Highland Community College

Highland Community College

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Highland Community College Technical Center is offering an LPN to RN Completion Program which awards an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (ADN). Commonly referred to as an ADN Bridge program, this course of studies is a two semester program for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to "bridge" to the next level of nursing.

The LPN to RN Completion Program enables the qualified LPN to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the entry level Registered Nurse. Through a series...

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Highland Community College Technical Center is offering an LPN to RN Completion Program which awards an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing (ADN). Commonly referred to as an ADN Bridge program, this course of studies is a two semester program for the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to "bridge" to the next level of nursing.

The LPN to RN Completion Program enables the qualified LPN to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the entry level Registered Nurse. Through a series of courses that build upon the knowledge and experience of the LPN, the LPN to RN Completion Program encourages critical thinking, ethical, and legal practice of professional nursing within the scope of practice established in the Kansas Nurse Practice Act. Successful completion of this program enables the graduate to take the national licensure examination (NCLEX-RN ®) to become a registered nurse.

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Prerequisites

Students making application for the LPN to RN program must have earned an LPN certification. In addition, the following pre-requisites are required:

  • Human Growth and Development-3 credit hours
  • Human Anatomy & Human Physiology with lab - minimum of 5 credit hours. (There is a 7 year expiration date. If over 7 years, please contact the Nursing Department.)
    • BS104 Human Anatomy with lab- 4 credit hours
    • BS105 Human Physiology with lab- 4 credit hours
  • General Psychology- 3 credit hours
  • Microbiology with lab- minimum of 4 credit hours. (There is a 7 year expiration date. If over 7 years, please contact the Nursing Department.)
  • College English I- 3 credit hours
  • College English II or Oral Communications- 3 credit hours
  • Microcomputer Application- 1 credit hour
  • Humanities and Fine Arts Course- 3 credit hours
  • IV Therapy
  • CPR Certification

 

Application

Students must make application to the program by September 1st  meeting all application requirements. Students should contact the nursing department to obtain an informational packet with comprehensive application requirements. The program begins in the spring semester and finishes after the summer semester. Twenty students are accepted to the program each year.

CONTACT
606 West Main
Highland, KS 66035
Phone: 913-367-6204 X146
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