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Nursing - Transition To Registered Nursing - AAS

Available on Campus Campus

HCC offers an optional route to the AAS Nursing Degree via the LVN-to-RN transition program. To apply for the program, students must have graduated from an accredited LVN program and meet all requirements for entry into the AAS Nursing program including criminal background checks. Students must demonstrate evidence of one of the following: six months recent (within one year) full-time clinical practice or one year recent (within one year) part-time clinical practice, and recently completed a nursing refresher course (within one year).


Prerequisite Courses
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I (Lab) 1
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2102 Anatomy & Physiology II (Lab) 1
ENGL 1301 Composition I 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
XXXX #3## Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
BIOL 2320 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors (Lecture) 3
BIOL 2120 Microbiology for Non-Science Majors (Lab) 1
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth & Development 3
RNSG 1201 Pharmacology 2

Year 1

Semester 1
RNSG 1215 Health Assessment 2
RNSG 1327 Transition to Professional Nursing 3
RNSG 1163 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Transition 1
RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing 2
RNSG 2160 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
Upon successful completion of the first semester courses, the student will receive credit for:
RNSG 1105 Nursing Skills I 1
RNSG 1360 Clinical Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (Fundamentals) 3
RNSG 1413 Foundations for Nursing Practice 4
Semester 2
RNSG 2201 Care of Children & Families 2
RNSG 2261 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 2
RNSG 1144 Nursing Skills II 1
RNSG 1251 Care of the Childbearing Family 2
RNSG 1160 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 1
Semester 3
RNSG 1343 Complex Concepts of Adult Health 3
RNSG 2361 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-Adult II 3
RNSG 2221 Professional Nursing: Leadership & Management 2
RNSG 2130 Professional Nursing Review & Licensure Preparation (Capstone) 1

Year 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
Semester 3
Total Credits 60

1. A list of electives appears in the Core Curriculum section of this catalog.

Capstone Statement

A capstone course is a course designed to provide opportunities for students to integrate knowledge from their core and concentration courses, to gain insight into the meanings of professionalism and professional practice, and to reflect on the norms of a discipline or profession.

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