Nursing (RN) Program
(Associate of Applied Science)
Please click here to find out how to enroll in this program
Nursing is a profession which focuses on a wide range of human related
responses observed in both sick and well persons. Nursing has a
theoretical base selected from other sciences and nursing research.
Nurses are highly respected and supported by the public.
Nurses work with people of all ages in:
- Home Health
- Public Health
- Federal Government
- Long Term Care
- Managed Care
- Subacute/Rehabilitation Settings
The program includes both classroom instruction and clinical practice
in adult health nursing, family health nursing and mental health
CSN Nursing Programs are accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc. and the Nevada State Board of
English Language Proficiency Requirement for ADN Applicants
All ADN program applicants are required to demonstrate English Language Proficiency. Please click here for requirements that meet English language proficiency.
This is a Limited Entry Program, therefore, an
application for admission must be submitted to the Limited Entry office
by the application deadline. All prerequisite requirements must be
completed by the completion deadline in order to be eligible for
consideration. Applicants are notified of their acceptance by the
Limited Entry office.
Experience Documentation Form
Information and Registration Form
NOTE: Students who have taken the TEAS exam from another state and/or institution must have all their scores officially transferred to CSN BEFORE their specified application deadline. An unofficial copy must also be presented with their limited entry application packet.
Pilot Test for Assessment of Anatomy & Physiology/Microbiology
Note: Only students applying to the Nursing
or Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program may be eligible to take the Pilot
Science courses must be no older than 7 years old at
the time of entry into the Limited Entry Programs at CSN. Students
applying to the nursing program who completed college transferable
course(s) with a "C" or better in Anatomy & Physiology (8 credits)
and/or Microbiology (4 credits), greater than 7 years ago
may be eligible to take a pilot test(s) for these
subjects. By satisfactorily passing a standardardized exam for Anatomy
& Physiology and/or Microbiology, the Nursing Program Director will
waive the 7 year policy for the science courses, and science courses can
then be used for purposes of selection into the Nursing program.
Information and Eligibility Requirements
Students accepted into the program will be required to show proof of
CPR certification, health insurance, immunization against Hepatitis B,
Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Tetanus, Diphtheria and proof of a negative TB
skin test. A physical examination must also be completed.
This documentation is due at the mandatory advising session held during
the week before classes begin each semester.
Join us on Nurses Lounge to connect with current students, faculty and alumni for networking. This site is created just for YOU - our CSN nursing students past and present- to network, connect for job leads and hear of each other's successes.
All states require Registered Nurses to be licensed. To become
licensed in the State of Nevada, you must have graduated from an
approved school of professional nursing and have passed the RN national
In addition to successfully completing the prescribed course of study
in an approved school of nursing, the Nevada Nurse Practice Act (NRS
632.140) requires that candidates for licensure be (1) of good moral
character (2) in good physical and mental health. Prospective students
are advised that if they have been convicted of a felony prior to
admission to the program that this may preclude subsequent licensure to
practice as a nurse in Nevada (NRS 632.320). If you are a prospective
student and have been convicted of a felony, please refer to the Criminal
Convictions Fact Sheet located at Nevada State Board of Nursing
Click here for information on Criminal Convictions for those seeking a Nursing Career in Nevada
Students First Checklist
New students planning to register for courses at CSN must follow the
steps outlined on the Students
First Checklist. This checklist provides information on the
registration process for new students seeking a Limited-Entry Health
Science Degree or Certificate.
Transfer Credits to CSN From Other Colleges
For further information, contact the Health Programs
Advisement office. Additionally, it
is very important that interested students attend an orientation as soon
as possible for complete admissions information. Program
orientations are usualy held weekly. You can call (702) 651-5015 for
pre-recorded orientation information.
If you require other information, please e-mail the Health Programs Advisor