Pre-admission Test Preparation Course
Applying to the practical nursing program is stressful enough! Do your best on the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) Test, by participating in this prep course. The TEAS Test is a requirement for nursing program admission.
This preparation course will help the student review content to be tested in the four sections of the TEAS Test: English Language Arts, Reading, Mathematics, and Science. Each Class is taught by experienced Diman Regional faculty members.
The fee for this valuable prep course is $190.00, which includes the TEAS Study Review Book (a $50.00 value). Bring your receipt to The Practical Nurse building Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to pick up your book. If you have already purchased a TEAS Test V Study Review book, the fee for this 4 course series is $140.00. The review book is a mandatory resource.
Individual courses may be purchased for $45.00 each course. However, the TEAS Test Review Book is Mandatory and must be purchased for an additional $50.00 if you do not have a Copy. Please go to Practical Nurse Building between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. the first week of class to purchase or pick up your book. The book costs $50.00 .
Classes will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Class size is limited to 25 students.
Classes as scheduled below:
Weekday Registration hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 am until 3 pm with Mrs. Laprise in the Practical Nursing Building. Registration for this course closes November 12, 2014.
Evening Registration Hours: Please register at The main building at Diman on Monday and Wednesday evening between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Registration for this course closes November 12, 2014.
Please visit our Web site, lpn.dimanregional.org for more information. Or call the PN program and speak to Mrs. Laprise at 508- 672-2970 ext 6021 for more information.
Please Contact Mrs. Laprise at (508) 672-2970 ext. 6021 to reserve a seat for the following TEAS test dates:
Parking: is provided in the student parking lot accessed on Stonehaven Road. Park the car in the lot and walk along Stonehaven Road to the Practical Nurse building entrance. The test will be administered in the Practical Nurse Building.
No food or drink is allowed in the building.
Supplies needed for the test are:
Informational Sessions will be held in the Practical Nurse Building located at 251 Stonehaven Road. Please use the Locust street entrance.
Please call Mrs. Laprise at (508) 672 2970 ext 6021 to reserve a seat at the informational session:
Re-Test Dates are available for the TEAS test, please contact Mrs. Laprise at (508)- 672-2970 ext 6021 to reserve a seat.
Each applicant is responsible for the $45.00 nonrefundable test fee. Each applicant is required to present a valid government issued photo ID, and a computer generated copy of their ATI registration number on the day of retesting. There will be no walk-in registrations accepted.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Admissions are closed for the 2014-2015 school year.
Informational sessions will start September 2014 for the 2015-2016 school year.
In 2015 we will accept a Full-time Day Program and Part- time Day Program.
The next Part-time Evening Program will not begin until August 2016.
Pre-Admission Prep Courses will begin the end of September 2014.
Pre-Admission testing will begin the middle of October 2014.
Please continue to check this site for additional updates/information.
Thank you for your interest in our Program
Attend one of our sessions to learn how you can prepare to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in as little as 10 months or 20 months part-time.
Date/Time: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 from 4:00-5:30PM
Place: Diman Regional School of Practical Nursing
251 Stonehaven Rd. Fall River, MA 02723
This school is:
Sessions are in the new Practical Nurse Building. Take first driveway as you enter Stonehaven Road from Locust Street.
2014 LPN Graduation Video
LPN Program graduates 56 nurses
Diman Regional's School of Practical Nursing is proud to announce that 56 students earned certificates of completion on June 30, 2014. Of the graduates, 18 attended the part-time evening program and 38 attended the full time day program.
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Test cost increase
Please note: Effective July 1, 2014 testing for Diman Regional School of Practical Nursing will increase to $45.00 and TEAS Prep books will increase to $50.00. This price reflects an increase from the vendor Assessment Technology Institute (ATI).
Reading Assignment 2014 - 2015
Please complete the following assignment prior to your first day of class:
Foundations of Nursing
Textbook: Foundations of Nursing 3rd Edition, White
Chapter 1, Student Nurse Skills for Success, pp. 2-31 (omit 26-28)
***If you have not taken the summer Jumpstart Program or you did not pass the coursework the following readings must be completed:
Anatomy & Physiology
Textbook Memmler’sThe Human Body in Health and Disease, 11th Edition,
Cohen Chapter 1 & 3
Workbook: Memmler’sThe Human Body in Health and Disease, 11th Edition
Chapter 1 & 3
Textbook: Nutrition and Diet Therapy 5th Edition, Lutz
Chapter 1 pp 3-6, 8-11
Chapter 6 pp77-89
Printable material/getting started with my plate
Click- begin here- review
Growth, Development & Behavior
Textbook: Foundations of Nursing 3rd Edition, White
Chapter 2 pp. 34 & 35(Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs) and Chapter 10
Textbook: Journey Across the Lifespan 4th Edition,Polan, E.
Chapter 5 “Theories of Growth and Development”
Read Unit summary pp. 67 and look up key terms for Unit 5 on p. 53
Book list 2014-2015
LPN Graduation Coverage
Summer reading assignment
LPN Program Featured
Over 50 years, Diman's nursing program changes locations, expands offerings
For more than five decades, the Diman Regional School of Practical Nursing has been training students to care for people in the community.
The technology and classroom space may have changed since the program started in 1959, but the students’ caring attitudes and love of nursing has remained the same. Story continues.
Student Guidelines and Admission Policy
PRACTICAL MATTERS: Diman School of Practical Nursing offers state-of-the-art learning tools
The School of Practical Nursing at the Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School just celebrated its 50th anniversary last year, but the facility in which the program is held is practically brand new. “It’s a beautiful building,” said Barbara Pitera, nurse administrator of the Diman Regional School of Practical Nursing. Story continues.
Widow of fallen Marine Cpl. Paul Fagundes strives to educate others on heroism of service members
Cindy Fagundes makes a point to talk to her two young children — Cazzian, 2, and Anya, 4 months — about their father on a daily basis.
Marine Cpl. Paul Fagundes passed away July 4, 2010, while attempting to rescue a pair of fellow Marines who were enjoying some time off and got caught in a riptide in the waters near Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. All three perished in the incident. Fagundes was 29 years old. Story continues.