The Associate Degree Nursing curriculum at Brunswick Community College provides knowledge, competencies, and techniques to incorporate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a changing environment, and to fulfill personal needs which impact health, high quality of life, and also the achievement of potential.
Course work includes and also builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, along with the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as an associate of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while utilizing evidence-based practice, quality enhancement, and informatics. Graduates of this training program meet the criteria to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).
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Brunswick Community College is a tax-supported, public, nonprofit institution under the control of a board of Trustees. It was founded by the North Carolina Legislature in July in the year 1979 under provisions of the General Statutes of North Carolina, USA, Chapter 115-A, passed by the Legislature in the year 1963.
Total estimated program cost is USD $12,009
Following are the minimum requirements for ADN-RN Nursing Program. Minimum admission standards include:
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher at current institution (college or high school). GPA must be maintained until classes begin in August 2017.
- Complete or test out of ENG 095 or DRE 098, or have credit for an approved college level English course. Course grade must be “C” or higher.
- Submit official high school or GED transcript. If you graduated from a NC Public high school since 2003, you may request your official high school transcript be sent electronically to the Admissions Office via the College Foundation of NC (CFNC) website at cfnc.org .
- Submit official college transcript(s) for credits earned from all colleges attended.
- Complete or test out of MAT 080 or DMA 080 or have credit for an approved college level math course. Course grade must be “C” or higher.
- Complete the National League for Nursing Pre Admission Examination for RNs (NLN PAX-RN) achieving the following minimum scores (students are not required to be enrolled as a BCC student before taking the examination, nor are there any course requirements). Fee is $35 (subject to change by the NLN). This test can only be taken once every six-month period. Do not wait until the end of the testing period to make an appointment to test as seats are limited.
- A composite score of 60th percentile rank or greater.
- A minimum score of 45th percentile rank on each of three sections (verbal, math, and science).
- BCC will adhere to the NLN PAX no-show/late arrival policy.
- Student’s requiring ADA special testing accommodations are responsible for contacting the BCC ADA office 15 days prior to taking the PAX examination in order to receive approval from the NLN. Only the NLN may grant final approval.
- Have completed a state approved Nursing Aide (NA) training program, OR have an active license as a Practical Nurse in North Carolina. (Information on NC state-approved programs can be found at http://www.ncdhhs.gov/dhsr/hcpr/nat.html.)
- LPNs from both in-state and out-of-state programs must provide evidence that they have an active license as an LPN in the State of North Carolina, prior to the application deadline.
- CNAs from both in-state and out-of-state programs must have completed a state approved NA I course and become certified through the State of North Carolina, to be entered on the North Carolina CNA registry, prior to the application deadline.
1) A copy of a high school or college transcript or a course completion certificate from the state approved NA I program must be submitted with application (including courses taken at BCC). Failure to produce completion certificate will result in zero points for this criteria. Do not send State of NC CNA Registry verification form.
2) Challenging the NA I examination does not meet the in-state or out-of-State requirement for being a certified CNA.
3) Online verification of certification on the NC Nurse Aide Registry website will be conducted by the ADN Program Director or designee, and must be available by January 13, 2017. Failure to be listed on the registry, or a substantiated or restricted finding, will disqualify an applicant from admission to the program, and that seat will be awarded to an applicant on the wait list. Verification and licensure must be maintained until the start of the program.
Brunswick Community College
Address: Administrative Building & Student Center, 50 College Rd, Bolivia, NC 28422
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