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Nursing
NPIS Quiz

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