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Nursing Associate Degree Associate Degree

Program Code: 105431

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.

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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:

STAFF NURSE: is responsible for making nursing diagnoses and treating human responses to actual and potential health problems in health care facilities and insurance areas.

CHARGE NURSE: assumes the same responsibilities of a Registered Nurse in addition to directing the work flow and coordinating and managing the provision of care of patients and other staff in a medical facility.

Industry Credentials

Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN Examination for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
After completion of second semester, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN for licensure as a Practical Nurse

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Requirements for Program Entry

• REQUIREMENTS FOR PROGRAM APPLICATION
• Completed application.
• High school transcript or equivalent. (For a list of equivalents, go to www.nwtc.edu/gettingstarted.)
• To be admitted to this program, learners must achieve a prior cumulative high school or college grade point average of 3.0 or higher OR a satisfactory academic skills assessment score. College grade point average must be based on 15 credits or more. To learn more about starting this program, please contact an academic advisor at (920) 498-5444 or (888) 385-6982.
• One semester of college Chemistry with a "C" or better OR two semesters of high school Chemistry with a "C" or better. NWTC course that would fulfill Chemistry requirement; 10-806-134.
• One semester of college Biology with a "C" or better OR two semesters of high school Biology with a "C" or better. NWTC courses that would fulfill Biology requirement: 31-806-312, Anatomy Structure/Function; 10-806-189, Basic Anatomy; 10-806-177, General Anatomy & Physiology.
• All students must have completed Intro to Biochemistry (10-806-186) with a "B" grade or better (prerequisite of Chemistry with a "C" grade or better).
If Intro to Biochemistry was completed in the summer 2012 or prior, a "C" grade or better is acceptable.
• REQUIREMENTS FOR PROGRAM ENTRY
• Attend mandatory orientation.
• Submit required immunization documentation. A fee is charged for this service. Must be completed to be accepted to the program.
• Students are required to complete an American Heart Association BLS Provider course prior to clinical experiences. Students are required to maintain a current CPR card to comply with affiliating agency requirements. Must be completed to be accepted to the program.
• All students must successfully complete a DHS approved Nursing Assistant course prior to program entry.
• Complete caregiver background check. A fee is charged for this service. Must be completed to be accepted to the program.

Program Availability

FULL TIME Spring 2019 Summer 2019 Fall 2019
Green Bay
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The part-time program offers evening classes and clinicals - a great option for working adults. This option only takes nine months longer than the full-time program. 

Additional Delivery Options

Complete this program by following the full-time academic plan, the part-time plan, our weekend option, or one of the bridge programs which give you credit for your education and experience. For students in the Shawano area, you may choose to complete your first year of the Nursing program right in Shawano.


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Part-Time Bridge

If you’re a graduate of an accredited practical nursing program, you can jump into the fifth semester of the Nursing-Associate Degree program. The part-time option only takes an extra 6 months and has evening classes and evening clinical options.

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Paramedic to Nursing Bridge:

Apply your knowledge and experience as a paramedic to the Nursing degree. You’ll take less classes and finish faster than if you took the Nursing program on its own.

Paramedic to Nursing Bridge Program Availability
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1st Year Shawano:

Complete your first year of Nursing at NWTC Shawano and the second on the Green Bay Campus.

1st Year Shawano Program Availability
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Curriculum
Students following the study plan below will complete the Nursing Associate Degree program in the number of semesters shown. For alternate study plans, refer to the information in the Related Links area at the right of this page.
SUMMER SEMESTER
10-890-101 COLLEGE 101 ...Students will utilize digital tools and resources to assess, explore, practice, apply, and evaluate both employability and learning skills. By establishing NWTC cultural values as hallmarks of success in academic, career, and personal settings the course encourages reflective, personalized development of a growth mindset and emphasizes the importance of making wise choices. To maximize the return on investment, students should take this course in their first semester as it identifies key expectations (hidden rules) of higher learning and professional employment.
10-806-186 INTRODUCTION TO BIOCHEMISTRY ...covers organic and biological chemistry necessary for application within Nursing and other Allied Health careers. Emphasis is placed on recognizing the structure, physical properties and chemical reactions of organic molecules, body fluids and acids. Discussion of biological functions and their relationship to enzymes, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates and DNA. (Prereq: Gen Chemistry w/C or better OR 2 semesters lab-based high school chemistry w/C or better & placement value of 3300; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 80; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 17; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
SEMESTER TOTAL
5
FIRST SEMESTER
10-801-136 ENGLISH COMPOSITION 1 ...learners develop knowledge/skills in planning, organizing, writing, editing. Students will also analyze audience/purpose, use elements of research, format documents using standard guidelines, and develop critical reading skills. (Prerequisite: Placement value of 1500; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 75; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND Eng greater/equal to 18; OR preparatory courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
10-806-177 GENERAL ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ...overview of the human anatomy/physiology using a body-systems approach, emphasizing the interrelationships between form/function at the gross and microscopic levels. (Prerequisite: Gen Chemistry w/C or better OR 2 semesters lab-based high school chemistry w/C or better & placement value of 3300; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/= to 80; OR ACT Rdg score greater/= to 17; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
10-809-188 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY ...defines human development; examines theories; heredity and environmental effects; prenatal development and birth; evaluates biosocial, cognitive psychosocial development through the life span; aging, death, and dying. (Prerequisite: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
10-543-101 NURSING FUNDAMENTALS ...focuses on basic nursing concepts to provide evidenced-based care to diverse patient populations across the lifespan. Current and historical issues impacting nursing will be explored within the scope of nursing practice. The nursing process will be introduced as a framework for organizing the care of patients. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Nursing-AD program; 10-806-186, Intro to Biochemistry, 10-890-101, College 101; Corequisites: 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology; 10-543-103, Nursing Pharmacology)
10-543-102 NURSING SKILLS ...focuses on development of evidence-based clinical skills and physical assessment across the lifespan. Content includes mathematical calculations and conversions related to clinical skills. In addition the course includes techniques related to obtaining a health history and basic physical assessment skills using a body systems approach. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Nursing-AD Program; 10-806-186, Intro to Biochemistry; Corequisites: 10-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-543-103, Nursing Pharmacology)
10-543-103 NURSING PHARMACOLOGY ...this course introduces the principles of pharmacology, including drug classifications and their effects on the body. Emphasis is on the use of the components of the nursing process when administering medications. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Nursing-AD Program; 10-806-186, Intro to Biochemistry; Corequisites: 10-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology)
10-543-104 NURSING: INTRO TO CLINICAL PRACTICE ...this introductory clinical course emphasizes basic nursing skills and application of the nursing process in meeting the needs of diverse clients across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on performing basic nursing skills, the formation of nurse-client relationships, communication, data collection, documentation, and medication administration. (Prerequisites: Accepted into Nursing-AD Program; 10-806-186, Intro to Biochemistry; Corequisites: 10-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-543-102, Nursing Skills; 10-543-103, Nursing Pharmacology; 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology)
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19
SECOND SEMESTER
10-801-196 ORAL/INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION ...the communication process, perception and self-concept, language, listening, nonverbal communication, interpersonal relationships, communication in groups and public communication; prepare and deliver an oral presentation. (Prerequisite: A placement value of 1400; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills score greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English score greater/equal to 16; OR preparatory course-contact an academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
10-806-179 ADVANCED ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY ...normal human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. (Prerequisite: 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology with a "C" or better. Health programs may require a higher grade; refer to your plan for details.)
10-543-106 NURSING HEALTH PROMOTION ...this course focuses on topics related to health promotion for individuals and families throughout the lifespan. We will cover nursing care of the developing family, which includes reproductive issues, pregnancy, labor and delivery, post-partum, the newborn, and the child. Recognizing the spectrum of healthy families we will discern patterns associated with adaptive and maladaptive behaviors applying mental health principles. An emphasis is placed on teaching and supporting healthy lifestyle choices for individuals of all ages. Nutrition, exercise, stress management, empowerment, and risk reduction practices are highlighted. Study of the family will cover dynamics, functions, discipline styles, and stages of development. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-543-102, Nursing Skills; 543-103, Nursing Pharmacology; 10-543-104, Nsg Intro to Clinical Practice; 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology; Corequisites: 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communication; 10-806-179, Adv Anatomy & Physiology; 10-801-136, English Composition I; 10-809-188, Developmental Psych)
10-543-107 NURSING CLINICAL CARE ACROSS LIFESPAN ...this clinical experience applies nursing concepts and therapeutic interventions to patients across the lifespan. It also provides an introduction to concepts of teaching and learning. Extending care to include the family is emphasized. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-543-102, Nursing Skills; 543-103, Nursing Pharmacology; 10-543-104, Nsg Intro to Clinical Practice; 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology; Corequisites: 10-543-105, Nsg Health Alterations; 10-543-106, Nursing Health Promotion; 10-543-108, Nsg Intro to Clinical Care Mgmt; 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communiction; 10-806-179, Adv Anatomy & Physiology; 10-809-188, Developmental Psych)
10-543-105 NURSING HEALTH ALTERATIONS ... elaborates upon the basic concepts of health and illness as presented in Nursing Fundamentals. It applies theories of nursing in the care of patients through the lifespan, utilizing problem solving and critical thinking. This course will provide an opportunity to study conditions affecting different body systems and apply evidence-based nursing interventions. It will also introduce concepts of leadership and management. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-543-102, Nursing Skills; 10-543-103, Nursing Pharmacology; 10-543-104, Nsg Intro to Clinical Practice; 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology; Corequisite: 10-806-179, Adv Anatomy & Physiology)
10-543-108 NURSING: INTRO TO CLINICAL CARE MANAGEMENT ...this clinical experience applies nursing concepts and therapeutic nursing interventions to groups of patients across the lifespan. It also provides an introduction to leadership, management, and team building. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing -AD program; 10-543-101, Nursing Fundamentals; 10-543-102, Nursing Skills; 10-543-103, Nursing Pharmacology; 10-543-104, Nsg Intro to Clinical Practice; 10-806-177, Gen Anatomy & Physiology; 10-809-188, Developmental Psychology; Corequisites: 10-543-105, Nursing Health Alterations; 10-806-179, Advanced Anatomy & Physiology)
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17
THIRD SEMESTER
10-806-197 MICROBIOLOGY ...history, morphology, physiology, nutritional growth requirements, metabolism, methods of identification. Focus on disease-causing microorganisms, appropriate prevention, treatment, control mechanisms. Specific/non-specific host defense mechanisms, applications of immunology examined. (Prerequisite: 10-806-177, General Anatomy & Physiology OR 10-806-114, General Biology with a "C" or better. Health programs may require a higher grade; refer to your plan for details)
10-809-198 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY ...survey of theoretical foundations of human behavior such as sensation and perception, motivation, emotions, learning, personality, psychological disorders, therapy, stress, and human diversity in personal, social and vocational settings. (Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 2.6 or greater OR satisfactory reading and writing assessment scores OR 10-831-107, College Reading and Writing 1 with "B" or better OR Corequisite: 10-831-102, English Comp Prep)
10-543-112 NURSING ADVANCED SKILLS ... focuses on the development of advanced clinical skills across the lifespan. Content includes advanced intravenous skills, blood product administration, chest tube systems, basic electrocardiogram interpretation and nasogastric/feeding tube insertion. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-105, Nsg Health Alterations; 10-543-106, Nursing Health Promotion; 10-543-107, Nsg Clin Care Across Lifespan; 10-543-108, Nsg Intro to Clinical Care Mgmt; 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communication; 10-806-179, Adv Anatomy & Physiology)
10-543-110 NURSING: MENTAL HEALTH COMMUNITY CONCEPTS ...this course will cover topics related to the delivery of community and mental health care. Specific health needs of individuals, families, and groups will be addressed across the lifespan. Attention will be given to diverse and at-risk populations. Mental health concepts will concentrate on adaptive/maladaptive behaviors and specific mental health disorders. Community resources will be examined in relation to specific types of support offered to racial, ethnic, economically diverse individuals and groups. (Prerequisites:Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-105, Nsg Health Alterations; 10-543-106, Nursing Health Promotion; 10-543-107, Nsg Clin Care Across Lifespan; 10-543-108, Nsg Intro to Clinical Care Mgmt; 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communication)
10-543-109 NSG: COMPLEX HEALTH ALTERATIONS 1... prepares the learner to provide and evaluate care for patients across the lifespan with alterations in cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, and hematologic systems as well as patients with fluid/electrolyte and acid-base imbalance, and alterations in comfort(Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-105, Nsg Health Alterations; 10-543-106, Nursing Health Promotion; 10-543-107, Nsg Clin Care Across Lifespan; 10-543-108, Nsg Intro to Clinical Care Mgmt; 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communication; 10-806-179, Adv Anatomy & Physiology)
10-543-111 NURSING: INTERMEDIATE CLINICAL PRACTICE ...this intermediate level clinical course develops the RN role when working with clients with complex health care needs. A focus of the course is developing skills needed for managing multiple clients and priorities across the lifespan. Using the nursing process, students will gain experience in adapting nursing practices to meet the needs of clients with diverse needs and backgrounds. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-105, Nsg Health Alterations; 10-543-106, Nursing Health Promotion; 10-543-107, Nsg Clin Care Across Lifespan; 10-543-108, Nsg Intro to Clinical Care Mgmt; 10-801-196, Oral/Interpersonal Communication; 10-806-179, Adv Anatomy & Physiology; Corerequisites: 10-806-197, Microbiology; 10-543-109, Nsg Complex Hlth Alter 1; 10-543-112, Nursing Adv Skills; 10-809-198, Intro to Psych)
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16
FOURTH SEMESTER
10-809-196 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY ...the nature and variety of groups; inequality, race and ethnicity; family, population, social integration, and change; collective behavior; politics, economics, religion, education, and the effects of technology. (Prerequisite: A placement value of 6200; OR Accuplacer Rdg score greater/equal to 55 AND Sentence Skills greater/equal to 60; OR ACT Rdg score greater/equal to 16 AND English greater/equal to 15; OR prep courses-contact academic advisor at 920-498-5444)
10-543-113 NURSING: COMPLEX HEALTH ALTERATIONS 2 ... prepares the learner to provide and evaluate care for patients across the lifespan with alterations in the immune, neuro-sensory, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, renal/urinary, reproductive systems and shock, burns and trauma. The learner will also focus on management of care for patients with high-risk perinatal conditions and high-risk newborns. (Prerequisites:Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-109, Nsg: Health Alter 1; 10-543-110, Nsg; Mental Hlth & Comm Conc; 10-543-111, Nsg: Int Clinical Practice; 10-543-112, Nursing Adv Skills; 10-806-197, Microbiology)
10-543-115 NURSING: ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICE ...this advanced clinical course requires the student to integrate concepts from all previous courses in the management of groups of clients facing complex health alterations. Students will have the opportunity to further develop critical thinking skills using the nursing process in making clinical decisions. Continuity of care through interdisciplinary collaboration is emphasized. (Prerequisites:Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-109, Nsg: Health Alter 1; 10-543-110, Nsg; Mental Hlth & Comm Conc; 10-543-111, Nsg: Int Clinical Practice; 10-543-112, Nsg Adv Skills; 10-806-197, Microbiology; Corequisites: 10-543-113, Nsg: Hlth Alterations 2; 10-809-196, Intro to Sociology)
10-543-114 NURSING: MANAGEMENT/PROFESSIONAL CONCEPTS ...this course covers nursing management and professional issues related to the role of the RN. Emphasis is placed on preparing for the RN practice. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-109, Nsg: Health Alter 1; 10-543-110, Nsg; Mental Hlth & Comm Conc; 10-543-111, Nsg: Int Clinical Practice; 10-543-112, Nursing Adv Skills; 10-806-197, Microbiology)
10-543-116 NURSING CLINICAL TRANSITION ...this clinical experience integrates all knowledge learned in the previous courses in transitioning to the role of the graduate nurse. The course promotes relatively independent clinical decisions, delegation, and works collaboratively with others to achieve client and organizational outcomes. Continued professional development is fostered. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Nursing-AD program; 10-543-109, Nsg: Health Alter 1; 10-543-110, Nsg; Mental Hlth & Comm Conc; 10-543-111, Nsg: Int Clinical Practice; 10-543-112, Nursing Adv Skills; 10-806-197, Microbiology; Corequisites: 10-543-113, Nsg: Complex Hlth Alterations 2; 10-543-115, Nsg: Adv Clinical Practice; 10-543-114, Nsg Mgmt & Prof Concept; 10-809-196, Intro to Sociology)
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13
TOTAL CREDITS
70
Curriculum Note
. Students must earn a "B" or higher in all 10-543-xxx and 10-806-xxx courses. A student must repeat the particular course with "B" or better final grade to continue in or graduate from this program. If the course is sequential, the successful retake must occur before continuing the sequence.
. Students must complete 10-543-115, Advanced Clinical Practice, with a "B" prior to the start of 10-543-116, Clinical Transition.
. The credit for 10-890-101, College 101, is an Institutional Requirement for graduation. Consequently, it is not part of the program credit requirements, but must be passed with a C.

Program Outcomes

• Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving professional identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy and quality care.
• Demonstrate appropriate written, verbal, and nonverbal communication in a variety of clinical contexts.
• Integrate social, mathematical, and physical sciences, pharmacology, and pathophysiology in clinical decision making.
• Provide patient centered care by utilizing the nursing process across diverse populations and health care settings.
• Minimize risk of harm to patients, members of the healthcare team and self through safe individual performance and participation in system effectiveness.
• Lead the multidisciplinary health care team to provide effective patient care throughout the lifespan.
• Use information and technology to communicate, manage data, mitigate error, and support decision-making.

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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

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.

Flexible Learning Option

A part-time evening track is available. This option is scheduled over eight-semesters, including three summers.

Industry Credentials

Graduates are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN Examination for licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
After completion of second semester, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-PN for licensure as a Practical Nurse

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.
• Licensed Practical Nurses may receive advanced standing for nursing courses in the first year of the program.
The International Programs staff continually seeks opportunities for students to travel abroad for educational experiences that may be offered in association with program courses. To find out more about which of your program courses may offer an opportunity during this academic year, contact your academic advisor or visit nwtc.edu/studyabroad.

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.

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