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
Nursing Information Sessions for Sp’17
Dates: FEB. 7th, 14th, 28th, MAR. 7th, 14th, 21st, APR. 4th & 18th, MAY 2nd & 16th
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
Are you interested in taking the ACUTE CNA and Home Health Aide course?
Currently accepting applications for FALL 2017!
The Health Science and Nursing Division offers these courses based on student interest and enrollment. Courses will be offered this Fall as Credit/Non-Credit. Apply TODAY! Click here for program application
Copy of CNA Certification
Copy of Photo ID or Driver’s License
Copy of Social Security Card
– New Program coming FALL 2017: Orthopedic Technician
– New Veteran Policy for entry into the Nursing Program
– Rio Hondo ADN Program curriculum changes are in development. Look for our new 4-semester program coming soon.
NEW APPLICATION PERIODS:
-CNA Application Period: Sept. 1st – Sept. 29th, for Spring 2018
CNA Applicants accepted must attend the MANDATORY Advisement Meeting: Schedule TBD
-VN Application Period: Aug. 28th – Sept. 15th, for Spring 2018
All ADN applicants must complete ATI TEAS Exam (new version) prior to submitting an application packet by deadline dates.
-LVN-ADN Application Period: Oct. 2nd – Oct. 31st, for Spring 2018
-Generic ADN Application Period: Aug. 28th – Sept. 15th, for Spring 2018
ATTENTION: ATI TEAS Exam (new version)
Schedule for Fall 2017: TBA
You may contact the ASSESSMENT CENTER at 562-463-7226, to check available ATI TEAS test dates and times.
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.
Admissions Process & Requirements: