. The physical demands include lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, standing, twisting, bending, use of the senses, and fine motor skills. Mental demands include concentration, problem solving, attention, organization, managing emotions during stress, memory, judgment, following written & verbal directions. Interpersonal skills involve cooperation, social skills, and communication skills. The workplace is fast paced, involves use of technology with frequent exposure to blood and body fluids, odors, dust, chemicals and noise.
Completion of all pre-requisites with a “C” or better. A composite score of at least 72%, a “C” or better in all coursework required for licensure. Volunteer or work experience in a health related environment or field. A health clearance and background check will be required by clinical agencies. All materials submitted by the closing deadline. All applicants are bound by any new admission requirements.