Nov 16, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog


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Associate of Science Degree Program - 68 Quarter Credit Hours

Indianapolis East and Fort Wayne Campuses Only

The LPN to ASN program is designed to achieve a seamless transition from vocational nursing to professional nursing. This bridge program will allow transfer credit for general education courses, as well as require a 10 credit hour transfer from nursing foundational and lower level medical-surgical courses from the students’ practical nursing program.

Program Objectives

Upon graduation, students will be able to:

  1. Provide safe, quality, evidence-based, patient-centered nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings to diverse patients across the lifespan.

  2. Promote a culture of caring to provide compassionate, culturally-competent care.

  3. Engage in critical thinking when making nursing judgments to provide and improve quality patient care.

  4. Communicate and collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary team, the patient, and the patient’s support persons.

  5. Use information management principles, techniques, systems and patient care technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error and support decision-making.

  6. Provide leadership in a variety of healthcare settings for diverse patient populations.

  7. Assimilate professional, legal and ethical guidelines in practice as a professional nurse.

44 Credit Hours

24 Credit Hours

Program Specific Notes

Indicates a grade of ‘B-’ (80%) is required for successful completion of each core course for students enrolled in the LPN to ASN program. Please see the Core Courses section of this Catalog for details.
  LPN to ASN students must attain an 80% or better in each professional core course and a 73% or better in each non-core course in order to successfully complete the course and progress academically.
  Program Length: The LPN to ASN program is 60 weeks in length and 1,022 clock hours.
  Program Delivery: The LPN to ASN program is offered in residential or blended instructional delivery formats.

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