Western Wyoming Community College (WWCC) offers an Associate Degree of Nursing at Carbon County Higher Education Center (CCHEC).
WWCC Associate Degree of Nursing
Western uses technology to assist in preparing Nursing students for practice. Simulation mannequins and technology give the student the opportunity to practice complex nursing in a safe environment. All Nursing exams are computerized, which prepares the students to take the national licensing exam. All theory is available via distance modalities, allowing students to work from home, but integrated with a variety of faculty and other students throughout the service area. Students may need to travel for lab, clinical and simulation.
Outcomes for Western Wyoming Community College graduates are high. Western Wyoming Community College pass rates on the national licensing exam are consistently above both the state and national averages. Graduates from the program enjoy excellent employment rates. Satisfaction among graduates and employers is superior. Graduates and employers often comment that graduates of Western Wyoming Community College function at a higher level than other new grads.
Rawlins Opportunities for Associate Degree in Nursing
Western Wyoming Community College serves a significant number of students who live outside of the Rock Springs and Green River area. In an effort to meet the needs of all students, the nursing department has several options that help students participate in the nursing program.
• Some nursing courses may be available via distance learning methods.
• Some clinical experiences may available in outreach sites throughout the service area.
• All nursing students will attend some clinical out of town.
Pre-Nursing & Nursing Student Advising
Jenny Daniel is the Rawlins Nursing Student Advisor.
Healthcare Provider CPR
Healthcare Provider CPR classes are offered at CCHEC several times each year.
WWCC Nursing Application
After being accepted to WWCC and completing the pre-requisite coursework, students can complete the WWCC nursing application.
TEAS & Predictor Tests
CCHEC offeres the ATI TEAS and ATI PN Predictor tests in Rawlins one time each year, in the Spring.