Wallace State’s School of Nursing and Center for Science offers the most up-to-date and state-of-the-art facilities for nursing students. The Department of Nursing Education earned the designation as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education from the National League for Nursing in 2016. The faculty and staff are dedicated to student excellence in every arena.

Admission Requirements and Curriculum

 

National League for Nursing Center of Excellence

Nursing

Nursing

Wallace State Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Wallace State Community College. 

The Practical nursing program at Wallace State Community College located in Hanceville, Alabama, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, (404) 975-5000, www.ACENursing.org. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Practical nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

The Associate Degree nursing program at Wallace State Community College located in Hanceville, Alabama, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia, 30326, (404) 975-5000, www.ACENursing.org. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

Application Deadlines

Associate Degree Nursing (RN) and Practical Nursing (PN) Program

  • March 15th thru May 15th for Fall Entry
  • July 1st thru September 1st for Spring Entry

MOBILITY Program (Fall entry only)

  • March 15th thru May 15th for Fall Entry

UAB Joint Enrollment

  • March 15th thru May 15th for Fall Entry
  • July 1st thru September 1st for Spring Entry

UAB  Joint Enrollment Mobility (Fall entry only)

  • March 15th thru May 15th for Fall Entry

Application to Wallace State Nursing Program

Nursing Information Session - Exploring Nursing at WSCC

Pre-Register HERE for one of the Nursing Information Sessions
Attend an Information Session to learn about the nursing programs and receive one point towards admittance into the program.

Sessions will be held in-person in the WSCC Nursing Building on the following dates:

  • ​July 18 @ 2 pm in CNS Building Room 219
  • August 22 @ 2 pm in CNS Building Room 219

Nursing Mission Statement

The mission of the Wallace State Department of Nursing is to promote standards of excellence in nursing education through student-centered learning while emphasizing integrity, compassion, resourcefulness, and diversity. The Department of Nursing Education will inspire a culture of possibility and produce graduates who are dedicated and exceptional healthcare providers committed to transforming the lives of patients, families, and the community.

Nursing Vision Statement

The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education will be an internationally recognized center of excellence in nursing education. The Wallace State Community College Department of Nursing Education will produce the next generation of nurses empowered and focused on innovative responses to address the challenges of a rapidly changing and culturally diverse healthcare environment.

Program Outcomes

Programs of Study

Mobility Nursing for RN

Who may apply:  Students who have been awarded an AAS Degree and are currently licensed as an Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic, Diagnostic Imaging, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Medical Laboratory Technician, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapist or awarded a certificate and licensed as a Practical Nurse in the State of Alabama.

Admission Guidelines

MOBILITY Nursing Advising Pamphlet

MOBILITY Nursing Application Point Distribution Form

Application to Mobility Nursing Program

MOBILITY Nursing Concept Curriculum

Estimated Program Costs

UAB/WSCC Joint Enrollment

Wallace State Community College’s (WSCC) Department of Nursing Education has joint enrollment agreement with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) that allows Wallace State students a seamless pathway from an associate degree to a bachelor’s degree in nursing.The program will take nine semesters to complete.

Students are required to complete four semesters of academic coursework before applying to both Wallace State and UAB in advance of the fifth semester. Classes for the last five semesters would be completed concurrently at the Wallace State-Hanceville campus and online through UAB.

Admission Guidelines

UAB/WSCC Nursing Joint Enrollment Advising Pamphlet

UAB/WSCC Nursing Joint Applicati​on Point Distribution Form

Application to UAB/WSCC Joint Enrollment Traditional

Nursing Program

Curriculum Hours

Enrollment Partnership Information

Program Costs

UAB/WSCC Joint Enrollment MObility 

Wallace State Community College’s (WSCC) Department of Nursing Education has announced a joint enrollment agreement with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) that will allow Wallace State students who have been awarded an AAS Degree and are currently licensed a seamless pathway from an associate degree to a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Who may apply:  Students who have been awarded an AAS Degree and are currently licensed as an Emergency Medical Services-Paramedic, Diagnostic Imaging, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, Medical Laboratory Technician, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Respiratory Therapist or awarded a certificate and licensed as a Practical Nurse in the State of Alabama.

Admission Guidelines

UAB/WSCC Nursing MOBILITY Joint Enrollment Advising Pamphlet

Application Points Distribution

Application to UAB/WSCC Joint Enrollment Mobility Nursing Program

Curriculum Hours

Enrollment Partnership Information

Program Costs

Background Check Policy
Background Check Policy
(Effective July 2010)
 

Drug Testing
Drug Testing Guidelines
(updated Dec. 2010)

Nursing Essential Functions
Essential Functions

Handbooks
Nursing Student Handbook 2021
Nursing Student Handbook 2019-2020
Nursing Student Handbook 2018-2019
Nursing Student Handbook 2017-2018

Physical Form
Nursing Physical Form Rev102019
**This Physical Form consists of five pages including the Essential Functions which must be presented to the physician at the time of physical. 

Reinstatement to Program

  • Reinstatement day for Spring 2022 will be January 4, 2022 beginning promptly @ 8 AM in Nursing building. 
  • ​Clinical attire, along with student ID badge, must be worn.  Bring your skills lab pack.
  • MASKS must be worn at all times, social distance and no gathering in groups.
  • You will receive a schedule of your activities when you arrive in the building.
  • If you have a temperature or do not feel well do not come to reinstatement.  Immediately contact Mechelle Baker (256-352-8199 or Mechelle.Baker@Wallacestate.edu) so that she can notify the appropriate faculty.

Reinstatement Application
Med Administration
Level I Math Validation Practice Packet with Answers
Level II Math Validation Practice Packet with Answers 
Changing Central IV Dressing
Foley Catheter Check-off
IV Therapy Skills Check-off
Medication Administration Check-off
Nasogastric, Nasoenteric Tubes
Head-to-Toe Assessment
Parenteral Med Admin Study Guide
Tracheostomy Care and Suctioning NUR 113

Tour Our Nursing Building 


 

Program Overview

Nursing


Degrees/Awards Offered

AAS, C


Availability

  • Day
  • Hybrid

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Curriculum: Program of Study

Pathway Maps: UAB/WSCC Nursing Joint Enrollment, Associate in Applied Science, Certificate

 

Career Outlook

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