East Arkansas Community College
1700 Newcastle Road
Forrest City, Arkansas 72335
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
East Arkansas Community College Nursing Program offers an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN). Once accepted, the program is 2 years in length (5 terms) for Traditional Track students, and 1 year (3 terms) for LPN/LPTN Accelerated Track students based on full time enrollment, exclusive of vacation time.
Upon completion of the program of study, the graduate is prepared to:
Incorporate knowledge and principles from the sciences and humanities into nursing practice.
Function as part of the interdisciplinary health care team in selected health care settings with culturally diverse clients, families and communities across the life span.
Communicate therapeutically and effectively with clients, families, significant others, and other health care providers.
Provide evidenced based, clinically competent nursing care utilizing critical thinking and clinical decision making within the framework of the nursing process.
Function as a beginning practitioner, client educator, leader and manager of nursing care to clients along the health-illness continuum and in a variety of health care settings.
Practice within the legal and ethical framework of the standards of professional nursing.
Assume responsibility and accountability for seeking life-long learning opportunities for professional growth.