Fall 2015 Allied Health Admissions Overview - Asheville

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APPLICATION PROCESS OVERVIEW
1. View this Presentation – General Information
2. General Application for Admission to A-B Tech
3. Complete New Student Orientation and SmarterMeasure
4. College Transcripts, if applicable
5. Specific Program Documents, if applicable
6. Demonstrate College Readiness (English/Math)
7. FOCUS 2 – Career Assessments
8. Selection Form with Advisor
9. Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS ®) Version V
10. Notification Letters
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
Thank you for joining us to learn more about
the admission process for Competitive Allied
Health programs for fall semester 2015.
This brief presentation will help you prepare
for admission to one of the programs listed to
the right.
Be sure to complete the brief assessment at
the end before meeting with your advisor.
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ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING (A.D.N.)
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DENTAL HYGIENE
P.N. TO A.D.N. ADVANCED PLACEMENT
(SUMMER 2015)
DENTAL ASSISTING
MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY
MEDICAL SONOGRAPHY
RADIOGRAPHY
SURGICAL TECHNOLOGY
VETERINARY MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
Application Period For Fall 2015 Admission
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February 2 thru March 13, 2015
Please note – for A.D.N. Advanced Placement,
admission is for summer 2015
All requirements must be met by the 5 PM
deadline on March 13, 2015, in order to qualify
to take the TEAS® Version V
Applicants must meet with a Student Services
advisor to apply
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
All of the following must be completed by 5 PM on March 13
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General Application for Admission
New Student Orientation and SmarterMeasure Assessment
FOCUS 2
Documentation of Program Specific Requirements
Documentation of College Readiness in English and Math
Completion of Selection Form with Advisor
The following must be completed by 5 PM on March 25
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Take or submit official scores for the TEAS ® Version V
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
Citizenship Status and Admission to Competitive Programs
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Admission to competitive programs is open only to individuals with legal status or lawful presence.
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For additional information, please contact [email protected]
Some clinical sites may have additional immigration/citizenship requirements.
Successful completion of clinical rotations is required for program completion.
Non-citizens are encouraged to contact the appropriate licensing/certifying agency to determine if they
are eligible for licensure/certification upon graduation – decisions regarding licensure/certification are
solely the responsibility of the licensing/certifying agency.
1. GENERAL INFORMATION
Criminal Backgrounds and Drug Use
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Criminal background checks and drug screenings are required by off campus clinical sites.
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A-B Tech advisors and faculty cannot provide answers to questions in this area as they are not the final
deciding organization.
These are conducted by an outside vendor at the student’s expense.
Successful completion of clinical rotations is required for program completion.
Some program licensing or certification bodies may require criminal background checks at the time of
application for licensure. Be sure to review the criteria for your program of interest to determine what
rules apply and whom to contact.
2. GENERAL APPLICATION TO A-B TECH
All individuals interested in admission to a competitive
program MUST
• Submit a general application for admission.
• Graduation from High School or completion of the
GED or Adult High School is required. Students
currently enrolled in High School must graduate and
current GED students must finish no later than
August 17, 2015.
Already a current student? Check this step off your list!
• COLLEGE APPLICATION
www.abtech.edu/apply
3. COMPLETE NSO AND SMARTER MEASURE
• New Student Orientation (NSO) and
SmarterMeasure are offered in the
classroom and online
• SmarterMeasure is an assessment of a
student’s readiness for online classes and is
included as part of the NSO.
Already a current student? Check this step off your list!
• NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION
http://www.abtech.edu/nso
4. COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS
Students interested in receiving transfer credit for college level WHAT IS OFFICIAL?
• Sent directly from institution to
courses taken elsewhere must submit official transcripts
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Important points to remember
College must be regionally accredited
Grade earned must be a “C” or higher
Course title and credit hours must be similar
Transcript must be from college at which the course was taken
Taken classes at A-B Tech?
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You don’t need to request an A-B Tech transcript
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A-B Tech
Sealed copy in official college
envelope
If hand-delivered, do NOT
open the envelope
SEND TRANSCRIPTS TO:
A-B Tech Community College
Records Office
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
5. PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
A few programs have additional requirements that must be
met by the March 13 deadline
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Associate Degree Nursing
P.N. to A.D.N. Advanced Placement Option
Dental Hygiene
Medical Laboratory Technology
Surgical Technology
Veterinary Medical Technology
Please review the next four slides for details
5. PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N.)
NURSE AIDE I
 Current NA I certification documented on the
North Carolina Nurse Aide Registry AND
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Documentation (transcript or completion
certificate) of a North Carolina state approved NA
I course OR Approved NA I Work Experience
 Exceptions
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Current NC NA II certification
Current NC P.N. licensure
NEW FOR FALL 2015
 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY REQUIREMENT – Successful
completion of Anatomy and Physiology I and II (BIO 168 and
BIO 169 or acceptable substitute) with a grade of a “C” or higher
in each course prior to class start in August 2015.
 MINIMUM SCORE REQUIREMENT FOR THE TEAS
VERSION V EXAM – Students will be required to score a
minimum composite/total adjusted TEAS V score of 65.
5. Program Specific Requirements
Practical Nursing (P.N.) to Associate Degree Nursing (A.D.N.) Advanced Placement Option
NC PRACTICAL NURSING LICENSE
 Documentation of current, unrestricted
North Carolina Practical Nursing license
COURSE COMPLETION
 BIO 168, 169, and 175; ENG 111 and
114; PSY 150 and 241; one 3 credit
hour humanities course. A grade of “C”
or higher is required in each.
NEW FOR FALL 2015
 MINIMUM SCORE REQUIREMENT FOR THE TEAS
VERSION V EXAM – Students are required to score a
minimum composite/total adjusted TEAS V score of 65.
5. PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Dental Hygiene
CHEMISTRY
 Documentation (official high school or
college transcript) showing completion of
a chemistry course with a grade of “C” or
higher prior to applying to the program.
NEW FOR FALL 2015
 ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY REQUIREMENT –
Successful completion of Basic Anatomy and Physiology
(BIO 163 or acceptable substitute) with a grade of a “C”
or higher prior to class start in August 2015.
5. PROGRAM SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Medical Laboratory Technology
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Veterinary Medical Technology
CHEMISTRY
 Documentation (official high school or
college transcript) showing completion
of a chemistry course with a grade of
“C” or higher before to applying to the
program.
Surgical Technology
PROGRAM INFORMATION SESSION
 Schedule and attend Information Session with Program
Director Robin Keith ([email protected]) or Clinical
Coordinator Daniel Stokoe ([email protected])
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Print Information Session Form prior to attending session:
(http://tinyurl.com/kfukvkz)
 Submit completed Information Session Form to Student
Services Advisor
6. DEMONSTRATE COLLEGE READINESS
Individuals must document college readiness in both English
and math
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Applicants must qualify for ENG 111 – Expository Writing
Applicants must place above the College’s DMA 050 course
Students who did not meet the requirement before February 2, 2015,
are eligible to take the placement assessment once during the
application period
Requirements may be met in several ways
COLLEGE READINESS OPTIONS
• Transfer credit for college
level English and math
• Placement assessment
scores
• Completion of required
developmental courses
6. DEMONSTRATE COLLEGE READINESS
ENGLISH READINESS (Students must meet one of the following)
• Successful completion of ENG 111 or transfer credit equivalent
• Successful completion of A-B Tech quarter courses (ENG 0102, 102, 150, or 153)
• Successful completion of DRE 098 or ENG 095 or RED 090 plus ENG 090/090A
• Placement Assessment Scores (5 years old or less)
NC DAP Scores: Composite 151+ (available 2/1/15 – score subject to change)
Accuplacer Scores: Reading Comprehension (80+) and Sentence Skills (86+)
SAT: Writing (500+) and Critical Reading (500+)
ACT: English (18+) and Reading (22+)
COMPASS/ASSET scores – please speak with an advisor for details
6. DEMONSTRATE COLLEGE READINESS
MATH READINESS (Students must meet one of the following)
• Successful completion of or transfer credit for MAT 115, 143, 161, 151, 152, or 171 higher
• Successful completion of A-B Tech quarter courses (MAT 096, 097, 101, 102, 150, or 151)
• Successful completion of DMA 050 or MAT 070
• Placement/Assessment Scores (5 years old or less)
NC DAP: Score of “7” on each module (010, 020, 030, 040, and 050)
Accuplacer Scores: Arithmetic (55+) and Elementary Algebra (55+)
SAT: Math (500+) or ACT: Math (22+)
COMPASS/ASSET scores – please speak with an advisor for details
7. FOCUS 2 – CAREER ASSESSMENTS
All applicants must complete the FOCUS 2 Career Assessment
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Available to all applicants who have submitted an online application for
general admission and have completed NSO
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Complete the full assessment prior to meeting with an advisor
FOCUS 2 may be accessed at http://tinyurl.com/mfjplpr
8. SELECTION FORM WITH ADVISOR
Students who meet all eligibility requirements will complete a
Selection Form with a Student Services Advisor
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Students may select a 1st and 2nd choice program
A 2nd choice is not required
Students will not be considered for a 2nd choice program if
selected for the 1st choice program
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Choices may only be altered before the March 25 deadline
Students will receive a “ticket” to take the TEAS V ® by the
March 25 deadline
Students will meet with a staff member in Admissions to
finalize the Selection Form
DIDN’T MEET THE REQUIREMENTS?
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Applicants have until
March 13 at 5 PM to
document any missing
items
Students not eligible for
2015 admission are
encouraged to speak with
an advisor about career
alternatives
9. TEST OF ESSENTIAL ACADEMIC SKILLS
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Qualified applicants who complete the Selection Form
and receive the “ticket” for TEAS® Version V must take
the exam (or submit scores) no later than March 25.
Students who have taken the TEAS ® Version V
previously may opt to use their scores within the last
five years. Only one set of scores is accepted during
the application period.
ONLY The TEAS ® Version V exam composite
score will be used to rank applicants within their
selected competitive Allied Health Program.
TEAS ® Version V is only offered on specific dates and
times – please plan ahead!
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• Schedule and pay for the TEAS
® Version V
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• Study and prepare for the
TEAS ® Version V
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• Take the TEAS ® Version V on
the date and time scheduled
10. NOTIFICATION LETTER
NOTIFICATION LETTER – APRIL
Status for 1st and 2nd choices. One of three options will be listed:
• Admitted
• Alternate List
• Not Admitted
*Applicants will be ranked based on the TEAS®Version V exam composite score only.*
FINAL STEPS
Now that you have completed your competitive admissions overview
• Complete the assessment http://tinyurl.com/klqetsg
• Take the completed assessment to a Student Services advisor
Services for true distance students (those who live outside Buncombe or a contiguous county)
• Complete the assessment
• E-mail [email protected] for assistance. Please use the Subject: Allied Health
Application

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