ADN Dismissal Policies

Dismissal may occur for the following reasons:

  • The student in an ADN program receives below a “C+” in any of the prerequisite science courses, below a C in any of the other prerequisite or co-requisite courses, or below a “C+” in the theory component or a Fail in the clinical component of a nursing course.
  • The student in an ADN program accumulates greater than three (3) hours of absence in the theory component of the Mental Health course, or more than one (1) day of absence in the theory component of one (1) course in any quarter other than that in which the Mental Health course is offered.
  • The student in an ADN program misses any clinical hours in the clinical component of the Mental Health course, or more than one (1) day of clinical absence in the clinical component of one (1) course in any quarter other than that in which the Mental Health course is offered.
  • The student in an ADN program fails to attend the first clinical day and/or mandatory computer training.
  • The student in an ADN program fails to make up all clinical absences before progressing to the next quarter.
  • The student in an ADN program commits an unsafe nursing practice in the clinical facility.
  • The student in an ADN program does not complete a minimum of twenty-eight (28) hours of community service by the end of the program.
  • The student fails to complete enrollment in the Orange County Medical Reserve Corps before the end of the second term of his or her academic program.