LPN Options

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) works under the direction of physicians and registered nurses. The CNCC Nursing Program allows a practical nursing exit point. After successfully completing the first two semesters of the AAS program and a 4cr Transition to Practical Nursing course offered in the summer semester, students are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). At this point, a student has the option of exiting the program and seeking employment as an LPN, or continuing toward completion of the AAS degree. Nursing Advanced Placement Bridge Program (LPN to RN) The Bridge Program allows Licensed Practical Nurses to complete a transition course (NUR 189) and enter the second year of the AAS Nursing Program. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the NCLEX-RN licensure examination following graduation. To apply for the LPN to RN program, student must have completed the following prerequisites with a grade of "C" or higher and a minimum GPA of 2.8: In addition, the following requirements must be completed after provisional acceptance, but before being eligible for full acceptance into the program. In addition to all of the above, the following general education courses are required with a grade of "C" or higher as part of the nursing program: For more information, contact Darby McDermott 970-824-1104