Cuesta College’s Nursing Department is hosting a variety of events during the month of March.

Nursing Information Sessions are being held for those interested in the three nursing programs offered by the college. The sessions provide a basic overview of the pre-requisite coursework, admission criteria, program requirements, and the application processes. 

AP LVN to RN Information Session
Advanced Placement LVN to RN Pathway allows LVN’s with one year of work experience to enter the Associate Degree RN Program in the 2nd semester.

March 7, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. / Room 2402, San Luis Obispo Campus
Note: Attendance at this session, or a previous session held on 3/12/15 or 10/19/15 is mandatory in order to be eligible to apply in June 2016 (for January 2017 admission).

LVN Information Session
The Cuesta College Licensed Vocational Nursing program prepares students for entry-level vocational nursing positions in a variety of healthcare settings.

March 17, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. / Room N2407, North County Campus

RN  Information Session

The Registered Nursing Program at Cuesta College provides graduates with an Associate in Science Degree in Registered Nursing (ADN). Students in the program participate in community based internships and preceptorships.

March 28, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. / Room 2402, San Luis Obispo Campus

PowerPoint notes and handouts will be available a week prior to the meetings on the Nursing and Allied Health website at http://academic.cuesta.edu/nursing/index.htm. For more information, please call the Nursing Department at (805) 546-3100, ext. 2137.

On March 11, Cuesta College will host the 3rd Annual Nursing Education Fair specifically geared toward registered nurses seeking a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) or a PhD.

The fair will take place from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., on the San Luis Obispo Campus in building 2500, room 2502 and is for current students, alumni, and nurses employed in San Luis Obispo County, North Santa Barbara County and South Monterey County. The event will include a pizza lunch and feature representatives from various colleges offering BSNs, MSNs, DNPs and PhD degrees. Attendees will learn about eligibility and enrollment processes and transfer credits.

Many in-state and out-of-state schools will have representatives present, including Cal State San Marcos, Cal State Monterey Bay, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Ohio University and more. Online and accelerated programs will also be represented.

Registration is not necessary. Free parking will be available in lot 5 from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. For questions, call (805) 546-3100, ext. 2579 or email at Ursula_bishop@cuesta.edu.