|Nursing & Allied Health|
|New students should contact a Health Care Specialist/Education Planner through the Entry Center.|
Toll Free 1.866.900.2311
Admissions Center Room 160
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M-F 8 am - 5 pm
Dean of Instruction, Director of Nursing Program
Contact Nursing Faculty & Staff
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Nursing is a demanding and rewarding profession that requires strong communication skills, excellent problem-solving abilities, focused concentration when performing a task, attention to detail, the ability to work well with others, and extensive knowledge of the sciences.
Nursing Certificate and Degree Options
Nursing Associate in Arts – Direct Transfer Agreement
Prepare for upper division coursework in nursing. This option is designed for students who intend to complete the Associate Degree Nursing program at LCC and continue their education for a baccalaureate degree in nursing at an institution that offers an RN to BSN program.
An 8-credit Certificate of Completion provides students the content and experience to give basic nursing care to patients under the supervision of a licensed nurse.
Completion of the first four quarters of the Nursing Program enables students to apply for state licensure as a Practical Nurse by examination (NCLEX – PN). Completion of the remainder (second year) of the Nursing Program fulfills the requirements of the Associate Degree and enables the student to apply for state licensure as a Registered Nurse by examination (NCLEX – RN).
This entry option provides an opportunity for Licensed Practical Nurses to earn an Associate in Applied Science Transfer degree. Completion of the nursing program enables the student to apply forstate licensure as a Registered Nurse by examination (NCLEX – RN).
Rural Outreach in Nursing Education (RONE) limited availability
The RONE Associate in Applied Science Transfer Degree is a collaboration with rural hospitals throughout the state to provide access to nursing education in selected rural areas. If you are a rural health care worker in Washington State, you may be eligible for the RONE program.
Approval and Accreditation
The Lower Columbia College Nursing Program is approved by Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
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