2019-2020 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]
Associate Degree Nursing, LPN to ADN, Paramedic to ADN, AAS
Program Code: A45110*
LPN to ADN**
Paramedic to ADN A45110PB***
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended industrial, and community health care facilities.
Associate Degree Nursing, AAS Semester-By-Semester Plan
Associate Degree Nursing, LPN to ADN Transition Semester-By-Semester Plan
Associate Degree Nursing, EMTP to ADN Semester-By-Semester Plan
General Education Courses: 26 Hours
Social/Behavioral Sciences: 6 Hours
Humanities/Fine Arts: 6 Hours
Natural Science/Mathematics: 8 Hours
Students are required to demonstrate competency in the equivalent of MAT 003, Tier 2 and complete BIO 168 and BIO 169 prior to enrollment in this curriculum.
Other Major Courses: 7 Hours
Total Associate Degree Nursing, AAS: 76 Credits
*A45110RB indicates student is participating in the Regionally Increasing Baccalaureate Nurses (RIBN) Program.
**LPN to ADN Transition students are given credit for NUR 111, NUR 112, and NUR 117 (15 SHC) after provisional acceptance into the ADN program. A copy of the current unrestricted license to practice as a LPN in North Carolina must be on file in the Registrar’s Office.
***Paramedic to ADN Transition is designed for the Paramedic to complete the ADN program. All general education courses listed to are prerequisites to NUR 215. After provisional acceptance into the Paramedic to ADN Program, and upon successful completion of NUR 215 Paramedic/RN Bridge Concepts course, credit will be given for NUR 111, 112, 114, 117, and NUR 211 (25 SHC). A copy of the current unrestricted National and NC certifications to practice in NC must be on file in the Registrar’s Office. After successful completion of NUR 215, the students in A45110PB will transition to A45110 major.
All Health Sciences and Nursing students must make grades of “A,” “B,” “C,” or “SA” on all applicable course work to progress each semester and graduate from the program.