Paramedic to RN

Associate Degree Nursing

Paramedic to RN Program

Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2403

Advanced placement for paramedics is available through the PARAMEDIC TO RN program. A paramedic who qualifies* (see Enrollment Services for program application (must have completed BIOG 121, Anatomy and Physiology I, with a grade of "C" or better and PSYH 151, Introduction to Psychology, prior to taking NURS 131, Transition to Registered Nursing for the Paramedic*. The Paramedic must complete NURS 131 with a grade of "C" or better in order to gain advanced placement. Upon successful completion of NURS 131, the paramedic will be given credit for the following nursing courses:

NURS 114 - Health Assessment and clinical Reasoning - 3 credits
NURS 115 - Basic Nursing Concepts - 7 credits

LCCC has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by LCCC's University Partnership. *Current license and 2 years of work experience within the last 5 years.

PRE-ADMISSION COURSES
Must be Completed Prior to Completing the Paramedic to
RN Program Application
BIOG 121 Anatomy and Physiology I ** 4
MTHM 168  Statistics >** 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology ** 3
Semester I
BIOG 122 Anatomy and Physiology II >** 4
NURS 126 Maternal Newborn Nursing >** 3
NURS 128 Comprehensive Adult Nursing I >** 6
NURS 129 Behavioral Health Nursing >** 3
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1

Summer Semester 
BIOG 251  General Microbiology > **  4
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3

Semester II
NURS 210 Comprehensive Adult Nursing II >** 8
PSYH 251 Human Growth and Development > 3

Semester III
NURS 213 Comprehensive Adult Nursing III >** 4
NURS 214 Child Health Nursing >** 3
NURS 215  Concepts of Prof Nursing Practice & Client Care >** 4
SOCY 151 Introduction to Sociology 3

Total Credit Hours: 59  

1. * Admission to PARAMEDIC TO RN program.
2. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
3. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.00) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
4. Students are encouraged to take ENGL 162 if they are considering pursuing the BSN.
5. ^A student must register for the orientation course when enrolling for more than six credit hours per semester or any course that would result in an accumulation of thirteen or more credit hours.

Established   November 2008
Revised         March 2014
Effective        May 2014

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