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2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2017-2018 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Advanced Standing LPN to RN Fast Track, A.A.S.

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The Nursing Program graduate possesses the competencies necessary to assume the role of a beginning practitioner in a structured health care setting such as a hospital or extended care facility. The graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Registered Nurse.

This concentration is specifically designed for students who plan to enter the workforce after graduation.

To facilitate success in this program, all students should enroll in ORN 1010 - Orientation: Learning to Succeed  during their first semester at DSCC.

Major/Concentration Codes: NURS-NURS

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Foundations of Nursing:

Advanced Standing LPN to RN Fast Track students are awarded 7 credit hours for NRSG 1710  on the basis of their prior LPN educational program and a score of 75 or better on the National League for Nursing, Nursing Acceleration Challenge Exam I - Foundations of Nursing. The student must successfully complete NRSG 1700  to receive the 7 credit hours.

Total: 66 Semester Hours

*Learning Support courses, BIOL 2010 , ENGL 1010 , and PSYC 1030  are prerequisite courses and must be completed with a C or better to be considered for admission.

**For lists of eligible electives, see the appropriate sections of the General Education Core Curriculum Requirements.

*** BIOL 2020  and MATH 1530  are prerequisite courses for the second semester in the Nursing Program.


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