Professional Nursing-Registered Nurse - Associate Degree | Virginia Peninsula Community College

Professional Nursing-Registered Nurse - Associate Degree

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Program Details
Credential: 
Associate of Applied Science
Academic Division: 
Public Safety, Allied Health and Human Services

Virginia Peninsula Community College's Nursing Program(s) are selective admission, please review information specific to the College's selective admission program processes, allied health education pathways, and student planning expectations at Selective Admission Allied Health and Healthcare Programs.

 

To learn more about Virginia Peninsula Nursing Programs and steps to application (including pre-requisite, pre-application course requirements, selection criteria and additional requirements), please visit our Nursing Program website at: Nursing Information and Resources.

Attending Virginia Peninsula enabled me to have the confidence to do many things… I had a wonderful education and credit my instructors with so much. The compassion and encouragement that they gave to me and others was superb.

Donna C. Terry

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Virginia Peninsula Community College's Nursing Program(s) are selective admission, please review information specific to the College's selective admission program processes, allied health education pathways, and student planning expectations at Selective Admission Allied Health and Healthcare Programs.

The Professional Nursing Education Program is only offered as an academic credit degree program, and is a highly competitive, selective-admission program with multiple prerequisite courses that must be successfully completed prior to submission of an application for program selection consideration.

Purpose: The Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) program in Professional Nursing is designed to provide individuals with the knowledge and skills required for entry-level registered nurses. Students who successfully complete program requirements and attain licensure as registered nurses are prepared to enter the workforce as members of the healthcare team in physician’s offices, clinics, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and mental health facilities. While designed to prepare graduates for immediate entry into the workforce, the program is articulated with select four-year institutions to benefit those seeking baccalaureate-level study in the field.

Financial Requirements: In addition to college tuition, fees, and course textbooks and electronic resources, the Professional Nursing program has additional costs for which students will be responsible. Costs may include but are not limited to criminal background check and drug screen, medical examination, immunization/titers, CPR certification, uniforms, instruments and supplies, transportation to and from clinical sites, testing resources, and certification and licensure fees. 

Accreditation: The Professional Nursing Education Program (Associate Degree) is fully approved by the Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Health Professions, Board of Nursing. The program is also accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (www.acenursing.org).

To learn more about Virginia Peninsula Nursing Programs and steps to application (including pre-requisite, pre-application course requirements, selection criteria and additional requirements), please visit our Nursing Program website at: Nursing Information and Resources.

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