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Health Technology
Major: Part-time Evening/Weekend LPN to RN Bridge – Track 4


A part-time evening/weekend LPN to RN option is available for LPNs who work or wish to attend part-time. General education courses can be completed as night classes or by distance education options such as web based learning. Nursing classes and clinicals are taught on evenings and weekends on an extended plan. General education courses listed in year one (1)  must be completed before the student will be able to begin year two (2).

Admission Requirements: Admission requirements for the LPN to RN nursing program are the same as the regular program with the following exceptions:

  1. Current LPN license
  2. Applicants must have graduated from an LPN program after May 15, 2011 or have at least one (1) year (2000 hours) of full-time LPN work experience in direct patient care during the past three years with written verification from employer at time of application
  3. Be an accepted student in the regular VATNP program.
  4. Completion of 26 credits of support (general education) courses required for graduation from the Nursing program: BIO 141, BIO 142, ENG 11, ENG 112, ITE 100 or 115, MTH 126, PSY 231, PSY 232, and SDV 108. Additional required general education courses can be completed after acceptance into the program.

Program Contacts:

Neyia Beavers, neyia.beavers@sw.edu, 964-7659
Barbara Gilbert, barbara.gilbert@sw.edu, 964-7582
Christine Hobbs, gloria.hobbs@sw.edu, 964-7622
Beverly Lester, beverly.lester@sw.edu, 964-7360
Kim Smith, kim.smith@sw.edu, 964-7303

 

Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursCourse Credits
Summer Semester - Year 1
ENG 111College Composition I303
ITE 115Intro to Computer App & Concepts OR303
ITE 100Intro to Information Systems
SDV 108College Survival Skills101
PSY 231Life Span Human Development I303
TOTAL10010
Fall Semester - Year 1
BIO 141Human Anatomy and Physiology I334
ENG 112College Composition II303
TOTAL637
Spring Semester - Year 1
BIO 142Human Anatomy and Physiology II334
MTH 126Mathematics for Allied Health202
PSY 232Life Span Human Development II303
TOTAL839
Summer Semester - Year 2
NUR 115LPN to RN Transition*536
NUR 226Nursing Health Assessment132
NUR 136Principles of Pharmacology I101
NUR 137Principles of Pharmacology II101
TOTAL8610
Fall Semester - Year 2
NUR 205Introduction to Second Level Nursing295
NUR 236Principles of Pharmacology III101
TOTAL396
Spring Semester - Year 2
NUR 201Psychiatric Nursing233
TOTAL233
Summer Semester - Year 3
Elective*Humanities Elective303
TOTAL303
Fall Semester - Year 3
NUR 245Maternal/Newborn Nursing233
NUR 254Dimensions of Professional Nursing202
TOTAL435
Spring Semester - Year 3
NUR 208Acute Medical/Surgical Nursing396
NUR 237Principles of Pharmacology IV101
TOTAL497

Total Minimum Credits for the Part-time/Weekend LPN to RN Bridge    60

*Humanities electives include: ART 201, 202; foreign languages; literature; MUS 121, 122; REL 200, 210, 230; CST 130, 151, 152

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