UNM-Gallup Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)
Disclaimer: The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) will be adopting a new curriculum by Fall 2017; requirements may change, please check with your Nursing advisor
UNM-Gallup nursing program is an Associate Degree program with full approval from the New Mexico Board of Nursing through July 2019. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national exam (NCLEX-RN) for RN licensure. Up to 28 qualified students are accepted into the program in January and August. Applications are accepted in the nursing department until the last Friday in October and May for admission the following semester. Prerequisites are to be completed at the time of application. An admission exam is administered to all applicants and admission is based on prerequisite grades as well as performance on the entrance exam. The nursing program consists of four semesters of nursing courses.
UNM-Gallup Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) has been granted programmatic accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) through 2019.
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IHS Scholarship Applicants
The Nursing Department will gladly write a supporting letter to attach with your IHS scholarship application. In order for us to complete this task, please complete the Letter Request Form document and email it, fax it , or hand deliver to our office. firstname.lastname@example.org or 505-726-6307. UNM Nursing Letter Request Form
Nursing students who pass the NCLEX exam and become a Registered Nurse (RN) have a very high success rate at finding gainful employment quickly. An RN can find work in a hospital, clinic, nursing home, hospice, correctional facility, school setting, and even cruise ships. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that there will be 22% more nursing jobs by 2018.
In this region, ~$40,000.
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If you need to speak with a nursing advisor, please make an appointment with Eunice Harrison, Nursing Administrative Assistant, before coming to the office.(505-863-7514)
The Nursing department will gladly accommodate students who have an appointment.
DATES FOR FALL 2016 NURSING APPLICANTS
TEAS test date: Monday, May 16, 2016*
*Registration Deadline: Friday, May 13 by 5pm (MST)
Where: Nursing Career Center (NCC) Computer Lab Rm 113
Nursing Application Deadline: Friday, May 20, 2016 at NOON.
Why Nursing at UNM-Gallup?
UNM-Gallup offers a comprehensive nursing curriculum that aligns with NMNEC (New Mexico Nursing Education Consortium) standards in an intimate learning environment. Students progress through the four semester program in learning cohorts. A small faculty to student ratio ensures that each student gets individualized academic attention to ensure that they complete the program successfully.
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What will you learn?
The graduate of the nursing program will:
- Use caring practices to promote health and healing.
- Provide individualized care that recognizes diversity in a variety of settings.
- Demonstrate therapeutic communication in the provision of patient, family and community care as well as effective interprofessional communication.
- Use critical thinking and nursing process as a framework to provide safe and effective care for the patient, family and community.
- Integrate evidence and research findings into practice, including ethical and legal aspects of health care.
- Display professional behavior, including a commitment to lifelong learning.
Faculty & Staff
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Kathy Head, RN MSN
Sr. Student Success
Shawnadine Becenti, RN MSN
Kelly Schukar, RN, MSN
Sabrina Ezzell, MSN, RN, CNE