The Nursing program prepares students to meet the health needs of a diverse population in a variety of dynamic community environments. The curriculum is divided among nursing theory, nursing clinical practice, general education and the sciences, where students participate in classroom activities and clinical experiences. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure.
An individual must be accepted into the Nursing program to enroll in nursing classes. The curriculum may be taken on a part-time basis, but nursing courses must be taken in sequence. General education courses may be taken before admission to the Nursing program, prior to the semester required or within the semester required. A grade point average of 2.5 is required to enter the Nursing program. A grade of C is required in all nursing courses and the required general education courses. An overall grade point average of at least 2.0 is required to continue in the program. A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 is required for graduation.
Advanced Placement for LPNs
Sinclair offers an advance placement into the nursing program for qualified Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). LPNs may substitute BIO 2211 for BIO 1141 and 1242. After successful completion of the LPN Transition courses (NSG 1130 & 1131), ALH 1101, NSG 1100, 1101, and 1102 will be waived. Those students will continue to NSG 2200. For more information, contact the Academic Advising Center at (937)512-3700.
General principles of drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, actions and effects presented according to conventional drug classification with emphasis on the prototype of each class; for registered nursing and medical assistant technology students but may be of interest to other allied health students or general studies students majoring in biological sciences.