2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog

Nursing, LPN to ADN Pathway, A.S.


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

This program is for licensed practical nurses (LPNs) who completed a Maryland Board of Nursing approved practical nurse certificate program and have an active, unencumbered Maryland or compact state LPN license, or for LPNs returning via the college’s health professions forgiveness policy who want to become registered nurses (RNs). 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.

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.

Remaining Courses


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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).