Nursing - Associate Degree (HCC)

Program Description: Hibbing Community College offers an Associate in Science Degree in nursing. Traditional students and advance standing LPNs are accepted. Clinical experiences are provided in area community hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, and other community-based health care agencies.

RRCC Cohort

RRCC Cohort Students will have Interactive Television (ITV) lecture, face-to-face lab at RRCC and HCC (limited), community clinicals in International Falls, and proctored testing at RRCC. Limited travel to HCC will be required. Courses required for entry into the ADN program that can be taken at RRCC include:

HCC COURSE RRCC EQUIVALENT
ENGL 1065 Composition I ENGL 1010 English Composition I
PSYC 1205 General Psychology PSYC 1020 General Psychology
PSYC 1350 Lifespan Development PSYC 2400 Lifespan Development
BIOL 1270 Human Anat/Physiology I BIOL 2000 Human Anat/Physiology I
BIOL 1280 Human Anat/Physiology II BIOL 2010 Human Anat/Physiology II
BIOL 1120 Microbiology BIOL 2300 Microbiology

Employment Opportunities: Those students who successfully complete the nursing and general education graduation requirements of this program are eligible to apply for licensure and apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Graduates are prepared for entry level positions in hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies and clinics. Employment prospects for registered nurses is excellent.

Accreditation: Hibbing Community College's nursing program is approved by the Minnesota State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. www.acenursing.org

ACEN Contact Information:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000


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