Guilford Technical Community College
601 High Point Road
Jamestown, North Carolina 27282
See featured schools
See program details
Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.
The program offers two entry options for the beginning student. The student may apply for acceptance into the full-time day option or full-time evening/weekend option. The full-time day option begins each Fall semester; the full-time evening/weekend program begins each Spring semester.
The Associate Degree Nursing program provides the student with several exit options. The students who completes NUR 111 will be eligible to test for Nurse Aide I listing. The student who completes NUR 112 will be eligible to apply for Nurse Aide II listing. Successful completion of the program allows the individual to apply to take the NCLEX-RN. The State Board of Nursing may however deny licensure based on criminal background checks.
The program also offers two options for Licensed Practical Nurses who wish to further their education and be eligible to take NCLEX-RN. The full-time day option begins each summer and the full-time evening/weekend option begins each fall. Both options require three semesters to complete.
LPN Program Details
The Practical Nursing curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students who complete NUR 101 are eligible to test for listing as a Nurse Aide I. Students who complete NUR 102 are eligible to apply for Nurse Aide II listing. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN). The individual must pass NCLEX-PN to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse. The State Board of Nursing may deny application/licensure based on a criminal background check. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation/long-term care/home health facilities, clinics, and physician's offices.
Upon successful completion of the practical nursing program, the student will be able to:
1. Deliver safe and effective care within scope of practice.
2. Deliver culturally-centered care to a variety of populations.
3. Participate as an active member of the interdisciplinary health care team.
4. Contribute to performance initiatives in the clinical setting.
5. Access resources to communicate and support client care decisions.
6. Integrate best practice while delivering client care.