Applications and Testing for LPN & ADN Programs at Shawnee
Shawnee Community College's LPN and ADN programs are now accepting applications and testing new students for the Fall 2014 semester. Applications and test scores will be accepted until March 31, 2014 for both programs. Applications can be found on Shawnee's website at http://www.shawneecc.edu/academics/nursing.asp.
The ADN program is designed to provide career mobility for persons who have successfully completed a practical nursing program. This unique program is designed to prepare the students for the practice of professional registered nurses as defined in the Illinois Nurse Practice Act and meets the requirements for approved schools in Associate Degree Nursing in Illinois. Admission to this program requires a separate application and admissions test. Upon satisfactory completion of the program, the student will be eligible to write the NCLEX-RN Examination. The ADN program will transfer into various Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) programs. Interested students should seek advisement.
The LPN program is designed to prepare students for entry into the vocation of Practical Nursing. The curriculum includes theory coordinated with related clinical experience in the nursing care of patients as defined in the Illinois Nurse Practice Act. Upon satisfactory completion of the one-year program, the student will be eligible to write the NCLEX-PN Examination for Practical Nurses.
For admission and requirements and the application packet, please visit
http://www.shawneecc.edu/academics/nursing.asp. For additional questions, please contact the Admissions department at 618-634-3200.