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126.5 Quarter Credits
Total Hours: 1765
Azure College Nursing (ASN) program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and a careers the nursing field. The content includes but is not limited to , theoretical instruction and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric nursing; theoretical instruction and clinical experience in acute, care, long term care and community settings; theoretical instruction and clinical application of vocational role and function; personal, family and community health concepts; nutrition; human growth and development over the life span; body structure and function; interpersonal relationship skills, mental health concepts; pharmacology and administration of medications; legal aspects of practice; and current issues in nursing.
The student who has met all educational and institutional requirements for an Associate in Science Degree in Nursing from Azure College is eligible to have his/her name submitted to the Florida Board of Nursing to be considered as a candidate for the National Council Licensure Examination for the Registered Nurse (NCLEX-RN).
Azure College Nursing (ASN) program is approved by the Florida Board of Nursing.
Be at least 18 years or older
Enroll and pay the enrollment fee of $50- non-refundable after 3 business days
Have at least a High School Diploma or GED
Additional Admissions Requirements
Student must provide the following before an admission decision is made:
GPA of 2.0 or "C" or higher for all general education and nursing concentration (core) courses required within the degree plan.
Ability to meet the Clinical Requirements policy.
Recommendation from the Nursing Admissions Committee.
Provide to the School a clean Level 2 criminal background check.
Provide to the School a clean Drug and Alcohol Test
A score of 50% or better at Kaplan or equivalent Nursing Entrance exam. (Entrance Examination requirement may be exempt for students transferring from another nursing school or having an AA degree or higher. This will be discretion of program administrator)
Student must provide the following at the most 30 days after class start.
Complete Physical Exam
Complete an American Heart Association CPR course.
Provide a current Liability Insurance
A Nursing Entrance Exam
The Nursing Entrance Exam assessment will not be an admissions requirement, but a pre-requisite to start the nursing concentration (core) classes. Students who achieve a score of 50% will be accepted into the program.
Where do Nurses Work?
Registered nurses held about 3.0 million jobs in 2016. The largest employers of registered nurses were as follows:
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Registered Nurses
The program can be completed in 104 weeks or less if credits are transferred. Students attend class Monday to Friday 8am to 1pm or 6pm to 11pm. Clinical training may extend to weekends and holidays.