Associate Degree Nursing

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[A45110] Associate in Applied Science Degree (Day)*

*The evening/weekend program is not available at this time.

The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the concepts of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Associate Degree Nursing program. Admission to the nursing program is competitive.

For admissions requirements specific to the Associate Degree Nursing program, see Additional Nursing Admissions Policies & Procedures

 

COMPETENCIES

Upon successful completion of the ADN program, the student should be able to:

  • Practice professional nursing behaviors incorporating personal responsibility and accountability for continued competence.
  • Communicate professionally and effectively with individuals, significant support person(s), and members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Integrate knowledge of the holistic needs of the individual to provide an individual centered assessment.
  • Incorporate informatics to formulate evidence-based clinical judgments and management decisions.
  • Implement caring interventions incorporating documented best practices for individuals in diverse settings.
  • Develop a teaching plan for individuals, and/or the nursing team, incorporating teaching and learning principles.
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary healthcare team to advocate for positive individual and organizational outcomes.
  • Manage healthcare team for the individual using cost-effective nursing strategies, quality improvement processes, and current technologies.

 

Information Sessions for Day Program

  • December 7, 2018 | 1 p.m. | Health & Science Center, room 104
  • January 8, 2019 | 11 a.m. | Administration/Education Center, room 112

Registration is not necessary for Information Sessions.

 

For more information, contact Elaine Sill at 336-633-0222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..