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Nursing - Paramedic to ADN Transition

Paramedic to ADN


 This transition program is an upward educational mobility option for Paramedics licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services  (Paramedic) and meets all the selection criteria as defined by the Hill College Professional Nursing Program.

The first course is a 5-6 week nursing course designed to articulate the Paramedic into the role of the nurse. The nursing theory course is designed to articulate the Paramedic to nursing history, nursing process and patient care planning. The paramedic will take the nursing RNSG 1261 Transitional Clinical for Registered Nurse concurrent with RNSG 1417 Transition to Registered Nurse for the Articulated Student which will focus on the basics of inpatient patient care and the skills necessary to care for the hospitalized patient. The Paramedic will develop communication skills, working in multidisciplinary teams, interacting with family, plus the exposure to mental health nursing.

The second semester contains content and clinical learning experiences associated with comprehensive nursing care of diverse clients/patients across the life span with complex health care needs including childhood/adolescent diseases, complicated perinatal care, acute mental illness, complex perioperative care, serious adult health medical issues and health concerns related to aging.

The third semester provides content and clinical learning experiences to prepare the student to apply client assessment skills, critical thinking skills and independent nursing interventions to care for diverse clients/families throughout the life span whose health care needs may be difficult to predict. Topics include nursing leadership skills, client/patient management skills, trends in nursing and health care issues, legal and ethical concerns and the significance of continued professional development.

 

 



The Hill College Paramedic - ADN Transition Nursing is a 12 month program upon successful completion the student will ear a 60 hour Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing that offers hands-on training that will prepare the students for licensure examination with the Texas Board of Nursing.

Program locations:

Hill County Campus - August (odd year) entry
Johnson County Campus - August (even year) entry


Sampling of Classes

Anatomy
Clinical
Health and Illness
Lifespan Growth & Development
Integrated Client Care Management
Maternal Neonatal
Microbiology
Nutrition
Pharmacology
Pediatrics

Please note that additional admission procedures are required for nursing programs.*

General Information
HILLSBORO
(254) 659-7920

CLEBURNE
(817) 760-5921

Interim Associate Degree Nursing Coordinator
Lori Moseley, MSN, RN
Dean of Instruction, Health and Community Services

lmoseley@hillcollege.edu  Office Hours
(254) 659-7921 or (817) 760-5920

Faculty
Jan "Olivia" Sanders-Patrick, MNA, RN, 254-659-7982, jsanders-patrick@hillcollege.edu Office Hours
Chad Schoen, MSN, RN, 817-760-5928, cschoen@hillcollege.edu Office Hours
Pam Miller, BSN, WHNP, 817-760-5923, pmiller@hillcollege.edu Office Hours
Teresa Hamilton, MSN, RN, 817-760-5923, thamilton@hillcollege.edu Office Hours

Administrative Support
Julie Britton, (817) 760-5921, jbritton@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours
Teresa Palinkas, (254) 659-7920, tpalinkas@hillcollege.edu, Office Hours


Health and Community Services Application


Paramedic-ADN Nursing Education Plan and selection requirements
Sciences must be within 5 years of the posted deadline date.

Program Location:
         Hill County Campus - Summer Entry 2019
Important deadline date
Application and supporting documents:  March 21, 2019
Entrance testing:  TEAS Test must be completed by Noon March 20, 2019.

TEAS proficiency preparedness level of 58.7% or higher in each level – Reading, Math, Science, English and Language Usage. 

Teas test cost:  $70.00.  Schedule and pay at www.atitesting.com.  
After you have scheduled your test date you will need present a photo ID at the Hill College Testing Center on the day of your test.
Paramedic-ADN Nursing Education Plan and selection requirements

Sciences must be within 5 years of the posted deadline date.

Program Location:
         Johnson County Campus - Summer Entry 2018
Important deadline date
Application and supporting documents:  March 21, 2018
Entrance testing:  HESI Test must be completed by Noon March 20, 2018.

HESI testing requirement:  Math 70%; Reading 80%, A&P 80%.  Critical Thinking: 800

**Beginning March 22, 2018 the Nursing department will begin using the TEAS Test.  Passing requirements:  Proficiency preparedness level of 58.7% or higher in each level – Reading, Math, Science, English and Language Usage. 
Teas test cost:  $70.00. ** 

Program Information


Hill College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees.

Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Hill College.

Texas Board of Nursing: Approved Professional Nursing Education Programs

Texas Board of Nursing granted the Hill College Professional Nursing Program full approval status. 

Texas Board of Nursing RN (Registered Nurse) pass rates for last 5 years

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
83% 100 % 84.62% 66.67% 71.43 %