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Associate Degree Nursing (LPN-ADN Students) NLB3:

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is a 70 semester hour program that offers a bridge option for licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The curriculum is designed to prepare highly educated, technically competent, and caring individuals who are prepared to practice professional nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. Students are required to make a minimum grade of (C) in all courses each term for progression.

Nursing’s foundation consists of compassionate nursing care and exemplifies current standards of practice and current scientific /technological knowledge.  Nursing involves holistic care that is concerned with improving the quality of life, psychosocial needs, promoting, maintaining, and restoring health or a peaceful dignified death. This is accomplished by collaborating with individuals, families, groups, communities and other healthcare team members.   Nursing is a rational activity that encompasses the nursing process, problem solving, clinical decision-making, critical thinking, standards and ethics to find therapeutic, safe, accurate, interventions that support health promotion, restoration, maintenance and reduce healthcare risks and complications.   These therapeutic nursing interventions are planned and informed actions that move individuals, families, groups and communities toward achievement of expected outcomes.  The nurse manages care by using factors of caring, compassion, the nursing process, communication, ethical principles, scientific principles, standards of care, critical thinking, accountability, teaching and learning activities, and healthcare technology. Nursing manages healthcare resources efficiently and effectively through responsible management of nursing care and through collaboration with other health care team members.

Program graduates who meet graduation requirements are eligible to apply to the Georgia Board of Nursing to write the national licensure examination (NCLEX) to become registered nurses (RNs). The faculty believes Associate Degree Nursing Education prepares students for entry into professional nursing practice and the ability to provide care in a variety of settings.  This education provides a foundation for continued learning in formal and informal settings. Graduates are eligible to apply for advanced nursing programs in neighboring university systems. The ADN curriculum has been accepted by both Columbus State University and Troy University RN - BSN Bridge Program for advanced degrees.

AAS in Nursing (LPN-ADN) at Columbus Technical College

Nurse Aide Certificate CN21

The Nurse Aide Program prepares the student to care for resident/patients in various settings including general medical and surgical hospitals, nursing care facilities, community care facilities for the elderly and home health services. Students who successfully complete the Nurse Aide Program may be eligible to sit for the National Nurse Aide Assessment program (NNAAP) which determines competency to become enrolled in the State Nurse Aide Registry. (Certified Nurse Aide)

Nurse Aide Certificate at Columbus Technical College

Associate Degree in Nursing (RN) NU23

The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is a 70 semester hour program that offers a bridge option for licensed practical nurses (LPNs). The curriculum is designed to prepare highly educated, technically competent, and caring individuals who are prepared to practice professional nursing in a variety of healthcare settings. Students are required to make a minimum grade of (C) in all courses each term for progression.

Nursing’s  foundation consists of compassionate nursing care and exemplifies current standards of practice and current scientific /technological knowledge.  Nursing involves holistic care that is concerned with improving the quality of life, psychosocial needs, promoting, maintaining, and restoring health or a peaceful dignified death. This is accomplished by collaborating with individuals, families, groups, communities and other healthcare team members.   Nursing is a rational activity that encompasses the nursing process, problem solving, clinical decision-making, critical thinking, standards and ethics to find therapeutic, safe, accurate, interventions that support health promotion, restoration, maintenance and reduce healthcare risks and complications.   These therapeutic nursing interventions are planned and informed actions that move individuals, families, groups and communities toward achievement of expected outcomes.  The nurse manages care by using factors of caring, compassion, the nursing process, communication, ethical principles, scientific principles, standards of care, critical thinking, accountability, teaching and learning activities, and healthcare technology. Nursing manages healthcare resources efficiently and effectively through responsible management of nursing care and through collaboration with other health care team members.

Program graduates who meet graduation requirements are eligible to apply to the Georgia Board of Nursing to write the national licensure examination (NCLEX) to become registered nurses (RNs). The faculty believes Associate Degree Nursing Education prepares students for entry into professional nursing practice and the ability to provide care in a variety of settings.  This education provides a foundation for continued learning in formal and informal settings. Graduates are eligible to apply for advanced nursing programs in neighboring university systems. The ADN curriculum has been accepted by Columbus State University, Troy University and Albany State RN - BSN Bridge Program for advanced degrees.

AAS in Nursing (RN) at Columbus Technical College

Practical Nursing, Diplomas PN12

Practical Nurses (LPNs) are a vital part of the healthcare community. They are involved in direct patient care, administering medications, monitoring equipment, changing dressings, preparing food trays, feeding and bathing and managing patients, dressing patients, maintaining patient charts, taking vital signs and pulse rates. Practical Nursing is ideal for you if you are interested in the close, interpersonal aspects of healthcare.

Aside from academic coursework, as a Practical Nursing student, you will receive extensive clinical experience, supervised in area hospitals by the hospital personnel and Columbus Technical College healthcare professionals.

This program prepares you to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing.

Practical Nursing Diploma at Columbus Technical College