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Nursing
NPIS Quiz

Passing grade is 100%. There are 20 multiple choice questions.
  1. An applicant is ineligible if he/she
       Has a prerequisite course in progress at the time of application
       Lives in San Francisco
       Submits application on January 2 online
       Is not a current SMCCD student
  2. General education courses (Humanities, American Institutions, California State and Local Government, Physical Education, Information Competency) must be completed
       For the associate degree, unless the student already holds a Bachelor's Degree
       In order to take the NCLEX exam
       After the nursing program is completed
       In order to apply to the nursing program
  3. Which of the following is an incorrect statement?
       Cost of program is $8,000 per year
       Background check includes drug testing
       Flexibility with work schedule is essential in order to meet the nursing schedule requirements
       There are no course expiration dates for prerequisite courses
  4. The application deadline is which of the following
       January 1
       February 1
       March 1
       January 30
  5. 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
       acceptance depends upon the offense
       the student is automatically barred from admission into program
       acceptance depends upon approval of the clinical agency
  6. Completing the CSM current reading placement test and following recommendations prior to application is considered to be
       Highly recommended
       Recommended
       Required
       Not recommended
  7. Applicants are notified of their status by
       US mail no later than May 1
       US mail before April 15
       E-mail no later than June 1
       E-mail only if accepted by June 1
  8. If a student scores less than the passing score on the TEAS test (Test of Essential Academic Skills) they must
       Take a different assessment test
       Enroll in nursing courses
       Retake the test immediately
       Complete an individual remediation plan and retake the test the following year
  9. The three courses which require a subset GPA are
       Anatomy, Physiology, and Chemistry
       Speech, English Composition, and General Psychology
       Anatomy, Physiology, and Microbiology
       Chemistry, Microbiology, and Anatomy
  10. 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 never in the evening
       Clinical hours are always on Tuesday and Wednesday shift
       Clinical days and hours vary from course to course
       Clinical hours are not required
  11. 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
       Official transcripts of coursework completed outside the San Mateo Community College District
       International transcripts
  12. The cumulative GPA is calculated by
       The admission committee
       The online application process
       The applicant
       The counseling department
  13. If a fully qualified applicant is not admitted, he/she
       None of the above
       Must re-apply the next year
       Cannot re-apply
       Does not have to re-apply. Waitlist # rolls over to the next year
  14. The number of applicants currently selected once a year is
       36
       72
       50
       48
  15. International coursework must be evaluated by
       The nursing program articulation grid
       A CSM approved transcript evaluation service
       CSM Admission & Records
       CSM Counseling Department
  16. The merit-based application criteria go into effect in
       Spring 2015 for Fall 2015
       Spring 2013 for Fall 2013
       Spring 2016 for Fall 2016
       Spring 2014 for Fall 2014
  17. The minimum cumulative GPA for application into the program is
       2.5
       4.0
       3.5
       2.0
  18. Choose the correct supporting application requirements
       Official and unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses
       Unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses, successful completion of NPIS quiz
       Successful completion of NPIS quiz
       Unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses
  19. Completing the online presentation and this quiz with 100% score is ____________ in order to apply to the nursing program.
       Mandatory
       Optional
       Highly recommended
       Recommended
  20. In order to be eligible for the associate degree, the student must have completed
       Math 111/112
       Math 110
       Math 811
       Math 120