Community College Southern Nevada
6375 W. Charleston Blvd.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89146
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Registered Nurse is an important member of the health care team; an indispensable participant within the medical community who provides total patient care; and a dependable, responsible, motivated professional capable of handling high stress situations with ease and confidence.
The Registered Nurse provides care using the nursing process; works within the guidelines of the Nevada Nurse Practice Act to give care, support and education to patients so that they can recover and stay well, works in hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, home health, community agencies, medical facilities which offer acute and long term care, wellness centers, clinics and drug centers, monitors the physical and mental status of patients; gives medication and records the patients’ reactions, symptoms and progress; and directs Practical and Nursing Assistants in a variety of health care settings. There are extensive job opportunities and potential in career advancement for graduates of the degree program.
Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-RN exam for state licensure. Courses in the two-year degree can be applied toward
the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at a four year institution. The program has full approval status by the Nevada State Board of Nursing, 2500 West Sahara, Suite 207, Las Vegas, NV 89102, (702) 486-5800, and is accredited by the National League for Nursing
Accrediting Commission, Inc., 61 Broadway 33rd Floor, New York, NY 10006, (800) 699-9656.