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Professional Nursing Program

Hospital-Based Track - Curriculum

The coursework in the Hospital-Based Track of the Professional Nursing program takes approximately 24 months to complete. The normal time to complete the Professional Nursing program is approximately 27 months for the Hospital-Based Track.^ Students with a current Practical Nursing License may enter the Advanced Placement option and may complete the program in less time.



 Sample Education Plan 

Course Number Course Title Credits
HSC205 Human Body in Health and Disease I* 3.0
NUS211  Healthcare Foundations* 7.5
NUS214 Transitions and Health Assessment*  7.5
HSC204 Principles of Pharmacology 3.0
HSC206  Human Body in Health and Disease II*  3.0
HSC207 Human Body in Health and Disease III* 2.0
NUR221 Nursing II: Introduction to Medical-Surgical Nursing 7.5
NUR222 Nursing III: Psychiatric Nursing 5.5
NUR223 Nursing IV: Care of Women and Children 10.0
NUR224 Nursing V: Advanced Concepts of Medical-Surgical Nursing 2.0
NUR225 Nursing VI: Leadership and Delegation 2.0
NUR226 Nursing Seminar 6.0
  Any Level Courses
BIO201 Microbiology: Impact of Microorganisms on the Environment 3.0
ENG201 Composition I 3.0
HUN201 Nutrition 3.0
MAT202 College Algebra 3.0
PSY201 Life Span Development 3.0
SOC201 Sociology 3.0



^ Normal time in the Professional Nursing program includes the additional time associated with the passing the comprehensive assessment and completing assignments needed for licensure recommendation by Jersey College. 

* Students with an active and unencumbered Practical Nursing license may request advanced placement and receive 8.0 credits (6.0 theory and 2.0 lab) for prior learning. In such case, these students will be provided with credit for HSC205 (Human Body in Health and Disease I), HSC206 (Human Body in Health and Disease II), and HSC207 (Human Body in Health and Disease III) and be required to undertake NUS214 (Transitions and Health Assessment) instead of NUS211 (Healthcare Foundations).

**Students who are required to undertake NUS211 (Healthcare Foundations) are not requested to take NUS214 (Transitions and Heath Assessment)


The Hospital-Based Track is offered at the following location:

  • Largo Medical Center
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