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Healthcare Professional to RN Bridge - Albany

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Paramedics and LPNs are be admitted to a shortened Associate Degree Nursing curriculum with the following:

  1. Be eligible for admission to Darton College and the Associate Degree Nursing Program.
  2. Hold a valid Paramedic certification or LPN license with a minimum of one year of experience. Have earned 16 or more credit hours of general education courses in the nursing curriculum including BIOL 2111 (Human Anatomy & Physiology 1) - achieving a GPA of 2.7 or higher.

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This accelerated program begins B-Term (Oct) of Fall semester each year and meets one day a week to incorporate classroom lecture, online activities, and clinical rotations.

60 Semester Hours Total
29 Semester Hours Nursing Education Coursework

 

 

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COURSE SEM
HRS
COURSE NAME LECTURE
HOURS
LAB
HOURS
CONTACT
HOURS
NURS 1105 1 Pharmacology 1 0 1
NURS 1301 3 Fundamentals of Nursing 2 3 5
NURS 1311 8 Adult Health I / II 5 9 14
NURS 2311 6 Maternal Child Nursing 4 6 10
NURS 2313 2 Psychiatric Nursing (Hybrid) 1 3 4
NURS 2115 8 Adult Health III 4 12 16
NURS 2117 1 Leadership (Hybrid) 1 0 1
TOTALS 29   18 33 51

1BIOL 2111 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I) is a pre-requisite for NURS 1301 (Fundamentals of Nursing)
2BIOL 2112 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II) is a pre-requisite for NURS 1311 (Adult Health I / II)

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