Show acceptable proof of 2080 hours of nursing assistant type duties and/or have successfully completed course work that included direct patient care experiences in allied health, medicine or nursing in the past 5 years.
Student must provide payroll stubs, W2, or other similar proof of 2080 hours of nursing assistant type duties in the preceding 5 years and/or documentation from the institution where course work was completed.
Provide current documentation of CPR (no online only classes will be accepted) and a TB test
Achieve a passing score of 75% or higher on the Valley Vocational Academy entrance exam
The student must not have an active felony conviction in the past 5 years (ARS 32-1606) or be charged with Unprofessional Conduct (ARS 32-1601).
Must be 18 years old or older
Background check as required by clinical site
Influenza vaccination if required by clinical site
The student must complete the VVA Health and Fitness declaration, which includes a physical examination that attests that the student is in suitable condition to take the course.
The student must submit a complete Voluntary Assumption of Risk- Release of Liability Form.
Upon admittance to program, student will be required to pass 2 midterm examinations, an abbreviation exam and be able to demonstrate competency with all 22 Arizona State Board testable skills. Student must also complete a comprehensive written and skills examination. Student will then complete 16 hours of clinical practicum with an RN instructor.