Academic and Nursing Theory Contact Hours Academic and Nursing Lab Contact Hours
Nursing Clinical Contact Hours Total Program Contact Hours
*** Upon successful completion of NUR 209, students will be awarded 15 hours of non-traditional credit.
Prior to admission to NUR 209, LPNs must provide proof of an unencumbered Alabama Practical Nursing license or hold an unencumbered compact PN license in a state included in the Alabama compact. Paramedics must provide proof of an unencumbered or unrestricted Paramedic license.
Admission to the ADN Program is competitive, and while the student may be admitted to the College, he/she may not be admitted to the Nursing Program. Applicants will be assessed and placed in rank order prior to acceptance in the program. All students applying to the ADN Program are required to verify completion of the ACT exam with a composite score of 18 or higher. This proof must be attached to the Nursing application. There is no expiration date for the ACT exam results.
For information on ACT preparation, registration, and results, please visit the website at https://www.act.org/. For cost information, visit ACT Cost.
Clinical experiences are designed to provide each student with the broadest possible range of experiences. Special emphasis is placed on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines for student safety. Students are responsible for transportation to all facilities. Students are responsible for any personal medical cost for all care of illnesses, accidents, and exposure to hazardous materials. Clinical agencies require drug screening, immunizations, including the COVID vaccination, health screening, background checks, malpractice insurance, and proof of health or accident insurance before students begin clinical rotations. All applicants must understand that graduation from this program does not guarantee eligibility to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). Please refer to the Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code 610-X-4-.02 Qualifications of applicants for Licensure for the understanding of eligibility.
Job Opportunities: The Associate Degree nurse may work in hospital s, nursing homes, physicians’ offices, schools, dialysis, civil service, military service, home health, private duty, and hospice as a registered nurse.
Admission Requirements: High School diploma or GED. Applicants for Track 2 must either hold a current unencumbered Alabama Practical Nursing License or proof of an unencumbered or
2022-23 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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