Access to 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 BIOG 121, Anatomy and Physiology I, with a grade of "C" or better, and PSYH 151, Introduction to Psychology, prior to taking NURS 101, Transition to Registered Nursing I and NURS 103, Transition to Nursing II*. 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 127--Child Health Nursing-1 credit
NURS 128--Comprehensive Adult Nursing I-6 credits
In addition, the LPN will be required to complete the didactic portion only of Maternal-Newborn Nursing and Child Health Nursing. LCCC has articulation agreements with colleges and universities including programs offered by Lorain County Community College's University Partnership.
*Current license in U.S. or its territories with restrictions or conditions.
Access in Nursing Career Guide
|Semester I |
||Anatomy and Physiology II >**
||College Composition I
||Behavioral Health Nursing >**
||Maternal-Newborn Nursing - Access >**
||Child Health Nursing - Access >**
||College 101 ^
||General Microbiology > **
||Human Growth and Development >
||Comprehensive Adult Nursing II >**
||Comprehensive Adult Nursing III >
||Concepts of Prof Nursing Practice & Client Care >**
||Introduction to Sociology
Total Credit Hours: 44
1. * Admission to ACCESS IN NURSING program.
2. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider certification is required upon entrance into the program.
3. Students having previous college work must have a 2.5 GPA.
4. > Indicates that this course requires a prerequisite.
5. ** Indicates that a grade of "C" (2.00) or better must be earned in order to continue in the sequence.
6. High school chemistry with a grade of "C" or better, or CHMY 161 with a grade of "C" (2.0) or better is a program preadmission requirement.
7. ^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.
8. ***Students are encouraged to take ENGL 161 & 162 if they are considering pursuing the BSN.
NOTE: LCCC offers its NLNAC accredited Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs at the BGSU-Firelands College campus providing nursing education to the Huron/Sandusky resident. The satellite program provides the opportunity for residents of these areas to earn the associate of applied science degree in nursing for LCCC. All support courses taken at Firelands College will transfer to LCCC. The clinical courses are offered at local health care agencies in the Sandusky area.
Note: LCCC offers an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs at Eastern Gateway Community College at the Career Technical Center campuses providing nursing education to the Youngstown, Canfield, Columbiana, and Warren area residents. The satellite program provides the opportunity for residents of these areas to earn the associate of applied science degree in nursing for LCCC. All support courses taken at Eastern Gateway Community College will transfer to LCCC. The clinical courses are offered at local health care agencies in the Youngstown, Canfield, Columbiana, and Warren area.
Established June 1995
Revised January 2013
Effective August 2013