Nursing + Allied Health
Prospective students with a strong record of academic achievement and a commitment to obtaining a challenging career in the healthcare field are encouraged to apply. To apply to allied health programs prospective students must first complete all program prerequisites before their application can be considered for admission.
Admission to Allied Health Programs
Health career programs at Norwalk Community College are limited-enrollment programs. Students must apply specifically for admission to one of the following programs nursing, respiratory care or medical assistant. Admission to these programs involves additional procedures. Students may obtain complete instructions and forms on each program from the Admissions Office or the Nursing & Allied Health Office.
For further information, please phone:
Associate of Science
- Medical Assistant / Medical OfficeHIM 155 Fundamentals of Clinical Informatics and Electronic Medical RecordsMED 112 Medical Insurance and BillingMED 125 Medical TerminologyMED 217 Medical CodingMED 245 Clinical Lab Procedures IMED 246 Clinical Lab Procedures IIMED 296 Cooperative Education Work Experience
- NursingNUR 120 Nursing in Health & Illness INUR 125 Nursing in Health & Illness IINUR 152 LPN to RN TransitionNUR 201 Nursing Care of Individuals and Families INUR 202 Pharmacology for Individuals and Families with Intermediate Health Care NeedsNUR 203 Nursing Care of Individuals and Families IINUR 204 Pharmacology for Individuals, Families and Groups with Complex Health Care NeedsNUR 205 Nursing Management and TrendsNUR 220 Nursing In Health & Illness IIINUR 225 Nursing In Health & Illness IVNUR 226 Transition To Practice
- Physical Therapist AssistantPTA 120 Introduction to Physical TherapyPTA 125 Physical Therapy for FunctionPTA 230 Physical Agents in Physical TherapyPTA 235 Kinesiology for RehabilitationPTA 250 Therapeutic ExercisePTA 253 Pathophysiology for RehabilitationPTA 258 PTA in the Healthcare ArenaPTA 259 Clinical Experience OrientationPTA 261 PTA Internship IPTA 262 PTA Internship IIPTA 265 PTA Internship III
- Respiratory CareRSP 111 Medical PhysicsRSP 120 Respiratory PhysiologyRSP 141 Principles of Respiratory CareRSP 151 Cardiopulmonary PathophysiologyRSP 161 Diagnostic and Therapeutic ProceduresRSP 201 Future TrendsRSP 272 Critical Care IRSP 273 Critical Care IIRSP 281 Advanced Clinical PracticumRSP 291 Perinatal Care and Pediatric Respiratory Care
Licensure Disclosure Statement
The Connecticut Community College Nursing Program (CT-CCNP) at Capital Community College, Gateway Community College, Naugatuck Valley Community College, Norwalk Community College, Northwestern Connecticut Community College, and Three Rivers Community College meet the state education requirements for a Registered Nurse license in the state of Connecticut.
The CT-CCNP has not determined if the associate degree registered nurse program meets the state education requirements in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia. Applicants should investigate licensure requirements prior to accepting an offer of admission to any CT CCNP program.
The licensure boards in each state are responsible for establishing the requirements for licensure/certification for their state. Students who intend to seek licensure in any state other than Connecticut need to consult with the state professional licensing board. The state professional licensing boards make the decision on whether an individual is eligible for licensure based on the rules and regulations in place at the time the individual submits their application for licensure.
Websites for each State Regulatory Agency for Nursing can be found at this link: www.ncsbn.org/14730.htm