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Paramedic to ADN Option

 Paramedic to ADN Option
Paramedics who have graduated from an approved program
may be admitted to the second year of the ADN Program.
Paramedic applicants for advanced placement must complete the following
            1.  Apply to Kent State (which will include
                 having all official high school, technical and college transcripts.
            2.  Take the COMPASS Test and meet with the ADN Program Director.
            3.  Complete the developmental coursework prescribed by the COMPASS
            4.  Complete the following non-nursing coursework:
                      BCSI 20020 Biological Structure and Function
                      BSCI 20021 Basic Microbiology
                      BSCI 20022 Basic Microbiology Laboratory
                      CHEM 10054 General and Elementary Organic Chemistry
                      CHEM 10050 Fundamentals of Chemistry
                      CHEM 10052 Introduction to Organic Chemistry
                      NUTR 33512 Nutrition
                      PSYC 11762 General Psychology
                           US 10097 Destination Kent State
5. After admission to the program, enroll in NRST 10008, Transitions in
                Nursing Agency. This is completed in the summer semester.
            6. After successfully completing NRST 10008, the student is awarded 
                substitute credit for NRST 10001 and NRST 10003.  

Academic Support Services
            1. Academic Tutoring is available in some subjects. If you need a tutor in a non-
                nursing course, please fill out a Request for a Tutor application. Individual
                nursing faculty have office hours designated for extra guidance.
            2. Make Up Exams are available for nursing students. Always check your course
                syllabus for the policy on making up missed exams.
            3. Students with disabilities requiring accommodations in class and/or 
                clinicals need to register with the Office of Academic Support Services.

Twinsburg Location
Address: 2745 Creekside Drive, Twinsburg, Ohio 44087
Phone:  (330) 888-6400

Marymount Hospital Location
Address: 12300 McCracken Road, Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125
Phone:  (216) 581-0500