Alabama Southern Community College is a community college system that runs in Southwest Alabama, United States. Alabama Southern was created in 1991 by the amalgamation of Patrick Henry Junior College in Monroeville, Alabama Sand Hobson State Technical College in Thomasville, Alabama. The Thomasville campus is where the Kathryn Tucker Windham Museum domiciled. In addition to two full-service campuses located in these cities, there are learning centers in Jackson, and Gilbertown, Alabama.
At Alabama Southern Community College, the nursing program offers training to students for vocations in hospitals, home care, convalescent centers, clinics, and physician’s offices. The course centers on understanding, techniques, and practice for advancing health, providing care for the sick, infirmed, disabled, or other individuals or groups. The program courses consist of administration of medication and treatments, assisting of physician all through the process of examinations and treatments, referring patients to physicians and other health care experts, and planning education for health maintenance. The Nursing course at Alabama Southern Community College is endorsed by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, since 2007.
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program is intended to train registered nurses to offer nursing care in a range of settings. The graduating nurse will be able to deliver nursing care in the hospital, long-term care, clinics, community health, and other health-related amenities. Upon completion of the nursing program, an Associate in Applied Science Degree is awarded by the college. Nursing graduates could submit an application to take the National Council Licensing Exam-RN (NCLEX-RN) upon graduation.
Entrance into the Nursing Program is competitive and the number of faculties and clinical facilities available limits the number of students. Meeting minimal requirements does not guarantee acceptance
Total program cost is USD $16,200
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program
Minimum admission standards include:
- Unreserved admission to the college.
- Receipt of completed application for the nursing program(s).
- Minimum of 2.5 GPA (based on the last 24 hours of credit)for students with previous college work.
- Minimum of 2.5 high school GPA for students without prior college work (GED acceptable).
- Eligibility for English 101, Math 116 (LPN) and MTH 100 (RN).
- Eligibility for BIO 201 during the first term of Associate Degree nursing courses.
- Good standing with the college.
- BIO 201 and BIO 202 must have been completed within the last five years of program admission.
- Prerequisite (s) per the Upward Mobility curriculum must be met (ENG 101, MTH 100, BIO 201, BIO 202, and NUR 200).
- Proof of a minimum of 500 clock hours within 12 months of admission.
- Proof of Graduation from a State Board of Nursing approved PN Program
- Meeting the essential functions or technical standards required for nursing.
You must have completed the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) before application. The TEAS test must have been taken within the last three years before admission. This test may be repeated only after a six week period has lapsed.
Alabama Southern Community College
2800 S Alabama Ave,
Monroeville, AL 36460, USA