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Associate of Applied Science Degree Health Three Semesters and a Summer Term Fall semester entry Program requirements: Must meet entrance requirements for admission and pass LPN NCLEX Associate Degree Nursing—Hybrid _F_a_ll_ S_e_m__e_s_t_e_r _________________________________________9_ Course # Title Credits ADN648-C Advanced Nursing Concepts I 2 ADN650-C Transition to ADN 3 BIO183-A Microbiology 3 BIO184-A Microbiology Lab 1 _S_p_ri_n_g_ _S_e_m__e_s_te_r______________________________________1_5_ ADN655-C ADN Nursing IA* 6 ADN656-C ADN Nursing IB 6 SOC110-A Introduction to Sociology 3 _S_u_m_m__e_r_ T_e_r_m__________________________________________6_ ADN657-C ADN Nursing IIA 6 _F_a_ll_ S_e_m__e_s_t_e_r ________________________________________1_1_ ADN649-C Advanced Nursing Concepts II 2 PSY241-A Abnormal Psychology 3 _A_D_N_6_5_8_-_C______A_D__N_ _N_u_r_si_n_g_ I_IB___________________________6_ *Documentation of current licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse and eligibility to practice are required prior to admission to Advanced Nursing Concepts I. A student who has been out of the practical nursing program for over a year and has not passed the PN NCLEX will not be admitted to the EADN program. Students who have completed a Licensed Practical Nursing program at another college are required to complete the following prior to admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program: • College Transfer Math and Composition I Prospective Associate Degree Nursing students must meet specific admission criteria for acceptance. To advance or graduate in the Associate Degree Nursing—Hybrid program you must receive a “C” or above in all coursework. Nursing courses with a clinical component may not be taken by a person: a. Who has been denied licensure by the board b. Whose license is currently suspended, surrendered or revoked in an United States jurisdiction c. Whose license/registration is currently suspended, surrendered, or revoked in another country due to disciplinary action. (combination of classroom and online) The Associate Degree Nursing—Hybrid completion program is designed for students who have successfully completed the Practical Nursing program at Northwest Iowa Community College, or for the Licensed Practical Nurse eligible to practice who wishes to continue study for an Associate Degree in Nursing (RN). Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) given by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing. To become a Registered Nurse, you must pass the NCLEX exam. Students in this program learn current nursing theory through comprehensive hybrid classes and laboratory sessions and apply this knowledge in a clinical/preceptorship at cooperating healthcare facilities. The curriculum prepares students in medical-surgical, geriatric, obstetrical, pediatric, and psychiatric nursing areas. Graduates may also transfer credits to four-year programs to obtain their Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Attractive employment opportunities for nurses are available in all areas of the country. Current and future shortages of nursing personnel have and will create numerous openings for registered nurses. A health assessment, current immunization records, child and dependent adult abuse, criminal background check, and the CPR for healthcare providers course is required before you can begin clinical practice. 83


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