Palomar College's Registered Nursing (RN) program is accredited by the California Board of Registered Nursing (next accreditation study to be conducted in 2010) and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 61 Broadway, New York, NY 20006, 1-800-669-1656.
Palomar College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, (10 Commercial Boulevard, Suite 204, Novato, CA 94949).
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Important Information about TEAS
The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) provides a basic diagnostic assessment of a person's knowledge of Math, English, Reading, and Science. Effective Fall 2008, all incoming students must take TEAS with a required cumulative passing score of 67%. Students on the current wait list that enter after Spring 2008 will be required to submit proof of this requirement at least 6 months prior to entry into the program. New applicants do not need to take the TEAS exam prior to applying but must have the exam at least 6 months prior to entry.
TEAS EXAM SCHEDULE AT PALOMAR COLLEGE
Current test dates available:
August 4, 2008
September 8, 2008
October 6, 2008
November 3, 2008
December 1, 2008
Future dates will be posted in
late Fall 2008
The Teas exam will be offered in Room SU-1 (San Marcos Campus) and will begin promptly at 1:00 pm. The test takes approximately 3 ½ hours to complete. To schedule an appointment, please contact Cathy Hawkins by email firstname.lastname@example.org.There are limited spaces available on each test date. A confirmation will be mailed to you that must be brought with your payment to the test site.
Appointments should be set up at least 14 days prior to the test date. In order to take the test you must have a Palomar College student ID number. Please log on to www.palomar.edu and access the “Apply for Admission” link. There is no cost for applying. No student will be admitted to the exam without a scheduled appointment from the Nursing Education Department. All test takers will also be required to bring a Money Order for $20.00 payable to: ATI Testing. There will be no exceptions!
Students on the wait list should complete the test at least 6 months prior to entry into the Nursing Program. All students entering in the Fall 2008 semester will be required to take the TEAS prior to entry. In the event you are offered a space in the program and have not successfully completed the TEAS exam (minimum cumulative score of 67%) you will be given a deferment of no more than one year for entry into the program. Students that have already taken a deferment will not be allowed to extend this option.
· Please go to the ATI website and create your account. www.atitesting.com
· For a complete student preparation package, the TEAS Online Practice Assessment and the TEAS Study Manual may be purchased at www.atitesting.com/onlinestore.
For a complete student preparation package, the TEAS Online Practice Assessment and the TEAS Study Manual may be purchased at www.atitesting.com/onlinestore.
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