Nursing - LPN to RN Traditional Bridge - AAS
This program prepares students to take the NCLEX-RN exam for state licensure to practice as a registered nurse. This is an intensive one-year program that combines theory and clinical practice. The program is accredited by the Kansas Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. Graduates have the foundation to continue their education at baccalaureate granting institutions.
Nursing is a well-respected profession which provides a lifetime of service to others. As members of an interprofessional team they provide critical input into the health and well-being of individuals. They combine the science and art of nursing practice, and make critical judgments and decisions regarding the care provided. Nurses perform a myriad of roles, responsibilities and tasks of which the most familiar is care-giver. Their work environment is just as vast: hospitals, clinics, long-term care, military bases, correctional facilities, and educational faculties to name a few. Professional nurse deliver culturally competent, safe and effective care with compassion and expertise.
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing Inc.
3390 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326
Kansas State Board of Nursing
900 SW Jackson St., Room 1051
Topeka, KS 66612
Hutchinson Community College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.