Nursing Program Quiz
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Nursing
NPIS Quiz

Passing grade is 100%. There are 20 multiple choice questions.
  1. 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
  2. Which of the following is an incorrect statement?
       There are no course expiration dates for prerequisite courses
       Cost of program is $10,000 per year
       Flexibility with work schedule is essential in order to meet the nursing schedule requirements
       Background check includes drug testing
  3. The application deadline is which of the following
       January 30
       March 1
       February 1
       January 1
  4. After applying online the student also needs to submit which of the following documents to the nursing department
       International transcripts
       Official transcripts of coursework completed outside the San Mateo Community College District
       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
  5. Completing the online presentation and this quiz with 100% score is ____________ in order to apply to the nursing program.
       Optional
       Recommended
       Mandatory
       Highly recommended
  6. In order to be eligible for the associate degree, the student must have completed
       Math 111/112
       Math 110
       Math 811
       Math 120
  7. 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 apply to the nursing program
       After the nursing program is completed
       In order to take the NCLEX exam
  8. The number of applicants currently selected once a year is
       48
       50
       36
       72
  9. The minimum cumulative GPA for application into the program is
       4.0
       3.5
       2.0
       2.5
  10. The merit-based application criteria go into effect in
       Spring 2015 for Fall 2015
       At a date to be determined
       Spring 2016 for Fall 2016
       Spring 2014 for Fall 2014
  11. International coursework must be evaluated by
       CSM Counseling Department
       A CSM approved transcript evaluation service
       CSM Admission & Records
       The nursing program articulation grid
  12. An applicant is ineligible if he/she
       Lives in Marin
       Is not a current SMCCD student
       Submits application on January 2 online
       Has a prerequisite course in progress at the time of application
  13. Applicants are notified of their status by
       E-mail only if accepted by June 1
       US mail no later than May 1
       E-mail no later than May 1
       US mail before April 15
  14. 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
       Complete an individual remediation plan and retake the test the following year
       Enroll in nursing courses
       Retake the test immediately
  15. 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
  16. Choose the correct supporting application requirements
       Unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses, successful completion of NPIS quiz
       Unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses
       Official and unofficial transcripts for all prerequisite courses
       Successful completion of NPIS quiz
  17. Completing the CSM current reading placement test and following recommendations prior to application is considered to be
       Required
       Recommended
       Highly recommended
       Not recommended
  18. If a fully qualified applicant is not admitted, he/she
       Does not have to re-apply. Waitlist # rolls over to the next year
       Must re-apply the next year
       None of the above
       Cannot re-apply
  19. The cumulative GPA is calculated by
       The admission committee
       The counseling department
       The applicant
       The online application process
  20. 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