2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jan 30, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Associate Degree Nursing, ADN (A45110)

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The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in 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 caresystem and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Total: 49 Credit Hours

General Education Courses

Total: 20 Credit Hours

Total Credits for ADN Degree: 69

*Recommended Elective & General Education Options:

Humanities/Fine Arts:

Take 3 credits:


+BIO 271   must be taken in the spring of senior year in conjunction with NUR 213   

Students making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to complete general education requirements.

This program has special admissions requirements. These requirements are in addition to those completed for the College. Please visit www.pittcc.edu to review the requirements (click on Health Sciences > Admissions).

The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) and accredited by the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education (NLN-CNEA).

NCBON                                                     NLN-CNEA
4516 Lake Boone Trail 2600 Virginia Ave, NW
Raleigh, NC 27607 Washington, DC, 20032
Phone: 919-782-3211 Phone: 202-909-2526
Fax: 919-781-9461  

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