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registered nursing

associate degree nursing

The nursing profession deals with people: sick, injured, and well. Both registered nurses and practical nurses are an integral part of the health care team working in conjunction with various professionals to improve health care.

Where You Could Go

One hundred percent of NC State grads seeking employment in nursing are employed. In fact many Nursing graduates are employed before they graduate. Many are encouraged by their employers to continue their education.

NC State has over 40 agreements with four-year colleges and universities, to provide a smooth transition for students who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Through university partnerships, some four-year courses are also offered on the NC State campus or online.

Job Demand

There is a shortage of nurses locally and nationally, due to an aging workforce and an increased demand for medical services. Work settings could include: Hospitals, Extended Care Facilities, Doctors’ Offices, Private or Home Nursing, School Nursing, Hospice, Patient Education, Community Agencies.

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Licensure

NC State graduates of both Associate Degree Nursing (RN) and Practical Nursing (LPN) programs consistently score above the national average on their licensure exams.

Program Outcomes
  2015 2014 2013 3 Year Average
Graduates 77 69 63 70%
Exam Pass Rate* 86% 91% 89% 89%
Employment Rate**        
Program Completion        
 
Accreditation

The Associate Degree Nursing Program at North Central State College is accredited by:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia  30326
Phone:  404-975-5000

Accreditation Web Site: www.nlnac.org

The next evaluation for continuing accreditation by ACEN is scheduled for Spring 2019.

State of Ohio Board of Nursing Logo Ohio Approved

This program has also received the Ohio Board of Nursing Full Approval status. The last site visit was February, 2015.

Web Site: www.nursing.ohio.gov

 
6.6%
Local Job Growth
Data provided by our Career Coach website. Percentage reflects the predicted job growth over the next 5 years in the North Central Region* of Ohio.

 

average$47,925$44,720$51,130
Entry Salary Range
Data provided by our Career Coach website. Salary range is calculated for the North Central Region* of Ohio and includes jobs that may require a bachelor's degree.

 

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Curriculum Worksheet
Courses Plan by Semester
Required Courses Required Courses
Descriptions of Courses

 

>> Philosophy of the Nursing Program

 

An acceptable Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation (BCI&I) report/FBI background check and drug screening is required in order to begin the clinical sequence. 

 

Admissions
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Admission Procedures
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Advanced Standing Admission Procedure
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Practical Nursing to Registered Nursing Articulation
Admissions Procedures

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Practical Nursing to Registered Nursing Articulation
Curriculum Worksheet

 

Mandatory Math Placement

 

Nursing Entrance Test (TEAS)
Information

 

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Faculty
Kelly Gray -- Dean of Health Sciences
Melinda Roepke -- Asst. Dean/Director of Nursing
Amy Arnett
Dawn Fagan
Cindy Freeman

Emily Herold
Lou Ellen Huff
Sara Marchak
Lisa Music
Melinda Roepke
Vickie Rose
Tonya Stanger


For information about the RN program, please contact Aubrey Place at 419-755-4806 or 
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*The North Central Region of Ohio includes these counties: Richland, Ashland, Crawford, Wayne, Holmes, Medina, Huron, Seneca, Wyandot, Marion, Morrow, Knox, and Delaware.

 

 
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