Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Program – Tech Prep
The purpose of the Associate Degree Nursing Tech Prep program is to prepare students with beginning competencies to practice as registered nurses upon successful writing of the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. The program is accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the state of Texas and the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Information regarding the program can be obtained from the NLNAC at 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006, 212.363.5555, extension 153.
It is recommended that the applicant complete some or all of the general education courses in the curriculum prior to entry into the program.
Job opportunities include hospitals, clinics, home health care facilities, long-term care facilities, industry, and specialty health care hospital units. The registered nurse works within the scope of nursing as defined by The Nursing Practice Act in the State of Texas.
Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program Admission Requirements
Applications are taken year-round, students are strongly encouraged to turn in applications by Feb. 1 for consideration for admission. Students are responsible to make application to Lee College before applying to the nursing program. Students are responsible for furnishing official transcripts to the Admissions and Records Office. The student is required to request transcript evaluation of transfer courses, once admitted into the program. The ADN Admission Committee informs applicants of admission status. Students selected may enter the program provided admission requirements are satisfied.
Admission requirements are monitored continuously and may change between catalogs. Contact the Allied Health office for most current requirements including:
The Board of Nurse Examiners for the state of Texas requires schools to inform enrolled student, (verbally and in writing), about eligibility requirements and to maintain students’ signed receipt of the required information.
The Board of Nurse Examiners has identified certain circumstances that may render a potential candidate ineligible for licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Texas. The Board provides individuals the opportunity to petition the Board for a Declaratory Order as to their eligibility in accordance with Article 301.257 of the Nursing Practice Act.
If you are required to answer “YES” to any of the following questions, please request a Declaratory Order Petition from the Board of Nurse Examiners, P.O. Box 430, Austin, TX 78767-0430, and return it to the Board’s office. Processing your Petition may take 6 to 12 months, or longer, after you provide all required documentation and depending on your circumstance. Once all requested documents have been received, you will be notified that the Petition has been transferred to the Enforcement Department for review.
|First Semester Prerequisites|
|BIOL||2401||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|ENGL||1301||English Composition I||3|
|PSYC||2301||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|It is suggested that the * courses are taken prior to program admission if schedule allows. (Once admitted into the program, all courses must be taken in the sequence listed at the time of admission.) If any RNSG course must be repeated, the lab/clinical corresponding course must be repeated also.|
|PSYC||2314||Life Span Growth and Development *||3|
|RNSG||1209||Introduction to Nursing||2|
|RNSG||1205||Nursing Skills I||2|
|RNSG||1341||Common Concepts of Adult Health||3|
|RNSG||1361||Clinical – Nursing – Registered Nurse Training||3|
|BIOL||2402||Human Anatomy and Physiology II *||4|
|RNSG||1343||Complex Concepts of Adult Health||3|
|RNSG||1362||Clinical – Nursing – Registered Nurse Training||3|
|RNSG||2201||Care of Children and Families||2|
|RNSG||2161||Clinical – Nursing – Registered Nurse Training||1|
|‡||ITSC||1309||Integrated Software Applications I *||3|
|- – - –||- – - -||Humanities/Fine Arts *||3|
|ENGL||1302||English Composition II *||3|
|- – - -||- – - -||Oral Communications *||3|
|RNSG||1251||Care of the Childbearing Family||2|
|RNSG||1162||Clinical – Nursing – Registered Nurse Training||1|
|RNSG||2213||Mental Health Nursing||2|
|RNSG||2160||Clinical – Nursing – Registered Nurse Training||1|
|SPNL||1301||Health Care Spanish *||3|
|RNSG||2331||Advanced Concepts of Adult Health||3|
|●||RNSG||2121||Management of Client Care||1|
|RNSG||2362||Clinical – Nursing – Registered Nurse Training||3|
|RNSG||1146||Legal and Ethical Issues for Nurses||1|
|Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree||