RN & PN FALL Quarter Starts OCT 2
RN & PN FALL Quarter Starts OCT 2
The Registered Nursing program at Richard Medical Academy is a one year full-time accelerated program completed in four (4) quarters. Classes meet in-person Mondays-Thursdays 8:50-4:40. Clinical hours vary by site.
College Math (College Algebra).
Driver's License/Government Issued Photo ID.
Social Security Card.
TB (Mantoux 2-Step series, T-Spot or Chest X-Ray)
MMR (Two Step Series within the last 10 years)
Tetanus (1 injection within the last 10 years)
Hepatitis HBV (Three Step Series)
Rubella Titers (Good for 1 year)
Varicella Titers (Good for 1 year)
Influenza (October-March of current flu season)
COVID Vaccination(s) - Full vaccinations by the first day of class.
Can be completed by the school for $67.50
A felony conviction may impact your ability to obtain Licensure.
Criminal background checks, including fingerprints, are required for licensure, and are required my most clinical sites providing clinical experiences. If any clinical site refuses to allow a student to participate in an onsite clinical experience due to negative criminal background check, the student will receive an "U"- unsatisfactory in clinical and will be unable to complete the nursing program.
To begin the application process, click the link/button below You will be directed to create an account with CastleBranch There is a $66 fee which also covers the cost of your pre-admission drug screen. Here you will find all of the forms and admission requirements for the RN program.
Follow the steps below to guide you through filling the RMA online application:
NOTE: By clicking the continue button, you will create your myCB account. You will access your account to manage your order and view your results. If you already have a myCB account, you will have the option to log in.
Richard Medical Academy is a private institution with a campus in Toledo, Ohio. The academy is approved to offer nursing programs (RN and PN) by the Ohio Board of Nursing.
Summer Quarter, 2023, 43 RN and PN students on campus.
Average Class Size 6.6
$24,290.94 Registered Nurse Program
Certain criminal convictions will exclude you from enrolling in nursing school. These regulations and determinations are governed by the Ohio Board of Nursing (OBN).
If you are unsure of how your background may impact your admissions, please notify your admissions specialist.
Learn More: Background check for entering students
RMA's RN Pass Rate Summary as reported by Ohio Board of Nursing & Michigan Board of Nursing:
10 Graduates sat for NCLEX RN
2 First TIme with a pass rate of 100%
8 Repeaters with a pass rate of 25%
Total combined pass rate 40%
Per NCSBN Pearson VUE Summary "The numbers included in the report reflect the most up-to-date and accurate numbers at the time the report was generated."
Last Update: July 11, 2023
Richard Medical Academy will continue to require students to be up to date on all vaccines required by our clinical sites. If the clinical site has an exemption policy, it is the sole responsibility of the student to provide necessary documentation to the facility. At the present time, all of our clinical sites require vaccinations, including COVID-19. Learn More
Our admissions process uses CastleBranch to collect and store all admission requirements. This is a required program. https://portal.castlebranch.com/IW58
Please complete the entire application process before paying your Program Enrollment/Registration.
The best time to pay this is on the day of your orientation.
An FBI BCI background check is required twice in your program - ADMISSION requirement and an EXIT Background Check to comply with NCLEX/Licensure requirements. You may opt to have your EXIT background check completed at the location of your choosing.
As a service to RMA students, we offer an on campus 2-Step TB test. Contact 419-776-1055 to schedule.
Richard Medical Academy student uniforms for the Registered Nurse Program must be ordered through Robert's Medical Uniforms. Please order the required uniform items in the quantities listed below:
*Note: If you are not 100% certain of your exact size, please use a tape measurer and refer to their size chart. You cannot exchange or return your uniforms once ordered.
Registered Nurse (RN) Program:
Class Attire - Two (2) Navy Scrub Tops Two (2) Navy Scrub Pants
Clinical Attire - One (1) White Scrub Top One (1) White Scrub Bottom
Class or Clinical Attire- One (1) White Scrub Jacket
Online: Robert's Medical Uniforms
By Phone: 877-512-9090
Email Robert's: firstname.lastname@example.org
$133.93 standard sizes (plus shipping/taxes)
$160.93 extended/plus sizes (plus shipping/taxes)
NOTE: Scrubs or uniforms other than the ones listed above from Robert's Medical Uniforms are a violation of the RMA Dress Code and Code of Conduct and may lead to dismissal of any student found out of compliance.
Registered Nursing at Richard is a clock hour program with a total of 1240 hours divided into Theory, Lab and Clinical instructional experiences.
See Student Handbook for more information.
This course is designed to assist the student in the transition from licensed practical nurse to registered nurse. Students will be introduced to the history of nursing, the standards, and the State Nurse Practice Act. The student integrates the nursing process into this expanded role. The concepts of critical thinking, nursing process, therapeutic interventions, communication, teaching-learning, accountability and leadership are examined within the roles and responsibilities of the registered nurse. Laboratory and clinical experiences provide the student with opportunities to review and demonstrate competence in previously learned skills, as well as to expand assessment, IV therapy and other skills to assist clients to reach optimum self-care. The importance of recognition of cultural differences and nutrition is stressed throughout the course as well as the student’s philosophy of nursing. An overview of fluids and electrolytes is included as a component of the IV therapy skills acquisition.
Through the use of the nursing process, students utilize a model of psycho-dynamics in the restoration, maintenance, and promotion of mental health. Therapeutic communication is included with appropriate clinical experiences.
Nursing of Adults I combines theory and clinical to prepare the student to apply physiological, biological and sociological principles in conjunction with the nursing process to meet selected adult client needs. Topics for study are patient and family teaching, pain care, visual and auditory problems, integumentary problems, problems with oxygenation, hematologic problems and cardiovascular problems. Pharmacology and nutrition involving these patient problems are addressed. Nursing care of individuals with these problems is the focus of this course.
Nursing of Adults II combines theory and clinical to prepare the student to apply physiological, biological and sociological principles in conjunction with the nursing process to meet selected adult client needs. Pharmacology and nutrition concerning the following patient problems are interwoven throughout the course. Topics for study are reproductive problems,sexually transmitted diseases, problems with the urinary system, endocrine problems, reproductive problems, breast disorders, sexually transmitted diseases,genetics, altered immune responses, and transplantation. Nursing care of individuals with these problems is the focus of this course.
Nursing of Adults III combines the theory and clinical to prepare the student to apply physiological, biological and sociological principles in conjunction with the nursing process to meet selected adult client needs. Pharmacology and nutrition concerning the following patient problems are interwoven throughout the course. Topics for study are cardiovascular system problems, hematologic problems, critical care nursing, complementary and alternative therapies, nursing management of shock, systemic inflammatory response syndrome, multiple organ dysfunction syndrome, respiratory failure, acute respiratory distress syndrome and emergency and disaster nursing. Management of the nursing care of individuals with these problems is the focus of this course.
Nursing takes place in a variety of settings and the RN must realize that the surroundings of the patient may not be brick and mortar. One of those settings may be the community. The community at large could be the nurse’s patient, or it could be the environment of the patient. This course focuses on practice areas within the community caring for individuals, families and groups. Topics for study include the history of public and community health nursing, health promotion and disease prevention, ethical issues, cultural influences, environmental health, government and economic influences, epidemiology, community assessment and evaluation, case management, disaster management, outbreak investigation, family nursing, vulnerable populations, faith community nursing, hospice nursing, school nursing and occupational nursing. This course focuses on the skills needed to successfully lead and manage people. Topics for study are the leadership/management role, legal and ethical issues, making decisions, solving problems, organizational structures, costs and budgeting, staffing and scheduling, hiring, developing and evaluating staff, planning and goal setting, leading change, building teams, managing quality and risk, managing conflict and delegation.
Concentrating on women of childbearing age, pregnant women and infants, this course provides an introduction to the health needs of women and children and to the delivery of services designed to meet these needs. The course aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge base of programs addressing the health and welfare of women and children and establishes the foundation for maternal and child health practice. Critical areas in maternal and infant health are examined from several perspectives. Students learn the biological, social, political and economic context within which maternal and infant health problems arise. The student will develop specific cognitive and psychomotor competencies which will be demonstrated in an effective performance in the clinical area. Pharmacology used throughout the pregnancy, delivery and post-partum for both mother and baby is addressed. Nutrition for mother and baby is also reviewed.
The purpose of this theoretical and clinical course is to explore childhood diseases and childcare from infancy through adolescence. The focus is on the care of the well and ill child utilizing the nursing process. The effects of acute and chronic illness on growth and development are studied in the acute and community care setting. Education of the child and family on health promotion, disease prevention, and safety issues are addressed. Ethical issues are discussed regarding the relationship to the child and family, including issues such as child abuse, informed consent, and the impact of diverse cultural and spiritual beliefs on health care decisions in the family. Pharmacology and nutrition, both for the well child and the ill child, are addressed. Critical thinking and problem solving, communication, cultural diversity, growth and development, assessment, and legal and ethical concerns are six themes interwoven throughout course content and incorporated by the nursing process.
Critical thinking and problem- solving models are presented and contrasted in the relationship to the Nursing Process. This course provides the student with a comprehensive outline review of the essential content areas tested on the NCLEX-RN exam, including : critical areas such as management, delegation, leadership, decision-making, pharmacology, and emergency care. This course incorporates the concepts related to health problems commonly encountered in medical- surgical, obstetrical, and pediatric nursing. It has a strong focus on important concepts related to working with healthy individuals, such as growth and development, life-style management, nutrition, and health screenings. The four categories of client needs are appraised, along with the Integrated Processes involving; nursing process, caring, communication and documentation, and teaching and learning. RN Program Exit Exam -The Program Exit Exam is a component of Course RN900 Critical thinking & NCLEX PREP. In order pass RN900, the student must obtain a score of 900 or higher on the Exit Exam. Students will be allowed to take the Exit Exam for a second and third time at their own expense of $200.00,if they do not obtain a score of 900 or higher on their first attempt. If the student does not successfully pass the RN Program Exit Exam, by the third attempt, the student will fail the course.
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Last Update July 20, 2023
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