Our purpose is to develop students into effective healthcare providers.

In doing so, SCMC students join our workforce and positively impact our community.

PURPOSE.

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You're not just studying for the NCLEX exam.

You're studying for when you're the only thing between your patient and their wellbeing.

You're not just studying for the NCLEX exam.

You're studying for when you're the only thing between your patient and their wellbeing.

WHY.

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Our mission is to meet the educational needs of our community. 

By attaining a higher level of education our students become assets to our community.

To be a part of meeting the educational needs of the community we serve by providing high quality education and respect to our students and staff. We believe that by attaining a higher level of education our students will have the opportunity to enhance their standard of living and become assets to our community.

MISSION.

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-U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Healthcare is projected to be the fastest growing occupation over the next 10 years.

STATS.

Career Placement

career placement 
of students who passed the nclex

2012

2013

2014

2015

100%

100%

100%

100%

STATS.

-U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, December 17, 2015

Between 2014 and 2024 the United States needs 117,300 more LVNs.

BETWEEN 2014 AND 2024 THE UNITED STATES NEEDS 117,300 MORE LVNs.

STATS.

-Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians (BVNPT)

SCMC NCLEX pass rates are higher than our national average.

Southern California Medical College's nclex pass rates are higher than our STATE average.

STATS.

NCLEX Pass Rates

100%

2013

91%

2014

80%

2015

STATS.

TESTIMONIALS.

-JERRY POPOY JR, STUDENT

"Something you should know about SCMC is that they truly care."

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-FLAVIO LOPEZ, ALUMNUS

"Your classmates become part of your family. I feel blessed that I came across this place."

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TESTIMONIALS.

-RYAN BERLANGA, STUDENT

"SCMC has given me direction, drive and discipline."

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TESTIMONIALS.

-GRUPREET KAUR, STUDENT

"SCMC has given me the opportunity to better myself and to achieve the task at hand. "

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TESTIMONIALS.

-MARIDIE SANTOS, STUDENT

"To be a part of SCMC is a privilege. It's hard work, but it is worth it. "

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TESTIMONIALS.

-PRITAM KAUR, STUDENT

"Attending SCMC means you're going to pass the NCLEX exam!

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TESTIMONIALS.

-PHILLIP TAN, STUDENT

"I decided to attend SCMC because I wanted to do something hands on for my life and to prove some measure of self-worth to myself.

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TESTIMONIALS.

-RYAN BERLANGA, STUDENT

"Being an SCMC student means working hard and achieving greatness."

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TESTIMONIALS.

-MARIDIE SANTOS, STUDENT

"Being an SCMC student means you get to work hard and dream BIG!"

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TESTIMONIALS.

-PRITAM KAUR, STUDENT

"SCMC has given me confidence."

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TESTIMONIALS.

-RYAN BERLANGA, STUDENT

"I love that SCMC's LVN program is only 13 months!"

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TESTIMONIALS.

-PHILLIP TAN, STUDENT

"We actually learn how things are REALLY done."

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TESTIMONIALS.

-RYAN BERLANGA, STUDENT

"If you're thinking about attending SCMC but haven't yet decided, I'd say 'Go for it!'"

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TESTIMONIALS.

-PHILLIP TAN, STUDENT

"After attending SCMC I now have confidence in myself."

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TESTIMONIALS.

-GURPREET KAUR, STUDENT

"I'd like to tell my favorite teacher thank you for constantly pushing us to do better."

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TESTIMONIALS.

-JERRY POPOY JR, STUDENT

"The best thing about SCMC is our community."

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TESTIMONIALS.

January 23, 2017

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January 13, 2017

NCLEX

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Bakersfield, CA 93309

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LVN:

noun: A Licensed Vocational Nurse cares for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse(RN). Licensing required.

-United States Department of Labor: 
 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Licensed Vocational Nurse

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LVN:

Our thirteen month long LVN program provides theory and practical application for skills needed to function as a licensed vocational nurse. Some included courses are Anatomy & Physiology, Nursing Fundamentals, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Medsurg, Normal Growth & Development, Maternity, Pediatric and Psychiatric Nursing, Rehab, Leadership and Supervision.

The Program

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LVN:

We at SCMC have proven commitment to academic excellence through our 100% job placement rates over the last 4 years as well as our students NCLEX pass rates at a 10%, 20% and even 30% higher than the state average. 

One of our secrets to success is to thoughtfully screen each applicant and carefully hand pick each student.

Student Screening

Prospective Student Screening

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LVN:

Among others, some of our selection criteria include:

Student Selection

Prospective Student Selection

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with our Director of Nursing

interview

why you want to be an LVN

or higher on the entrance exam

SHORT ESSAY

Forty FIVE %

beyond high school or G.E.D.

degrees

and merits in extra curriculars

awards

for high school or G.E.D.

Diploma

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NCLEX:

noun: The NCLEX examination is a Computerized Adaptive Test (CAT) designed to test knowledge, skills, and abilities essential to the safe and effective practice of nursing at the entry level.

-California Board of Registered Nursing

National Council
Licensure Examination

National Council Licensure Examination

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NCLEX:

Our seven week NCLEX Review program consists of lectures covering topics such as nursing content review, test taking strategies, NCLEX-type practice tests, computer testing and individualized feedback. Our NCLEX exclusive study room is open for students'use as often as they'd like to: study, complete practice tests and seek instructor guidance.

The Review Program

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NCLEX:

The only NCLEX prerequisite is to
have obtained one of the following:

Prerequisite

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Licensed Vocational Nursing Degree

Associates Degree in Nursing 

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

bsn

lvn

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CNA:

noun: A Certified Nursing Assistant helps provide basic care for patients in hospitals and residents of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes. They may help transport patients and clean treatment areas. CNAs work in nursing and residential care facilities and in hospitals.

-United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Certified Nursing Assistant

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CNA:

Our two month long CNA program prepares students for certification by the State of California as an entry-level employee in a long-term care facility. The program is structured to provide theory and practical application for skills needed to function as a nurse assistant.

The Program

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CNA:

Among others, some of our selection criteria include:

Student Selection

Prospective Student Selection

with our Director of Nursing

interview

or higher on the entrance exam

75 percent

seventy five %

and merits in extra curriculars

awards

for high school or G.E.D.

diploma

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