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Nursing Curriculum

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
Phone: 404-975-5000
Fax: 404-975-5020
www.nlnac.org

Nurse Education Student Handbook (2014-2015)


Nursing Course Sequence:
NSG 2010*: Intro. to Professional Nursing
NSG 2510: Fundamentals of Nursing Care I
NSG 2520: Fundamentals of Nursing Care II
NSG 3110: Nursing Care of Adult Clients
NSG 3111: Nursing Care of Women's Health Clients
(must be taken concurrently with NSG 3112)
NSG 3112: Nursing Care of Critically ILL Clients
(must be taken concurrently with NSG 3111)
NSG 3115: Health Assessment of Clients Across the Life Span
NSG 3210: Professional Seminar
NSG 3900: Nursing Care of Mental Health Clients
NSG 4009: Nursing Care of Family Clients
(must be taken concurrently with NSG 4011)
NSG 4011: Nursing Care of Pediatric Clients
(must be taken concurrently with NSG 4009)
NSG 4120: Nursing Care of Community Clients (W course)
FEX 4510: Career Related Field Experience Nursing Practicum

Prerequisite and Co-requisite Courses:
BIO 1110:Microbiology 4.0
BIO 1210: Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 1211: Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 3000: Epidemiology
BIO 3310: Human Physiology and Pharmacology
CHE 1010: Introductory Chemistry
PHR 1006*: Ethics
PSY 1010: Introductory Psychology
SOC 1010: Introductory Sociology
SSC 2502: Evaluating Social Science Research (W course)
MAT 2090: Statistical Methods

Transfer students who have a current RN license must take:
NSG 3000: Perspectives of Professional Nursing Care (W course)
NSG 3115: Health Assessment of Clients Across the Life Span
NSG 3210: Professional Seminar
NSG 4009: Nursing Care of Familty Clients
NSG 4120: Nursing Care of Community Clients

*Required of non-licensed students only

After completion of transcript and credit evaluation by the Registrar’s office, transfer students must contact the Director of the Nurse Education Program for proper placement of transfer nursing credit.

To be admitted to the first required nursing course in the major a student must have a "C" (2.0) in each required course for the major and have taken two required science courses for the major.

Students must earn a 2.0 in each required nursing course to progress to the next required nursing course. Only one nursing course can be repeated. A student who does not earn a "C" (2.0 or higher) in the repeated course is dismissed from the nursing program. A student who does not earn a "C" in two required nursing courses is dismissed from the program.

Students must meet program requirements including, but not limited to, child abuse and criminal background checks, health status and requirements, and Professional CPR.

Students must provide their own transportation for clinical experiences.Prior to graduation, non-licensed students are required to take a NCLEX review course, at their own expense, which is arranged by the Program. Additional expenses and policies specific to the Nurse Education Program are in the Nurse Education Program Student Handbook. Policies and requirements are subject to change at any time.

NOTE: An applicant who has been convicted of a crime may not be eligible for clinical placement that is required for the program. Graduates of the program who have been convicted of a crime may not be eligible for licensure as a Registered Professional Nurse. For information, contact the state in which licensure is desired.


In addition to the required number of credits needed to complete the major, all students must also fulfill the general degree requirements in order to graduate.