LPN to RN Online Bridge



A licensed practical nurse (LPN) may request advanced placement in the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Individuals are encouraged to contact the director of the program.

Curriculum Information

LPN to RN OBP Admission

Application to the Online Bridge program may be submitted March 1, 2015 through July 30, 2015 for the class starting the 2016 spring semester.

The selection committee meets on an as needed basis to consider applicants who have completed the application process. The completion of the application is the student's responsibility.  If you are not selected for the January start date then you will need to submit a new application each year.

Application Checklist
Admission Information

Additional Requirements

  1. Have graduated from a PN program approved by the KSBN with at least a grade of "C" in each nursing course.
  2. Currently possess a licensure in Kansas as a PN.
  3. Must be IV Therapy Certified.
  4. If graduation was more than three years ago, LPN's must have 1000 hours documented LPN work experience within the last three years.
  5. Science courses (A & P and Microbiology) are valid for up to seven (7) years.
  6. Complete prerequisite and general education requirements of the respective technical college, community college or university/college.

HESI Entrance Exam

How to take test

BEFORE submitting an application for the 2016 Online Bridge Program, you are required to successfully complete the HESI Admission Assessment Exam by meeting program benchmarks. 

Deadline to successfully complete the HESI Exam is
July 30, 2015 for the 2016 OBP.

The most recent edition of the HESI Admission Assessment Exam Review is recommended as a study guide by Elsevier and is available at the HCC Bookstores or at: www.evolve.elsevier.com.
Subjects which will be used for admission are: Reading, Vocabulary, Human A and P, Biology and Math.  Exam results must be at or above program benchmarks.

Study preview sites:  Video & Sample practice exams listed below