Registered Nursing

Degree Type: Associate of Science

The registered nursing program seeks to educate individuals to become registered nurses at the associate degree level. It is designed to provide the foundation for further preparation in nursing and life long learning. The program prepares a nurse generalist for beginning The Registered Nursing program offers education at the associate degree level. It is designed to provide the foundation for further preparation in nursing and lifelong learning. The program prepares a nurse generalist for beginning professional practice using knowledge derived from the liberal arts, biological sciences, physical sciences, behavioral sciences, and nursing. Individuals will be prepared to practice in a variety of health care settings, and encouraged to continue personal and professional growth. The program emphasizes excellent teaching with a commitment to student-faculty interaction. Individual talents, backgrounds, experiences, perspectives and insights are recognized and appreciated by faculty. Graduates will be eligible to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

The Registered Nursing program offers two portals of entry: the generic tract (for students without a nursing license) and the accelerated LPN-RN tract (for currently licensed practical nurses). Graduates from both tracts are eligible to apply to write the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

 

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Contact Information:

Tiffany Varner
Director
318.670.9692
tewilliams@susla.edu

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