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LPN to RN Bridge

Program Code: 105431LB

As a nurse, you make a difference in the lives of your patients. You plan, provide, and evaluate patient care. You act as a liaison between physicians, other health care workers, and the patient. You also supervise other health care providers. Why choose the ADN program at NWTC ? Quality – NWTC ADN graduates take the same national licensing exam that graduates from four-year colleges and universities do, and NWTC graduates consistently score above the national average. Success – NWTC nursing graduates report greater than 90 percent job placement as RNs within six months of graduation. Expertise – classroom, lab and simulation instruction, extensive clinical experience at area hospitals, extended care facilities and clinics, and service opportunities like work at the N.E.W. Clinic at NWTC all provide hands-on patient care experience that helps make NWTC graduates effective on the job. This program is accredited by the ACEN: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Employment Potential

A graduate of this program who becomes a Registered Nurse in a variety of health care settings will have the potential for employment in the following areas:

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    Application Checklist

    Additional Delivery Options

    Weekend Part Time Bridge Program Availability
    Location Spring 2020 Summer 2020 Fall 2020
    Green Bay
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    Weekend Bridge Application Checklist

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    Curriculum
    Curriculum: Students following the study plan below will complete the Nursing Associate Degree program in the number of semesters shown
    First Semester
    Semester Total
    10
    Second Semester
    Semester Total
    9
    Third Semester
    Semester Total
    6
    Fourth Semester
    Semester Total
    4
    Total Credits
    29

    Flexible Learning Option

    Program is only offered on a part time basis, including a weekend option.

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    Accreditation

    The Nursing-Associate Degree program is accredited by: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road, Suite 850, Atlanta GA 30326 (404) 975-5000, www.acenursing.org The Nursing Associate Degree program is approved by: Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services Dept. of Regulation & Licensing 1400 East Washington St. P.O. Box 8935, Madison, WI 53708-8935 (608) 266-2112

    Industry Credentials

    Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN Examination for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).

    Clinical Experience

    Students will be required to purchase a uniform, provide their own transportation to assigned sites, and cover any other expenses related to clinical experiences. Students may be expected to travel distances, and participate in p.m. clinicals. | Students will be required to show proof of an annual flu vaccine. Students may be required to complete drug testing by clinical agencies.

    Wisconsin Caregiver Law

    NWTC is required to comply with the Wisconsin Caregiver Law (1997 WISCONSIN ACT 27). The completion of a caregiver background check includes the review of criminal records for convictions of serious crimes or a history of improper behavior. Students accepted into this program must complete a background check through www.castlebranch.com AND complete a Background Information Disclosure (BID) form disclosing any acts, crimes, or convictions prior to program entry. The information provided in the BID form must be truthful and match any findings on the criminal record check. Information regarding this process is provided to students immediately upon acceptance into the program. Students with a criminal history may be denied access to placement at the discretion of the clinical or practicum site. Consequently, should a student have a history of convictions of serious crimes or a history of improper behaviors, NWTC cannot guarantee clinical/practicum placement or guarantee graduation within typical program timing.

    Note

    • Graduates are eligible to apply for direct transfer of credit in the Bachelor of Science completion nursing programs at the University of Wisconsin and private colleges and universities.
    • Individuals with criminal records may be ineligible for licensure. Individuals with abuse records may be ineligible for employment in nursing homes.
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