If you’re looking to become a Licensed Registered Nurse and progress in a variety of medical settings as caregiver, advocate, educator, communicator and manager–this is the best degree for you. Available online or in class.
The objective of the Nursing (ASN) program at Care Hope College is to help graduates prepare to become Licensed Registered Nurses, with in-class and online options. The program is designed to prepare students to work in a variety of medical settings as Registered Nurses. The program combines theory and clinical components in addressing the concepts of professional nursing roles: caregiver, advocate, educator, communicator and manager.
The purpose of the Nursing (ASN) program is to participate as an active partner in meeting the healthcare needs of the community by educating and preparing entry-level professional nurses to practice in a variety of settings. The faculty is committed to the professional development of the student, the support of the institution within the community and the enhancement of the nursing profession. Graduates of the bridge track are eligible to write the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a Registered Nurse.
Upon completion of the Nursing (ASN) program graduates will:
The ASN/RN Program combines theory and clinical components in addressing the concepts of professional nursing roles: caregiver, advocate, educator, communicator and manager.
The ASN is a pre-licensure Associate degree program that prepares persons whose hearts and dreams call them to the nursing profession. The student is equipped to care for clients across the lifespan in diverse healthcare delivery systems. The focus remains on the student for the entire program with the goal of developing a critical thinker who has the requisite knowledge, skills, and competencies relevant to entry level professional nursing practice.
The program consists of 72 semester credit hours, twenty-seven (27) general education and forty-five (45) core nursing. It also includes 495 clinical hours. The standard duration of the program is 24 months; this will vary based on the number of credits that a student transfers in.
Available for in-class or online.
Areas of study include nursing values and roles, fundamental nursing concepts and techniques, adult health nursing, gerontology nursing, mental health nursing, gynecology, obstetrics and pediatrics nursing, community health concepts, medical and surgical nursing and pharmacology, with nutrition integrated throughout the program.
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to: