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Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)

Program Introduction

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing prepares students for the registered nurse profession. The curriculum is designed to meet the health care needs of the 21st century. The curriculum focuses on the registered nurse's role in the communities, hospitals, clinics, and home health care.

Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

The Nursing major comprises the following concentrations:

  • The LPN to ADN concentration is a completer program for students who are licensed practical nurses.
  • The Paramedic to ADN concentration is a completer program for students who are certified paramedics.

This Program Will Teach You

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Use the nursing process to meet self-care demands of individuals in structured settings
  • Demonstrate therapeutic communication skills in interactions with patients, families and health team members
  • Perform safely the nursing skills and techniques identified in all nursing courses
  • Function within the legal and ethical guidelines of the nursing role as a provider of care, manager of care and member of the profession

Accreditation

The A.A.S. degree in Nursing is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and the Ohio Board of Nursing Education and Nursing Registration (OBNENR).

Information on program outcomes, including graduation rates, NCLEX-RN pass rates, program satisfaction and job placement is available upon request.

Click for an informational brochure:

Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program Student Handbook


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2019 ADN Application