Registered Nursing (RN) Program
Division of Health Sciences and Nursing
The Associate of Science in Nursing Program is a limited enrollment program. Students must be admitted to Northshore Technical Community College prior to applying for acceptance into the ASN program.
It is the mission of Northshore Technical Community College ASN program to prepare exceptional, compassionate, and knowledgeable registered nurses with the ability to deliver evidence-based care to individuals, families, and diverse groups in our community. Graduates will be eligible to write the National Council Licensure Exam for R.N. (NCLEX-RN) and be prepared to enter the workforce as a registered nurse generalist, and/or begin transfer course work to a Baccalaureate of Science in Nursing (SBN) program.
Program Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) Program will be able to:
- Provide safe and effective patient-centered nursing care to populations served, incorporating culture and diversity
- Practice within the legal, ethical and professional scope of the registered nurse
- Utilize evidence-based practice to guide clinical reasoning and decision making
- Effectively communicate the health needs of populations served to interdisciplinary members
- Integrate technology to enhance clinical decision-making for improved patient outcomes
Student achievement related to Program Learning Outcomes is assessed systematically and results are made available on the Program Review webpage.
Lacombe Campus (accepting applications beginning March 15th for Fall 2023)
(LSBN initial program approval 12/12/23)
Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN)
The following criteria must be satisfied towards completion of the Associate of Science in Nursing:
|Semester 1: *Note: Must apply for admissions to ASN Program before posted deadline**|
|ENGL 1015||English Composition I||3|
|MATH 1015||College Algebra||3|
|or MATH 1005||College Algebra Fundamentals|
|BIOL 2200||Human Anatomy & Physiology I||3|
|BIOL 2215||Anatomy & Physiology LAB I||1|
|History Elective HIST 1010, 1020, 1500, 2010, or 2020||3|
|Semester 2: **Must be accepted into ASN Program to register for nursing courses**|
|ENGL 1025||English Composition II||3|
|BIOL 2300||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|BIOL 2315||Anatomy & Physiology LAB II||1|
|NURS 1100||Nursing Fundamentals||2|
|NURS 1110||Application of Nursing Fund||2|
|NURS 1120||Nursing Health Assessment||2|
|NURS 1130||Appl of Nursing Health Assessm||1|
|BIOL 2230||Medical Microbiology||3|
|BIOL 2240||Medical Microbiology Lab||1|
|PSYC 2040||Developmental Psychology||3|
|NURS 2200||Nursing Concepts I||5|
|NURS 2210||Appl of Nursing Concepts I||3|
|MATH 2410||Elementary Statistics||3|
|NURS 2300||Nursing Concepts II||5|
|NURS 2310||Appl of Nursing Concepts II||5|
|Fine Arts Elective ARTS 1010 or 1020, MUSC 1010, THEA 1010||3|
|NURS 2400||Nursing Concepts III||5|
|NURS 2410||Appl of Nursing Concepts III||5|
|NURS 2500||Nursing Capstone: Trans to Pro||1|
- Anticipated program length for completion is 5 semesters.
- Program requirements must be completed with a programmatic grade point average of 2.0 or higher and grade of "C" or higher in all applicable coursework.
To learn more about careers related to the Registered Nursing (RN) program, including salary range and job demand, click the link below.
Career Services Resources
Need help guiding your career planning efforts? Review the resources below from the NTCC Career Services Office: