Degrees and Certificates
The School of Nursing and Allied Health offers degree & certificate programs in the following areas:
Registered Nursing (RN)
The program in Nursing is designed to provide individuals from diverse backgrounds with a lifelong commitment to learning the nursing skills and knowledge needed to serve as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the licensing examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).
LPN to AAS Degree
The Licensed Practical Nurse to AAS degree in Nursing program is designed to assist the LPN make the transition into the role and responsibilities of the Registered Nurse. Upon satisfactory completion of this program, the student will be eligible to take the licensing examination for Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN) and advance his/her role in the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
Practical Nursing (LPN)
The Practical Nursing Certificate program is designed to prepare a nurse who participates as an integral member of the nursing or health care team and who provides direct care for individual clients experiencing common, well-defined health problems with predictable outcomes. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will be eligible to take the national examination for licensure as a Practical Nurse (LPN).
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Distance Education Information Packet
Programmatic Outcomes Data
The degree program in Respiratory Therapy is designed to prepare students for roles as contributing members of the modern health care team concerned with treatment, management, and care of patients with breathing abnormalities. Learn more.
Respiratory Therapy Credentialing Success
RRT Credentialing Success is defined as the percentage of graduates who obtain the RRT credential upon successful completion of the NBRC Written Registry Examination (WRE) and Clinical Simulation Examination (CSE) independent of the number of WRE or CSE exam attempts.
95 RRT Eligible Graduates
41 Graduates became RRT
10 Graduates attempted one or both parts without success
80% of Graduates who took the exams are RRT’s
46% of RRT Eligible Graduates did not attempt either part of the RRT exam
The low number of graduates taking the RRT exam is reflective of the Richmond Market not requiring the RRT credential.
Emergency Medical Technician
This program prepares students to become Emergency Medical Technicians.
Basic (CSC) Curriculum
Intermediate (CSC) Curriculum | Information Packet
Paramedic (CSC) Curriculum | Information Packet
Paramedic- (AAS) Curriculum | Information Packet
Medical Lab Technology
The Medical Laboratory major is designed to prepare students for certification and employment as Medical Laboratory Technicians.
The Reynolds MLT Program Accreditation
National Accreditation Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS)
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Dental Assisting (C) Curriculum
Dental Assisting (CSC) Curriculum
To prepare students to perform the following services under the supervision of a dentist: chairside assisting, preparation of impression and restorative materials, dental health education, patient care as authorized by the Virginia Board of Dentistry.
Dental Lab Technician
Dental Laboratory Technician (AAS) Curriculum
Dental Laboratory Technician (CSC) Curriculum
The major in Dental Laboratory Technology begins each fall semester and is designed to prepare students for employment as dental laboratory technicians to provide an essential support service for the dental professional according to the dentist’s prescription or work request. The dental laboratory technician constructs and repairs all types of dental prosthetic appliances.
Opticianry (AAS) Curriculum
Opticianry (CSC) Curriculum
The Opticianry degree program is a two-year curriculum that is designed to prepare individuals in the art and science of all phases of the making and fitting of eyeglasses and contact lenses: surfacing, finishing, eyeglass dispensing, contact lens fitting and dispensing.
Accredited by the Commission on Opticianry
Member of the National Federation of Opticianry Schools
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Other Allied Health Programs
• Pharmacy Tech- CSC | Information Packet
• Health Records Coding | Information Packet
• Phlebotomy | Information Packet
• Health Care Technician
• Sleep Technology for Polysomnography | Information Packet