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Associate of Science Degree in Nursing - LPN to RN

Nursing LPN to RN

Nursing LPN to RN

 

The two-year Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at Ohio University-Southern enjoys an established reputation for graduating well prepared, high quality nurses.  The LPN-RN pathway is designed for LPNs who have graduated from any accredited LPN program. This approach to education will allow the LPN the ability to complete an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing.­ Stop by the nursing office at Ohio University Southern to make sure your program application file is complete!

JUNE 1st IS THE LPN-RN APPLICATION DEADLINE!

 
APPLICATION PROCESS
 
ALL of the following requirements must be satisfied and in the Nursing Office before 5:00 p.m. on JUNE 1st of the year in which you want your file to be reviewed (considered) by the selection committee. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that his/her file is complete.
  • Complete an application to Ohio University with pre-associate of nursing listed as your major, along with the $20 nonrefundable application fee (or complete a change of major to pre-associate nursing if already an OU student in a different program).
  • Complete a nursing application in the nursing office.
  • Submit official transcripts (in sealed envelopes) from all previous schools attended, including college, vocational/technical programs, and high school/GED.­ Student must be a graduate of high school (or hold certificate of high school equivalency - GED) and an accredited LPN Program.
  • If you are a graduating high school senior, you will be required to have an ACT score of 23.
  • Submit to the nursing office a statement of educational and career goals essay (typed; no more than 1 page).­ This is your opportunity to tell the selection committee why you should be chosen for the Nursing Program.
  • An established minimum college grade point average of 2.75. (If you are a graduating high school senior, you will need to have a high school GPA of a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.)
  • The applicant must have completed courses in algebra, biology & chemistry at the high school or college level with a minimum grade of C in each course before the deadline.
  • ACCUPLACER Placement test is required for all new students.­ Please contact Resource Commons, 740.533.4596 to schedule an appointment.For nursing, you need to achieve an 80 or higher in reading, place in English 1510 in the writing portion and achieve a score of Tier I on the Math portion.
  • You will also have to take the HESI A2 Nursing Admissions Exam. You must achieve a score of at least a 75% in English, a 75% in Math and an overall composite of 75%. You can schedule this exam in the Resource Commons by calling 740-533-4596. Test codes are available for purchase in the Student Services.
  • Applicants are required to pass FBI & BCI fingerprint report (criminal back ground check) which will be completed after you have been selected into the program.
  • Applicant must have current LPN licensure in any state.
  • Must have a minimum of 6 support courses completed with a C or better prior to the deadline.­ Any support courses completed with a C- or below will exclude the applicant from selections. (All courses listed must be completed by the end of the program to graduate)
 
Please Note:­ Admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program is by a selective process.­ Admission to Ohio University does not guarantee admission to the nursing program.­ Students are responsible for submitting all required information by the deadline and incomplete files will not be reviewed.
 
 
 
Upon completion of the Associate Degree, the graduate is prepared to take the national council licensure examination which leads to licensure as a registered nurse (RN). Graduates of the Associate Degree Program may choose to enter the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program for two additional years of more advanced education. The bachelor of science in nursing RN to BSN Program is offered online through the Athens Campus School of Nursing.

The ADN program at Ohio University is accredited by:
 
ACEN
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA  30326
404-975-5000
 
 
The ADN program at Ohio University has full approval status with:
Ohio Board of Nursing
Ohio Board of Nursing
17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215
 
 
For more information contact:
 
Chelsea Harris, B.S.H
Nursing Advising Specialist
School of Nursing
740.533.4635
Mashawna Hamilton
Associate Director of Nursing
Center for Nursing Education
740.533.4587
hamiltom@ohio.edu
 
 

 
 
Credit and Clock Hours Distribution
Ohio University School of Nursing
LPN-RN Advanced Placement
Curriculum Plan

 

Course Name

Course #

Total Credit Hours

Theory Credit Hours (Clock

Hours)

Lab

Credit Hours (Clock

Hours )

Clinical Credit Hours (Clock

Hours )

Total Clock Hours

Prior to Admission to the major the Student must complete three out of four support courses below:

Principles of Human Anatomy and

Physiology I

BIOS 1300

4

(Lecture & Lab)

 

 

 

 

Principles of Human Anatomy and

Physiology II

BIOS 1310

4

(Lecture & Lab)

 

 

 

 

Individuals and Families over the

Lifespan*

CFS 2710

3

 

 

 

 

Writing and Rhetoric I (Can be taken anytime throughout

the program)

ENG 1510

3

 

 

 

 

Course Name

Course #

Total Credit Hours

Theory Credit Hours (Clock

Hours)

Lab

Credit Hours (Clock

Hours )

Clinical Credit Hours (Clock

Hours )

Total Clock Hours

SEMESTER 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

LPN-RN

Transition

NURS 2031

1

1

(14)

0

0

14

LPN-RN

Bridge

NURS 2041

4

3

(42)

0.83

(35)

0.17

(7)

84

Support course not taken above

 

3-4

 

 

 

 

Total Credit

Hours:  8-9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course Name

Course #

Total Credit Hours

Theory Credit Hours (Clock

Hours)

Lab

Credit Hours (Clock

Hours )

Clinical Credit Hours (Clock

Hours )

Total Clock Hours

SEMESTER 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical

NURS 2111

7

5

0.66

1.34

154

Surgical

 

 

(70)

(28)

(56)

 

Nursing II

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maternal-

NURS 2121

3

2.25

0.25

0.5

63

Newborn

 

 

(31.5)

(10.5)

(21)

 

Nursing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pediatric

NURS 2131

3

2.25

0.25

0.5

63

Nursing

 

 

(31.5)

(10.5)

(21)

 

Elementary

BIOS 2010

3

 

 

 

 

Microbiology

OR BIOS

 

OR Microbes

2210

 

and Humans

 

 

Total Credit Hours: 16

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEMESTER 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Medical

NURS 2211

5.5

4

0.5

1

119

Surgical

 

 

(56)

(21)

(42)

 

Nursing III

 

 

 

 

 

 

Integrated

NURS 2221

6

3

0.14

2.86

168

Nursing

 

 

(42)

(6)

(120)

 

Practice

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elementary Statistical Reasoning**

PSY 1110

3

 

 

 

 

Total Credit Hours: 14.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

 

38.5-39.5

287

111

267

665

Nursing

credit hours

Nursing

Laboratory

Clinical Clock

Total

Course Hours:

 

Theory

Clock Hours

Clock Hours

Hours

LPN_RN

Nursing

 

 

 

 

 

Clock Hours

*EDEC 1600 or PSY 2410 can fulfill the CSF 2710 requirement.
**PSY 2110 or MATH 2500 can fulfill the PSY 1110 requirement.