2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CSN AAS Nursing Map


AREA OF STUDY (AOS): Health Sciences
JOB/EMPLOYMENT INFO: www.csn.edu/healtharea
CSN DEPARTMENT: Department of Nursing

WHO SHOULD USE THIS ACADEMIC MAP
This academic map should be used by CSN students who are completing the Nursing, AAS.
 
HOW THIS ACADEMIC MAP IS SET UP
The academic map is designed to provide students with the optimal route to earning an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree. Students who cannot take the map’s recommended number of credits each semester will take longer to complete the degree, graduate and transfer.
 
CSN AAS NURSING: DESCRIPTION
The Registered nurse is an important member of the health care team; an indispensable participant within the medical community who provides total patient care; and a dependable, responsible, motivated professional capable of handling high stress situations with ease and confidence.
The Registered nurse provides care using the nursing process; works within the guidelines of the Nevada Nurse Practice Act to give care, support, and education to patients so that they can recover and stay well; works in a variety of health care settings including hospitals, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, home health, community agencies, wellness centers, clinics and drug centers; monitors the physical and mental status of patients; gives medication and records the patient reactions, symptoms, and progress; and directs Licensed Practical Nurses and Nursing Assistants. There are extensive job opportunities and potential for advancement for graduates of the degree program.
Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for state licensure. Courses in the two-year degree can be applied toward the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at a four year institution.

 

Semester #1 (13-15 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Mathematics (General Education) - Credits 3:
      MATH 120  or MATH 120E   or above (except MATH 122/ 123)
  • English (General Education) - Credits 3-5:
      ENG 100  or ENG 101  or ENG 110  or ENG 113     
  • Communication (General Education) - Credits 3:
      COM 101  or COM 215  
  • U.S. and Nevada Constitutions (General Education) - Credits 4:
      HIST 100  or PSC 101     
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Semester #2 (10 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #3 (8 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 4:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 4:   
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Semester #4 (4 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 4:   
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Semester #5 (8 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses

Semester #6 (9.5 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 6.5:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
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Semester #7 (6 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • Student MUST MEET with an advisor or counselor BEFORE REGISTERING for their NEXT SEMESTER.

      Recommended Courses
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
  • Special Program Requirements (Special Program Requirements) - Credits 3:   
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Semester #8 (10.5 Total Minimum Credit Hours)


Semester Notes
  • Student MUST earn a grade of C or higher in each course for this semester.
  • Click on a course to see more information about that course including description, prerequisites and credit value.
 
Semester Milestones
  • APPLY FOR GRADUATION by the deadline. Click www.csn.edu/graduation for more information on applying for graduation.

    Recommended Courses