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Linda Ballard, Program Coordinator (606) 451-6737 email@example.com
Program offered at the Somerset and Laurel campuses.
Coursework in this program is presented in a daytime format; however, there may be occasional evening clinical experiences. The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares graduates to use their skill and knowledge to fulfill the role of the nurse: enhance human flourishing, demonstrate sound nursing judgment, continually develop professional identity, and possess a spirit of inquiry to improve the quality of patient care. Encompassed within these roles are the core components of context and environment, knowledge and science, personal/professional development, quality and safety, relationship-centered care, and teamwork. These core components are introduced, developed and built upon through the curriculum. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum is organized around a clearly defined conceptual framework and combines general education and nursing courses. The nursing courses correlate classroom and clinical instruction in a variety of community agencies. Program admits one time per year for the fall semester (Somerset) and the spring semester (Laurel). Technical Standards
Download Program Overview (pdf).To learn how to apply to SCC, see the Admissions Checklist.
The Somerset Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326; Phone: (404) 975-5000; Fax: (404) 975-5020.
Graduates are prepared to practice as a Registered Nurse in entry level staff nurse positions upon passing the licensure exam.
Copies of the following materials must be submitted to the Nursing Coordinator’s office by March 1 for the Somerset program and by July 1 for the Laurel program:
Upon admission to the program, the student must submit the following:
Contact the nursing program office to obtain an information packet. See above “Application Process” for more details.