(CIP Code: 51.3801)
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum includes general education courses and nursing courses, with a generic two-year option and an LVN Transition Option. The graduate is prepared to function as an entry level staff nurse in hospitals or other health care settings. The focus of the Associate Degree Nursing Program is to develop in its graduates the knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential for professional nursing through classroom instruction and coordinated clinical experiences. The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; (404) 975-5000, FAX (404) 975-5020. The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Texas Board of Nursing, 333 Guadalupe, #3-460, Austin, TX 78701, (512) 305-7400, FAX (512) 305-7401.
More information is available online through the Associate Degree Nursing Program website. Applied Sciences award plans.
For the LVN Transition Option AAS degree, experiential learning will be awarded for five (5) credit hours (RNSG 1513 ) to those who have a current, unrestricted Vocational or Practical Nursing license, and are eligible to be licensed to practice in the state of Texas. Proof of licensure must be provided at the time of application to the LVN Transition Option AAS degree. Experiential learning credit will not be applied to the student’s academic record until they have been accepted into Blinn’s LVN Transition Option AAS degree, started the program, and completed six (6) hours of RNSG courses from the first semester of the cohort at Blinn College.