Isothermal Community College

Advising and Success Center

Pre-Health Sciences Nursing Advising

Until students are accepted into their health program, they are considered General Education -Nursing major (A1030N). The Advisor provide health sciences advising to students planning to pursue an Associate Degree in Nursing, LPN to RN Concept-Based Fast Track and the Diploma in Practical Nursing.

Health Sciences Information Meetings are held for those who want to learn more about the Nursing programs or have specific questions.  These dates and times can be found on our campus calendar or click the button on this page. 

The Foothills Nursing Consortium Associate Degree in Nursing and LPN to RN Concept-Based Fast Track programs give strong preference to residents of Cleveland, McDowell, Polk and Rutherford Counties.

The Practical Nursing curriculum at Isothermal Community College prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults.

For quick information related to these programs please see the quick resource guides button to your right.

Health Sciences Advisor:

Tina PorterMrs. Tina M. Porter, B.S.
Pre-Health Sciences Nursing Advisor

To schedule appointment go to

If you need immediate assistance call 828-395-1436 the Advising & Success Center.


Regular Semester Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Summer Hours:
Monday through Thursday
7:30 am to 5:30 pm
Friday Closed

Evenings by Appointment

Health Science Information Meetings Schedule (Nursing Students only)

Nurse Aide Contact Sheet