MyECC Apply Online Contact Us Site Index Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram
El Camino College - Compton Community Educational Center Logo El Camino College - Compton Community Educational Center

1111 E. Artesia Blvd, Compton, CA 90221 Tel: (310) 900-1600

 The place to be!
Home Academic Affairs Accreditation Administration Campus Information Library Student Life Student Services
Administration of Justice
Air Conditioning & Refrigeration
Automotive Collision Repair / Painting
Automotive Technology
Business
Childhood Education
Commercial Music
Computer Information Systems
Fire and Emergency Technology
Machine Tool Technology
Manufacturing Technology/Robotics
Nursing
Degree
Courses Offered
Faculty Directory
Clinical Info
Curriculum
ADN Degree
Advance Standing
Licensure
Links
Nursing Counselors
Post-Licensure
Scholarships
Student Handbook (PDF)
Success & Opportunities for Students (SOS)
ADNFO Minutes & Agendas
Real Estate
Sign Language/Interpreter Training
Welding
Faculty & Staff Directory
Online Calendar

Welcome to the El Camino College NURSING PROGRAM

Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2011 Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2011
Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2011 Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2011
Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2009 Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2008
Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2009 Nurse Pinning Ceremony 2008

 

 

Certified Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide courses are no longer being offered on the Torrance campus. An announcement will be posted on this site if and when the courses will be offered in the future.

This program will prepare you for entry into the health care field as a registered nurse. The Nursing Program also offers advanced placement opportunities for LVN/LPNs and transfer students. The ECC Associate Degree in Nursing provides students with skills needed to enter the nursing profession and the ability to assess unique patients of any age in terms of their basic human needs and structural variables. Degree competence will be assessed regularly by evaluations of expected learning outcomes in the clinical setting as well as course examinations. Emphasis is placed on the use of critical thinking and creative problem-solving in the clinical setting. The nursing major prepares graduates to manage and provide skilled nursing care to individuals in a variety of health care settings as entry-level registered nurses. Upon successful completion of the nursing program, the graduate is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examinations for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Program Length and Licensing Requirements.


The program is two academic years in length after completion of program prerequisites. Acceptance of qualified applicants to the program does not guarantee graduation from the program/college. Students are eligible to take the licensing examination for registered nurses upon satisfactory completion of the nursing program. Graduates must pass the licensing examination (NCLEX-RN) in order to practice nursing in the state of California. The NCLEX-RN, developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, is administered by computer nationally, throughout the year.

The ECC nursing program is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326

Phone 404.975.5000 Fax 404.975.5020

Special Note Regarding Licensure:


The California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) protects the public by screening applicants for licensure in order to identify potentially unsafe practitioners. The BRN may deny applications for permanent licensure, interim permits and temporary licenses if the applicant has been found guilty of dishonesty; fraud or deceit; felony; child abuse; sex offender crimes; acts involving narcotics, dangerous drugs or devices; assault and/or battery; and other crimes. Applicants who have questions regarding limitations related to licensure should contact the California Board of Registered Nursing (916) 322-3350 or access its website at www.rn.ca.gov. It is the responsibility of the applicant to present sufficient evidence of rehabilitation.

Applicants are advised to explore other career opportunities prior to investing substantial time in a nursing program if it appears that a prior serious act or conviction may jeopardize licensure.

Department Update:

 

1. Challenge Exam for N149 Entrance: Effective fall 2010, all upward mobility students (LVNs and transfer students) will be required to take and successfully pass LPN Step exam prior to entering the Associate Degree Nursing program The LPN STEP® exam is a Proctored Assessment based on prior knowledge obtained while enrolled in an approved Board of Vocational Nursing Vocational Nursing Program. Utilize the following web site to prepare for your LPN STEP proctored exam:http://www.atitesting.com/ati_store/search.aspx?keyword=lpnstep

2. Social Security Number: The state of California requires all RNs to have a valid social security number. Nursing students will be required to show proof of a valid social security number prior to entry into the nursing program.  International students please contact the International student center.

3. N48 Dosage Calculations: Effective summer 2010, N48 Dosage Calculations will become a two unit class. N48 will become a Nursing Program requirement similar to N145.  For students applying for the generic Associate Degree Nursing program as well as the Upward Mobility (LVN-RN) program.  Students applying to the nursing program in fall 2010 must have N48 completed or in progress.

4. Multicriteria Admit Policy: Effective fall 2010, entrance to the generic ADN program will be based on a Multi-Criteria Screening Process approved in AB 1559 (Berryhill) (Chapter 712, Statutes of 2007 Public Postsecondary Education: Degree Nursing Programs, Section 78261.5). This law provides for a community college registered nursing program that determines the number of applicants to the program exceeds its capacity, to admit students using a Multicriteria screening (MCS) process. Details of the new admit criteria can be found by clicking on the link to Entrance Requirements - ADN degree.  Additional information is available at the Nursing Information Session. 

5.  Schedule for Nursing Information Session is also available under the Counselor’s link (the schedule is different on the two campuses).

 

 NURSING INFORMATION SESSIONS  Spring 2014 

YOU MUST SHOW UP ON TIME !!!

Reminder:  Application filing period for Fall 2014 will be from 2/17/14 to 3/10/14

Thursday

February 13, 2014

5:00PM to 6:30PM

Thursday

March 13, 2014

5:00PM to 6:30PM

Thursday

March 27, 2014

5:00PM to 6:30PM

Thursday

April 10, 2014

5:00PM to 6:30PM

Wednesday

April 23, 2014

5:00PM to 6:30PM

                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

NOTE:   The information session will be held in the Board room located  in the Administration Building.  These sessions are for students who are close to or ready to apply.  Attendance of a nursing information session within 1 year of application is a requirement to apply to the El Camino College Associate Degree Nursing program.  It is recommended that you attend an update information session if you attended one before July 2012.  The entrance requirement have been modified.  Valid daily parking permits are required and may be purchased for $3 at the parking lot pay stations.

LATE ARRIVALS WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO ENTER. SEATING IS LIMITED TO SPACE AVAILABILITY. 

Contact Information:

Inquiries related to the Nursing program can be directed to:

Kayla Ellis - Sr. Administrative Assistant - Compton Center
(310) 900-1600 x2700
kellis@elcamino.edu

Wanda Morris RN, MN - Dean of Student Learning - Compton Center
(310) 900-1600 x2702
wmorris@elcamino.edu

Interim Director of Nursing:
Octavia Hyacinth, DNP, MSN, FNP-C, RN, CCRN
ohyacinth@elcamino.edu



Accreditation

Compton Center Campus Map

Compton Community College District

Web Site Disclaimer

El Camino College Logo El Camino College Compton Center
1111 E. Artesia Blvd
Compton, CA 90221
Tel: (310) 900-1600
 Last Updated On: 2/27/14