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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
ADN Program Details
Upon graduation from the Associate of Science Nursing Program students are eligible to write to the State Board of Nursing to earn licensure as a registered nurse (R.N.)
The program begins annually in August.
The aim of the program is to prepare graduates to function with competency to plan, provide, direct, and evaluate nursing care to individuals in a variety of settings.
Admission to the program is highly competitive. Each applicant must meet specific criteria prior to being admitted to the program. Compliance with all criteria does not guarantee acceptance to the program. Applicants with higher grade point averages that have completed math, science, and English courses with a grade of B or better will receive preference for admission.
LPN Program Details
The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC). The purpose of the program is to provide an approved educational program to prepare students to be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nurses (NCLEX-PN) to become Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).
This program is two semesters and one summer session in length, admitting one class annually in August. Through theory and practice, this program is designed to enable students to develop a knowledge of disease processes and prevention and the ability to provide restorative nursing and assist the individual to maintain an optimum level of wellness. Graduates provide nursing care to clients in situations of varying complexity under the supervision of and in concert with the professional nurse and/or physician.
Students receive laboratory instruction and guidance in college laboratory, acute and long-term care facilities and community agencies. Students are responsible for transportation related to clinical experiences.
Applicants are accepted to the Practical Nursing Program for the fall semester only. The Practical Nursing Program is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC).
Upon completion of the Practical Nursing Program, graduates will be able to:
1. Utilize critical thinking in the implementation of the nursing process in conjunction with other health team members to provide safe, evidence-based and culturally competent care to clients in various settings.
2. Effectively communicate by sharing accurate information through various technologies thus promoting multidisciplinary team and client collaboration to provide effective nursing care.
3. Demonstrate caring in order to foster a therapeutic environment.
4. Provide health education for clients under the direction of a registered nurse to promote adaptation to health changes and achieve optimal levels of wellness.
5. Incorporate legal and ethical guidelines into nursing practice to demonstrate professionalism and adherence to practical nursing practice standards.
6. Communicate a commitment to lifelong learning to maintain professional growth and career mobility.