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Registered Nurse (RN) Associate Degree

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Health & Human Services Advising

for the most current information

Phone Number:  614-287-2779

Webpage: http://www.cscc.edu/services/advising/hhs-advising.shtml

 


 

Nursing Application

The Autumn 2017, Spring 2018, & Autumn 2018 classes are now full. 

The Autumn 2018 Blended letters have been sent and the Autumn 2018 Traditional letters will be sent SOON

THE APPLICATION FOR THE BLENDED TRACK AND TRADITIONAL TRACK IS CLOSED AND

WILL REOPEN ON MONDAY JUNE 26TH AT 9:00AM

ONCE OPEN, THE APPLICATION PROCESS WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE SPRING 2019 CLASS IS FULL

 All admission criteria must be complete to submit an application

N Credit or NURC 1001: must be posted on your transcript prior to application and will be strictly enforced

GPA Criteria Prioritization:

1. Columbus State GPA will be evaluated first

2. If there is no Columbus State GPA at the time of application, the GPA from the most recent college-level experience will be evaluated

3. If there is no college-level experience, high school completion GPA will be evaluated

4.  If the applicant has not graduated high school at time of application, ACT score will be evaluated

RN Nursing Application

Plan of Study for Autumn 2017

Plan of Study for Spring 2018


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PN to RN Application

PN to RN Change in Application Process!!

Due to changes in the technological systems on campus, the PN to RN application will be in paper format. The next application period opens on August 3rd at 9:00am and closes on August 7th at noon.  Please see below for more information. Applications must be turned in to the Nursing office in Union 508. The application can be found below.

PN to RN Application

There are a limited number of seats available for the Autumn 2017 start date. The admission process will be based on a competitive process. The competitive entry criteria will be based on GPA and HESI A2 scores. Please note, you will need to ensure you have all college level transcripts on file at Columbus State Community College prior to application submission. In addition, you are required to submit a copy of your HESI A2 scores with the application.

GPA Criteria Prioritization:

1. Columbus State GPA will be evaluated first

2. If there is no Columbus State GPA at the time of application, the GPA from the most recent college-level experience will be evaluated

3. If there is no college-level experience, high school completion GPA will be evaluated

4. If the applicant has not graduated high school at time of application, ACT score will be evaluated

PLEASE NOTE:  If you applied during the May 2017 application period and met requirements but were denied entry due to space, your application will carry over to the August 3rd application period and you will not need to reapply.  The competitive entry will be recalculated based on any changes in GPA since the last application period.  

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Become a Registered Nurse (RN)! Columbus State's Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Degree (A.D.N.) prepares our graduates to provide direct care to clients with common health problems in a variety of settings.

We offer a five semester program that includes knowledge from nursing, humanities and sciences along with a strong emphasis on psychomotor skills. Students go to a wide variety of practice settings. Students are exposed to a well-developed curriculum that includes an emphasis on critical thinking, decision making, delegation and care management skills in the acute, intermediate, chronic and community care areas.

Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam. Licensure from the Ohio Board of Nursing is needed for employment as a Registered Nurse.

Traditional Nursing Program

Students who desire a traditional class setting for the majority of their course work should consider this program. Traditional Program

Blended Nursing Program

Students who desire a combination of in-class and online course work should consider the Blended Program. The program combines online classes with in-person labs and clinicals. Blended Program

LPN to RN Program

Columbus State offers LPNs the opportunity to upgrade their credentials to a Registered Nurse (RN). LPNs may already have credits that they may apply to the RN program. LPN to RN Program

Program Outcomes

At the completion of the nursing program, the student will:

1. Implement safe, patient–centered care in the professional role of the Registered Nurse.

2. Utilize nursing judgement, supported by best current evidence and quality improvement measures in providing nursing care for patients across the life span.

3. Collaborate effectively with patient, family, nursing and inter-professional team

4. Apply informatics and technology to communicate and manage patient care.

 

Student Achievement Outcome Data

Graduates success on NCLEX

July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017

81.41% 

Student’s completion of the nursing program

July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016

77.52%

Graduates obtaining employment

July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016

88.9%

 

The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by:
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
(formerly NLNAC)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
(404-975-5000)
The Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by:
The Ohio Board of Nursing
17 S. High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, Ohio 43215-7410

(614-466-3947)