Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Withdrawal Deadline

The deadline to withdraw from a 16 week course for the spring semester is March 15.

If you withdraw from a course you will be awarded a "W" for that course. This will not affect your GPA. If you are on financial aid please contact the Financial Aid office at 832-7814 or visit them on campus in room 2100 in Amherst Hall to see how a "W" might affect your aid.

Friday, February 19, 2010

Summer Enrollment

We are currently enrolling for the summer session. Take a look at the course offerings for the summer semester here

Keep in mind the summer schedule is a different format than fall and spring. It is broken down into 1 ten week session and 2 five week sessions. This means the courses move very quickly so be sure you consider that when registering for classes.

Payment for summer classes is due April 22 by 5 pm.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

RN to Paramedic Bridge Program

CVCC is now accepting applicants for the RN to Paramedic Bridge Program. There is limited enrollment and students must apply by March 15.

Applicants must have a current Registered Nurse License, be currently active as an RN or EMS provider, and have current EMT-Basic or higher EMS certification. If you are not currently an EMT, an accelerated course for RN's (EMT refresher course) will be offered April-June 2010, at CVCC.

120 hours of classroom and skills training
136 hours, minimum of clinical and field internship
two semesters, August 2010-May 2011
Class meets on Wednesday, 1730-2145 EST
Clinical and Field Internships will be scheduled around your work
You will earn 15 college credits
Tuition: approximately $ 1550 for the entire program
Limited enrollment. Only 18 student will be accepted

This program is designed to address areas of the National DOT Paramedic Curriculum not clearly addressed in RN curricula. Concentration will be placed on advanced airway management, pre-hospital patient assessment, trauma and medical emergency management. Pediatrics, hazardous material incidents, rescue and ambulance operations are also covered. The program will prepare the Rn for the National Registry paramedic examination.

For further information about the Bridge Program and/or the EMT refresher course, contact: Jason Ferguson at 434- 832-7797 ( or Catherine Galvan 832-771 (

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