Associate Degree in Nursing
A precise science, a caring art, and a lifetime of rewards!
Why an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN)?
Nursing makes a great impact on the physical and emotional well being of individuals in all stages of life. Registered nurses provide care to the individual patient in an effort to attain, restore and maintain health. To do that, he or she must have critical thinking skills, clinical competence, accountability, adaptability and a commitment to the value of caring. By concentrating the majority of their studies in technology and related coursework, they are prepared in a short time to enter the work world.
The goal of the Associate of Applied Science in Nursing Program is to prepare a Registered Nurse who is a provider of care, a manager of care and a member of the profession. ADN students receive preparation to provide care for patients across the lifespan.
Kent State is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The Associate Degree in Nursing program (ADN) is approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Ga., 30326. For more information, please call 1-866-747-9965.
Information on program outcomes, including graduation rates, NCLEX-RN pass rates, program satisfaction and job placement is available upon request.
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PUBLIC NOTICE OF UPCOMING ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY ACEN
Kent State University wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree in Nursing Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
You are invited to meet the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person or by teleconference at a meeting scheduled at 11:30 A.M. on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at the following locations:
- Ashtabula Campus – Lake Room in Main Hall (teleconference)
- East Liverpool Campus – Dean's Conference Room in Main Building (teleconference)
- Regional Academic Center at Twinsburg – Room 113
- Tuscarawas Campus – Room 208 in the Science and Technology Center (teleconference)
Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:
Dr. Sharon Tanner, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
All written comments should be received by the ACEN by September 25, 2013
Associate Degree to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN):
After achieving state licensure, and Associate Degree of Applied Science In Nursing provides strong employability in the health care field. Graduates have a smooth articulation into BSN completion programs. All of the credits earned in the ADN program can be applied toward a bachelor's degree.
The Program Director can help you to decide the preferred order of the required courses and the possible addition of courses if you intend to pursue a bachelor's degree. For more information please visit the RN to BSN degree program site at http://www.kent.edu/nursing/programs/bachelors/rnbsn.cfm
Admission to this program is selective and it is important for students to meet with the Program Director to discuss requirements. Advanced placement is available for those with educational experiences as an LPN or Paramedic.
For additional information contact:
Jennifer Kelley, Advisor for Health Professions, at 440-964-4385 or email@example.com