Nursing: Paramedic to RN Track
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas (BNE). Upon completion of the two year, five semester program the graduate will be able to sit for the National Council License Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) administered by the Board of Nurse Examiners (BNE) for the State of Texas. After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Registered Nurse.
The program prepares the graduate to begin practice as a professional nurse in a hospital or other structured health care setting. Through assessment of an individual, the nurse plans, implements and evaluates direct nursing care for individuals and their families and is able to monitor and direct peers and ancillary workers in providing nursing care, coordination of care and as a member of the nursing profession.
Students seeking entry in the Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) must attend an advisement, complete the Introduction to Nursing with a grade of “B” or better, (must meet ACT requirement before being allowed to register for the Introduction to Nursing course) and complete an application for consideration for the program. Students must see an ADN faculty advisor during the Fall or Spring semester to register for the Introduction to Nursing course the followin semester.
For printable degree plan for this program, please click HERE.
|Core Curriculum (45 Credits)|
|BIOL 2401 Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|BIOL 2402 Anatomy & Physiology II**||4|
|ENGL 1301 Composition**||3|
|COSC 1301 Microcomputer Applications**||3|
|PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth and Development**||3|
|FIRST SEMESTER - Fall|
|RNSG 1301 Pharmacology for Professional Nursing||3|
|RNSG 1517 Concepts of Nursing Practice I for Articulating Students (1st 8 weeks)||5|
|RNSG 1163 Clinical- Paramedic to RN (1st 8 weeks)||1|
|RNSG 1341 Common Concepts of Adult Health (8 weeks)||3|
|RNSG 2263 Clinical-Medical/ Surgical (8 weeks)||2|
|SECOND SEMESTER - Spring|
|BIOL 2421 Microbiology||4|
|RNSG 1251 Care of the Childbearing Family||2|
|RNSG 2261 Clinical-Maternal Child Health (8 weeks)||2|
|RNSG 2201 Care of Children and Families (2nd 8 weeks)||2|
|RNSG 2260 Clinical-Pediatrics (2nd 8 weeks)||2|
|RNSG 2262 Clinical-Mental Health (8 weeks)||2|
|RNSG 2213 Mental Health Nursing||2|
|**SPCH 1311 Introduction to Speech Communication||3|
|RNSG 2121 Management of Client Care||1|
|RNSG 2331 Advanced Concepts of Adult Health||3|
|RNSG 2163 Clinical IV (12 weeks)||1|
|RNSG 2363 CAPSTONE: Clinical V||3|
*Courses to be chosen from Field of Study
**Identifies courses to fulfill minimum 15 credit hour General Education Requirement
***Please refer to catalog for course prerequisites
†By arrangement, all Field Study will be conducted at a pre-approved site.
|Total credits 71|