Application Process (LPN)
SCHOOL OF PRACTICAL NURSING
THE APPLICATION WINDOW FOR THE 2019-2020 CLASS WILL OPEN ON September 10, 2018.
Applications Accepted: September 10, 2018 – May 3, 2019
Please Call Garnet Career Center for further information
(304) 348 - 6195
Applicants must submit a high school transcript or GED transcript along with a non-refundable $90.00 Testing and Application Fee with their application on or before May 3, 2019 or upon submission of application to sit for the ATI TEAS exam. Students who have any prior college hours in the Health Sciences must also attach a copy of an unofficial college transcript.
The entrance test (Test of Essential Academic Skills – TEAS) will be administered on Saturday, December 1, 2018, Saturday, March 16, 2019 and Saturday, April 6, 2019. (Two more dates have been added: April 23rd at 3:00 PM & May 8th at 3:00PM) Candidates may choose the more suitable test date.
Candidates must pre-enroll at Garnet Career Center for each TEAS test date by filling out an application and paying the $90 fee. Test dates and seats may fill up, and Candidates may not come to a test date without pre-enrolling at Garnet Career Center at least 2 weeks prior to the requested date. Candidates must arrive on time, bring proper identification, and have their admission ticket. Candidates are generally notified of their admission status by mail in mid May. A welcome meeting of the new class is scheduled late May 2019 and a required orientation day is scheduled for early June 2019.
Each student who registers at Garnet to take the ATI TEAS Entrance Exam must create an account online at the atitesting.com Further instructions on this process are included on the "entrance test" tab.
The ATI TEAS Test (Test of essential Academic Skills) measures the content areas of Reading Mathematics, Science, English and Language Usage. This test is designed to measure the academic areas in which national nursing educators deemed most relevant to measure the entry level readiness of nursing program applicants. Not all applicants who apply will be accepted. Acceptance is based on a rolling admission starting with the first TEAS test date. Applicants will be accepted based on test scores and admission cirteria fulfillment until all available slots have been filled.
After the applicant submits his/her application and all needed documentation (high school diploma/transcript or GED/TASC transcript; Driver's License/photo ID; Proof of Insurance), the candidate will automatically be registered for the free study/review sessions. A schedule of these sessions is listed below . Study materials are also available on the website of atitesting.com.
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ATI TEAS EXAM format scored questions:
Science (47 questions)
Reading (47 questions)
English and Language Usage (24 questions)
Math (32 questions)
The LPN Program is a one year (1350 clock hours) program. Upon completion of the program the student is eligible to sit for the WV State Licensing Board Exam for LPN.
THE ATI TEAS PREP CLASS AND TEST ARE OPEN TO EVERYONE, HOWEVER IF YOU WISH TO TAKE THE FALL CLASS AND SIT FOR THE EXAM ON DECEMBER 1, 2018, THE $90 FEE MUST BE TURNED IN TO THE OFFICE NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16 TO ENSURE A SEAT FOR THE EXAM.
|Pre-LPN 2019-2020 Study Class Schedule|
PREPARATORY CLASS #1
|Tuesday||9/18/2018||5:30-8:15 pm||All classes||Bio/Chem/Math|
|Monday||9/24/2018||5:30-8:15 pm||Room 309||Bio/Chem/Math|
|Monday||11/26/2018||5:30-8:15 pm||Test Taking Skills|
|Saturday||12/1/2018||8:00 am- 1pm||TEST|
PREPARATORY CLASS #2
|Tuesday||1/8/2019||5:30-8:15 pm||All classes||Bio/Chem/Math|
|Monday||1/14/2019||5:30-8:15 pm||Room 309||Bio/Chem/Math|
8:00 am - 1 pm
| 8:00 am - 1 pm
3:00 pm-7:00 pm
3:00 pm-7:00 pm
ONE ADDITIONAL REVIEW CLASS AND 2 TESTS WILL BE GIVEN AS NEEDED IN APRIL/MAY
|In the event of a snow day, the scheduled class will be held the next day that Garnet is open.|
|THESE CLASSES ARE OFFERED AS A REVIEW AND THEY ARE FAST-PACED.|
|THERE IS ALSO A CONSIDERABLE AMOUNT OF HOMEWORK|