Access in Nursing

Associate Degree Nursing - Access in Nursing

Associate of Applied Science - Curriculum Code 2401

Advanced placement for LPNs is available through the ACCESS IN NURSING program. An LPN who qualifies* (see Enrollment Services for program application) must have completed pre-admission courses with a grade of "C" or better. The LPN must complete NURS 101 and NURS 103 with a grade of "C" or better in order to gain advanced placement.

Upon successful completion of NURS 101, and NURS 103, the LPN 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
NURS 126--Maternal-Newborn Nursing-1 credit
NURS 128--Comprehensive Adult Nursing I-6 credits
NURS 214--Child Health Nursing - 1 credit

Lorain County Community College has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.

PRE-ADMISSION COURSES
Must be Completed Prior to Completing the Access to Nursing
Program Application
BIOG 121 Anatomy and Physiology II ** 4
MTHM 168 Statistics **> 3
PSYH 151 Introduction to Psychology ** 3
Semester I
BIOG 122 Anatomy and Physiology II >** 4
ENGL 161 College Composition I 3
NURS 129 Behavioral Health Nursing >** 3
NURS 136 Maternal-Newborn Nursing - Access >**    2
NURS 137 Child Health Nursing - Access >** 2
SDEV 101 College 101 ^ 1

Summer Semester 
BIOG 251  General Microbiology > **  4

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

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

Total Credit Hours: 51 

1. * Admission to ACCESS IN NURSING 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    June 1995
Revised         March 2014
Effective        May 2014

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