Numerous financial aid options are available to students. Financial aid is awarded based on demonstrated financial need, scholastic achievement and other considerations in the form of loans and scholarships. Students may find assistance through the Federal & Stafford Loans, the College’s own financial aid programs and private lenders other than the College. Representatives from the MCCN financial aid department can assist students in exploring various options.

Applying for Financial Aid

Do you need financial aid to assist you as you pursue your academic goals?

By following the information listed below it’s as easy as 1-2-3.

1. Complete the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Go to our web site: www.mccn.edu and click on tuition and financial aid, financial aid links and click on FAFSA or go directly to www.fafsa.ed.gov. You should use your current PIN or apply for a new one at www.pin.ed.gov. When you have your pin number you can then go back to the web site to complete the form. If you are required to include parent information on the FAFSA, your parent must also apply for a pin number. You will need to list Mount Carmel College of Nursing’s Title IV school code: 030719 for us to receive a copy of your results automatically. If you filed a FAFSA last year, you may do your renewal on the web. If you receive a request for verification from us, you must complete this as soon as possible in order for us to continue with your aid application.

2. Wait for a financial aid award letter from the financial aid office.

This letter will inform you of your aid eligibility and how to apply for the Stafford loan listed on your award. Additional loans, including the Parent PLUS and alternative loans, can be completed. This information is also provided in your award letter. need your department of education pin number to electronically sign for the loan(s).

For additional information you may visit our web site: www.mccn.edu or you can refer to our financial aid brochure.

Sources of Information

Websites for Financial Aid and Scholarships:

HLTH 292: Cultural Competency in Healthcare

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course is designed to provide the future healthcare professional with current knowledge to care for diverse populations.

HLTH 496: Health Care Systems, Policy & Economics

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course focuses on health care professions and delivery systems and the influences of economics, health policy, legal and regulatory processes.

HUMN 390: Ethical and Moral Issues

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course explores a variety of ethical and moral issues that impact the individual, family and community focusing on clarification of individual values and the process of ethical decision-making. Special emphasis is placed on ethical and moral issues impacting the health professions.

NURS 294: Foundations of Health Assessment In Caring Practices

5 credit hours (theory and clinical lab)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course introduces the student to the nursing process with an emphasis on holistic assessment across the life-span and provides opportunities to implement the caring practices of nursing in a variety of settings. Therapeu- tic nursing interventions, including cultural, developmental, nutritional, psychosocial, psychomotor and spiritual are introduced.

NURS 295: Foundations of Caring Health Practices

6 credit hours (theory and clinical and lab)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course presents holistic health interventions from a caring perspective. Client health teaching is implemented. Clinical practice, with a focus on health, is offered in a variety of settings.

NURS 296: Pharmacological Foundations of Caring Health Practices

4 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course focuses on basic concepts of pharmacotherapeutics related to major drug categories. Related nursing manage- ment and health teaching are included.

NURS 350x: Nursing Seminars

2 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

(Two different seminars are required.) A variety of seminars are offered which focus on nursing or health topics that expand the breadth and depth of the study of health care beyond the required program of study. Students have the opportunity to develop greater knowl- edge and skill in the area of interest. Critical thinking, decision making, and self- directed learning undergird these seminars.

NURS 391: Nursing Research

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course focuses on research process, methodology, and utilization. Emphasis is on the nurse’s role as a consumer of research.

NURS 397: Caring Practices for the Developing Family

5 credit hours (theory and clinical)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for women and families’ reproductive health issues across the life span. Primary, secondary and tertiary health activities will occur in a variety of settings.

NURS 398: Caring Practices for Mental Health

5 credit hours (theory and clinical)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for individuals and families with mental health issues and alterations across the life span. Primary, secondary and tertiary health activities are implemented in acute and community settings.

NURS 399: Caring Practices for the Adult I

10 credit hours (theory and clinical)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course provides students with evidence-based knowledge in the management of adults and families experiencing human responses to alterations in fluid and electrlyte imbalance, oxygenation, ventilation, tissue perfusion, digestive function, immunologic function, hormonal regulation, regulatory function, motor sensory function, cellular differentiation (proliferation) and skin function and integrity. The nursing process provides the framework for the practice of nursing with clients of diverse background and in varied settings.

NURS 491: Caring Health Perspectives of Community Health Nursing

4 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course provides a population- focused model of community health nursing. Public health and community health principles are examined. Factors that influence the health of the commu- nity will be examined.

NURS 492: Caring Health Practices Within the Leadership Role

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course enhances the student’s ability to synthesize nursing concepts in dynamic, interpretive thought processes at a baccalaureate level. Clinical reasoning and clinical judgement serve as the foundation for identification of professional action in complex issues of patient care.

NURS 495: Caring Health Practices for the Adult II

5 credit hours (theory and clinical)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for human responses of individuals, families, community and populations experienc- ing biological crisis in a variety of settings. It focuses on crisis intervention and use of advanced technologies.

NURS 496: Caring Health Practices for the Older Adult

5 credit hours (theory and clinical)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for the gerontological population in a variety of settings and focuses on issues related to the phenomenon of aging.

NURS 497: Caring Practices for the Child and Family

5 credit hours (theory and clinical)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course applies knowledge and the nursing process in caring for the pediatric population in a variety of settings with a focus on children’s health issues within the context of family dynamics.

NURS 498: Caring Practices in Transition to the Professional Role

5 credit hours (theory and clinical)

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course focuses on the practical application of integrated knowledge to the practice of professional nursing and provides opportunities for clinical experiences, which facilitate the transition to the professional role in a variety of settings.

SCIE 290: Physiologic Alterations I

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course focuses on pathophysiology of the human body and includes essen- tial features of disease related to altered cellular and tissue biology and abnor- malities of cellular growth, alterations in skin function and integrity, alterations in defense mechanisms, and alterations in tissue oxygenation.

SCIE 291: Physiologic Alterations II

3 credit hours

Prerequisite: Admission to the Second Degree Accelerated Program

This course focuses on pathophysiology of the human body and includes essential features of disease related to renal function, fluid and electrolyte balance, hormonal regulation, neuro- logic function, musculoskeletal function, and GI and hepatobiliary function.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
BIOS 1300*
Human Anatomy & Physiology I
4
MAT 2900
Principles of Chemistry
4
ENG 1510*
Writing & Rhetoric I
3
BMT 2890*
APA Writing Style
1
PSY 1010*
General Psychology
2
ADMN 110
College & Career Success
1


Spring Semester

Course Credits
BIOS 1310*
Human Anatomy & Physiology II
4
BIOS 2010*
Elementary Microbiology
3
CLWR 1810*
Introduction to Religion
3
SOC 1000*
Introduction to Sociology
3
ADMN 111
College & Career Success
1


Sophomore Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
SCIE 230
Physiologic Alterations I
3
NUTR 1000*
Introduction to Nutrition
3
PSYC 225
Human Growth & Development
3
NURS 204
Health Promotion & Assessment
5


Spring Semester

Course Credits
SCIE 231
Physiologic Alterations II
3
HLTH 202
Cultural Competence in Health Care
3
NURS 205
Caring Health Practices
6
NURS 206
Pharmacology
4


Junior Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
NURS 309
Caring Health Practices-Adult I
10
PSY 1110*
Elementary Statistical Reasoning
3
HUMN / SOC SCIE*
Elective
3


Spring Semester

Course Credits
NURS 307
Caring Health Practices-Developing Family
5
NURS 308
Caring Health Practices-Mental Health
5
NURS 361
Nursing Research
3
HUMN 320
Ethical & Moral Issues
3
NURS SEMINAR 35xx 2


Senior Year

Fall Semester

Course Credits
NURS 407
Caring Health Practices-Child & Family
(student takes this course in summer prior to senior year)
5
NURS 406
Caring Health Practices-Older Adult
5
NURS 421
Community Health Nursing
4
NURS 422
Advanced Concepts in Nursing Dynamics
3


Spring Semester

Course Credits
NURS 405
Caring Health Practices-Adult II
5
NURS 408
Caring Health Practices-Transition to Professional Role
5
HLTH 416 3
Health Care Systems, Policy & Economics
3
HUMN / SOC SICE*
Elective (not required with ADMN 110-111)
2
NURS SEMINAR 35xx 2

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS = 126

* Course taken at Ohio University-Lancaster.

Winter Semester
(January-May)

Course Credits
NURSING 294
Foundations of Health Assessment in Caring Practices
5
NURSING 295
Foundations of Caring Health Practices
6
HEALTH 350.x
Seminar
2
HEALTH 292
Health Promotion and Cultural Competency in Healthcare
3
SCIENCE 290
Physiologic Alterations 1
3
NURSING 296
Pharmacological Foundations of Caring Health Practices
4
SCIENCE 291
Pathological Alterations 11
3
Total Credits 26


Summer Session
(May-July)

Course Credits
NURSING 391
Nursing Research
3
NURSING 397
Caring Health Practices for the Developing Family
5
NURSING 398
Caring Health Practices for Mental Health
5
NURSING 497
Caring Health Practices for the Child and Family
5
HUMANITIES 390
Ethical & Moral Issues
3
Total Credits 21


Fall Semester
(August-January)

Course Credits
NURSING 399
Caring Health for the Adult I
10
NURSING 491
Caring Health Perspectives of Community Health Nursing
4
NURSING 495
Caring Health for the Adult II
5
NURSING 496
Caring Health Practices for the Older Adult
5
NURSING 498
Caring Health Practices in Transition to the Professional Role
5
HEALTH 496
Health Care Systems, Policy & Economics
3
NURS 492
Advanced Dynamics in Nursing Concepts
3
NURSING 350.x
Seminar
2
Total Credits 37
Curriculum:

Freshman Curriculum

Fall Semester

Course Credits
ADMN 110**
College & Career Success
1
SCIENCE 123
Anatomy & Physiology I
4
SCIENCE 103
Organic Biochemistry
4
ENGLISH 110
English Composition
4
PSYCHOLOGY 101
General Psychology
3


Spring Semester

Course Credits
ADMN 111**
College & Career Success
1
SCIENCE 124
Anatomy & Physiology II
4
SCIENCE 125
Microbiology
4
HUMANITIES 110
Comparative Religion
3
SOCIOLOGY 101
Introduction to Sociology
3


Sophomore Curriculum

Fall Semester

Course Credits
NURSING 204
Foundations of Health Promotion and Health Assessment
5
SCIENCE 230
Physiological Alterations I
3
SCIENCE 220
Nutrition
4
PSYCHOLOGY 225
Human Growth & Development
3


Spring Semester

Course Credits
SCIENCE 231
Physiological Alterations II
3
NURSING 205
Foundations of Caring Health Practices
6
NURSING 206
Pharmacological Foundations of Caring Health Practices
4
HLTH 202
Cultural Competence in Health Care
3


Advanced Placement Curriculum

Summer Session ONLY^

May-Aug (12 wks)
NURSING 204
NURSING 205
NURSING 206

^Option for transfer students who have all Freshman Curriculum and Non-Nursing Sophomore Curriculum completed (with the exception of Health 202) by May 1.

This program is very competitive and space is limited.


Junior Curriculum

Fall Semester

Course Credit
NURSING 307
Caring Health Practices for the Developing Family
5
NURSING 308
Caring Health Practices for Mental Health
5
HEALTH 320
Health Statistics
3
Humanities/Social Sciences Elective* 3


Spring Semester

Course Credit
NURSING 309
Caring Health Practices for the Adult I
10
NURSING 361
Nursing Research
3
HUMANITIES 320
Ethical & Moral Issues
3
NURSING SEMINAR 350 2


Senior Curriculum

Fall Semester

Course Credits
NURSING 405
Caring Health Practices for the Adult II
5
NURSING 406
Caring Health Practices for the Older Adult
5
NURSING 421
Caring Health Perspectives in Community Health Nursing
4
NURSING 422
Advanced Dynamics in Nursing Concepts
3


Spring Semester

Course Credits
NURSING 407
Caring Health Practices for the Child & Family
5
NURSING 408
Caring Practices in Transition to the Professional Role
5
HEALTH 416
Health Care Systems Policy & Economics
3
Humanities/Social Sciences Elective* 2
NURSING SEMINAR 350 2


* Courses taken through affiliation with Columbus State Community College or The Ohio State University

** ADMN 110-111: College and Career Success

(1 credit each semester)

This course sequence is required for all first-time freshmen. Also required for all transfer freshmen with less than 16 hours of transfer credit who have an Adjusted Individual Total Score of either Basic or developmental on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS-V). However, this course is open to all entering students. This 2-semester course (Fall and Spring) fulfills 2-credit humanities/social science elective requirement. This course offers strategies and principles for a successful college experience.

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDITS = 128

Important Dates

Fall Semester Application Due: April 1.

Summer (APP) Application Due: January 15.

* All application materials must be postmarked by the due date. Materials postmarked after the deadline will not be accepted. Students are welcome to mail or hand deliver materials. Facsimiles are not permitted for transcripts.

FAFSA deadline for priority consideration for campus-based aid: March 1

Correspondence should be mailed to

Mount Carmel College of Nursing Office of Admissions
127 South Davis Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43222

2017–18
Event Date
Second Degree Accelerated Program Begins January 3, 2017
Martin Luther King Day January 16, 2017
SDAP Cohort X Completion Ceremony February 3, 2017
Pinning Ceremony February 24, 2017
Spring Break March 27, 2017 – March 31, 2017
Summer Session Begins May 8, 2017
Memorial Day May 29, 2017
Independence Day July 4, 2017
Summer Session Ends July 30, 2017
Summer Break July 31, 2017 – August 11, 2017
Fall Session Begins August 14, 2017
Labor Day September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Holiday November 23–24, 2017
Winter Break December 18, 2017 – January 1, 2018
Spring Semester Begins January 3, 2018
SDAP Completion Ceremony February 2, 2018

Fulfill Your Life’s Calling

Mount Carmel College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science of Nursing (BSN) Program on the campus of Fairfield Medical Center in Lancaster, Ohio.

This exciting partnership is designed to help students realize their dreams of achieving exciting careers in nursing, while meeting the increasing community demand for baccalaureate prepared nurses.

As part of the Mount Carmel program, students will take general education coursework (Sciences/ Humanities/ English) at the Ohio University-Lancaster (OUL) campus during the first year, followed by a strong curriculum — during the second through fourth year — of nursing, theory, clinical courses, selected general education and science courses, all based at the Fairfield Medical Center campus.  For more information about the MCCN-Lancaster campus contact Admissions at 614-234-5419.

Apply TODAY!

For more information about the Lancaster campus contact Admissions at 614-234-5419.

Housing

Are you in need of housing near Lancaster, OH? If so, please review the following information compiled by the Office of Admissions at Mount Carmel College of Nursing.

Mount Carmel College of Nursing does not currently own or manage any residence halls or apartment complexes near the Lancaster campus.

Below are apartment rentals and real estate agents in the Lancaster area. This information is for your convenience and should not be considered an endorsement by the College. It is the sole responsibility of the prospective tenant to do any screening.

In addition, this list is subject to change. It is our recommendation that you contact each company for up to date information.

Resources

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