Associate Nursing Degree

Obtain your Associate's Degree in Nursing with Premiere International College.

DEGREE PROGRAMS ASSOCIATE OF NURSING

Program Objective

To prepare the student to meet the requirements of the Florida Department of Health (DOH) and the Florida Board of Nursing for Registered Nurse Education and meet eligibility for licensing exam (NCLEX-RN) in order to work as a Registered Nurse in a variety of settings in a safe and effective manner.

Program Description

The Nursing Program includes clinical experience and theoretical instruction in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, geriatric, and psychiatric nursing, inclusive of clinical training experience in appropriate settings such as, but not limited to, acute care, long-term care, and community settings [s. 464.019(1) (g),F.S.]. The program curriculum plan provides for theoretical instruction and clinical application in personal, family, and community health; nutrition; human growth and development throughout the life span; body structure and function; interpersonal relationship skills; mental health concepts; pharmacology and administration of mediations; legal aspects of practice; interpersonal relationships and leadership skills; professional role and health teaching and counseling skills[s.464.019(1)(h), F.S.]. The contact hours designated for classroom, laboratory, and clinical components correspond to the curriculum standards in Florida. Clinical rotation hours per day range from 4 to 12 hours depending on the course.

Disclosure- Licensing is required for Employment.

 

Associate Science Nursing Degree Program 104 Credit hours

General Admission requirements and procedures: Applicants must:

  1. Professional Goal Statement and Essay of 2 pages with the reason for wanting to become a nurse.
  2. Must have general education diploma, or equivalent verifying proof of high school graduation.
  3. The student official high school transcript.
  4. The student’s GED scores at or above the passing level set by the state agency awarding the GED, or a document from a state authority (to the situation of the school) recognizing that the student successfully completed secondary school through home schooling (as defined by state law).
  5. Have a minimum score of 65 out of 200 on the NLN (National League of Nursing) or equivalency examination.
  6. Hold current Basic Life Support (BLS) from the American Heart Association and submit a copy of crtification.
  7. Have a physical examination verifying acceptable health status. Negative PPD result or chest –ray.
  8. Appropriate boosters must be completed. Proof of immunity must be submitted from official documentation only.
  9. Official medical records from your physician, the health department, or public school are If official documentation is not available, the blood titers are necessary to determine immunity for hepatitis b, varicella (chickenpox), mumps, rubella, and rubella (measles). Vaccinations may be necessary if immunity cannot be confirmed with the blood titer. The vaccine for hepatitis “b” is highly recommended. If you choose not to have the vaccine, you will be required to sign a waiver form.
  10. Must have a negative drug screen urine test prior to admission.
  11. Provide a copy of his/her health insurance card: students must be covered by student liability insurance following acceptance and throughout the program.
  12. Admission into the program will be contingent on the satisfactory completion of a level 2 background check consisting of a fingerprint check of state and federal criminal history information conducted through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (file) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (fib). Applicants must be free of offenses as listed in Florida 400.211.
  13. The student must be able to satisfy with or without reasonable accommodations, the physical, mental, and sensory requirements to perform the essential duties and responsibilities typically associated with the duties of an registered nurse, including, without limitation, possessing a full range of body motion, handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, eye- hand coordination, and walking and standing for extensive periods of time, as determined by the school in its discretion.
  1. Interview and obtain approval with the Program Director/Instructor.
  2. Two letters of recommendation.
  3. Upon the student’s satisfaction of all the above requirement with respect to the Nursing Associate Degree Program, the school will properly notify the student if he or she is admitted into the program of study at the school. In the event that the number of applicant for admission to the nursing associate’s degree program exceed the enrollment capacity for the program, the applicants for admission will be ranked based on the composite score that each applicant received on the NLN examination. Applicant will be admitted into the Nursing Associated Degree Program in order based on their ranking up to the enrollment capacity of the program.

 

Upon the student’s satisfaction of all above requirement with respect to the Associate Science Nursing Degree Program, the school will properly notify the student if he or she is admitted into the program of study at the school. In the event that the number of applicant for admission to the nursing associate’s degree program exceed the enrollment capacity for the program, the applicants for admission will be ranked based on the composite score that each applicant received on the NLN examination. Applicant will be admitted into the Associate Science Nursing Degree Program in order based on their ranking up to the enrollment capacity of the program.

Disclosure - Licensing is Require for Employment.

Associate Science Nursing 104 Credit Hours for the Program

 

Theory hours

735

 

Lab hours

205

Clinical/Simulation hours

608

Total Clock Hours for the Program

1548

Course Number

Course Title

Credit Hours Required for Each Course

GS1145

Strategies for Health Care Professional

4.5

MA1210 *

College Mathematics I

4.5

AP2530

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4.5

EN1320 *

Composition I

4.5

AP2630

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4.5

NU1210

Nursing Roles I  (HIV/AIDS – 4 hours)

2.0

MT1110

Medical Terminology

1.0

NU1320

Clinical Nursing Concepts and T

techniques I

4.5

PY3150 *

Psychology

4.5

 

SC2730

Microbiology

4.5

NU1421

Clinical Nursing Concepts and Techniques II

6.0

EN1420 *

Composition II

4.5

NU1426

Pharmacology

4.0

NU2530

Adult Nursing I

8.0

SO2550 *

Sociology

4.5

 

NU2630

Adult Nursing II

8.0

NU2740

Mental Health Nursing

5.0

NU2840

Maternal  Child Nursing

8.0

NU2745

Gerontology Nursing

5.0

NU2810

Nursing Roles II

2.0

NU2899

Nursing Capstone

10.0

 

*General Education Course

 

 

Total Credit Hours Required for the Program

104

 

*NOTE- Premiere International Clinical Externship may require up to 50 miles of travel away from the College.

 

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