NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog 
    Feb 20, 2019  
NWCCD 2017-18 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

Nursing ADN

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The nursing program is an intense, 2-year course of study designed to prepare the graduate to function as a Registered Nurse for clients with complex health care needs. The nursing program offers an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) with an optional Practical Nursing exit (certificate) after the first year.  Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The nursing program is offered on both the Gillette and Sheridan campuses.

Nursing Program Outcomes

  • Provide competent, compassionate nursing care.
  • Demonstrate clinical judgment to make health care decisions.
  • Manage care to create a healing environment which meets human needs.
  • Practice nursing according to established professional and ethical standards.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the role of the entry level nurse.


Required Course of Study


Program Prerequisites - 10 - 11 credits

Freshman Year

Sophomore Year

Total Credit Hours - 65-66

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