Atlantic Cape Community College
5100 Black Horse Pike
Mays Landing, New Jersey 08330
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
This program prepares students for first-level positions as Registered Nurses by providing curriculum composed of theoretical and clinical study. The theoretical component is comprised of general education and nursing courses. The clinical component, within the nursing courses, affords the student the opportunity to practice giving direct nursing care to clients in acute, long-term, and community health care agencies under the guidance of qualified nursing faculty. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates receive an Associate in Applied Science degree and have the educational requirements necessary to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for RN Licensure. Atlantic Cape ’s Nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc., 331 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326. Telephone (404) 975-5000.
An applicant for a license to practice professional nursing in the state of New Jersey must also submit evidence to the New Jersey Board of Nursing, that he or she: (1) "has attained his/her 18th birthday; (2) is of good moral character, is not a habitual user of drugs and has never been convicted or has not pleaded nolo contendere, non vult contendere or non vult to an indictment, information or complaint alleging a violation of any federal or state law relating to chemical abuse substances; (3) holds a diploma from an accredited four-year school or the equivalent thereof as determined by the New Jersey State Department of Education."
In an effort to encourage nurses to continue their education and provide for advancing job opportunities, the nursing program has an advanced placement process for Licensed Practical Nurses and articulation agreements with several institutions, which offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing for graduates of the program.