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Advanced Skill Set Certificates | Certificate of Applied Science | Certificate of Applied Science in Technical Studies | Associates of Fine Arts Degree | Associate of Science Degree Program | Associate of Applied Science | Associate of Applied Science, Technical Studies Degree Programs 

ADVANCED SKILL SET CERTIFICATES

 

Allied Heath 

Pipe Fitting

Banking And Financing Fundamentals

Pipe Welding

Certified Customer Support Specialist

Pipe Welding and Pipe Fitting

 Computer Support Specialist

Physical Plant Welding Technician

Certified Professional Bookkeeper Preparation

Information Coming Soon 

Receptionist

Entrepreneurship

Retail Department Manager

Hardware Specialist

Technical Sales Specialist

Industrial Technology (Mechatronics)

TIG Welding

Logistical Management

Total Quality Management

MIG Welding

 
Nail Care Technician

 


Phlebotomy Technician
 

CERTIFICATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

 

Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair

Machining Technology

Diesel Service Technology - Information Coming Soon 

Massage Therapy - Information Coming Soon 
Electric Distribution Engineering Technology  Paramedic

Esthetics 

Paraprofessional Education

Green Entrepreneurship

Technical Office Procedures and Skills

Horticulture

Welding Technology

Industrial Technology (Mechatronics)

 IT Foundations

Licensed Practical Nurse

 

CERTIFICATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE
IN TECHNICAL STUDIES

 

 

Medical Insurance Billing and Coding 

Legal Office Assistant

 

Management & Supervisory Development

 

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE

 

Liberal Arts - Information Coming Soon 

 

ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE DEGREE PROGRAMS

 

Administrative Office Management

General Education

Corrections

Law Enforcement

General Business

Social Services

  Computer Science: Information Technology

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE

 

Administrative Office Technology

Industrial Technology (Mechatronics)

Agriculture

Legal Assisting

Automobile Service Technology

Massage Therapy - Information Coming Soon 

Banking

Medical Assisting

Board of Governors

Occupational Development: Child Care Practitioner

 

Paraprofessional Education

 

Physical Therapist Assistant

Cosmetology

Registered Nursing - Information Coming Soon 
General Business

Welding Technology 

Horticulture 

 

Hospitality and Tourism Management

 

ASSOCIATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE, TECHNICAL
STUDIES DEGREE PROGRAMS

 

Health Information Technology

 

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Student Success Center

In the Student Success Center, we are committed to providing all students the opportunity to achieve academic success by providing a variety of services free of charge. Students can receive placement testing (ACCUPLACER), tutoring, academic advising, test/quiz proctoring, disability counseling, career assessment, and success workshops.

The SSC’s enhance the services already provided to our students. Many students need to increase their basic skills in math, reading, and writing while others may need substantial computer skills as well as upgrading their personal effectiveness skills including problem solving.

Educational Counselors in the Student Success Center help students in overcoming barriers to a successful completion of their college program. Student Success Centers are located on each campus and are staffed with qualified and friendly educational counselors.

Meet the Student Success Center Staff

Advanced Technology Center
Greenbrier County Campus
Mercer County Campus

Nicholas County Campus
Raliegh County Campus
Coordinator of SSC

Testing, Tutoring, Proctoring, and Advising Needs
Disability Services






Licensed Practical Nurse CAS

The Practical Nursing program is an intensive eleven month certificate program designed to prepare students to practice as Licensed Practical Nurses in a variety of healthcare settings. The curriculum provides students with classroom and clinical experiences in the areas of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Maternal-Child Nursing, Geriatrics and Mental Health Nursing in a variety of acute care, extended care, and outpatient facilities and includes courses in pharmacology and nutrition. The program also is designed for career laddering, awarding appropriate transfer credit allowing for seamless transfer into more advanced nursing programs of study. Upon completion of the Practical Nursing program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council License Examination – Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). Successful completion of this examination is required for practical nursing licensure.

Admission to the School of Practical Nursing is dependent upon successful completion of the following requirements.

• Prerequisite College Courses to include:

English 101 - minimum grade of "C"

•  Must be eligible to take college level math.

• Completion of the HESI Pre-Admission – PN Examination within established standards.

• Submission of a completed New River School of Practical Nursing Medical History and Physical Examination, including documentation of all required immunizations and laboratory tests.

• Negative Drug Screen

• Acceptable Criminal Background Check

 


 Student Application to the School of Practical Nursing Program

Applications for Admission to the School of Practical Nursing must be submitted to the Director of the School of Practical Nursing prior to the end of the semester preceding program entry. This application differs from the Application for Admissions initially completed to enter the college.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING APPLICATION FORM. You can email the application below to the program office by clicking "Email Completed Form" at the bottom of the second page. Please note if you choose Web Mail, the application will be saved in your Draft folder.  Please ensure you check this folder and send it to the appropriate email address shown. Alternately, the Student Application to the School of Practical Nuring may be printed and mailed to School of Practical Nursing 6101 Webster Road Summersville, WV 26651.

Potential Practical Nursing students are encouraged to meet with the practical nursing faculty for academic advising while taking the prerequisites courses.


 

REQUIRED COURSES

Licensed Practical Nurse

Total Certificate Hours: 49

 

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

LPNU 105

Foundations of Nursing

3

LPNU 115

Nursing Foundations Clinical Lab

3

LPNU 116

Geriatrics

1

LPNU 117

Geriatrics Clinical Lab

1

LPNU 118

Introduction to Practical Nursing

2

LPNU 124

Prin of Nursing Pharmacology

1

LPNU 126

Prin of Nutrition for Nursing

1

 

Total Semester Hours

12

 

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

LPNU 120

Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing I

3

LPNU 121

Adult Med-Surgical Nursing I Lab

5

LPNU 122

Maternal-Child Nursing

1

LPNU 123

Mat-Child Nursing Clinical Lab

1

LPNU 125

Clinical Pharmacology/Nursing

1

LPNU 127

Clinical Nutrition for Nurses

1

 

Total Semester Hours

12

 

Third Semester

Number

Title

Hrs

LPNU 130

Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing II

2

LPNU 131

Adult Medical-Surgical Nursing II Lab

7

LPNU 132

Mental Health Nursing for PN

1

LPNU 133

Mental Health Clinical Lab

1

LPNU 138

PN: Practice, Issues, & Trends

1

 

Total Semester Hours

12

Evaluation Sheets

2014-2015

2013-2014

2012-2013

 


 

Gainful Employment Information

Licensed Practical Nursing (CP)

COST

Q.           How much will this program cost me?

A.            Tuition and fees:                                                              $6,160.00

                Books and supplies:                                                        $2,286.00

                On-campus room & Board:                                          Not offered

FINANCING

Q.           What are my financing options to pay for the program?

A.            In addition to an grant and scholarship aid for which they are eligible, 85.3% of graduates (2010-2011) used loans to finance their education (tuition and fees, books and supplies and funds including educational costs allowed for living expenses, transportation/personal allowance). The median debt* for program graduates was by year:

                2010-2011                                                                            $2,766.00

                *Median loan debt from Title IV only-No completers had private loans or institutional financing during this time period.

SUCCESS

Q.           How long will it take me to complete this program?

A.            The program is designed to take 12 months to complete. The percent of graduates from this program that finished in this time by year are:

                2010-2011                                                                            100%

Q.           What are the chances of getting a job when I graduate?

A.            The job placement rate** for students who complete the program is by year:

                2010-2011                                                                            Data calculation will be provided by The National Center for Educational Statistics at a future date

Click on these links for more information on jobs related to this program:

SOC CODE: 29-2061.00

Estimated Program Cost

Estimated Program Cost 2014 – 2015*

Estimated Tuition and Fees:                                                                     

Tuition:

Resident (full-time, 5 semesters at $1,782)                                                             $ 8,910.00

Non-Resident (full-time, 5 semesters at $2,397)                                                    $11,985.00

Fees:

PTA Course Fee ($25 per credit hour/PTHA courses only)                                      $ 1,000.00

PTA Program Fee ($300 per semester/3 semesters of Technical Phase only)    $   900.00

Student Services Fee ($6 per credit hour, 71 credit hours)                                    $   420.00

Technology Fee ($6 per credit hour, 71 credit hours)                                              $   420.00

Estimated Additional Cost:                       

Drug Screening                                                                                                            $     50.00

Criminal Background Investigation                                                                     $     50.00

Basic Life Support certification                                                                                 $     30.00

Technical Phase Text Books                                                                                      $   700.00

Malpractice Liability Insurance                                                                               $     25.00

Graduation Pin                                                                                                            $     50.00

Graduation Fee                                                                                                           $     45.00

APTA & WVPTA Student Membership                                                                       $     95.00

Scorebuilders Licensure Prep Course                                                                     $   200.00

Licensure Application & Fees (WV)                                                                         $   190.00

Licensure Examination                                                                                              $   370.00

Prometric Testing Center Fee                                                                                    $     70.00

 

Estimated Total Cost:                                                                In State Students                  $13,525.00

                                                                                                      Out of State Students          $16,600.00

Required immunizations, gas, tolls, and housing arrangements (if applicable) required for clinical education affiliations are the responsibility of the student and cannot be estimated by the PTA program.

Proof of current medical insurance coverage is mandatory for all students throughout their enrollment in the PTA Program. Students that do not have current medical coverage can obtain information regarding student insurance policy coverage through the Office of Student Services.

A total of 71 credit hours are needed for the Associate of Science Physical Therapist Assistant degree. Please see the College catalog and/or the Physical Therapist Assistant suggested sequence of study sheet for additional information.

 

*Estimates are based on program completion as a full-time student as outlined by the program curriculum.

This information is strictly to be used as an estimate to assist students in financial planning

and may change at the discretion of New River Community and Technical College or the PTA program.

Effective November 6, 2013, the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at New River Community & Technical College has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703-706-3245; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Candidacy is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation. Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation.

Curriculum

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Physical Therapist Assistant Program

First Semester

Number

Title

Hrs.

ENGL 101

Composition

3

PSYC 103

General Psychology

3

BIOL 231

Anatomy & Physiology I

3

BIOL 233L

Anatomy & Physiology I Lab

1

MATH 101 or Higher

General Math or Higher

3

COSC 101
or
BUSN 130

Microsoft Office Application
or
Word Processing & Internet

 

3

 

Total Semester Hours

16

Second Semester

Number

Title

Hrs.

ENGL 102

Research

3

BIOL 232

Anatomy & Physiology II

3

BIOL 234L

Anatomy & Physiology II Lab

1

BIOL 205

Kinesiology

3

BIOL 206L

Kinesiology Lab

1

MAST 105

Medical Terminology

3

 

Total Semester Hours

14

Third Semester (Technical Component)

Number

Title

Hrs.

PTHA 220

Patient Care Skills

2

PTHA 220L

Patient Care Skills Lab

1

PTHA 222

Observations & Measurements

2

PTHA 222L

Observations & Measurements Lab

1

PTHA 226

Therapeutic Modalities

2

PTHA 226L

Therapeutic Modalities Lab

1

PTHA 230

Pathologic Conditions

3

PTHA 232

Clinical Education I

3

 

Total Semester Hours

15

Fourth Semester (Technical Component)

Number

Title

Hrs.

PTHA 234

Neurology & Pediatrics

2

PTHA 234L

Neurology & Pediatrics Lab

1

PTHA 236

Orthopedics

2

PTHA 236L

Orthopedics Lab

1

PTHA 238

Rehabilitation

2

PTHA 238L

Rehabilitation Lab

1

PTHA 240

PTA Seminar

3

 

Total Semester Hours

14

 

Fifth Semester (Technical Component)

Number

Title

Hrs.

PTHA 250

Clinical Education II

5

PTHA 251

Capstone

2

PTHA 252

Clinical Education III

5

 

Total Semester Hours

12

Pre-requisite totals:                 30

Technical course totals:            41

Total credit hoursfor degree:    71

 

1English 101 Composition (3-0-3). Pre-requisite: ACT Reading Main score of 17 or “Sin ENGL 098 or COMPASS Reading score of 75 or above and ACT English Main score of 18 or“S” in ENGL 099 or COMPASS Writing score of 70 or above and Competent writing sample or diagnostic theme.

2Biology 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (3-0-3). Pre-requisite: Eligibility for enrollment in English 101, high school Biology, Biology 101 or consent of instructor. Co-requisite: BIOL 233.

3English 102 Research (3-0-3). Pre-requisite: C orhigher in ENGL 101 or CLEP score of 500 or higher or advanced placement waiving ENGL 101 and C or higher in ENGL 100 or ACT English mechanics/usage sub test score of 9 or higher or COMPASS Writing Diagnostics test score of 76% or higher.

4Biology 232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (3-0-3). Pre-requisite: BIOL 231, BIOL 233. CO-requisite: BIOL 234.

 

5Biology 205 Kinesiology (3-0-3).

Pre-requisite: C or higher in BIOL 231 and BIOL 233 CR:  BIOL 206.

6

Technical Phase Courses:Students applying to the PTA program must complete all pre-requisite courses with a grade of C or better and an overall GPAof at least 2.75 for all college-level work. Acceptance to New River and meeting of program admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Effective November6,2013, the Physical Therapist Assistant Program at New River Community & Technical College has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (1111 North Fairfax Street,Alexandria,VA,22314; phone :703-706-3245; email: accreditation@apta.org). Candidacy is not an accreditation status nordoes it assure eventual accreditation.Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation.

 

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