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. All nursing and science courses must be completed in sequence and within a period of five years.

ADN Transition Program Admission Information PDF

Prerequisite courses

Course
MATH*
Description
Credit
BIOL 2401 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIOL 2402 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIOL 2421 Microbiology for Science Majors 4
CHEM 1405 Introductory Chemistry I 4
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
HUMA X3XX Core Humanities or Visual and Performing Arts X3XX 3
HPRS 1206 Essentials of Medical Terminology 2
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
RNSG 1215 Health Assessment** 2
   
29
 
Summer Semester I
Course
Description
Credit
RNSG 1262 Clinical (Medical-Surgical) 2
RNSG 2307 Transition to Nursing Practice 3
    ***14
RNSG 1301 Pharmacology** 3
   
17
 
Summer Semester II
Course
Description

Credit


RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing

2

RNSG 1261 Clinical (Psyc/Mental Health)

2


4
Fall Semester
Course
Description
Credit
RNSG 2201 Care of Children and Families 2
RNSG 2260 Clinical (Pediatrics) 2
RNSG 2308 Maternal/Newborn and Women’s Health 3
RNSG 2261 Clinical (Maternal/Newborn Child) 2
HITT 1211 Health Information Systems 2
   
11
     
Spring Semester
Course
Description
Credit
RNSG 1443 Complex Concepts of Adult Health 4
RNSG 2360 Clinical (Complex Concepts)  3
RNSG 1144 Nursing Skills II 1
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development  3
   
11

TOTAL SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS IN PROGRAM

72

 

* MATH 0304 Intermediate Algebra is a requirement to be met for admission to the program by placement or course completion.

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

*** Student receives a total of 14 credits for education and experience upon successful completion of RNSG 1262 and 2307.

Identifies courses to meet academic, general education requirements for AAS degree; minimum 15 credit hours

Updated 2/5/2014 - Content Author cstaub