Nursing AS - LPN Transition Option

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    Dale Mabry
A.NUR.NURT (63 Credit Hours) | Part of the Health and Medical Subject

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Transition Option: Individuals who are LPNs are eligible to enroll in an accelerated program leading to an AS degree in Nursing and subsequently be in a position to take the licensing examination. The program is designed to assist these professionals’ pursuit of an Associate degree in Nursing (ADN). This program is offered once a year starting in the summer term on the Dale Mabry campus. Nursing graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and, upon successful completion, receive the RN license. ACEN information and completion rates are available here.

Career Opportunities: The careers that are possible for graduate nurses are constantly expanding. Career opportunities are plentiful in hospitals, outpatient clinics, medical offices, and public health.

An additional Health Sciences application is required for this degree.  See the Admissions link below for more information.

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

Prerequisite Courses Required for Admission

†AMH 2020 Modern American History or †POS 2041, American Government - 3 cr.
†BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology I, 3 cr.
†BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory, 1 cr.
†BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology II, 3 cr.
†BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory, 1 cr.
†ENC 1101 English Composition I, 3 cr.
†MAC 1105 College Algebra or higher mathematics, 3 cr. (Note: Statistics courses are not accepted)
†MCB 2000 Microbiology and Human Disease, 3 cr.
†MCB 2000L Microbiology and Human Disease Laboratory, 1 cr.

Program Required Courses

NOTE: 10 credit hours of articulated credit or experiential credit will be awarded to individuals who are licensed practical nurses.

YEAR I - First Semester
†ENC  1102  English Composition II  - 3 cr.
NUR  1022C  Essential Concepts of Patient Care Management - 2 cr.
NUR  1024  Critical Thinking in Nursing Practice - 2 cr.
NUR  1440C  Concepts of Family Nursing - 4 cr.
NUR  1522C  Concepts of Mental Health Nursing  - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Second Semester
NUR  2205C  Complex Simulation - 2 cr.
†NUR  2210  Concepts of Adult Health I  - 5 cr.
NUR  2210L  Concepts of Adult Health I Clinical  - 3 cr.
Humanities General Education CORE - 3 cr.

YEAR I – Third Semester
†NUR  2211  Concepts of Adult Health II - 5 cr.
†NUR  2211L  Concepts of Adult Health II Clinical  - 3 cr.
NUR  2811C  Role Transformation  - 3 cr.
*Specified Electives  - 3 cr.

*Select 3 specified elective credits from the following:
†BSC  1025C  Nutrition and Drugs  - 3 cr.
†CHM  1032  Chemistry for Health Sciences  - 3 cr.
†CHM  1032L  Chemistry for Health Sciences Laboratory - 1 cr.
†DEP  1004  Developmental Psychology of Life Span  - 3 cr.
†HUN  2201  Fundamentals of Human Nutrition  - 3 cr.
NUR  1060   Health Assessment  - 3 cr.
†PHI  1600  Ethics  - 3 cr.
†PHI 2635 Biomedical Ethics
†PSY  2012  General Psychology  - 3 cr.

†Courses symbolized by a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery method.  Online availability may vary by academic term.

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