ACADEMIC MAP
Nursing A.A.S. (LPN to RN Pathway)

Semester 1

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 132 DRUG & DOSAGE CALCULATION 1 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 133 HEALTH ASSESS & DIAGNOSTICS 1 2 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 134 INTRO TO NURSING CONCEPTS 8 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BIOL 107 ~ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 1 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
ENGL 101 ~COMPOSITION 1 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 18

Semester 2

COURSE CR COMMENTS
BIOL 108 ~ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY 2 4 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 142 DRUG & DOSAGE CALC 2 OR NURS 172 ADVANCED DRUG AND DOSAGE CALC 1 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 143 HEALTH ASSESS & DIAGNOSTICS 2 OR NURS 173 ADVANCED NURSING ASSESS AND DIAG. 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 144 CNCPT HEALTH AND ILLNESS 1 OR NURS 174 AND NURS 125 10 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 18

Semester 3

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 234 NURS CNCPT HLTH & ILLNESS 2 9 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
BIOL 200 MICROBIOLOGY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
PSYC 101 ~INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 15

Semester 4

COURSE CR COMMENTS
NURS 244 SYNTHESIS OF NURSING CONCEPTS 9 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
NURS 245 PROF NURS & HLTH SYS CONCEPTS 3 Milestone Course Capstone Course Practicum & Seminar Career Laddar Pre-Requisites Electives Concurrent Courses Field Experiences
TOTAL: 12

The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing prepares students for professional nursing practice while providing a knowledge base for career mobility and further academic study. Completion of the program of study provides eligibility to apply for licensure as a registered nurse.  PROGRAM OPTIONS:  LPN to RN Pathway and Primary Prelicensure Pathway.

MILESTONE COURSE:

FIELD/CLINICAL COURSE:

These courses have a clinical component that require a background check on admission, drug testing, active CPR card, and current immunizations.

CAREER PLANNING:

The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing prepares students for professional nursing practice while providing a knowledge base for career mobility and further academic study. Completion of the program of study provides eligibility to apply for licensure as a registered nurse.

CAPSTONE COURSE:

CAPSTONE COURSE This course includes 45 hours of preceptorship and a review for the NCLEX. Attendance at review is mandatory

ELECTIVES:

CONCURRENT COURSES:


CERTIFICATION:

NCLEX APPLICATION

As you prepare for your last semester, it is important that you begin the application process for authorization to sit for NCLEX, by the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (WVBERPN). Fingerprinting and background check should be completed at the beginning of the 4th semester.  See reverse.

PRACTICUM and SEMINAR

2+2 with WVU Parkersburg
CAREER LADDER:

Students should average 15 credit hours per semester, or 30 per year, to graduate on time.

TOTAL DEGREE CREDITS:
63


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