This two-year degree is a combination of nursing and transfer credits. This Associate Degree qualifies you to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEXLRN) to become a Registered Nurse (RN).
The Nursing AAS is designed for the person intending to work as a registered nurse in the health care industry.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Learning experiences in this program are designed to assist the student in realizing the following outcomes:
- Use a holistic approach to develop, implement, and evaluate plans of care for groups of patients that apply standard nursing care plans to meet individual needs.
- Communicate effectively and collaboratively in a self-directed manner with patients, families, and members of the health care team.
- Use first-level management skills in providing care for individuals and groups of patients.
- Make decisions regarding patient care based on professional values and responsibilities at the associate degree nurse level while complying with identified legal/ethical standards (scope of practice regulations established by boards of nursing and Code of Practice guidelines established by the American Nurses Association).
- AAS 2016-2017_Degree Checklist
- Curriculum Map 2016-2017
- Nursing Program Application Information for 2017
- Estimated Costs for an-Associate of Applied Science Nursing Degree
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Health Occupations Health Form
- Technical Standards
- Course Descriptions First Year
- Course Description Second Year
- DPSST Disqualifying Crimes List
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