Nursing - ND73 Degree
Program Description: The two-year associate level nursing program is a sequence of courses designed to prepare students for positions in the nursing profession. The curriculum is designed to produce highly trained, technically advanced, competent and caring individuals who are prepared to practice professional nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. The purpose of the program is to provide the learner with the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes to practice competently and safely as a beginning nurse generalist, in a variety of acute and long-term care settings. The nurse is viewed as a caring holistic person who possesses critical thinking/problem solving skills, integrity, accountability, a theoretical knowledge base, refined psychomotor skills, and a commitment to life-long learning. Program graduates receive an Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) degree. Graduates are then eligible to apply and take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Upon successful completion of the NCLEX-RN, and licensure by the Georgia Board of Nursing, graduates are employed as registered nurses in a variety of settings.
- Submit a completed application and application fee
- Be at least 18 years of age
- Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
- Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
- Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores.
Additional Program Requirements:
- Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the Registered Nursing program.
- Students are accepted to the program based on a competitive admissions process. Program-specific competitive admission requirements are available online.
- American Heart Association Provider CPR Certification, physical examination, up-to-date immunizations, criminal background check and drug screen required prior to start of clinical rotation.
- This program begins each Spring semester on the Valdosta campus.
This nursing education program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
|General Core Courses||15|
|Area I - Language Arts/Communication (3 Hours)||3|
|ENGL 1101 Composition and Rhetoric||3|
|Area II - Social/Behavior Science - (3 Hours)||3|
|PSYC 1101 Introductory Psychology||3|
|Area III - Natural Sciences/Mathematics (3 Hours)||3|
|MATH 1111 College Algebra||3|
|Area IV - Humanities/Fine Arts - Complete 3 Hours||3|
|General Education Core Elective - Complete 3 Hours||3|
|BIOL 2113 Anatomy and Physiology I||3|
|BIOL 2113L Anatomy and Physiology I Lab||1|
|BIOL 2114 Anatomy and Physiology II||3|
|BIOL 2114L Anatomy and Physiology II Lab||1|
|BIOL 2117 Introductory Microbiology||3|
|BIOL 2117L Introductory Microbiology Lab||1|
|RNSG 1350 Fundamentals of Nursing Care||6|
|RNSG 1355 Nursing Pharmacology and Dosage Calculations||3|
|RNSG 1360 Physical Examination and Health Assessment||2|
|RNSG 1365 Medical-Surgical Nursing I||6|
|RNSG 2015 Obstetrical Nursing, the Childbearing Family, and||6|
|RNSG 2350 Mental Health Promotion and Restoration||4|
|RNSG 2355 Medical-Surgical Nursing II||5|
|RNSG 2360 Medical-Surgical Nursing III||6|
|RNSG 2365 Essentials of Nursing Management and Leadership||1|
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The information in this College Catalog and Student Handbook accurately reflects current policies and procedures at the time of publication. Students are admitted to the College under and are subject to the provisions of the WGTC Catalog and Student Handbooks for the term they initially enroll. Students in all programs are admitted under and are subject to the provisions of the College Catalog and Student Handbook and applicable addendums for the term they are admitted to the program at Wiregrass Georgia Technical College. If for any reason a break in enrollment occurs, students must reapply and satisfy the College Catalog and Student Handbook requirements for the term of their re-entry to any program. The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and the student. The College reserves the right to change any provision or requirement at any time.