International College of Health Sciences, Boynton Beach, FL

Chiropractor/Foreign Doctor Transition to RN

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I'd like to thank you and your entire teaching team for always being so supportive and encouraging as we navigate through a new and exciting uncharted territory as we touch the lives of others in an impactful way.

--Robert DaSilva

At the International College of Health Sciences, chiropractors and international doctors can start a new profession right here in the United States as a registered nurse (RN).  This accelerated 12 month RN program is for anyone that has a non-Nursing baccalaureate degree, allied health professionals, chiropractors, and foreign educated doctors.

This program offers foreign doctors a transition to become a RN.  With the training and certifications that we prepare you for, you can become gainfully employed and continue your career in the medical profession and practice in the American medical community.  This is your track to an Associate Degree in Nursing.

Becoming a RN offers various benefits and a career that allows the integration of medical knowledge, skills, and experiences.  You have a significant amount of training as a medical practitioner in your own country, and this program opens the doors to using your background and experience right here in the United States.

The ADN offers several job opportunities.  Foreign doctors with a RN license are likely to become nurse practitioners, administrators, and instructors.

So whether you are in another country looking to come to the states, or are already here and have the necessary background and need to find a program that works for you, we are here to help.  Apply today.

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Programa para médicos extranjeros

La tendencia en la que Médicos extranjeros se están convirtiendo en profesionales registrados de la enfermería, (RN) va en ascenso. La profesión de enfermería ofrece enormes beneficios y permite a los médicos extranjeros participar, notablemente, en la industria global de la atención sanitaria. ICHS ofrece a los médicos extranjeros una vía especial para adquirir los conocimientos esenciales de la profesión de enfermería y lograr así las credenciales necesarias para ejercerla. Los graduados del programa de Enfermería Profesional (RN) serán elegibles para tomar el examen de licenciatura en cualquier estado de los EE.UU. El programa ofrece estudios on-line conjuntamente con adquisición de habilidades y requisitos clínicos en diversos ámbitos.

El campo de la ecografía es una de las industrias de más rápido crecimiento en la actualidad. Según la Oficina de Trabajo y Estadísticas se espera que el empleo de ecografistas crezca un 44 por ciento entre 2010 y 2020. ICHS ofrece un programa especial de preparación para médicos extranjeros que les permite, una vez completado y como fase final de su especialización, optar a la evaluación para la certificación en ecografía. Una vez obtenido el Registro Americano de Diagnóstico Médico en Ecografía (ARDMS) los Médicos extranjeros están capacitados para ejercer como ecografistas principales, directores, asesores, educadores y expertos en diagnóstico por imágenes.

Proceso de Inscripción

  • Presentación de la Solicitud de Admisión
  • Dos cartas de referencias profesionales
  • Cuota de inscripción de US $ 150.00
  • Evaluación del Dominio del Inglés
  • Acuerdo de Inscripción firmado
  • Poseer una identificación oficial (con foto y firma) vigente
  • Traducción de calificaciones universitarias y diplomas profesionales. Solo se aceptarán las traducciones elaboradas por las siguientes organizaciones:
    1. American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
    2. Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
    3. Educational Perspectives
    4. International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
    5. International Consultants of Delaware, Inc.
    6. International Educational Research Foundation, Inc.
    7. World Education Services, Inc.

Joseph Silney
solamente RN (Profesionales de la Enfermería; no aceptado para ecografía)

Programas Adicionales Ofrecidos

Asistente de Enfermería (Nursing Assistant)

Facturación y Codificación Médica (Medical Billing & Coding)

Asistente de Salud del Hogar (Home Health Aide)

Técnico en Cuidados al Paciente (Patient Care Technician)

Mensaje del Presidente

Es para mí un gran placer dar la bienvenida a los médicos extranjeros y otros profesionales de la salud al “International College of Health Sciences”. Con más de 30 años de experiencia como administrador educativo , sé la importancia de la educación superior y la oportunidad para el aprendizaje permanente. Estamos particularmente contentos de apoyar los esfuerzos del honorable Dr. Holmer Altidor, Presidente y Director Ejecutivo del Centro de Formación Profesional Comunitario y pastor muy estimado. Esperamos poder ayudarle a tomar decisiones de carrera. Les invito a asistir a nuestro Open House on-line donde estaremos disponibles para responder sus preguntas y comenzar el proceso de inscripción.

Saludos cordiales,

Karyn Vidal, Presidente del ICHS

Language: Kreyòl Ayisyen (Haitian Creole) Kreyòl Ayisyen

Nursing et Echographie

Le nombre de medecins etrangers aspirant a devenir infirmière/registered nurse (RN) s’augmente de jour en jour aux Etats-Unis. Nursing profession est une industrie mondiale de santé qui offre aux medecins étrangers des avantages enormes. ICHS prepare pour les medecins étrangers un programme special contenu des cours spéciaux et précis qui ont pour but d’aider ses etudiants à mieux comprendre, maitriser, et pratiquer dans un bref delais tous les elements requis pour devenir un nurse. Les diplômés de ce programme seront eligible de subir avec success l’examen national (NCLEX) dans n’importe quel etat aux Etats-Unis. Les cours theoriques sont déjà disponibles sur l’Internet (online) tandis que les cours pratiques (laboratoire et Clinique) auront lieu dans de divers locations en personne.

Parmi les industries medicales, le champs echographie développe enormement. Selon le Bureau du Travail et de Statistiques, on espére voir l'emploi des echographistes augmente de 44% de 2010 à 2020. ICHS offre un programme spécial aux medecins etrangers qui veulent etudier l'echographie en classe aux Etat-unis. Ils peuvent suivre des cours d'echographie en classe aux Etat-Unis et après cette préparation academique, ils auront droit de prendre l'examen officiel de l'echographie avec succès. Ensuite, ils peuvent pratiquer leur profession d'echographie à un niveau supérieur comme superviseur, directeur, conseiller, professeur, ou expert en imagerie.

Procédé d'application

Soumettre une application au complet

  • Deux lettres de réference
  • Frais d’Application $150.00.
  • Evaluation de competence en englais
  • Signe le contrat d’inscription
  • Carte d’identite avec photo
  • Relevées de notes academiques et diplome traduit en englais. Traduction acceptée seulement des organizations suivantes:
    1. American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
    2. Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
    3. Educational Perspectives
    4. International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
    5. International Consultants of Delaware, Inc.
    6. International Educational Research Foundation, Inc.
    7. World Education Services, Inc.

Joseph Silney
(RN only & not accepted for sonography)

Message du President

C’est un plaisir d'accueillir á l’Entènasyonal kolèj syans sante yo les médecins étrangers (Foreign Doctors) et d'autres professionnels de santé. Je travaille comme administrateur d’école pour plus de 30 ans; je connais l’importance de l’enseignment superieur et ses bénéfices. Particulierement, nous apprécions les efforts de l’honorable Dr. Holmer Altidor, un Pasteur cher á nous, et en même tant President and Executive Director of the Community Vocational Training Center en Floride. Pour plus de précision sur le programme, les participants interressés sont priés de participer á une session d’open house online pour recevoir des informations additionnelles et répondre aux questions d’immatriculation.

Cordialement

Karyn Vidal, ICHS President

WHY

Why choose the International College of Health Sciences to make this transition?

Because our program:

  • Takes into consideration the medical education and experiences that you already have.
  • Is designed to transition doctors into the professional roles and responsibilities of the RN.
  • Allows foreign doctors to pursue their education in an Online classroom while in their current location.
  • Offers clinical experiences that are flexible and preplanned.
  • ICHS hires foreign doctors as instructors who share similar interests.

HOW

How to get started, and what is required to complete the program?

All the instruction and academic requirements for this program track are offered Online for your convenience, but to successfully complete the program, there is a clinical portion that we provide right here in Florida. We can work with you to arrange for the various logistics to help you become a registered nurse (RN) so you can work here in the states.

The registered nursing program is designed as a hybrid program providing both synchronous and asynchronous Online learning. ELearning is designed to enhance the learner’s experiences, promote self-pacing and technological improvement where possible. The hybrid environment offers face to face instruction and supplemental lessons and exercises in the ELearning environment.

In the hybrid, theory and clinical courses are managed distinctly. ELearning for nursing theory courses is contained to 75% of the instructional experiences for the delivery of course content, assignments and simulations. However, simulations related to laboratory and clinical requirements are limited to 25% of the rotational requirement. In addition, ELearning provides unlimited access for remediation, testing and reviews as necessary.

This program prepares the student to respond to the needs of society which include the prevention of illness; the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health throughout the lifespan; the alleviation of suffering; and the support of the individual and family experiencing the grieving/dying process. The main objective of the Associate of Science Degree in Nursing is to provide excellent educational background so that its graduates are able to successfully and proficiently:

  • Communicate effectively.
  • Listen and think critically.
  • Practice in accordance with the legislation affecting nursing practice and healthcare.
  • Practice within a professional and ethical nursing framework.
  • Provide comprehensive, safe, and effective nursing care to achieve identified health outcomes.
  • Evaluate progress towards expected health outcomes in consultation with the health care team.
  • Establish, maintain and appropriately conclude therapeutic relationships.
  • Assume leadership roles within the profession.

OBJECTIVES

Program Objectives

The International College of Health Sciences' objectives for this program are:

  • To prepare competent entry-level professional nurses to meet the requirements of the Florida Department of Health and the Florida Board of Nursing for Registered Nursing education and to successfully pass the NCLEX-RN examination.
  • To prepare students to work as registered nurses in a variety of settings in a safe and efficient manner.
  • To prepare students to be well grounded in the role and scope of practice for registered nursing according to the current State of Florida Nurse Practice Act.
  • To promote a commitment towards continued education, professional development and professional ethical conduct.
  • To graduate nurses that demonstrates a commitment to professional nursing through patient advocacy, professional activism and life-long learning.

Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

The International College of Health Sciences (ICHS) accelerated Nursing Program is designed especially for foreign educated medical doctors to help them secure a medical career in the US. Interested doctors can enroll for the ADN program and obtain an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing in just 12 months.

The foreign physician can complete the required training program in the minimum amount of time and start a gratifying career. The nursing education programs at ICHS include on-line didactic instruction and supervised clinical experience in hospitals and other healthcare facilities.

PROGRAMMATIC COURSESCREDITS
NUR 1025 Fundamentals of Nursing with HIV/AIDS 6
NUR 1025C Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical 2
NUR 1141 Nursing Math and Pharmacology I 3
NUR 1142 Nursing Math and Pharmacology II 1
NUR 1211 Medical-Surgical Nursing 4
NUR 1211C Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical 4
NUR 2680 Community Health Nursing 3
NUR 2212 Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing 4
NUR 2212C Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical 4
NUR 2520 Psychiatric Nursing 3
NUR 2520C Psychiatric Nursing Clinical 2
NUR 2420 Care of Women and Childbirth Families 3
NUR 2420C Care of Women and Childbirth Families Clinical 2
NUR 2310 Care of Child and Adolescent 2
NUR 2310C Care of Child and Adolescent Clinical 2
NUR 2811 Nursing Leadership & Transition to the Workplace 4
 
TOTAL 49

PREREQUISITES

Admission requirements

Qualifying for this special track to a RN Associate of Science Degree (Foreign Doctor Transition to RN) has special considerations. The following are requirements that must be met before attending classes:

  • Submission of a completed application and fee.
  • Two professional letters of reference, references should include contact information.
  • Personal interview with the program director or designee.
  • Medical Degree and transcripts translated by any of the following companies
    • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO)
    • Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.
    • Educational Perspectives
    • International Credential Assessment Service of Canada
    • International Consultants of Delaware, Inc.
    • International Educational Research Foundation, Inc.
    • World Education Services, Inc.

The following are not required for application, but must be completed or show evidence indicating completion upon admission to the program:

  • Successful completion of the physical examination form and specific laboratory test, including: CBC, urinalysis, PPD test (if positive, chest X-rays are required), Rubella, Varicella and Rubella titers.
  • Criminal background check, finger printing, and a drug screen. The expense of the physical exam and lab test will be incurred by the applicant.
  • Evidence of Hepatitis B vaccine or declination.
  • Health Care Provider CPR completed by the first day of school and remaining in effect until graduation.

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