2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    Aug 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Nursing: LPN to RN, AAS [NURRN-AAS, 69 Total Credits]


This is a limited-entry program. Some of these courses are program prerequisites and MUST be completed before a student is considered eligible for entry into the Program. Students MUST attend a Health Programs orientation and meet with a Health Programs advisor for additional advisement.


This program is designed for practicing License Practical Nurses who wish to prepare to licensure as a registered nurse. The program awards credits for Practical Nursing program courses and Nevada LPN licensure.

Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) exam for state licensure. Courses in this two-year degree can be applied towards the requirements for a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at a four year institution.


The program has full approval status by the Nevada State Board of Nursing, 4220 South Maryland Parkway, Building B, Suite 300, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119, (702) 486-5800; and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc., 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. 


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Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Incorporate physiological. psychological. social -cultural. and spiritual concepts to provide safe and competent nursing care for patients at various stages in their life span.
  2. Combine the nursing process with clinical reasoning to assist patients with adaptive behaviors that enhance, maintain, and promote optimal health, quality of life, and/or death with dignity.
  3. Demonstrate caring behaviors with patients to attain optimal health, quality life. or death with dignity
  4. Apply principles of verbal and written communication with professionals and patients.
  5. Employ the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses Initiatives while incorporating standards of professional practice while working within nursing’s legal, ethical, and regulatory framework while providing care to patients.
  6. Integrate teaching/learning principles to promote healthy behavior for patients.
  7. Optimize collaboration with interdisciplinary teams and community resources when managing nursing care of patients.

General Education Requirements (23 Credits)

Mathematics (3 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)

NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Human Relations (3 Credits)

Natural Science (4 Credits)

Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Sciences (3 Credits)