b'Have a consistent and reliable computer with Internet access and required components (Sound card with speakers, printer, microphone, web-camera capable of video web conferencing, DVD/CD-ROM drive) Have a basic understanding of computer terminology, specifications, software and applications (Microsoft Windows 7 or later/Firefox/Chrome, Microsoft Office 2010 or later, Adobe Reader 9.0 or later, navigating the Internet, sending and receiving emails with and without attachments, and an Antivirus application updated regularly) Participate in a Mandatory LPN-to-RN Hybrid Transitional Option Webinar Session (The Webinar Date and time will be provided following official program acceptance) Proof of attainment of a current IV therapy Certification or successful completion of an approved IV Therapy educational program in the Expanded Role of IV Therapy for the Licensed Practical Nurse in Mississippi is REQUIRED (see MGCCC IV Therapy Certification Course Offering) Comply with Mississippi law requiring a Criminal Background History Check with Fingerprinting through the Mississippi Department of Health. All students making application to a School of Nursing and Health Professions program at MGCCC are required to obtain a clear or acceptable Criminal Background Check from the MGCCC Campus Police Department at HC, JC, Perkinston, or the GC Campus.The criminal background check policy (including testing dates and times) can be viewed at School of Nursing and Health Professions Criminal Background Check Policy.Selection Process Program openings are filled based on Selective Admission; applicants are ranked based on their individual achievement test scores and prior college course work. Student ranking for entry into the LPN to RN Hybrid option is based on a point system and residency. Students are awarded points for the required ACT composite score, the G.P.A. (pre-requisite courses, plus any other AAS-required nursing courses taken at MGCCC or another institution, and the TEAS examination result. In-district applicants (Mississippi residents of Harrison, Jackson, Stone and George Counties) are admitted before out-of-district applicants (all other Mississippi counties). Out-of-state applicants are not admitted until all qualified in-state applicants are admitted. Program enrollment is limited; however, enrollment is also influenced by the availability of clinical rotation slots, applicant numbers, and faculty. LPN to RN Hybrid Option The School of Nursing and Health Professions require all entering students to submit to substance testing in accordance with its substance testing policy and procedures. The testing policy can be viewed on-line at School of Nursing and Health Professions Substance Testing Policy. A student must be deemed physically and emotionally able to meet the requirements for the LPN to RN Hybrid Mobility Track Nursing program.The School of Nursing and Health Professions requires proof of Immunizations and/or CPR. Submission of all required documents will begin following program acceptance. Failure to meet the requirements will result in withdrawal/dismissal. Upon admission to the LPN to RN Hybrid option, students must maintain a 2.0 GPA on the required courses and complete each course with a C or better. Adherence to additional clinical affiliation requirements may be necessary depending on clinical rotation placement. (i.e. hospital orientation, HIPAA training, etc.) The School of Nursing and Health Professions Student Manual can be viewed here 204'