The associate degree nursing program prepares the graduate to function as a Registered Nurse in providing care to clients with complex health care needs.  Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in any state. This program may require travel to surrounding communities.

It is recommended that students contact the college regarding the program requirements.

Students must complete all program requirements, including approved prerequisites with a “C” or better and meet the minimum GPA of 2.50. EWC will admit cohort groups of 14 students every two years beginning Fall 2016.

Please note that this program has strict admittance requirements. For more information contact Suzey Delger (Eastern Wyoming College, Director of Nursing) at 307.624.7000.

 

Listed below are the steps to be taken to apply for admittance to the EWC Nursing Program. The application process will begin January 3, 2018 and close at midnight February 20, 2018. All material will be online, no paper applications will be accepted.

Deadline for all application materials to be submitted is Febuary 20, 2018

Nursing Application Steps
• Complete EWC College Application for Admission online. If you are currently enrolled at EWC, you do not need to complete this application.
• Submit official high school and/or Official Transcripts of any college attended to EWC. Please check with the EWC Admissions Office at 307.532.8207 to be certain your official transcripts were received by the deadline of February 20, 2018.
• Complete the EWC Nursing Application online only when open. Complete the Application Checklist also.
• Take the TEAS Test (Nursing Entrance Exam) and have test scores sent to Eastern Wyoming College on the drop-down menu.
• Have an overall GPA of 2.5 and a “C” or better for all prerequisites.

Program Prerequisites

Classes/Test  
Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Entrance Test
There are very strict rules about taking the TEAS VI (6) Test. Please carefully follow these guidelines
• You must register with atitesting.com to set up an account prior to taking the test. See how to make a “New Account.”
• You must call either the EWC Douglas Campus (307.624.7000) or the Torrington Campus (307.532.8200) to make an appointment to take the test on one of the designated dates.
• If you require ADA accommodations to take the TEAS exam, please contact Wendy George, Counseling & Disabilities Services Coordinator at 307.532.8238 as soon as possible. If you require accommodations for the test you must take it in Torrington.
• The cost of the test is $58.00 and must be paid the day of the test to Eastern Wyoming College. A receipt will be provided.
• You cannot bring watches, hoodies, food, drink, notebooks, jewelry, phones, backpacks or purses into the testing room. The TEAS VI (6) version of the test does allow for calculators to be used.
• Go to www.atitesting.com for further information about resources to prepare for the TEAS test. Free resources are available at www.testprepreview.com/teas_practice.htm
Update: 09/06/2017: See Nursing (ADN) for further course requirements
TEAS-VI (6) Test Dates
Douglas Campus • 307.624.7000 Torrington Campus • 307.532.8288
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 – 9 am Friday, December 1, 2017 – 9 am
Wednesday, December 6, 2017 – 5:30 pm Monday, December 4, 2017 – 1 pm
Thursday, December 7, 2017 – 1 pm Thursday, December 7, 2017 – 9 am
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 – 1 pm Wednesday, January 3, 2018 – 1 pm
Thursday, January 4, 2018 – 5:30 pm Thursday, January 4, 2018 – 5:30 pm
Saturday, January 6, 2018 – 1 pm Wednesday, January 17, 2018 – 1-4pm
Saturday, January 20, 2018 – 9 am Wednesday, January 24, 2018 – 5:30-8:30pm
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 – 1-4pm Wednesday, February 7, 2018 – 5:30-8:30pm
Wednesday, February 13, 2018 – 1-4pm

Examination for RN Licensure

Following successful completion of the Nursing Program, graduates may apply to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing and other states to take the NCLEX-RN, national licensure examination. There are individual fees for licensure and the exam that will be discussed along with the application process in the last nursing course of the program. Prospective students need to be aware of the fact that licensure may be denied to those with a misdemeanor/prior felony arrests or convictions or substance abuse history. In addition, applicants for licensure are required to be fingerprinted and undergo another background check. Consult with the Nursing Program Director for specifics or go to the Wyoming State Board of Nursing web site: nursing-online.state.wy.us

Accrediting agencies associated with the Nursing Program:

Approval granted January 11, 2016
Wyoming State Board of Nursing
130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B
Cheyenne, WY  82002
(307) 777-7601
https://nursing-online.state.wy.us

“This nursing education program is a candidate for accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing” ACEN

Approval granted February 7, 2017-2019

ACEN
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia   30326
Phone: (404) 975-5000
Fax: (404) 975-5020
Email: info@acenursing.org
Web: www.acenursing.org
 
Updated March, 2017

For additional information or answers to specific questions contact:

Suzey Delger, MSN, APRN (ret), RN
Eastern Wyoming College – Nursing Director
307.624.7000