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Nursing Leading to RN

Program Description:
The Associate in Applied Science degree curriculum in Nursing is designed to prepare selected students to qualify as contributing members of the health team, rendering direct patient care as beginning practitioners of nursing in a variety of health service facilities. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, students will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination leading to licensure as a registered nurse (RN). The Virginia Appalachian Tricollege Nursing Program is a three college consortium serving Mountain Empire Community College, Southwest VA Community College and VA Highlands Community College.

Program Information, Courses, etc.

2014 RN Application Materials 
(Late applicants will only be considered if the program is not filled after the applicants who met the Feb. 1st deadline)

Full-Time RN Application Process

Full Time RN Application

Part-Time RN Application Process

Part-Time RN Application


TEAS Preparation Workshops
Mathematics Notes for TEAS Workshop [PDF]
Science Notes for TEAS Workshop [PDF]
English Notes for TEAS Workshop [PDF]
TEAS Preparation Workshop Videos (Basic Math & Algebra, Reading & Grammar, and Science)-VHCC website

Practical Nursing Leading to LPN

Program Description:
The Practical Nursing curriculum is designed to prepare beginning practitioners with the knowledge and skills to care for patients of all age groups. Students will be prepared to assist in meeting the health needs of the community through provision of quality nursing care as a Licensed Practical Nurse. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination NCLEX-PN). The program length is three semesters (one year). 

Program Information, Courses, etc.

Admission Process [PDF]

Practical Nursing Program Application [PDF]

Respiratory Therapy

Program Description:

The Associate in Applied Science degree in Respiratory Therapy is designed to prepare selected students as competent Registered respiratory Therapists and to serve as members of the health care team.

Program Information, Courses, etc.
Application Process [PDF]
2014-15 Repiratory Therapy Admission Application

Emergency Medical Services Technology

Program Description:

The purpose of this curriculum is to produce competent entry-level Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics (EMT-P) who can service the community with advanced life support care via the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) infrastructure.

Program Information, Courses, etc.

Application Process [PDF]

EMS Program Application [PDF]


Program Description:

The Phlebotomy program is a competitive application program. The deadline for applicaton submission for the Summer Session 2014 is April 15. The deadline for application submission for the Fall 2014 Semester is July 15. Submit your completed applications to Enrollment Services located on the 1st floor of Godwin Hall.

Phlebotomy Application Information

Phlebotomy Program Application

Phlebotomy Curriculum

Phlebotomy Program matrix

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