Sep 22, 2021  
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Rivier University Academic Catalog

Associate of Science in Nursing Advanced Placement LPN


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See Transfer Admission for more information.

All General Education Requirements except REL 379 must be completed prior to taking NSG 200 Nursing Transition

Pre-Requisites:

  • LPN Licensure; completion of all Nursing Admission requirements
  • Challenge Exam:
    • NSG 101   - Nursing Fundamentals
    • NSG 102   - Care of the Adult I                      

Nursing, Associate of Science (Advanced Placement Curriculum for LPNS)

Completion of the following Core courses:

 

BIO 105  

Anatomy & Physiology I

4 cr

BIO 106  

Anatomy & Physiology II

4 cr

ENG 120  

English Composition I

3 cr

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Humanities Elective

3 cr

PSY 101  

General Psychology

3 cr

PSY 212  

Life Span Development

3 cr

BIO 201  

Microbiology

4 cr

SOC____ 

Sociology Elective

3 cr

 

Advanced Placement students must demonstrate competency in the listed courses by one of the following: submitting transcripts for transfer credits; acceptable CLEP scores; or, taking the courses at Rivier University prior to beginning Year 1. The courses listed equal 44 credits awarded/transferred into the Advanced Placement program.

 

All pre-requisites must be completed prior to starting Year 1

 

 

 

Year 1 - Spring

 

 

 

NSG 200    

Nursing Transition              

2 cr

 

 

 

REL 379  

Bioethics

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

5

Year 2 - Summer Term Long**

Year 2 - Summer Term 2**

NSG 103   

Foundations of Pharmacology

3 cr  

NSG 190  

Essentials of Comm. Health

1 cr

 Year 2 - Summer Term 1**

 

 

 

NSG 201  

Mental Health Nursing           

3 cr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Year 2 - Fall**

 

 

Year 2 - Spring

NSG 202  

Care of the Childbearing Family

4 cr

NSG 203  

Care of the Adult II

10 cr

NSG 205  

Care of the Child  

3 cr

NSG 206  

Professional Issues in Nursing   

 1 cr

 

 

7

 

 

11


* Humanities Elective: Select from Communications, English, History, Modern Languages, Philosophy, Religion.  All nursing courses must be taken in sequence.

** Courses in Summer Year 2 and Fall Year 2 may be interchanged with the permission of the Director of the Program.

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