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What will I learn?

LIMITED ENTRY PROGRAM

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.

Student Learning Outcomes

Incorporate physiological. psychological. social -cultural. and spiritual concepts to provide safe and competent nursing care for patients at various stages in their life span.

Combine the nursing process with clinical reasoning to assist patients with adaptive behaviours that enhance, maintain, and promote optimal health, quality of life, and/or death with dignity.

Demonstrate caring behaviours with patients to attain optimal health, quality life. or death with dignity

Apply principles of verbal and written communication with professionals and patients.

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.

Integrate teaching/learning principles to promote healthy behaviour for patients.

Optimize collaboration with interdisciplinary teams and community resources when managing nursing care of patients.

Which department am I in?

Ralph and Betty Engelstad School of Health Sciences

Study options

Full Time (69 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,800.00 per year

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

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Green Valley Center

1560 W. Warm Springs Road,

HENDERSON,

Nevada,

89014, United States

Full Time (69 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$10,800.00 per year

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

Application deadline

15 November 2021

Start date

18 January 2022

Venue

Henderson Campus

700 College Dr,

HENDERSON,

Nevada,

89002, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

Students are required to have international qualification equivalent to U.S. High School. English Proficiency Admission Requirements: IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 61 iBT; TOEFL paper based: 500.

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

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