Community College of Beaver County
1 Campus Drive
Monaca, Pennsylvania 15061
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Community College of Beaver County Nursing Program offers an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) to become a Registered Nurse. The nursing curriculum includes general education as well as nursing courses. Students receive clinical laboratory experience in a variety of hospitals and health related agencies in the Beaver, Allegheny, and Lawrence County areas as part of each of the nursing courses. Audio-visual, interactive video and computer laboratory activities, demonstrations, skills practice in the College’s nursing laboratory, and small group discussions supplement the nursing content.
This program is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)and has full approval status from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nurisng. The NLN Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326/Telephone: 404-975-5000, www.nlnac.org, is a source of information regarding tuition, fees, and length of nursing program.
The ADN graduate receives an Associate in Applied Science Degree and is eligible to write the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a Registered Nurse (RN). The graduate participates with other members of the health team in planning and giving safe care in a variety of healthcare settings. With work experience and on-going education, the graduate may develop the ability to assume responsibility for administering and/or directing the care of a group of patients and possesses the foundation to pursue a baccalaureate degree in nursing.
LPN Program Details
In just three semesters, achieve eligibility to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) and give safe nursing care to patients under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, or dentist. Participate in clinicals in a variety of hospital and healthcare settings to gain valuable real world experience.
The PN program totals three semesters (spring, summer, and fall) in length and maybe completed in one calendar year. The PN graduate receives a Diploma and is eligible to write the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX - PN) to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). The LPN gives safe nursing care under the direction of a registered nurse, physician, or dentist.
Opportunities for employment are found in all types of health care agencies, such as hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, private homes, and visiting nurse agencies.