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Associate Degree Nursing

Program Description

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.

Course work 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, individualize 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.

Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Dates for Fall 2016 Admission

If you are planning to submit your application for consideration for admission into the Associate Degree Nursing Program Fall of 2017 class and have not taken the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS), please note the testing dates listed below. Space is limited to 30 on each test date. To schedule your test date, please register for the test date of your choice with Crystal Shaw or Chris Gardner, in person, or by calling (910) 410-1730.

TEAS Test Dates:

On your test day REMEMBER:

  •  (2) forms of ID.  One MUST BE A GOVERNMENT ISSUED PICTURE ID ex:  driver’s license
  •  A credit card for purchasing the test-$ 55.00. Make sure you know the billing address of the credit card you will be using.
  •  You MUST create an account before the test day at
  •  On the test day bring in your username & password for ATI
  •  Be on time! If you are late you will not be allowed to test that day.

Please be aware that if you cancel your scheduled TEAS Test Date we can NOT guarantee another test date.


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Course Requirements 2016-2017

Program Completion Guide 2016-2017

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