Nursing Program Quiz
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Nursing
NPIS Quiz

Passing grade is 100%. There are 20 multiple choice questions.
  1. International coursework must be evaluated by
       CSM Admission & Records
       A CSM approved transcript evaluation service
       The nursing program articulation grid
       CSM Counseling Department
  2. The minimum cumulative GPA for application into the program is
       2.0
       4.0
       3.5
       2.5
  3. General education courses (Humanities, American Institutions, California State and Local Government, Physical Education, Information Competency) must be completed
       In order to take the NCLEX exam
       For the associate degree, unless the student already holds a Bachelor's Degree
       After the nursing program is completed
       In order to apply to the nursing program
  4. If a fully qualified applicant is not admitted, he/she
       Does not have to re-apply. Waitlist # rolls over to the next year
       Cannot re-apply
       None of the above
       Must re-apply the next year
  5. The cumulative GPA is calculated by
       The online application process
       The counseling department
       The applicant
       The admission committee
  6. Completing the online presentation and this quiz with 100% score is ____________ in order to apply to the nursing program.
       Optional
       Recommended
       Highly recommended
       Mandatory
  7. The merit-based application criteria go into effect in
       At a date to be determined
       Spring 2015 for Fall 2015
       Spring 2014 for Fall 2014
       Spring 2016 for Fall 2016
  8. If a student scores less than the passing score on the TEAS test (Test of Essential Academic Skills) they must
       Retake the test immediately
       Enroll in nursing courses
       Complete an individual remediation plan and retake the test the following year
       Take a different assessment test
  9. The number of applicants currently selected once a year is
       72
       48
       50
       36
  10. An applicant is ineligible if he/she
       Lives in Marin
       Has a prerequisite course in progress at the time of application
       Is not a current SMCCD student
       Submits application on January 2 online
  11. The three courses which require a subset GPA are
       Chemistry, Microbiology, and Anatomy
       Anatomy, Physiology, and Chemistry
       Speech, English Composition, and General Psychology
       Anatomy, Physiology, and Microbiology
  12. Criminal background checks are ordered by each student prior to beginning the program. If there is a "hit"
       the students will have to remediate and re-apply
       the student is automatically barred from admission into program
       acceptance depends upon approval of the clinical agency
       acceptance depends upon the offense
  13. The application deadline is which of the following
       February 1
       January 30
       March 1
       January 1
  14. Completing the CSM current reading placement test and following recommendations prior to application is considered to be
       Not recommended
       Required
       Recommended
       Highly recommended
  15. After applying online the student also needs to submit which of the following documents to the nursing department
       Unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses, even if courses were taken with SMCCD
       Official transcripts of coursework completed within the San Mateo Community College District
       International transcripts
       Official transcripts of coursework completed outside the San Mateo Community College District
  16. In order to be eligible for the associate degree, the student must have completed
       Math 811
       Math 111/112
       Math 110
       Math 120
  17. Nursing clinical hours range from 12 to 15 hours per week, depending on the course. Choose the correct statement regarding clinical hours:
       Clinical hours are not required
       Clinical hours are always on Tuesday and Wednesday shift
       Clinical hours are never in the evening
       Clinical days and hours vary from course to course
  18. Which of the following is an incorrect statement?
       Flexibility with work schedule is essential in order to meet the nursing schedule requirements
       Background check includes drug testing
       There are no course expiration dates for prerequisite courses
       Cost of program is $10,000 per year
  19. Applicants are notified of their status by
       E-mail only if accepted by June 1
       US mail before April 15
       US mail no later than May 1
       E-mail no later than May 1
  20. Choose the correct supporting application requirements
       Unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses
       Successful completion of NPIS quiz
       Official and unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses
       Unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses, successful completion of NPIS quiz