Please read the following statements and check the box to indicate that you understand the requirements to apply to CSPN:
-I am 18 years or older.
-I meet CSPN's mandatory requirement of currently residing in Ohio.
-I understand that if I have not lived in Ohio consecutively for the past 5 years, I will need to complete a federal background check (FBI screening) in addition to a State criminal background check (BCI screening).
-I understand that I am required to take and pass CSPN's pre-entrance exam meeting the minimum benchmark of 70% in both reading comprehension and math. Passing this exam does not guarantee acceptance into the program.
-If applicable: I understand as a non-native English speaker, I have completed the TOEFL iBT with the minimum scoring requirements of: 18 listening / 18 reading / 26 speaking / 17 writing.
-I understand I am required to carry medical insurance. I understand I will need to provide proof immediately upon acceptance into the program.
-I acknowledge that courses and clinical experience are remote and/or blended. Students will have a full- time schedule and will be expected to be on the computer (online learning) or in the building at 8 am - 4 p.m. or 7 am - 3 pm, depending on the schedule. Monday through Thursday, the first six months and, Tuesday through Friday, the final six months.
-I understand that study requirements will fall outside of the school schedule. Study schedules are at the discretion of the student, and will include weeknight and weekend student hours.
-ACCEPTED students will be required to be FULLY vaccinated by April 4, 2022. The following vaccines are required: COVID, Hep B, Varicella, MMR and Flu Shot. Students not in compliance will be dismissed from the program.
-I understand I am required to complete a background check (BCI report) and drug test as part of the application process. FBI background checks are an additional requirement for applicants that have not resided in Ohio for 5 consecutive years. All costs associated with FBI/BCI/Drug Testing are incurred by the applicant.
-In accordance with CSPN policy, my background check (BCI report) does not contain any convictions other than traffic violations, DUI/OVI, and/or disorderly conduct (no weapon involvement)
-I understand that CSPN policy states, that no applicant with any conviction(s) beyond the acceptable ones stated above, will be considered for admission into the program.
-I understand that I cannot have been fired from a job in the past 7 years.
-I understand high school transcripts reflecting a minimum of 2.0. GPA are required, unless college transcripts reflect a minimum of 2.0 GPA.
-I understand submission of college transcripts are optional, but should be submitted when high school GPA does not meet a cumulative of 2.0 GPA.
-I understand CSPN will not consider any transcripts that are not fully translated into English. All transcripts must contain a standard GPA grading scale.
-GED scores can be submitted (in lieu of high school transcripts), and are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
-I understand that if I am a student with an online high school transcript/diploma, I must have a minimum of six (6) academic, college-level courses from an accredited college, completed after high school. ESL courses will not be accepted as part of the six college courses.
-I understand that if I have attended any other nursing school(s), transcript(s) must be submitted from all other attended programs.
-I understand that in the event of an emergency, such as COVID-19, CSPN reserves the right to convert to a solely online program. CSPN is currently offered in as residential; blended (online and in-person format).
-I understand that I will be required to complete online assignments utilizing my personal computer.
-I understand that starting day one of the program, I will need a PC with a Windows 10 operating system, and that a MAC is not compatible with CSPN's program.
-I understand that I must install Office 365 software onto my personal computer.
-I acknowledge I will need a printer with scanning capabilities by the first day of the program. Instructors reserve the right to email you handouts or create assignments which will require printing, scanning and submission of assignments through Blackboard (Learning Management System (LMS)).
-I will be familiar with Zoom and would require little or no training to utilize it for my course/clinical work by the first day of instruction.
-I understand I will be required to spend a minimum of 5 hours in a self-directed Blackboard (CSPN's Learning Management System) orientation course provided to me through CSPN's IT department.
-I understand, that I will need to connect to my home WiFi to access CSPN online classes and meetings, and tutoring sessions. Per the FCC, the minimum download speed of broadband internet connection is 25 Mbps, and 3 Mbps upload speed. You may be required to show proof of WiFi speed once accepted.
-I understand, I will be expected to communicate on a daily basis with faculty and staff of CSPN through the email address provided by CSPN.
-I understand CSPN reserves the right to utilize your email address to send school announcements or updates in the status of the program.
-CSPN reserves the right to monitor testing through live proctors and/or artificial intelligence (AI).
-I understand that misrepresentation or omission of facts in the CSPN Online Application can result in termination from the application process and/or program. This Application will be void if someone other than the applicant has input or falsified any of the requested information.
-I understand one of the essential functions of clinical is to be able to lift, move, and support people and objects (up to 50 lbs.) frequently throughout the entire program.
Please review the following table and check the box below to indicate that you have read and understand the information.
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