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Associate in Applied Science Degree in Lpn To Rn - Nursing

Associate of Applied Science
Germanna Community College

The Advanced Standing (LPN to RN) applicant must meet the same admission requirements listed under Admission Requirements for All Nursing Applicants. The LPN to RN applicant must demonstrate application of knowledge of basic nursing concepts through performance on a standardized nursing achievement test. The applicant is responsible for the cost of the tests. Successful completion of the achievement test does NOT guarantee admission into the 200 level nursing program courses.


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Outcomes

Student outcomes for the Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree are guided by the mission, vision and values of the Nursing Department and are expanded upon in the supporting key courses. Students completing the AAS degree are expected to be able to incorporate competencies that accomplish outcomes, including providing patient-centered care promoting therapeutic relationships, caring behaviors, and self-determination across the lifespan for diverse populations; practicing safe nursing care that minimizes risk of harm across systems and client populations; demonstrating nursing judgment through the use of clinical reasoning, the nursing process, and evidence-based practice in the provision of safe, quality care; practicing professional behaviors that encompass the legal/ethical framework while incorporating self-reflection, leadership and a commitment to recognize the value of life-long learning; managing client care through quality improvement processes, information technology, and fiscal responsibility to meet clients needs and support organizational outcomes, and demonstrating principles of collaborative practice within the nursing and interdisciplinary teams fostering mutual respect and shared decision-making to achieve stated outcomes of care.

Program Requirement Notes

The student must be a Licensed Practical Nurse to start this program. Students must apply to the nursing program. Applicants must meet eligability requirements of the nursing program and subscribe to a Division of Nursing and Health Technologies approved online criminal history report. Evidence of a criminal history report must be submitted for review with the nursing application. Applicants are responsible for fees associated with this report.

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Percent of Transfer Students
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Transfer Guidance Element What You Need to Know
Transfer Student Catalog Year The catalog in effect at the time a student was formally admitted into a curriculum.
What is The Impact of Work I Have Already Completed?
Associate Transfer Degree Completion Students who transfer with a completed Associate degree will be awarded SDV 100 and will have their transcript evaluated for other individual course transfer. Students who transfer with a completed Bachelor degree from a U.S. college or university will be awarded SDV 100, ENG 111 and ENG 112. The transcript will be evaluated for other individual course transfer.

Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associate Degree Concurrent with HS
Credit for Prior Learning Yes; Germanna Credit for Prior Learning
Is This Degree Right For Me?
Is This College Right For Me? Germanna offers classes at seven commuter locations and online to 13,000 students annually with an average class size of 26 students.
What Should I Consider When Selecting Courses

Students planning to apply to the Registered Nursing program should take SDV 101, ENG 111, PSY 230, BIO 141, and a Humanities elective as their first five classes. While waiting to be admitted to the nursing program, students are encouraged to work towards completing the General Studies: Pre-BSN degree. Once admitted to the nursing program, students must take the nursing courses in sequence. Nursing students will be administratively enrolled in their courses each semester.

  • Create a schedule for all required courses, pay attention to prerequisites and when courses are offered, complete your first math and English courses in your first year
  • Connect with an advisor at your community college and Germanna Community College within your first year via College Connect
Applying for Guaranteed Admissions Career and Transfer Center will assist students with GAA
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  • Completing your Associate transfer degree post-high school satisfies all lower division general education requirements and increases the chance of completing your bachelor's degree?
  • Exceeding 3 years or 90 credits at your community college means you may have exhausted your financial aid at that college and have limited your future financial aid at: Germanna Community College
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Percent of Accepted Transfer Students 100
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Are There Other Program Requirements? The nursing program has a competitive application process. Students planning to apply to the Registered Nursing program should take SDV 101, ENG 111, PSY 230, BIO 141, and a Humanities elective as their first five classes. Applicants are expected to have earned a ā€œCā€ or better in all courses attempted in their first five prerequisite courses or equivalent courses. Nursing students must earn at least a ā€œCā€ in the NSG major courses to remain in the program. The minimum passing grade is 80 (C) in the nursing program.
Where Can This Degree Transfer
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This Section displays degrees most closely related to this program and to which you may be able to transfer. Please check with the individual institutions for detailed advice.
Institution Title Degree Award Name Award Level
Northern Virginia Community CollegeNursing, A.A.S.AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Highlands Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in Lpn To Rn BridgeAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAAS Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate in Applied Science2-Year
Rappahannock Community CollegeAA&S Degree in Arts and Sciences - Pre-BSNAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
J Sargeant Reynolds Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Virginia Western Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
John Tyler Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing - Hybrid Distance EducAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Lord Fairfax Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociates of Applied Science2-Year
Southside Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science with a major in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Tidewater Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science - NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Wytheville Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
New River Community CollegeAssociate of Arts and Sciences in Business AdministrationAssociateAssociate of Arts and Sciences2-Year
Paul D. Camp Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in Nursing AssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Blue Ridge Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
James Madison UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing, Major in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Danville Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Radford UniversityBSN in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Old Dominion UniversityNursing-BSNBachelorBS in Nursing4-Year
Southwest Virginia Community College Associate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Eastern Mennonite UniversityBachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSNBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Eastern Mennonite UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Thomas Nelson Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Longwood University Nursing-BSNBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Longwood University RN to BSN BSNBachelorBachelor of Science in Nursing4-Year
Dabney S. Lancaster Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Mountain Empire Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Patrick & Henry Community CollegeAssociate in Applied Science Degree in NursingAssociateAssociate of Arts & Sciences2-Year
University of Mary WashingtonBSNBachelorBSN4-Year
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
The University of Virginia's College at WiseBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityBachelor of Science in NursingBachelorBachelor of Science4-Year
Piedmont Virginia Community CollegeAssociate of Applied Science in NursingAssociateAssociate of Applied Science2-Year
Careers Where This Degree Applies
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O*Net Code Name Description Parent
31-1131.00Nursing AssistantsProvide or assist with basic care or support under the direction of onsite licensed nursing staff. Perform duties such as monitoring of health status, feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, or ambulation of patients in a health or nursing facility. May include medication administration and other health-related tasks. Includes nursing care attendants, nursing aides, and nursing attendants.Healthcare Support Occupations
29-1141.01Acute Care NursesProvide advanced nursing care for patients with acute conditions such as heart attacks, respiratory distress syndrome, or shock. May care for pre- and post-operative patients or perform advanced, invasive diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.02Advanced Practice Psychiatric NursesAssess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with mental health or substance use disorders or the potential for such disorders. Apply therapeutic activities, including the prescription of medication, per state regulations, and the administration of psychotherapy.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.04Clinical Nurse SpecialistsDirect nursing staff in the provision of patient care in a clinical practice setting, such as a hospital, hospice, clinic, or home. Ensure adherence to established clinical policies, protocols, regulations, and standards.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
29-1141.03Critical Care NursesProvide specialized nursing care for patients in critical or coronary care units.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
25-1072.00Nursing Instructors and Teachers, PostsecondaryDemonstrate and teach patient care in classroom and clinical units to nursing students. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.Educational Instruction and Library Occupations
29-1141.00Registered NursesAssess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations