Nursing

CONTACT
Kate Gilbert
Staff Specialist
(970) 339-6424
kate.gilbert@aims.edu

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Degree Requirements

ADN Degree Requirements
Including PN Exit Option

GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES PREREQUISITES: CREDITS
BIO 111 General College Biology I with Lab (or approved substitute) 5
BIO 201 Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BIO 202 Anatomy and Physiology II 4
BIO 216 Pathophysiology 4
ENG 121 English Composition 3
PSY 235 Human Growth and Development 3
FIRST SEMESTER:
NUR 109 Fundamentals of Nursing 8
NUR 112 Basic Pharmacology 2
HPR 108 Dietary Nutrition 1
MAT 103 Math for Clinical Calculations 3
SECOND SEMESTER:
NUR 106 Medical and Surgical Nursing Concepts 9
NUR 150 Nursing Care of Obstetric and Pediatric Clients 7
SUMMER SESSION:
NUR 169 Transition into Practical Nursing (PN Option) 5
Total Credits for PN Exit Option (Certificate) 58
NUR 189 Transition from LPN to ADN 4
THIRD SEMESTER:
NUR 206 Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing I 8
NUR 211 Nursing Care of Psychiatric Clients 4
NUR 212 Pharmacology II 2
FOURTH SEMESTER:
NUR 216 Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing II 6
NUR 230 Leadership Management and Trends 5
Elective: Humanities or Social Sciences 3
Total Credits for ADN: 81

* Students who complete both the PN Certificate and ADN Certificate will in actuality complete 85-86 credits of coursework; however, NUR 169 does not count towards the ADN degree.