Associate Degree in Nursing
The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.
Coursework includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.
Program Length: Associate in Applied Science - 5 semesters
Career Pathway Options: Associate in Applied Science Degree in Associate Degree Nursing
Program Sites: Lee Campus - Day, Begins Fall Semesters
Find out more at: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/majors/nursing/assoc
Diploma in Practical Nursing
This curriculum prepares individuals with the knowledge and skills to provide nursing care to children and adults. Students will participate in assessment, planning, implementing, and evaluating nursing care.
Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination - Practical Nurse Examination (NCLEX-PN), which is required for practice as a Practical Nurse. Employment opportunities include hospitals, rehabilitation, long term care, home health facilities, clinics, and physicians' offices.
Program Length: 3 semesters
Career Pathway Options: Diploma in Practical Nursing
Program Sites: Chatham Campus - Day Program Begins Fall Semester, Harnett Campus - Day Program Begins Spring Semester
Find out more at: http://www.cccc.edu/curriculum/majors/nursing/practical