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LPN to ASN Curriculum

LPN to ASN Program

Required Curriculum

 "Committed to Caring and Striving for Excellence."

 REQUIRED CURRICULUM

The supporting courses listed in each semester must be taken prior to or concurrent with the nursing courses listed in the same semester.  Students MUST SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE all courses listed in each semester before enrolling in the next nursing course.

Prerequisite Courses (completed prior to starting program)

 

PSYS 220         Developmental Psychology

3

BIO 131            Anatomy & Physiology2

4

NUR 150           LPN to RN Transition4

1

 

 

First Semester

 

NUR 155         Medical-Surgical Nursing I

5.5

NUR 156         Medical-Surgical Nursing I Clinical3,6

2.5

NUR 157         Medical-Surgical Nursing I Skills Lab3,7

1

NUR 165         Mental Health Nursing5

2.5

NUR 166         Mental Health Nursing Clinical3,6

1.5

BIO 207          Microbiology

3

 

 

Second Semester

 

NUR 208         Medical-Surgical Nursing II

5

NUR 209         Medical-Surgical Nursing II Clinical3

3

NUR 215         Maternal-Newborn Nursing5

2.5

NUR 216         Maternal-Newborn Nursing Clinical3,6

1.5

ENGL 100       Intro to College Writing

3

 

 

Third Semester

 

NUR 254         Pediatric Nursing5

2

NUR 255         Medical-Surgical Nursing III

3

NUR 257         Nursing Seminar & Practicum3

4

AH Ele             Arts and Humanities (AH) Elective1

3

QR                   Quantitative Reasoning (Math) Course1

3

   

Total Program Hours

69

 1Quantitative Reasoning course and the Arts & Humanities Elective may be taken at any time during the three semester curriculum.

2Students must achieve a minimum grade of "C" in all science courses in order to progress to the next nursing course.

3Clinical courses require students to complete 3-clock hours each week for each clinical credit hour.       

4After successful completion of BIO131, PSY220, and NUR150, admission to the ASN Program, and proof of current LPN license, the LPN will be awarded eight credit hours for NUR104, NUR105 and NUR106.

5LPNs may receive credit on the basis of departmental examinations for NUR 165, NUR 215, and N254.

6LPNs may receive experiential credit for the course after successful completion of the course’s didactic component.               

7LPNs may receive experiential credit for the course after successful completion of skills competency check-off.                                                                                                       

       August 2017

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 Last Modified 8/22/17