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The Associate Degree Nursing program provides the student with the skills to utilize the nursing process and assess unique patient needs across the lifespan using a concept-based approach to learning.
Degree competence will be assessed regularly by evaluation of expected learning outcomes in the clinical setting as well as course examinations. Emphasis is placed on the use of critical thinking and creative problem-solving in the clinical setting.
The nursing major prepares graduates in a variety of health care settings as entry-level registered nurses. Upon successful completion of the nursing program, the graduate is eligible to take the NCLEX-RN® (National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses). Program assessment is conducted by monitoring student success rates on the NCLEX-RN® exam.
Complete the following courses with a minimum 2.5 GPA. All science courses must have been completed within seven years prior to the date of nursing program application.
All general education courses and nursing courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C. Please contact a nursing counselor to determine course equivalencies.
|NURS 220||Nursing Fundamentals||3.5|
|NURS 222||Medical Surgical Nursing - Older Adult||4|
|NURS 224||Nursing Pharmacology||3|
|NURS 226||Nursing Skills Practicum I||0.5|
|NURS 230||Mental Health Nursing||3.5|
|NURS 232||Obstetrical Patients and the Newborn||2.5|
|NURS 234||Pediatric Nursing||2.5|
|NURS 238||Nursing Skills Practicum II||0.5|
|NURS 240||Intermediate Medical-Surgical Nursing I||4|
|NURS 242||Intermediate Medical-Surgical Nursing II||4|
|NURS 244||Nursing Skills Practicum III||0.5|
|NURS 247||Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing I||6|
|NURS 248||Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing II Preceptorship||2|
|Critical Thinking and Composition
Honors Critical Thinking and Composition
Honors General Psychology
|Introduction to Sociology
Honors Sociology 101
Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
|HUM||Any 3 unit course from area 3 of the A.S. Degree Requirements