Health Sciences - Nursing

Nursing Associate, AAS

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The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Associate Degree Nursing, AAS - Program of Study - Course Information & Admissions Criteria
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Advisor(s)

Wendy Buchanan
Nursing Instructor
w_buchanan@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4258
800.447.4091, ext. 4258
Barbara Connell
Nursing - Program Director
bconnell@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4307
800.447.4091, ext. 4307
Nursing Instructor
t_richards@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4505
800.447.4091, ext. 4505
Nursing Instructor
ks_stevens@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4619
800.447.4091, ext. 4619
Kimi Walker
Nursing Instructor
kimi_mcmahan@southwesterncc.edu
828.339.4339
800.447.4091, ext. 4339