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Nursing R.N.

NURSE-AS


(College Rule 6Hx23-4.53 and 6Hx23-4.69)

(Fully transferable to a Bachelor's Degree at SPC or to any state university in Florida.)

Patrick LaRose, DNP, MSN, RN
Program Director-Curriculum
Nursing Program
larose.patrick@spcollege.edu
727-341-3625

Allison Chen, MSN, RN
Program Director - Student Success
Nursing Program
chen.allison@spcollege.edu
(727) 341-3618

Additional Information: Nursing Program (727) 341-3687

View the LPN Transitional Program


APPROVED REQUIREMENTS FOR STUDENTS WITH CATALOG YEAR
20131/0475 (BEGINNING 8/19/13) OR LATER
~ REFER TO CURRICULUM FILES FOR PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR REQUIREMENTS ~

Before entering the first semester of the Nursing “program courses” students must complete a minimum of 11 credits from the general education and/or support courses listed below. General education and support courses do not have to be completed in the order listed. Candidates will also complete the Health Programs Application form. Please see a counselor or advisor. Access to a computer is helpful!

PROGRAM BEGINS EVERY AUGUST AND JANUARY WITH A DAY AND EVENING FORMAT

GRADE OF "C" OR BETTER REQUIRED IN ALL COURSES


PRE-ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
(11 credits)
BSC 2085 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I 3
BSC 2085L HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY I 1
BSC 2086 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II 3
BSC 2086L HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY II 1
** PSY 1012 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY or (Honors) 3
** Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement (no minimum credit)

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (9 credits)
* Enhanced World View Requirement
ENC 1101 - COMPOSITION I or (Honors) 3
SPC 1017 INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION 3
     or (SPC 1017H, SPC 1065, SPC 1608, or SPC 1608H)
* Humanities/Fine Arts Approved Course 3

SUPPORT COURSES (10 credits)
1 MCB 2010 - MICROBIOLOGY 3
1 MCB 2010L - MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY 1
1, ** STA 2023 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS or (Honors) 3
1, ** PHI 1600 - STUDIES IN APPLIED ETHICS 3
or PHI 1602H


A.S. PROGRAM
1st TERM IN PROGRAM (9 credits)

NUR 1021C NURSING I 9

2nd TERM IN PROGRAM (11 credits)
NUR 1142C APPLICATIONS OF PHARMACOLOGY CONCEPTS IN NURSING THERAPY 1
NUR 1211C NURSING II 10

3rd TERM IN PROGRAM (10 credits)
NUR 2462C NURSING III 9
NUR 2511C PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING 1

4th TERM IN PROGRAM (12 credits)
NUR 2731C NURSING IV 8
NUR 2811C NURSING CARE MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM 3
NUR 2813 ROLE TRANSITION IN NURSING 1

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

72

LPN Transitional Program


Access to a computer is helpful! 

# The day program begins in May.  The evening program begins August and January.


PRE-ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
(14 credits)
BSC 2085 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I 3
BSC 2085L HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY I 1
BSC 2086 HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II 3
BSC 2086L HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY II 1
* Humanities/Fine Arts Approved Course 3
** PSY 1012 - GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY or (Honors) 3
** Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement
Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (6 credits)
* Enhanced World View Requirement
ENC 1101 COMPOSITION I 3
SPC 1017 INTRODUCTION TO SPEECH COMMUNICATION 3
     or (SPC 1017H, SPC 1065, SPC 1608, or SPC 1608H)

SUPPORT COURSES
(10 credits)
1 MCB 2010 - MICROBIOLOGY 3
1 MCB 2010L - MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY 1
1, ** STA 2023 - ELEMENTARY STATISTICS or (Honors) 3
1, ** PHI 1600 - STUDIES IN APPLIED ETHICS 3
     or (PHI 1602HPHI 1631, PHI 2635 or PHI 2649)

LPN TRANSITIONAL PROGRAM COURSES
1st TERM IN PROGRAM (20 credits)
NUR 1060C NURSING PROCESS/PHYSICAL ASSESSMENT 2
NUR 1001C TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL NURSING 7
Advanced Placement Credit 11

2nd TERM IN PROGRAM (10 credits)
NUR 2511C PSYCHOSOCIAL NURSING 1
NUR 2462C NURSING III 9

3rd TERM IN PROGRAM (12 credits)
NUR 2731C NURSING IV 8
NUR 2811C NURSING CARE MANAGEMENT PRACTICUM 3
NUR 2813 ROLE TRANSITION IN NURSING 1

TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS

72

** Counts toward General Education Requirements.

1 MCB 2010-2010L, PHI 1600 and STA 2023 must be taken prior to Nursing IV (NUR 2731C.) 

NOTE: Any student who makes a grade of less than C in a course in the nursing program that is a prerequisite to a nursing course will be ineligible to continue in the nursing program. Likewise, the clinical component of any nursing rotation must be satisfactorily passed. An overall 2.0 average is required to enroll in sophomore nursing courses. Credit must be earned in or prior to the prescribed sequence.

# If admitted in May, you will have needed to complete additional general education courses prior to admission in order to graduate within the three semesters. 
C&I 6/8/10 ~ BOT 7/20/10