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The nursing program meets the unique learning needs of students by providing a quality education. This enables the students to become caring nurses, committed to lifelong learning and service.
The program provides the students with knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to apply the nursing process to individuals and families across the life span. Upon completion of the designated programs, students will be prepared to take the licensure examinations. They will be ready to respond to the changing health care demands in a variety of settings within the scope of nursing practice.
Graduates of the ADN program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The ADN graduate is qualified to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing (BSN).
The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the Board of Nursing for SC and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (www.acenursing.org) 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta GA 30326; (404) 975-5000, (404) 975-5020 (fax); email@example.com.
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing requires all ACEN accredited associate degree nursing programs to share with the public the following student achievement data:
Admission: Acceptance into Piedmont Technical College’s ADN program is competitive and is limited to 32 students to begin fall and spring semesters. See the college calendar or website for application dates. To be eligible to apply for the clinical ADN program, students must meet the following requirements:
Eligible students must apply for acceptance into the clinical ADN program. The top 32 applicants will be accepted for program entry. Applications are accepted in May and September. See the college calendar or website for exact dates. Completion of the Associate in Applied Science with a major in Nursing requires four (4) semesters upon acceptance to the major studies coursework.
For important, detailed information about applying to the clinical program and TEAS testing, please go to Health Care Resources.
|GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES||Credit Hours|
|BIO 210||Anatomy and Physiology I||4.0|
|BIO 211||Anatomy and Physiology II||4.0|
|ENG 101||English Composition I||3.0|
|MAT 120||Probability and Statistics
or MAT 110 College Algebra
|PSY 201||General Psychology||3.0|
|Elective Humanities/Fine Arts||3.0|
|REQUIRED CORE SUBJECT AREAS|
|NUR 101||Fundamentals of Nursing||6.0|
|NUR 157||Application of Nursing Concepts||7.0|
|NUR 162||Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing||3.0|
|NUR 211||Care of Childbearing Family||4.0|
|NUR 212||Nursing Care of Children||4.0|
|OTHER COURSES REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION|
|NUR 139||Introduction to Nursing Concepts||3.0|
|NUR 216||Nursing Seminar||1.0|
|NUR 219||Nursing Management and Leadership||4.0|
|NUR 227||Application of Nursing Concepts II||7.0|
|Total Credit Hours||62.0|
* Major Studies Courses: Completion of the Associate in Applied Science with a major in Nursing requires four (4) semesters upon acceptance to the major studies coursework.
An Associate Degree in Nursing provides the student with the knowledge and skills needed to apply the nursing process to individuals and families across the life span and prepare them to take the NCLEX-RN.
1. Patient centered care
2. Teamwork and collaboration
3. Evidence based practice
4. Quality improvement