2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Apr 15, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Nursing, Direct Progression Pathway, A.S.


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

This program provides a direct pathway into the associate degree program for those who completed Wor-Wic’s practical nursing program. It is designed to prepare graduates for jobs as registered nurses (RNs). In order to graduate, students must obtain a grade of “C” or better in all nursing and biology courses. Students must also meet all clinical objectives and maintain current cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification while enrolled in clinical nursing courses.

Wor-Wic’s associate degree nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20037, 202-909-2526.

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* This course has a prerequisite.

≈ This course has a corequisite.

♦ This course can be taken before being accepted into the program.

Learning Outcomes


Graduates of this program should be able to:

  1. Promote the dignity, integrity, self-determination, and personal growth of diverse patients, their families, and oneself to provide individualized, culturally appropriate, relationship­ centered nursing care (NLN Competency Human Flourishing);
  2. Make judgements in practice, substantiated with evidence, that integrate nursing science in the provision of safe, quality care for diverse patients and their families in collaboration with the health care team (NLN Competency Nursing Judgment);
  3. Articulate a unique role as a member of the health care team, committed to evidence­ based practice, caring, advocacy, and safe quality care to provide optimal health care for diverse patients and their families (NLN Competency Professional Identity);
  4. Through collaboration with health care team members, utilize evidence, tradition, and patient preferences in predictable patient care situations to promote optimal health status (NLN Competency Spirit of Inquiry).