The Nursing Assistant Program at SCL College, as approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing, is a 120-hour program comprising 80 classroom/laboratory hours, and 40 clinical hours. This program will provide SCL students with the theory and skills required to practice as nursing assistants in long-term care, intermediate care, and acute care settings. Upon registering, students must take and pass an Admissions Test. Students who do not pass either the primary or backup Admissions Test are automatically withdrawn from the program with the registration deposit refunded, less the administration fee. A period of 30 days must elapse before re-registering.
Dr. Elange Nathan, who pioneered the education of men and women in the helping professions, founded SCL College of Nursing. SCL is an academic community promoting a life of intellectual vigor, religious sensibility, and social responsibility. SCL College of Nursing maintains beliefs about a person, health, and education. In accordance with the mission statement and the statement of philosophy, the faculty is committed to a compassionate response to social health problems. All members of the school remain faithful to this mission and continually assess their response to the complex needs and challenges of the contemporary world.
This catalog depicts the status of the programs offered by SCL College Of Nursing as of January 1 of the year of publication. This volume supersedes all previous student catalogs. Changes in these programs do and necessarily must occur. SCL College of Nursing maintains the current official status of its policies and programs in the administrative office. This publication is not an offer to enter into a contract. SCL College of Nursing reserves the right to modify or eliminate rules, policies, and programs and to apply any of such modifications to any student without regard to the date of admission, application, or enrollment.
SCL College of Nursing is an Arizona Corporation. Further information about the college can be found by accessing the pdf copy at the college library.
Initial date of printing: 2021
Updated: November 2021
SCL College of Nursing’s Statement of Philosophy
As a center of higher learning, SCL College of Nursing fosters an academic climate of scholarship and learning for its faculty and students alike. Through excellent teaching practices and the example of its own scholarship, the faculty challenges students to expand their career options and supports them in their intellectual endeavors. A broad-based course of study allows students to think critically about the natural world and human culture. Acknowledging the need to prepare health care workers for an array of careers, the school insists on the highest standards for all its students. Through their years at the school, students acquire the depth and breadth of knowledge, competence in skills, the ability to think clearly about problems, and a capacity to communicate with precision and style.
As a Christian College, SCL College of Nursing cultivates a devoted community of intellectual pursuit, prayer, and social action. The school creates an open forum in which students freely and critically study the rich heritage of the Christian tradition, raising questions as necessary to develop a mature religious life. The school nurtures awareness and compassion for a troubled world and challenges students to promote human dignity throughout their lives. In preparing for the roles of leadership and action, the school pays particular attention to the rights and responsibilities of people in the worlds of work, church, community, and family.
Dedicated to the personal and social growth of its students, SCL College of Nursing cultivates a community life, which responds to the needs of students and cherishes their talents. In order to offer the richest educational experience possible, SCL College of Nursing strives to bring together people of different nations, cultures, and races. SCL College of Nursing initiates students in the habits of civic responsibility. Engaging in all aspects of the school experience, students acquire the hallmarks of a well-educated person, keen self-knowledge, lively imagination, lifelong intellectual and cultural interest, and the ability to make socially responsible choices about the future.
Department of Nursing Philosophy
In keeping with our mission statement, the faculty of the Department of Nursing is grounded in the curriculum using the nursing paradigms of person, environment, health, and nursing. In addition, learning and nursing education are included.
Our mission is to be the best education institution in the continent!
Informed by the Mission of SCL College of Nursing, the Department of Nursing is a learning community composed of students, faculty, staff, and health care professionals who support each other in the preparation of competent and caring nurses who will assume leadership roles in the promotion of health and healing within diverse communities. The learning community promotes scholarship, the use of critical thinking, ethics in clinical practice, and life-long learning. Students are instructed in the traditions of an obligation to social responsibility and service for vulnerable and underserved individuals and families. The department emphasizes student responsiveness to spiritual needs of self and others to promote human health and dignity.
Dedicated to the personal and social growth of its students, SCL cultivates a community life, which responds to the needs of students and cherishes their talents. In order to offer the richest educational experience possible, SCL strives to bring together people of different nations, cultures, and races. SCL initiates students in the habits of civic responsibility. Engaging in all aspects of the school experience, students acquire the hallmarks of a well-educated person, keen self-knowledge, lively imagination, lifelong intellectual and cultural interest, and the ability to make socially responsible choices about the future.