Southern Maine Community College
2 Fort Road
South Portland, Maine 04106
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
The nursing program prepares students to become registered nurses at the associate degree level and trains them to administer nursing care to individuals, families and communities in a variety of health care settings. Upon completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX Registered Nurse (RN) licensure examination.
The curriculum blends nursing courses with general education courses to provide a sound theoretical base for nursing practice. Clinical experiences are concurrent with didactic experiences during the four semesters.
The Maine State Board of Nursing may refuse to grant a license on the basis of the criminal history record information relating to convictions denominated in Title 5, Chapter 341, Section 5301, Subsection 2 of the Maine Revised Statutes Annotated (MRSA).
*To progress to the next course in the nursing sequence, students must receive a grade of C (75) or better. Students are allowed one repeat attempt in the duration of their program.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to:
-Systematically apply the nursing process to provide care to clients in a variety of health care settings.
-Demonstrate client-centered caring behaviors and actions that result in an environment of hope and trust.
-Adhere to professional behaviors within the legal, ethical, and professional standards of practice.