2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 EGCC Catalog and Student Handbook

Health Sciences Programs Admissions Criteria


Summary of Program Application/Admission Criteria for 2022-2024

  Medical
History
Health
Insurance
Verification
High School Transcript or GED score of 45 or Certificate of Homeschool Courses to be scheduled based on placement scores/prerequisites Successful completion of program pre-entrance exam/requirements and/or professional credential/minimum of 2.0 cumulative GPA Maximum
class size
             
Dental Assisting Required Required Required ENG 095 ,or MTH 070     18
EFDA Required Required Required   Dental Assistant Certified by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB), Registered Dental Assistant by American Medical Technologists (AMT) or the Ohio Commission on Dental Assistant Certification (CODA); a registered dental hygienist who has graduated from an accredited dental hygiene program or a graduate of an unaccredited dental college located outside of the United States 8
Medical Assisting Required Required Required     25
Nursing-AD Required Required Required BIO 107 , Algebra I (high school/college equivalent), Chemistry (high school /college equivalent) Successful Completion of TEAS Entrance Exam 30
Nursing-AD (LPN to ADN) Required Required Required BIO 107 , BIO 108 , ENG 101 , PSY 101 , Chemistry (high school/college equivalent) Current Ohio LPN License; Successful Completion of TEAS LPN to ADN Entrance Exam 30
Nursing-AD (Health Care Worker to ADN) Required Required Required BIO 107 , BIO 108 ENG 101 , PSY 101 , Chemistry (high school/college equivalent) Current Certification or Registry as Medical Assistant, Respiratory Therapist or paramedic; successful completion of TEAS Entrance Exam 30
Nursing-Practical (LPN) Required Required Required HSC 102 HSC 108 ENG 101 , MTH 095   Successful completion of TEAS Entrance Exam; current STNA certification 30
Paramedic Required Required Required ENG 070 , or MTH 070   EMS Exam; current Ohio EMT or A-EMT license 16
Radiology Technology Required Required Required ENG 095 , MTH 095 , Successful completion of TEAS Entrance Exam 16
Respiratory Therapy Required Required Required ENG 095 , MTH 099     21
Veterinary Technician Required Required Required CSS 106 , ENG 101 , MTH 105 , CHM 101 , HSC 101   Minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA; 40 hours of field experience 25

It is the responsibility of the applicant to submit completed program prerequisites to the Dean of Health, Science and Public Service office.

ACT/SAT Scores:

  • ACT - English 18, Math 22
  • SAT - Writing 480, Math 530
HEALTH, SCIENCE AND PUBLIC SERVICE
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED BEFORE STARTING CLINICALS

 

HEALTH

PROGRAMS

 

Dental Assisting

Prior to DAS 110  

EFDA

Prior to DAS207

EMT

Advanced-EMT

Paramedic

30 DAYS from start of program

Medical Assisting

Prior to Practicum

Medical History

 

X

 

X

X

Physical Exam

 

X

 

X

X

Dental Exam

 

X

 

 

 

TDAP (every 10 years)

 

 

 

X

X

Tuberculosis Detection

   

   X *(or 2-step Mantoux)

   X *(or 2-step Mantoux)

   X *

   X *

Hepatitis B Vaccine Series

 

        X ***

        X ***

X

X

MMR Vaccines I & II

 

 

 

     X **

     X **

Varicella Vaccines I & II (if no documented Hx of Chicken Pox) or Positive Titer

 

X

X

X

X

Verification of Antibody Status

 

 

 

X

X

Influenza Vaccine

 

 

 

             X

10 Panel Drug Screening

 

 

 

  X Paramedics only

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Health Insurance

 

X

X

X

X

CPR Card

 

          X ****

          X ****

            X *****

            X *****

BCI & I and FBI Background Check

 

X

X

          X  

         X 

Technical Standards

 

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

 

Health Programs

Phlebotomy

Technician

Prior to the start of the program

Practical

Nursing

Prior to Clinical

 

ADN

and

ADN HCW to ADN

LPN to ADN

Prior to Clinical

Radiology

Technology

Prior to Clinical

Respiratory

Therapy

Prior to Clinical

Medical History

X

X

X

X

X

Physical Exam

X

X

X

X

X

Color Blindness Testing

X

 

 

 

 

TDAP (every 10 years)

X

X

X

X

X

Tuberculosis Detection

   X *

   X *

   X *

   X *  

  X*

Hepatitis B Vaccine Series

X

X

X

X

X

MMR Vaccines I & II

     X **    

     X **

     X **    

     X **

     X **

Varicella Vaccines I & II (if no documented Hx of Chicken Pox) or Positive Titer

X

X

X

X

X

Verification of Antibody Status

X

X

X

X

X

Influenza Vaccine

             X

X

X

X

X

10 Panel Drug Screening

X

X

X

X

X

Health Insurance

X

X

X

X

X

CPR Card

 

            X *****

           X *****

            X *****

            X *****

BCI & I and FBI Background Check

X 

X

X

X        

         X 

Technical Standards

X

X

X

X

X

 

X Required

*  Options: QuantiFERON Gold blood test required unless otherwise noted(Chest x-ray only accepted if positive PPD)

** Titer if MMR prior to 1979z

*** Dental Assisting and EFDA students are only required to complete the Hepatitis B Vaccine Series- Antibody status not required

**** Course/Certification must be from a DANB-Accepted CPR Provider; These CPR, BLS and ACLS course providers are accepted by DANB as meeting certification and recertification rquirements.  Courses much include CP and a hands-on exam must be taken.

  • The American Red Cross (ARC)
  • The American Heart Association (AHA)
  • The American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI)
  • American CPR Care Associates
  • American CPR Training
  • American Environmental Health and Safety
  • American Health Care Academy
  • Canadian Red Cross
  • Emergency Care and Safety Insititue
  • Emergency First Response
  • Emergency Medical Training Associates
  • Emergency University
  • EMS Safety Services
  • Medic First Aid
  • Medical Training Associates
  • Military Training Network
  • National Safety Council
  • Pacific Medical Training
  • ProCPR

EFDA - Registered Dental Assistant by American Medical Technologists (AMT)

***** Course/Certification must be American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider (Online certificates will not be accepted)

▲ - May be required at specific clinical sites

▲▲ - Pennsylvania background checks, Acts 33, 34, and 73 may be required for specific clinical sites

Criminal Records Check/Fingerprinting:

Electronic fingerprinting will be performed prior to the student gaining entrance into these programs. Both civilian and federal background checks (BCI: Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and FBI: Federal Bureau of Investigation) will be conducted.

  • Depending on the nature of the results, clinical sites may prohibit a student from providing patient care or entering the clinical facility.
  • Depending on the nature of the results, licensure, registry or certification examinations may be prohibited.
  • Positive results are to be resolved by the student prior to clinical experience or licensure application.
  • Students are responsible for paying for the background checks PRIOR to admittance into the program.