2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 16, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

Nursing, LPN to ADN Pathway, A.S.


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Program Code: NUR.AS.ADN or GNS.AA.LPN for applicants

This program is for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) who have an active unencumbered Maryland or compact state LPN license who want to become a registered nurse (RN). Students in this pathway receive 16 credits for their prior nursing education coursework. In order to graduate, students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in all pre-ADN, nursing and biology courses. Students must also meet all clinical objectives and maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification while enrolled in clinical nursing courses.

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Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Provide individualized nursing care to clients experiencing selfcare deficits;
  2. Use a variety of communication skills and techniques to establish and maintain effective communication;
  3. Implement individualized teaching plans for clients who need information or support to promote, maintain or restore health;
  4. Manage nursing care for a group of clients with common/complex, well-defined health problems in a variety of settings; and
  5. Practice nursing within accepted ethical and legal parameters.

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