The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Nursing Degree is designed to be completed in two (2) years of full-time course work following completion of prerequisite courses.
Following completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the National Council of State Board of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse (RN).
The Faculty of the Nursing Program at CNCC believe that professional standards, guidelines, and competencies form the basis of a strong nursing curriculum. The nursing classes at CNCC reflect current, relevant and evidence-based nursing practice that prepares students to meet professional and workforce needs.
CNCC Nursing Program Plan of Study
General Education Course Prerequisites
|ENG 121||English Composition||3|
|PSY235||Human Growth and Development||3|
|BIO201||Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|BIO202||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
Additional General Education Requirements
|HPR 108||Dietary Nutrition||1|
|MAT 103||Math for Clinical Calculations||3|
|Elective||Humanities or Social Sciences||3|
29 Total General Education Credits
|NUR 109||Fundamentals of Nursing||6|
|NUR112||Intro to Pharmacology||2|
|NUR 106||Medical Surgical Nursing Concepts||7|
|NUR 150||Obstetric and Pediatric Nursing||6|
|NUR 206||Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing I||6.5|
|NUR 211||Nursing Care of Psychiatric Clients||4|
|NUR 212||Pharmacology II||2|
|NUR 216||Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing II||5|
|NUR 230||Leadership Management Trends||4|
42.5 Total NUR Credits
71.5 Total Credits
Student Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the AAS Nursing Program will be able to:
- Provide safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings to diverse patient populations across the lifespan.
- Engage in critical thinking and clinical reasoning to make patient-centered care decisions.
- Implement quality measures to improve patient care.
- Participate in collaborative relationships with members of the interdisciplinary team, the patient, and the patient’s support persons.
- Use information management principles, techniques, and systems, and patient care technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
- Provide leadership in a variety of healthcare settings for diverse patient populations.
- Assimilate professional, legal, and ethical guidelines in practice as a professional nurse.
- Promote a culture of caring to provide holistic, compassionate, culturally-competent care.