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LSC-North Harris Nursing Department

Welcome to the Associate Degree Nursing Program at
Lone Star College - North Harris

Lone Star College-North Harris Associate Degree Nursing Pinning Ceremony. This could be you!

PLEASE NOTE: ***CODE OF CONDUCT***

All prospective and current nursing students are bound by the Code of Conduct outlined in the Lone Star College-North Harris Nursing Program Policies section of the Nursing Student Hanbook.

2012-2013 Nursing Student Handbook
2013-2014 Nursing Student Handbook


LSC-North Harris offers two options to become a Registered Nurse (RN).   Combining the art of caring with the science of nursing, the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is one of the most in-demand, high-growth career tracks in the industry.  Graduates are eligible to become a registered nurse (RN), providing and coordinating care for patients in a variety of healthcare settings.  Students can earn an ADN through the Basic Track program which is designed for those with no previous nursing or paramedic education.  An ADN is also achievable through the Articulation Track program which is designed to transition Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs) and Licensed Paramedics (LPs) in earning their ADN.  The LSC-North Harris Nursing Program offers an integrated nursing curriculum whereby both classroom and clinical content are organized around a series of concepts that progress from simple to complex.   (See further below for more information on these professional nursing programs.)

Spring 2014 Application Period Information

 

Application Period 

 HESI Deadline

HESI Testing Ticket 

Type of Application

Basic & Transition Tracks

1/15/14 - 3/17/14

3/6/2014

LSC - North Harris Test Ticket

Online Application

**Please read through all Application and Testing Information.**


Spring 2014 Nursing Advisor's General Schedule**

 Mondays  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  LSC - North Harris Health Professions Building  200 C
 Tuesdays  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  LSC - North Harris WNSP 174 F
 Wednesdays  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  LSC - North Harris WNSP 174 F 
 Thursdays  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  LSC - North Harris WNSP 174 F
 Fridays  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  LSC - North Harris Health Professions Building  200 C

**Please be advised that this is a general schedule and is subject to change.  If advisor is not available at a particular location during a set day/time, it is encouraged that you call or email Nursing Advisor, Juanita Garcia, at 281-943-6906 or Juanita.Garcia@lonestar.edu

General Nursing Program News

Update: The LSC- North Harris Nursing program is now housed in the new Health Professions Building (HPB) located at Red Oak Drive, Houston, Texas 77090. All North Harris RNSG courses will take place at this locattion.

Please make sure to review the link titled "Additional Nursing Program Requirements" on the left-hand side for a complete list of all nursing program requirements and ranking criteria.

Online LSC-North Harris Nursing Information Session Powerpoint Available

Make sure you register for APPROVED Biology refresher/review courses if any of your Biology courses are more than five years old. Please review the options discussed in the Biology Refresher Course Information Sheet.  If opting to refresh any Biology course through Continuing Education (CE), you will need to register for these CE classes in person at any LSCS CE Department and show proof of prior successful completion (grade "C" or better) in each individual course you are attempting to register for.

    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I SCITC 2100701 (6 weeks)
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology II SCITC 2100801 (6 weeks)
    • Workplace Microbiology SCITC 2101301 (12 weeks)

Continuing Education Schedule

The HESI Admission Assessment (A2) Pre-Entrance exam is available at LSC-North Harris year round. The HESI ticket is available on the website.  You can purchase the HESI A2 Study Guide by ordering online through the LSCS Bookstore or at other retailers.

The Nursing Programs at LSC-North Harris are full-time, day programs.  No evening, weekend, or online programs are available. For more program, admissions, and selection information, please click on the link for the track you need (Basic or Articulation).

Vocational Nursing (LVN) programs are available at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Tomball, LSC-Kingwood and LSC-Montgomery. If you would like to pursue Vocational Nursing as an option, check with the nursing departments at those campuses for requirements and deadlines.

A list of acceptable Humanities/Fine Arts electives can be found on page 114 of the 2013-2014 Lone Star College Catalog. You must choose from the list on page 114 of the current catalog.


TOEFL

          Students who are are accepted or placed on the Alternate List of the Basic Track or
Transition for Articulating Students Track must show English proficiency before acceptance into their respective program.


          Professional Nursing Programs

         The Basic Track is designed for students with no previous formal training in nursing and currently holding no
           state licensure. This is a two-year program with fall and spring semester classes and an early-exit option. 
           Click on Basic Track (left) for selection and admissions information.

The LVN/Paramedic to RN Bridge Program is designed for students currently holding Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Paramedic certification and who are currently working in their field. This is a three-semester program: summer, fall, and spring.

We do not offer any accelerated programs for students who already hold certificates or degrees in areas other than Vocational Nursing and Paramedic studies. All students that are not Paramedics or Vocational Nurses will follow the admissions and testing requirements for the Basic Track. Requests for transfer of academic credits will need to be submitted to the admissions department for review.

Students who have completed actual nursing coursework (not academic prerequisites) and wish to transfer from another nursing school will need to provide copies of your transcripts, course descriptions, a letter from the Director/Dean of your nursing school, and a personal letter of appeal to our Director of Nursing. You can submit these materials to the Nursing Advisor who will present them to the Director for review.

Accreditation

The Lone Star College- NH Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The program received reaccreditation in 2008  and confirmed the next accreditation visit for the fall of 2013. The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing may be contacted at:

ACEN
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
404.975.5000
acenursing.org/


The Lone Star College-NH Associate Degree Nursing Program is fully approved, with commendation by the Texas Board of Nursing (BON).The approval has been granted until 2014. The Texas BON can be contacted at:

Texas BON
333 Guadalupe #3-460
Austin, TX 78701
512.305.7400
webmaster@bon.state.tx.us

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