NURSING – LVN to ADN Transitional Program

Associate of Applied Science Degree (ADN-LVN2ADN-AAS)

Each transition class enters in the summer and completes the program of study in one year. Students must be certified in Basic Life Support, Health Care Provider (CPR) at program entry and maintain certification throughout their course of study. Enrolled students will be required to achieve a “C” or better in all courses required in the ADN curriculum in order to progress in the program. 

 Click this link to download the Transition Admission Information PDF document.

Prerequisite courses

Course

Description
Credit
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOL 2421 Microbiology for Science Majors 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HPRS 1206 Essentials of Medical Terminology 2
RNSG 1215 Health Assessment** 2
MATH Requirement*  
19
Summer Semester I
Course
Description
Credit
RNSG 1262 Clinical (Medical-Surgical) 2
RNSG 2307 Transition to Nursing Practice 3
    ***8
RNSG 1301 Pharmacology** 3
   
16
Summer Semester II
 Course
 Description
 Credit
RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing  2
RNSG 1161 Clinical (Psyc/Mental Health)  1

 3
Fall Semester
Course
Description
Credit
RNSG 2201 Care of Children and Families 2
RNSG 1162 Clinical (Pediatrics) 1
RNSG 2208 Maternal/Newborn and Women’s Health 2
RNSG 1163 Clinical (Maternal/Newborn Child) 1
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3

Creative Arts/Language, Philosophy, Culture 3
   
12
Spring Semester
Course
Description
Credit
RNSG 1443 Complex Concepts of Adult Health 4
RNSG 2262 Clinical (Complex Concepts)  2
RNSG 1144 Nursing Skills II 1
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development 3
   
10

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN PROGRAM

60

 

* MATH 0304 Intermediate Algebra or MATH 0308 Foundations of Statistics is a requirement to be met for admission to the program by placement or course completion.  Must be completed within 5 years of program start.

**May also be enrolled in these courses 12 months prior to beginning the program.

*** Student receives a total of 8 credits for education and experience upon successful completion of RNSG 1262 and 2307.

Identifies courses to meet academic, general education requirements for AAS degree.

All Science courses must be completed within 5 years of program start.

Updated 6/8/2015 - Content Author sbrannan