Application Deadline May 1, 2021
If you have not filled out a Belmont College application, please do so before filling out the nursing application.
Ohio Board of Nursing requires a report that validates the applicant has not been convicted of, has not plead guilty to, and has not had a judicial finding of guilt for violating the following sections of the Ohio Revised Code or similar law of another state, the United States, or another country.
Aggravated Murder; Murder; Voluntary Manslaughter; Felonious Assault; Kidnapping; Rape; Aggravated Robbery; Aggravated Burglary; Sexual Battery; Gross Sexual Imposition; and Aggravated Arson.
The above mentioned crimes are automatic bars to licensure. The Board may deny an application for the following:
If a student has been convicted of or pled guilty to any one of the following disqualifying offenses (or any substantially equivalent offense in any state), the student cannot participate in clinical education experiences.
House Bill 327 - Felony Preclusion BillThis bill is an initiative to identify applicants for licensure with felony convictions. The Ohio Board of Nursing has the authority in this law to refuse to grant licensure to applicants with any of the felony convictions specified in the law. The law requires a criminal records check for new applicants for licensure. Candidates who wish to sit for the NCLEX RN or PN examination will be required to submit their fingerprints to the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI&I) and the FBI for identification and criminal background verification.
If answering YES to ANY of the questions below please email Karolyn Fox, Director of Nursing at firstname.lastname@example.org to provide an explanation and certified copies of related court documents if applicable.
I have provided true, correct and complete information. I have read and understand the information provided in the application. I realize that any false or misleading information on this application will be grounds for denial of admissions or dismissal from the nursing program.
This application must be received by the Academic Specialist for Health & Public Services by 4:00 PM, May 1, 2021 to be considered for admission to the Fall 2021 Semester.
FYI: The nursing program mandatory information meeting with Karolyn Fox, Director of Nursing will be held on July 9, 2021 at 8:00AM. The nursing programs mandatory orientation with the nursing faculty will be held August 19, 2021 with time to be determined.
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