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2012-2013 Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing-Associate


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Dean 140 TC 685-4600
Kay Floyd, Division Secretary
140 TC 685-4600
Valerie Steiner, Program Director
210 DFHS 686-4822
Faculty    
  Kim Bezingue PB 2 685-4741
  Laurie Brannigan PB 1 685-4602
  Heather Hutson PB 1 685-4597
  Lucinda Koonce PB 1 685-4593
  Lynn Mock PB 2 685-4590

Midland College offers a two-year nursing program leading to the degree of associate of applied science. A transition option for licensed vocational nurses is also available. Satisfactory completion of the program prepares the graduate to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for licensure as a registered nurse. The nursing program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission, 3343 Peach Tree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. To be eligible for graduation from the nursing program, the student must have completed each of the prescribed courses with a minimum grade of “C’’, passed the end-of-program achievement examination, completed an NCLEX-RN review course, satisfied all college financial obligations, and returned all school property. Requirements to write the licensing examination include the application process, payment of fees, certification by the program director, graduation from the program, and approval of the Texas Board of Nursing.

The degree in this field offered by Midland College and the courses needed to achieve this credential are presented in the following sections. Students interested in this program should contact the Division office to obtain additional information and/or acquire a plan of study. Courses for the degree plan must be taken in sequence.

Special Admission Requirements: The Midland College Associate Degree Nursing Program has a limited enrollment based on specific admission criteria. For information regarding the admission criteria, contact the Health Sciences Division. To ensure consideration for the Fall Associate Degree Nursing class all admission criteria must be completed and all documentation submitted by May 25. To ensure consideration for the Spring Associate Degree Nursing class, all admission criteria must be completed and all documentation submitted by August 25. Information regarding the Licensed Vocational Nursing to Associate Degree Nursing option for currently licensed vocational nurses or licensed practical nurses may be obtained by contacting the program director or the nursing clerk. Students must have vaccinations in accordance with state law. Health insurance is required. Students must be certified in CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation).

Programs

    Associate of Applied Science

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