Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, North Carolina 28801
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
This curriculum provides individuals with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide nursing care to clients and groups of clients throughout the lifespan in a variety of settings.
Courses will include content related to the nurse’s role as provider of nursing care, as manager of care, as member of the discipline of nursing, and as a member of the interdisciplinary team.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, physician’s offices, industry, and community agencies.
-General college admission requirements.
-High School units:
-Chemistry and Biology required
-Algebra highly recommended
-This program has a competitive selection process.
LPN Program Details
This curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.
Upon completion of the Practical Nursing Program, the graduate will upon licensure:
-Practice professional nursing behaviors incorporating personal responsibility and accountability for continued competence.
-Communicate data professionally and effectively to the registered nurse.
-Provide individualized nursing care utilizing knowledge of holistic needs
-Utilize informatics to know where to find data, including best practices.
-Implement caring interventions which incorporate documented best practices for individuals in diverse settings as is developed by the registered nurse.
-Reinforce the individualized teaching plan developed by the registered nurse.
-Provide nursing care for the individual using cost effective nursing strategies and current technology.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities, clinics, physician’s offices, and home health agencies.