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What will I learn?

The Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares the student to practice nursing at a beginning level, such as a staff nurse position in health care facilities including hospitals, extended care facilities, clinics, and other community agencies. The program integrates practice and theory and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404/975-5000.

Graduates are eligible to take the RN license examination (NCLEX-RN). Students considering application to the Nursing program need to be aware of background check and potential legal limitations.

Program Notes

• This is a selective admissions program—students must be admitted into the program before taking NUR courses. See the selective admissions page for more information regarding admission, progression, and graduation. Requisite conditions to be met prior to scoring for admission: • Attain college reading, writing, and mathematics placement: ? Placement into MAT 108 Introduction to Applied Statistics within the past 2-½ years or completion of college level math within the past five years. Note: developmental math expires in two years. ? Placement into ENG 101 Composition I and college level reading.

Required Program Courses (49 hours) Cr. Hrs.

BIO 121 Anatomy and Physiology I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

BIO 122 Anatomy and Physiology II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

BIO 123 Microbiology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

NUR 113 Nursing Health Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

NUR 114 Fundamentals of Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

NUR 117 Introduction to Medication

Principles for Nurses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

NUR 118 Medical-Surgical Nursing I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

NUR 151 Mental Health Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

NUR 236 Maternal Newborn Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

NUR 238 Pediatric Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

NUR 215 Leadership in Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

NUR 255 Medical-Surgical Nursing II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

NUR 257 Population Health Nursing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

NUR 258 Medical-Surgical Nursing III . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Required General Education Courses (19 hours)

ENG 101 Composition I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

ENG 102 Composition II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

PSY 209 Human Growth and Development . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Humanities/Fine Arts elective . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

Which department am I in?

Department of Health Professions

Study options

Full Time (68 semester hours)

Tuition fees
US$15,930.00 per year
USD $531 per credit hour

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January, August 2023

Venue

Department of Health Professions

2400 West Bradley Avenue,

CHAMPAIGN,

Illinois,

61821, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Admission is open to anyone who is a graduate of an accredited high school or is at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from college-level instruction.

For international students

Admission is open to anyone who is a graduate of an accredited high school or is at least 18 years of age and able to benefit from college-level instruction

For students who are non-native speakers of English, establish English proficiency prior to applying through: Minimum TOEFL iBT scores in reading, listening, speaking, and writing: 20-22-26-20; or Minimum IELTS scores in reading, listening, speaking, and writing: 6.5-6.5-8-5.5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Parkland College

Students are exposed to modern teaching concepts, whilst small class sizes provide a personalized feel to all courses offered.

  • Community/transfer college with hands-on learning
  • Use of modern teaching concepts from high-quality faculty
  • Excellent learning and recreational facilities on campus
  • Flexible study abroad opportunities for students

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