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Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences is college with 234 students located in Rock Island, IL.

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Overview

Overview

Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences says

With a presence in the Quad Cities for more than 100 years, Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences has become the community leader in developing experienced and knowledgeable health professionals. We currently offer four academic degree programs:

Associate of Science in Nursing Bachelor of Science in Nursing Master of Science in Nursing Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Associate of Applied Science in Radiography Associate of Applied Science in Respiratory Care Our Integrated Approach

Our academic programs are well-respected, and focus on the development of the critical thinking and practical skills necessary for entry into today's fast-changing health care environment. Through our affiliation with UnityPoint Health - Trinity, our students are able to work with some of the most technologically-advanced equipment in the medical field, in both simulated and clinical settings.

Our dedicated faculty and staff work closely with other area health care professionals, bringing a collaborative and holistic approach to the curriculum.

Rich Community Tradition

The College's long history of integration and passion for community health care demonstrates our responsiveness to the changing health care needs of the region. Our origins can be traced back to 1898 when health care was much different than it is today. As the College has grown over the years we have maintained innovative teaching strategies using cutting-edge technologies to prepare health care professionals for the dynamic health care environment.

Mission Statement

Mission & Vision Vision Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences is dedicated to preparing health care professionals for the global community. Mission Trinity College of Nursing & Health Sciences incorporates innovative teaching and learning strategies in the development of health care professionals who promote the health of individuals, families, and communities. A Trinity education emphasizes best practices, clinical reasoning, artful delivery of culturally competent health care and lifelong learning. Values Best Practices: Trinity College is committed to excellence in academics, patient care and quality outcomes based on best practices. Caring: Trinity College is dedicated to educating students who care for others with compassion and respect. Diversity: Trinity College embraces diversity and promotes culturally congruent care. Integrity: Trinity College faculty staff and students adhere to professional codes and ethical standards in education and health care. Lifelong Learning: Trinity College promotes the acquisition of professional knowledge and a commitment to lifelong learning. Learning Domains/Related Competencies Knowledge Ability to examine and explain phenomena Ability to construct and organize knowledge Ability to integrate and synthesize knowledge Ability to apply quantitative and qualitative concepts Proficiency Ability to solve practical problems Ability to collaborate with multiple disciplines Ability to communicate effectively Ability to practice competently and skillfully in a changing health care environment Culture Care Values Ability to preserve/maintain cultural identities Ability to accommodate/negotiate diverse life ways Ability to re-pattern/restructure health care delivery methods Ability to apply ethical and legal principles to health care

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Student Life

Student Life

Student Body

Total Undergraduates 234
Gender 11% Male / 89% Female
Enrollment Breakdown 49% Full Time / 51% Part Time
Ethnic Diversity
Percentage
White 84%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Multi-racial 1%
Hispanic/Latino 6%
Ethnicity Unknown 3%
Black or African American 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%

Activities

Student Publications: The Insider

  • Government or Political Activity
  • Student Newspaper

Student Services

  • Academic Support Services: study skills assistance tutoring
  • Computer Services: computer center, libraries wireless network available
  • Counseling Services: career counseling financial aid counseling minority students services on-campus daycare personal counseling alcohol/substance abuse counseling chaplain/spiritual director health services
  • Facilities: learning laboratories with simulation mannequins, radiography and respiratory care learning laboratories.
  • Special Needs Services: wheelchair accessibility partial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Specialty Programs (ROTC, Accelerated Programs, Professional Development, etc.): accelerated program dual enrollment of high school students internships
  • Transfer In Services
  • Transfer Out Services

Academics

Academics

Popular Majors

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (44%), Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (25%), Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist (15%), Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer (14%), Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic) (0%), Surgical Technology/Technologist (0%)

Majors Offered

Bachelor's

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

Associates

A program that prepares individuals, under the remote supervision of physicians, to recognize, assess, and manage medical emergencies in prehospital settings and to supervise Ambulance personnel. Includes instruction in basic, intermediate, and advanced EMT procedures; emergency surgical procedures; medical triage; rescue operations; crisis scene management and personnel supervision; equipment operation and maintenance; patient stabilization, monitoring, and care; drug administration; identification and preliminary diagnosis of diseases and injuries; communication and computer operations; basic anatomy, physiology, pathology, and toxicology; and professional standards and regulations.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics
Assess injuries, administer emergency medical care, and extricate trapped individuals. Transport injured or sick persons to medical facilities.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to provide medical imaging services to patients and attending health care professionals. Includes instruction in applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiographic technique, radiation biology, safety and emergency procedures, equipment operation and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and medical imaging/radiologic services management.

Job Opportunities:

Radiologic Technologists
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

Job Opportunities:

Nursing Instructors and Teachers, Postsecondary
Demonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Registered Nurses
Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Respiratory Therapists
Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
Respiratory Therapy Technicians
Provide respiratory care under the direction of respiratory therapists and physicians.

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians and surgical nurses, to maintain, monitor, and enforce the sterile field and adherence to aseptic technique by preoperative, surgical team, and postoperative personnel. Includes instruction in instrument and equipment sterilization and handling, surgical supplies management, wound exposure and closure, surgical computer and robot operation and monitoring, maintenance of hemostasis, and patient and team scrubbing.

Job Opportunities:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Surgical Technologists
Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments.

Administration & Faculty

Chancellor Tracy Poelvoorde MS, RN, PhD Candidate
Accredited by North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Full-time Faculty 15
Student : Faculty Ratio 9 : 1
Faculty Gender (% Male : Female) 6 : 93
Percentage of Faculty Members
Non-Tenure Track Faculty 100

Admissions

Admissions

Selectivity

Admission Considerations

Very Important: Academic GPA

Important: Rigor Of Secondary School Record

High School Curriculum (years of study):
Required Recommended
English 4 0
Math 3 0
Science 3 0
Science Lab 1 0
Social Studies 3 0

Other Application Information: SAT or ACT

Admissions Websites

Finance

Finance

Sticker Price

Total stated tuition is $23,818, in-state and on-campus, before financial aid.

On-Campus Off-Campus
Stated Tuition $23,818 Same as On-Campus
Fees $2,794 Same as On-Campus
Housing N/A $12,346
Books $1,350 $1,350
Total (before financial aid) $27,962 $40,308

Financial Aid Websites

Learn more about financial aid at http://www.trinitycollegeqc.edu/financial-aid.aspx.

Estimate the net price for you at http://www.trinitycollegeqc.edu/net-price-calculator.aspx.

Alumni and Outcomes

Alumni and Outcomes

Graduation Rates

66% of students graduated in six years.

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