Enrollment is defined as completion of all requirements listed below prior to the established deadline date.
A non-refundable enrollment deposit must be paid by the established deadline date. If the fee is not submitted by the established deadline date, the application is cancelled and the student forfeits the guaranteed space in the program.
All official transcripts pertaining to transfer credit must be received by the Registrar prior to enrollment. Applicants enrolling directly out of high school must submit an official high school transcript indicating the date of graduation.
If fraud is suspected, the Registrar will refer to the U.S. Department of Education’s list of public and private high schools to verify legitimacy of the institution. Additionally, the Office of Financial Aid may review the high school information located on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
All students must upload specific documents including health history questionnaire, physical exam by a medical professional within the past 12 months, proof of required immunizations and acknowledgement of Essential Functions and Technical Standards to CastleBranch by the established deadline. This process must be completed in its entirety to meet enrollment requirements. Failure to remain compliant in CastleBranch after initial enrollment requirements are met will result in the student being ineligible to attend clinical.
All matriculated students must have their own personal health insurance while in attendance.
Valid cards are to uploaded annually and managed through CastleBranch. If nearing expiration, renewal is REQUIRED prior to expiration date. Failure to remain compliant in CastleBranch will result in the student being ineligible to attend clinical.
St. Joseph’s College of Nursing mandates BLS CPR as an enrollment requirement. It is the student’s responsibility to complete an approved BLS CPR course prior to the designated deadline.
Students must choose from the following options for initial BLS CPR certification:
Students enrolled in a blended learning BLS course (online & classroom), must complete online learning content followed by classroom practice and skills demonstration in order to receive certification.
Valid cards are to be uploaded to and managed through CastleBranch. Certification is valid for two (2) years. If nearing expiration, renewal is REQUIRED prior to expiration date. Failure to remain compliant in CastleBranch will result in the student being ineligible to attend clinical.
Refer to the Student Criminal Background Check Policy.
Students who fail to meet the enrollment requirements in their entirety by the published deadline set forth by the College will be ineligible to enroll.
Essential functions/technical standards include non-academic criteria essential to successfully complete the required nursing coursework. The following is a representative list of the essential functions/technical standards required to be achieved with or without accommodation.
Use good communication skills in interacting with peers, staff, college personnel and patients. Examples of relevant activity include, but are not limited to:
Functional use of senses. Examples of relevant activity include, but are not limited to:
Strength and mobility sufficient to perform client care activities and emergency procedures. Examples of relevant activities include, but are not limited to:
Ability to collect, analyze, and integrate information and knowledge to make clinical judgments and management decisions to promote client outcomes. Examples of relevant activities include, but are not limited to:
Student is expected to have the emotional stability required to provide safe nursing care. Examples of relevant activities include, but are not limited to:
Professional behaviors involve a specialized skill set essential to the performance of a unique and professional role. Examples of relevant activities include, but are not limited to:
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