Nursing

PVCC Nursing Lab

Degree Type: 

Meta Major: 

The Associate of Applied Science degree in Nursing at Piedmont Virginia Community College prepares graduates to be contributing members of the health-care team, providing direct patient care as beginning practitioners of professional nursing in structured-care settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, doctors' offices, clinics and schools. Graduates will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN Examination required for licensure as a registered nurse (RN).

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Program Requirements

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 

67

Required Courses: 

SDV 100 Open to all Meta Majors  - 1 Credit Hours
ENG 111 College Composition I  - 3 Credit Hours
ENG 112 College Composition II  - 3 Credit Hours
BIO 141 Human Anatomy & Physiology I  - 4 Credit Hours
BIO 142 Human Anatomy & Physiology II  - 4 Credit Hours
PSY 230 Developmental Psychology  - 3 Credit Hours
SOC 200 Principles of Sociology  - 3 Credit Hours
BIO 150 Introductory Microbiology  - 4 Credit Hours
PHI 227 Bio-Medical Ethics  - 3 Credit Hours
NSG 100 Introduction to Nursing Concepts
NSG 106 Competencies for Nursing Practice
NSG 130 Professional Nursing Concepts
NSG 152 Health Care Participant  - 3 Credit Hours
NSG 170 Health/Illness Concepts  - 6 Credit Hours
NSG 200 Health Promotion and Assessment
NSG 210 Health Care Concepts I
NSG 211 Health Care Concepts II
NSG 230 Advanced Professional Nursing Concepts
NSG 252 Complex Health Care Concepts
NSG 270 Nursing Capstone

Course Sequence: 

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Additional Program Information: 

Program Outcomes Data

Admission

After applying to PVCC, students must also apply to the Nursing Program or LPN to RN Transition Program. Completion of general education courses is one criteria used to make admissions decisions.

  • The application for the Nursing program for fall 2019 is now closed. The 2018-2019 Program of Study will be posted here and made available prior  to the Fall 2019 semester start. 
  • The LPN to RN Transition program will not be offered Spring 2019.
  • Please review the Nursing Information Book 

Electives

  • List of courses that fulfill the requirement for the Humanities Elective can be found in the PDF icon Nursing Degree Requirements
  • Completion of general education courses is one criteria used to make admissions decisions.

Printable PDF icon Nursing Degree Requirements

 

Compliance Requirements

Successful completion of clinical compliance documentation, including criminal background check, drug screening, and immunization documentation, is required for clinical internships. Please contact division office for detailed information at HLS1@pvcc.edu

Required Skills & Employment Outlook

Jobs this program prepares you for: 

Registered Nurse (RN)