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    Dec 01, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing, Registered Nurse, A.S.


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Program Director: Dr. Nancy Perry · Phone: 410-386-8231 · Email: nperry@carrollcc.edu

Prepares students for the national licensure examination for Registered Nursing (NCLEX-RN). Concept-based curriculum that is current with best practices in healthcare and focused on safety. Strong connection with employers to meet healthcare needs of the community. Faculty are dedicated to helping students achieve academic success. Patient experiences begin immediately in healthcare facilities, during simulations, and with actors portraying patients, and continue throughout the program. A one-to-one practicum experience working with an RN allows application of classroom knowledge in a real-world environment. Regional healthcare facilities are used for clinical experiences.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Maryland Board of Nursing and is accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (NLN CNEA) located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037.

Degree Requirements


Associate of Science, Registered Nursing
Recommended Course Sequence: 70 Credits

Fall


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Program Goals


Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Use the nursing process to optimize client health.
  2. Assimilate into the profession of nursing.
  3. Provide patient-centered care.
  4. Engage in evidence-based practice.

Student Notices


= BIOL-101 must be completed within 5 years of BIOL 210  and BIOL 215 

* BIOL-210 and BIOL-211 must be completed within 5 years of the first clinical course (NURS-131).

# Must have a minimum grade of C

A minimum grade of C is required in all courses in the nursing program. Science courses must be completed within 5 years of entering clinical courses. This program admits students selectively; see admissions procedures and requirements. Minimum entrance GPA is 2.500.

This plan of study prepares students for the national licensure examination for registered nursing (NCLEX-RN).

Diversity requirement: take SOC 101 .

Licensed Practical Nurses, Paramedics, and Military Medics are able to complete the Associate Degree Nursing Program after fulfillment of the application requirements. Admission requirements include:  with an active, unencumbered Maryland (or compact state) practical nursing license (for LPNs); Current State certification as a paramedic and National Board of Registry certification (NREMT) and a graduate of a program accredited by either CCAHEP or a state EMS Board (for Paramedics); or Medic/Corpsman with at least one year of experience (for Military Medics). All students will need to complete NURS-131, NURS-132 and NURS-203 in the summer before beginning the program of study. After successful completion of these courses with a minimum grade of C, students will be awarded nine articulated credits toward the first year of the program. Minimum entrance GPA is 2.500.

Practical Nursing Graduates from Carroll Community College who return within 2 years of completion with an active Maryland unencumbered practical nursing license, fulfillment of the degree requirements, and successful score at the end of the first year HESI exam will not be required to complete any additional courses. Graduates with an active Maryland unencumbered practical nursing license and fulfillment of the degree requirements, who return after more than 2 years after degree completion, will need to successfully complete NURS-203 the summer before they begin the program of study. Minimum entrance GPA is 2.500.

Health Manpower Shortage Programs This is a  Manpower Shortage Program. Students who are Maryland residents may attend Health Manpower Shortage Programs at any Maryland public community college at the in-county tuition and fees rate for that institution. Only program courses are eligible for the discount. A complete listing of Maryland programs is available at mhec.maryland.gov/institutions_training/Documents/acadaff/HWSPList.pdf

Disclosure Regarding Programs for Professional Licensure or Certification

Some programs at Carroll Community College (CCC) are designed to meet educational requirements for a specific professional licensure or certification that is required for employment in an occupation.

If you are an out-of-state student seeking professional licensure in a state other than Maryland and you are taking a course or program leading to professional licensure or certification, CCC currently does not guarantee that the course or program meets requirements for professional licensure or certification anywhere other than Maryland. We encourage all students, especially out-of-state students, to contact the appropriate state (or District of Columbia or U.S. territory) licensing board or agency where you intend to work to familiarize yourself with the state educational, licensing, and/or certification requirements.

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