LPN to Nursing Bridge Program (Associate of Applied Science)

Course Listing

Required Courses

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General Education Core Courses (College Pre-Requisites)

CourseCourse NameCredits
BIO 141Human Anatomy & Physiology I24
BIO 142Human Anatomy & Physiology II24
ENG 111College Composition I3
PHY 230Developmental Psychology3
SDV 101Orientation to Health Professions2
TOTAL16

Nursing Transition Curriculum Courses

Summer Semester (Transition)

CourseCourse NameCredits
BIO 150Introductory Microbiology1,24
NSG 115Healthcare Concepts for Transition5
NSG 200Health Promotion and Assessment3
TOTAL12

Fall Semester

CourseCourse NameCredits
NSG ElectiveENG 112, HLT 230 or SOC 20013
NSG 210Healthcare Concepts I5
NSG 211Healthcare Concepts II5
TOTAL13

Spring Semester

CourseCourse NameCredits
NSG 230Advanced Professional Nursing Concepts2
NSG 252Complex Healthcare Concepts4
NSG 270Nursing Capstone4
PHI 220Ethics13
TOTAL13

1 The support courses (non-NSG) that are not treated as prerequisites, but are recommended to be taken prior to possible entry into the transition program.

2 BIO 141, BIO 142 and BIO 150 must be completed within five years of beginning the program.

ADVISING

healthprofessions@virginiawestern.edu
 Fralin Center HP339
New Students: Chapman Hall
 540-857-7341 or 540-857-6644
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
School of Health Professions
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

PROGRAM HEAD

Lauren Hayward
Director of Nursing

A.A.S. in Nursing – Northern Virginia Community College, 1999
B.S. in Nursing – George Mason University, 2010
M.S. in Adult Learning & Human Development – Virginia Tech, 2012
M.S. in Nursing – Western Governor’s University, 2016
CNE, Certified Nurse Educator, National League for Nursing, June 2017

SCHOOL OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Martha Sullivan, Dean