Sep 16, 2019  
2019-2020 College Catalog 
    
2019-2020 College Catalog

ADN (Nursing), AAS


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(DDRN3)

Minimum Credits: 66
Contact Hours: 100.5-104.5

The Associate in Applied Science in nursing program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as registered nurses. Following successful completion of the ADN program, graduates are eligible to take the license exam to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN). Each class of nursing students is considered a cohort (group) and courses/schedules are assigned. Graduates of the ADN program are qualified to enter the many BSN completion programs available.

General Education and Prerequisite Requirements: 16-20 Credits


Minimum Total Program Requirements: 66


Sequence of courses:


Satisfactory completion of all Nursing courses ("C+" or higher grade) is required each semester in order to continue in the Nursing Program.

Notes:


  • All nursing programs are subject to change. 
  • BIO-23500 (Anatomy & Physiology I) and BIO-23600 (Anatomy & Physiology II) are accepted if previously taken and a "B" or better was earned in each course.
  • Prerequisite courses may be repeated one time only, within a 3-year time period, to obtain the required grade.
  • Entrance exam with required score will be necessary to be accepted into the program.  Students are ranked for acceptance into the program based on GPA of prerequisite courses, entrance exam, and interview.  Entrance exam may be taken three times; if the applicant does not meet the required score on the 3rd attempt, the applicant must wait three years to attempt the exam again and be considered for admission.   
  • Felony convictions and certain misdemeanor convictions will prohibit admission to the nursing program.  For more information, please check with the Health Sciences Office at healthsciences@kirtland.edu.
  • Drug testing of all students will be required prior to final program acceptance.
  • Applications are accepted biannually, January 15th through May 15th for fall admission and January 15th through September 15th for winter admission.  Students need to meet with their academic advisor to begin the application process.
  • Immunization records and a recent physical exam are required for final admission.
  • Nursing programs may have cohort groups in the fall and winter semesters. Please note that the Nursing Program is a full-time program that may require attendance in lecture, lab, or simulation Monday through Sunday at any time.  Clinical may be assigned during day or evening hours.  This will require the ability to maintain a flexible schedule from any applicant.  Accommodations for work or personal schedules cannot be guaranteed.

 

Students should seek additional information and/or advising from their academic advisor. For an appointment, please call (989) 275-5000, ext. 280.

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