West Hills College Lemoore (WHCL) Health Careers Programs are dedicated to educating providers of health care to support community health care outcomes and provide safe, effective, competent care to members of the community they care for.
WHCL Health Career programs educate students to display behaviors of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, and Responsibility and to develop a culture of Excellence in the care they provide.
The relentless pursuit of success for the student is supported through rigorous curriculum, high standards of professional practice and behavior and educational enhancement through high fidelity simulation and clinical practice.
These principles are instilled in all programs from entry level health care programs to Associate Degree Licensure programs. Programs available on the WHCL campus include
Effective 2017-2018 application period the West Hills College Associate Degree Nursing Program will be implementing an updated Multi-Criteria Selection criteria in accordance with the AB 548. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the posted criteria that will be implemented for the next academic year application period. Additional corresponding forms and links will follow closer to the application period.
Associate Degree in Nursing Program (ADN) Successful completion of this program prepares the student to be eligible to take the NCLEX examination.
LVN-RN Bridge Program (ADN) Successful completion of this program prepares the student to be eligible to take the NCLEX examination.
LVN- RN 30 Unit Option- This option was established and required by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN-CCR1429). Student will receive a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the program and be eligible to take the NCLEX examination. Students choosing this option will not be granted an Associates Degree in Science and will not be a graduate of West Hills College Lemoore. The student must meet with the Director of Health Careers before deciding to choose this option. Students choosing this option are admitted on a space available priority.
|Description||Appliciation Period||Start Dates|
|CLOSED 11/1/16- 2/3/17||
For selected candidates:
|Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) to Associate's Degree in Nursing||CLOSED 10/3/16-2/3/17||For selected candidates: Summer 2017|
|Paramedic Program||OPEN 1/3/17-8/1/17||
For selected candidates:
|January and August|
|Nurse Assistant Training Program (NATP/CNA) Program||CLOSED||May 2017|
|Medical Assisting: Back Office||CLOSED||TO BE DETERMINED|
|EKG/ECG Technician Course||Self-Registration||May 2017|
All questions pertaining to transferrable units and/or completion of prerequisites need to be addressed with the Health Careers Counselors. Please call (559) 925-3320 to speak with this department.
Applications are only available during the open application period and may be downloaded online or obtained from the Lemoore Health Careers Office. The application must be received by 4:00PM of the above deadline to be considered. Other important student information is available at the left link.
*Before submitting an application for ANY Health Careers Program, you must apply for admissions to WHC to obtain a Student ID Number and Student Email Address.
Health Careers Office Hours:
Monday- Friday: 8:00AM to 5:00PM