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Q: What is NOVA Nursing Academy’s Program attendance Policy?
A: Enrolled Students need to meet the minimum amount of training hours to graduate from the program. You are responsible for notifying the instructor in advance of any absence or tardiness from class.Any pattern of un-excused absence or tardiness may be grounds for termination and/or you may be assessed additional fees. Students will be charged a minimum of $50.00 per session for private tutoring and/or make-up clinical day(s) to meet the program requirements. It is the student’s responsibility to make proper arrangements. If absent, student is responsible for obtaining all class notes, announcements, and assignments for the day student is absent.
Q: What is NOVA Nursing Academy`s Complaint/Grievance Procedure?
A: If you have any problems or complaints while attending NOVA Nursing Academy, LLC please follow the procedure outlined below:
First, discuss the issue with your Instructor. The instructor will make every effort to resolve the issue. However, if you are not completely satisfied with the result, you should submit a written complaint that is signed and dated by the student. An appointment will be scheduled with the school Administrator in order to make every effort to resolve the complaint. The complaint and its results will be documented and kept on file.
Q: What are grounds for Termination from the Program?
Students must establish and maintain a record of good standing throughout their program. NOVA Nursing Academy, LLC reserves the right to dismiss/terminate a student for any of the following reasons: More than four (4) tardies, more than two (2) unexcused absent days, failure to maintain an 80% in classroom and clinical portion of Program, disruptive or disorderly conduct, cheating, and/or non-payment of tuition.
Q: Can the Program Start Date be Rescheduled?
NOVA Nursing Academy, LLC reserves the right to reschedule the program start date when the number of students scheduled is too small to meet the minimum requirement.
Q: What are the Requirements to Attend the Clinical part of the training?
Satisfy all financial obligations prior to attending.
A current copy of Student’s Criminal Background check must be on file before the first day of class.
A current copy (within 1 year of enrollment) of student’s PPD/ Chest X-ray must be on file by the 2nd week of class.
A current copy of Health Care Provider CPR must be on file by the 2nd week of class.
A minimum of 80% earned in all classroom tests and final exam.
A minimum of 80 classroom attendance hours logged.
Student must wear scrub uniform and name badge (included in Nursing Assistant tuition), and a watch with a second hand to attend.
Q: What are the Requirements for Graduation from NOVA Nursing Academy?
Meet all Attendance Requirements
Earn a “Satisfactory” clinical performance from Instructor
Pass a comprehensive exit exam
Upon successful completion of classroom and clinicals, student will receive a certificate from NOVA Nursing Academy, LLC. This meets the Virginia Board of Nursing approved standard.
Q: What Employment Assistance will I receive from NOVA Nursing Academy?
We will provide employment assistance upon graduation yet ultimately, the student is solely responsible for securing employment. NOVA Nursing Academy, LLC does not guarantee job placement to graduates upon program completion.The Student has the choice to work with any employment agencies or organizations they choose.