Transition to Professional Nursing for Articulating Students AAS (Integrated Curriculum)

The Transition to Professional Nursing for Articulating Students AAS degree (Integrated Curriculum) (AAS_PRNR) is offered at LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris and LSC-Tomball and has additional entrance requirements. For more information, please contact the Nursing Department.

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Program Description

This program is designed for graduates of a LVN or paramedic program to become a registered nurse (RN).

First Prerequisite Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
ENGL 1301 Composition & Rhetoric I 3
RNSG 1301 Pharmacology 3

TOTAL First Prerequisite Credit Hours:

10

Second Prerequisite Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
RNSG1 1219 Integrated Nursing Skills I 2
RNSG1 1361 Clinical - Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
RNSG1 1523 Intro to Professional Nursing for Integrated Programs 5
RNSG1 1229 Integrated Nursing Skills II 2

TOTAL Second Prerequisite Credit Hours:

12

First Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
RNSG 1517 Concepts of Professional Nursing Practice I for Articulating Students 5
RNSG 1360 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

12

Second Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
RNSG 2361 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
RNSG 2514 Integrated Care of the Patient with Complex Health Care Needs 5
BIOL 2420 Medical Microbiology 4

TOTAL Second Semester Credits:

12

Second Year Credits

First Semester Credits

Course Number Title Credits
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
Elective2   Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
RNSG 2362 Clinical-Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 3
RNSG3 2535 Integrated Patient Care Management 5

TOTAL First Semester Credits:

14

Total Credits

TOTAL Credit Hours Transition to Professional Nursing AAS:

60

  1. PLA Credit based upon current licensure as LVN or Paramedic.
  2. Choose from the AAS core
  3. Capstone course