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Associate Degree in Nursing

The Associate Degree in Nursing program is a 72-credit hour course that can be completed in as little as 20 months. HCI College offers students the opportunity to complete a portion of the coursework online for the non-clinical portion of this degree program.

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ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN NURSING DESCRIPTION

The Nursing program at HCI College is committed to providing training for students seeking an Associate of Science Degree (A.S.) in Nursing. This program is designed to provide educational and clinical experiences preparing students for employment positions as a Registered Nurse (RN) in hospitals or comparable facilities.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • No Waiting List
  • 20-Month Program
  • Flexible Day & Evening Classes
  • Tutoring Preparation for TEAS Exam
  • Eligible to take NCLEX Exam

PROGRAM GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

  • Utilize critical thinking, the nursing process, and evidence-based practice to deliver best practice for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Provide quality, safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care through teamwork and collaboration. Use knowledge, skills, and attitude/emotional intelligence to assure coordination and continuity of care for patients across the lifecycle in a variety of healthcare settings from preventive- to end-of-life care. Understand the application of quality data and metrics as an opportunity to benchmark care delivery.
  • Integrate culturally competent decision making accomplished through communication, collaboration, and mutual respect for patients, significant others, and the interprofessional care management team.
  • Incorporate legal and ethical guidelines into practice and promote lifelong learning and professionalism through consensus building and conflict resolution.
  • Use technology to reduce error, remain current, educate patients and nurses, communicate essential information and document care.

This nursing degree program focuses on: wellness of self and others; technical nursing skills across the life span in acute care facilities, long-term care facilities and the community environment; critical care concepts; and professional development. 

Upon graduation, the student is awarded an Associate in Science Degree (A.S.) and is eligible to take the National Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX) to become a Registered Nurse (RN).

If you are considering becoming a Registered Nurse (RN), contact HCI College admissions today to schedule a visit and find out how you can earn your Associate of Science Degree in Nursing.

AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

1764 North Congress Ave.

West Palm Beach, FL 33409

(561)586-0121

1201 W. Cypress Creek Rd., Suite 101.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309

(954)626-0255