Paramedic to ADN Transition, AAS
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Program Intro

Paramedic to ADN Transition–A45110PB is designed for the Paramedic to complete the ADN program. All general education courses listed are prerequisites to NUR 215. In addition, BIO 275 and PSY 241 are prerequisites to NUR 215. After provisional acceptance into the Paramedic to ADN Program, and upon successful completion of NUR 215 Paramedic/RN Bridge Concepts course, credit will be given for NUR 111, 112, 114, 117, and NUR 211 (25 SHC). A copy of the current unrestricted National and NC certification to practice in NC must be on file in the Registrar’s Office. After successful completion of NUR 215, the student in A45110PB will transition to A45110 major.

Curriculum Preview

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • BIO 275 – Microbiology
    This covers the principles of microbiology and the impact these organisms have on man and the environment.
  • HUM 115 – Critical Thinking
    This course introduces the use of critical thinking skills in the context of human conflict.

SAMPLE COURSES

  • NUR 215 – Paramedic/RN Bridge Concepts
    This course is designed to introduce concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing as the Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Science Paramedic transitions to the nursing role. Emphasis is placed on the concepts within each domain including evidenced-based practice, quality improvement, communication, safety, interdisciplinary team, collaboration, clinical decision-making, professional behaviors, informatics, assessment, perfusion, oxygenation, elimination, and cellular regulation.

SAMPLE COURSES:

  • NUR 113 – Family Health Concepts
    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing.
  • NUR 212 – Health System Concepts
    This course is designed to further develop the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing.

SAMPLE COURSES

  • NUR 213 – Complex Health Concepts
    This course is designed to assimilate the concepts within the three domains of the individual, healthcare, and nursing. Emphasis is placed on the concepts of fluid/electrolytes, metabolism, perfusion, mobility, stress/coping, violence, health-wellness-illness, professional behaviors, caring interventions, managing care, healthcare systems, and quality improvement.

Program Requirements

Program Application requests must be submitted by January 27, 2022. Completed applications must be received by February 3, 2022.

Before applying to the Paramedic to ADN Program, applicant must provide documentation of credentials and official transcripts for all courses on the checklist. No exceptions.

BIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, ENGLISH, AND HUMANITIES
Applicants must have completed the following before receiving the Paramedic to ADN application packet:

  • Science: BIO 168, BIO 169 and BIO 275 with a grade of “C” or higher (the 5 year rule does not apply to these courses).
  • The Registrar’s Office and the Dean of Health Sciences and Nursing must approve the equivalent to BIO 168 and 169.
  • Psychology: PSY 150 and PSY 241 with a grade of “C” or higher
  • English: ENG 111 and ENG 112
  • Humanities: HUM 115 AND an additional Humanities/Fine Arts Elective

Request an Eligibility Review: If you are unsure of meeting the prerequisites, you may request an eligibility review prior to completing Step 1. Email Dusk Stroud at dostroud89@lenoircc.edu and attach unofficial transcripts and/or placement scores if LCC does not have them on file.

Complete an online LCC Application for Admission. Select Pre-Associate Degree Nursing (A1030N) as the major. Select 2021 FA as the start term. As part of the general admissions process, you must submit an official high school transcript, official transcripts from all other colleges attended, and placement scores if applicable. You will also need to set up your LancerLOGIN Account so that you can access your Lancer Email. Acceptance into a Pre–Health Sciences Program does not guarantee acceptance into the Health Sciences Program.

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Program Application Request

If the general application process has been completed and all documents have been submitted, an email will be sent with the Transition Application attached.

Paying for College

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Who to Contact

For more admissions information:
Dusk Stroud
Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management

Administration (Bldg 3), Room 140A
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 394
Fax: (252) 233-6893
Email: dostroud89@lenoircc.edu

For more information:
Vicki Barker, RN,MSN,CNE
ADN Program Chair

Health Sciences (Bldg 13), Rm 228
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 806
Fax: (252) 520-9598
Email: vpbarker75@lenoircc.edu

For more information:
Dr. Alexis Welch, RN
Dean of Health Sciences and Nursing

Health Sciences (Bldg 13), Rm 214
Phone: (252) 527-6223, ext. 801
Fax: (252) 520-9598
Email: abwelch27@lenoircc.edu

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The Lenoir Community College Associate Degree in Nursing Program holds pre-accreditation status from the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation, located at 2600 Virginia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20037, 800-669-1656. Holding pre-accreditation status does not guarantee that initial accreditation by NLN CNEA will be received.