ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING RN 51.3801 (Degree)
Program Description: The Nursing Program prepares graduates to practice safe, competent, patient-centered care in an increasingly complex and rapidly changing health care system. We seek to provide full and equal access to opportunities for educational success to meet he community needs. Track 1 Admission Upon completion of the Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN), the student will be awarded the Associate in Applied Science Degree. Graduates will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Following successful completion of the examination, the graduate will be eligible to practice as a Registered Nurse. The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Associate Degree Nursing and the Associate Degree Nursing, Mobility are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN); 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400; Atlanta, GA 30326, www.acenursing.org/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm Upon successful completion of the first three semesters of the program, students will be awarded a certificate in Practical Nursing and will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN). Following successful completion of the examination, the graduate will be eligible to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. The student may work as an LPN while completing the last two semesters of the ADN Program.
Practical Nursing is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, www.acenursing.us/candidates/candidacy.asp
Program-level Student Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the Associate Degree Nursing Program:
1. Students will make evidence-based nursing judgments in practice that integrate nursing science in the provision of quality care, and human flourishing. 2. Students will demonstrate safety to patients and providers through system effectiveness and individual performance. 3. Students will be able to integrate best evidence-based practice with clinical expertise, patient/family preferences, and values for delivery of optimal health care.
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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