Welcome to Rio Hondo College and the Division of Health Science and Nursing. This truly is an exciting time to be involved in health care. Many changes are occurring within the health care industry. Nursing, as a profession, offers a wide range of opportunities and specialties. We strive to meet the needs, aspirations, and goals of our nursing students so they can be better prepared to serve the needs of the community. The Division of Health Sciences and Nursing offers two different nursing programs, Associate Degree Nursing Program, and Vocational Nursing Program. The Division also offers three career certificates: Nursing Assistant Pre-Certification course, Acute Care CNA, and Home Health Aide. The ADN, VN, Nursing Assistant Pre-Certification(CNA), and Career Certificate courses all have exceptional pass-rates on national exams and or state certification exams. Click here> for Office Hours
As of August 31, 2016 the ATI TEAS V will no longer be accepted
Nursing Information Sessions for Fa’16
Dates: Aug. 30, Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 11 & 25, Nov. 8 & 22, Dec. 6
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Information Sessions are held on Tuesdays. Reservations are not required. Please contact 562-908-3421, for more information. Click here for Nursing Information Flyer
NEW APPLICATION PERIODS:
-CNA Application Period: Sept. 1, 2016 – Oct. 21, 2016 for Spring 2017 & Mar. 1, 2017- Apr. 21, 2017, for Fall 2017
CNA Applicants accepted must attend the MANDATORY Advisement Meeting: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 from 5:00pm – 6:30pm in LR128.
-VN Application Period: Sept. 1, 2016 – Sept. 30, 2016 for Spring 2017
All ADN applicants must complete ATI TEAS Exam (new version) prior to submitting application packet by deadline dates.
-LVN-ADN Application Period: Sept. 19, 2016 – Oct. 14, 2016 for Spring 2017
-Generic ADN Application Period: Sept. 19, 2016 – Oct. 14, 2016 for Spring 2017 & Mar. 1, 2017- Mar. 24, 2017, for Summer 2017
ATTENTION: ATI TEAS Exam (new version)
Please contact the Assessment Center to schedule your ATI TEAS exam at 562-463-7226, or you may take the exam at another location.
ADN Applicants are required to send official ATI TEAS score transcript through the ATI website to RHC- Health Science and Nursing Division. Check back in December for upcoming ATI TEAS testing dates & times for the ADN Program- summer 2017 admission.
Congratulations- to Rio Hondo ADN Alumni for achieving your BSN and continuing education. To learn more about BSN collaborative click on Advanced Nursing Tracks in Menu Bar.
ATI TEAS exam test dates for summer 2017 admission- TBA
– Rio Hondo ADN Program curriculum changes are in development. Look for our new 4 semester program coming soon.
Admissions Process & Requirements