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lpn to adn progression track

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    Video: LPN to ADN Progression Track

    Program Number: 10-543-1
    School Year: 2017-2018
    Associate of Applied Science Degree
    Campus: Beaver Dam, Fond du Lac, West Bend
    Full-Time Enrollment Only

    Program Description

    The LPN to ADN Progression Track is designed for individuals who are currently Wisconsin Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) and want to become Registered Nurses (RN). The coursework builds upon prior learning.

    Advanced standing credit may be awarded for knowledge and skills gained through occupational experiences, prior learning and other advanced placement subject exams. To ensure that students have the academic foundation for higher-level coursework, 19 escrow credits are granted after successful completion of 543-109, 543-110, 543-111 and 543-112. These escrow credits then fulfill the core course requirements for the first year of the Moraine Park Associate Degree Nursing program.

    Program graduates are eligible to write the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses.

    The program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326 (phone 1-404-975-5000) and the Wisconsin Board of Nursing (phone 1-608-267-2357).

    Statewide Median Salary for Recent Graduates

    • $51,039

    Approximate Costs

    • $132.20 per credit (resident)
    • $198.30 per credit (out-of-state resident)
    • Online students are not charged out-of-state fees.
    • Please refer to the MPTC Student Handbook for additional enrollment fee information.

    Program Outcomes

    • Implement one's role as a nurse in ways that reflect integrity, responsibility, ethical practices, and an evolving professional identity as a nurse committed to evidence-based practice, caring, advocacy and quality care.
    • Demonstrate appropriate written, verbal, and nonverbal communication in a variety of clinical contexts.
    • Integrate social, mathematical, and physical sciences, pharmacology, and pathophysiology in clinical decision making.
    • Provide patient centered care by utilizing the nursing process across diverse populations and health care settings.
    • Minimize risk of harm to patients, members of the health care team and self through safe individual performance and participation in system effectiveness.
    • Lead the multidisciplinary health care team to provide effective patient care throughout the lifespan.
    • Use information and technology to communicate, manage data, mitigate error, and support decision-making.

    Career Opportunities

    • (entry-level; after passing NCLEX-RN)
    • Staff Nurse
    • Primary Nurse

    Program Applications

    Applications for admission to the LPN to ADN Progression Track program will continue to be accepted until further notice. Please check our Application Deadlines for periodic updates.

    Admission Process

    • Submit the college admission application.   
    • Submit the $30 one-time fee.   
    • Submit high school and other official college transcripts.   
    • Take the college assessment test (ACCUPLACER, ACT or other). The ACCUPLACER assessment can be taken at MPTC.   
    • Attend a program orientation with your advisor.   
    • Health Requirements need to be met and a Criminal Background Check is required.   

    Please visit the Admissions page for general information.

    apply now!

     

    NumberTitleCrs
    Clinical Admissions Requirements
    Petition Requirements (Currently accepted pre-core nursing students, go to myMPTC Student tab for specifics.)
    543-117Nursing Bridge to ADN (This course is not counted as part of program credits)2
    801-136English Composition 13
    801-196Oral and Interpersonal Communication3
    806-177General Anatomy and Physiology4
    806-179Advanced Anatomy and Physiology4
    809-188Developmental Psychology3
    Current WI Licensed Practical Nurse; employment as an LPN for a minimum of 2,080 hours in the last 2 years
    Total                                                                                      17
     
    Term 1
    103-159**Computer Literacy - Microsoft Office1
    543-109Nursing: Complex Health Alterations 13
    543-110Nursing: Mental Health and Community Concepts2
    543-111Nursing: Intermediate Clinical Practice3
    543-112Nursing: Advanced Skills1
    806-197Microbiology4
    809-198Introduction to Psychology3
    890-101**College 1012
    Total                                                                                      19
    19 escrow credits will be granted after successful completion of 543-109, 543-110, 543-111, 543-11219
    Term 2
    543-113Nursing: Complex Health Alterations 23
    543-114Nursing: Management and Professional Concepts2
    543-115Nursing: Advanced Clinical Practice3
    543-116Nursing Clinical Transition2
    809-1xxSocial Science Course3
    Total                                                                                       13
     
    Total Program Credits and Institutional Requirements                                                                      68

    Institutional Requirements

    ** The credits for 103-159 Computer Literacy-Microsoft Office and 890-101 College 101 are Institutional Requirements for graduation.

    Academic Planner

    Current students, please see your Advisor for your academic planner.

    Transfer Opportunities

    Check out the Credit Transfers page for more information.

    Additional Information

    *Enrollment may limit the campus availability or delivery of certain courses.

    Clinical evaluations are the exit assessment graduation requirement for the program.

    For co-curricular activities and opportunities related to this program/certificate, click here.