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Regional College

East Liverpool
Regional College

The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing is available at the Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Geauga (at the Regional Academic Center in Twinsburg) and Tuscarawas campuses. Students interested in the program should apply directly to one of these campuses and meet with a nursing representative for additional application details concerning advanced placement, etc. Detailed information and requirements for admission are in the brochure for this program. A copy of the brochure may be obtained from the nursing department. Students are required to complete civilian (BCI&I) and Federal (FBI) background checks and drug screening after acceptance into the program. The coursework for this degree may be applied toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

In addition to the two year program, there are two concentrations within the program for qualified students:

  • Licensed Practical Nurse to ADN concentration
  • Paramedic to ADN concentration

With the successful completion of the program, graduates are awarded an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing and are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

The Associate Degree in Nursing program, Regional College, reserves the right to initiate changes in the program as deemed necessary for maintaining quality nursing education.

Career Opportunities

As one of the largest health care occupations, registered nurses held about 2.7 million jobs in 2010. Hospitals employ the largest number of RNs with approximately 66 percent of jobs. About 15 percent of jobs were in outpatient care centers, 13 percent in home health care services, 10 percent in physician offices and 8 percent in Nursing Care facilities. The remainder worked mostly in educational institutions, government agencies and with medical manufacturing suppliers. Approximately 20 percent of nurses work part time.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Admission Requirements

Cumulative GPA of 2.70 of higher; high school or college-level courses in algebra, biology and chemistry; completion of developmental coursework prescribed by placement testing; and minimum grade of C (2.000) in all required courses

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 68 credit hours. Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA and in major.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

1. Use the nursing process to meet self-care demands of individuals in structured settings.

2. Demonstrate therapeutic communication skills in interactions with patients, families and health team members.

3. Perform safely the nursing skills and techniques identified in all nursing courses.

4. Function within the legal and ethical guidelines of the nursing role as a provider of care, manager of care and member of the profession.


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