Porterville College

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Health Careers

Attention Registered Nursing Applicants

Porterville College Associate Degree Nursing Program uses the Multi-Criteria Selection and Ranking process for student selection (AB 548). Admission will be offered to the highest ranking applicants whose documentation supports information provided in the application. The following criteria will be included in the multi-criteria screening process:

  1. Academic degree or diplomas, or relevant certificates, held by an applicant
  2. Grade-point average in relevant course work
  3. Number of repetitions of prerequisite classes
  4. Any relevant work or volunteer experience
  5. Life experiences or special circumstances of an applicant
  6. Proficiency or advanced level coursework in languages other than English



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Registered Nurse Application Period February 1 - 28, 2018

Check out the Future Students page to ensure your application is complete before submitting to the Health Careers office.

Psychiatric Technician Application Period June 1 - 30, 2018

The Health Careers Department will be accepting applications in June 2018 for the January 2019 PT cohort. Applications can be handed in at the Health Careers Office in HC 2041. For more information, see Future Students 

EMT - Refresher Courses Spring 2018

Course Dates: March 23, March 24, April 6, and April 7, 2018

Time: Friday, Saturday

          8:30 am- 5:00 pm

Location: Porterville College,

                HC 2021

  • 4- Day Refresher Course (includes three days of didactic skills (24 hours) and one day of skills)
  • 3- Day Refresher Course (skills not included)
  • 2- Day Refresher Course (16 hours)
  • 1- Day Refresher Course (8 hours) 
  • Skills Day Only 

For more information and how to register click here


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