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Nursing & Allied Health
New students should contact a Health Care Specialist / Education Planner through the Entry Center.
Leszek Cromwell
Toll Free 1.866.900.2311
Fax 360.442.2879
Admissions Center Room 160
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M-F 8 am - 5 pm

Dean of Instruction, Director of Nursing Program
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Nursing Program Mission

The Nursing Program is committed to providing excellence in nursing education that encompasses critical thinking, competencies in the role of provider of care, manager of care and member in the discipline of nursing, with an emphasis on life-long learning.

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Upcoming Application Periods
Applications will be available online two weeks before the application period begins. See Nursing Forms. Admission testing will occur the month following the application deadline.
LPN2RN campus-based option (Fall 2015 admission)
April 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015.
Traditional program (Fall 2015 admission)
April 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015.
LPN2RN eLearning option (Fall 2015 admission)
April 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015.
LPN2RN campus –based option (Fall 2015-Winter 2016-Spring 2016 admission)
April 1, 2015 - June 30, 2015.








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.

Nursing Assistant

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.

Practical / Registered 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 for state 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 and endorsed by a partnering hospital , you may be eligible for the RONE program. Please Contact tnorton@lccctc.edu for more information.

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.

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Atlanta, GA 30326

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