Students completing this program will earn the Associate of Science Degree in Nursing which will qualify them to sit for their NCLEX-RN Board Exam with the State of Michigan. Graduates will be ready for entry level positions as a Registered Nurse. Nurse Aide Training (or current certification) is required for entrance into the ADN program.
*Note: This is a proposed program until KBOCC receives approval by the Higher Learning Commission. Anticipated program start date is Fall 2024.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon completion of the program requirements in the Associate of Science, Nursing Degree Program, students will be able to:
1. Graduates from each cohort will meet or exceed a licensure first-time pass rate of or above the national average of at least 80%.
2. 75% of all students admitted to the Nursing Program will complete the required four semester nursing coursework in two successive academic years.
3. A graduate and employer satisfaction rate of >75% in areas measured.
4. 85% of graduates actively seeking employment will be employed as an RN within 3 months of RN licensure.
5. 70% of graduates are employed in local and regional healthcare organizations that serve the tribal members of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Nursing & Health Sciences Department Chair
Wabanung Campus – Rm 304
EN106 Presenting Information and Stories Orally – 4 credits
EN202 English Composition II – 3 credits
MA103 Quantitative Reasoning – 4 credits
BI223 Anatomy and Physiology I – 4 credits
BI224 Anatomy and Physiology II – 4 credits
BI245 Microbiology – 4 credits
HL100 Medical Terminology – 1 credit
GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Behavioral and Social Sciences
SO101 Introduction to Sociology – 4 credits
PY101 General Psychology – 4 credits
Anishinaabe Awareness Requirements OS110 Ojibwa Language and Culture I OR AS 102 Anishinaabe Values and Philosophy – 4 credits
NURSING CORE CURRICULUM NR101 Fundamentals in Nursing – 6 credits
NR151 Pharmacology and Medication Calculations – 3 credits
NR150 Nursing Assessment and Pathophysiology – 3 credits
NR103 Mental Health Nursing – 3 credits
NR102 Adult Health I – 6 credits
NR202 Adult Health II – 6 credits
NR203 Family Centered Nursing – 4 credits
NR204 Adult Health III – 6 credits
NR297 Capstone – 1 credit
HL201 Human Nutrition – 3 credits
Total Credits Required – 73
ADN Application Process
The following process will be utilized when considering individuals for admission to the nursing program:
Acceptance to Keweenaw Bay Ojibwa Community College.
You must be 18 years of age. Students under 18 years of age, are subject to additional policies regarding their dependency status.
Placement into MA103 or successful completion with a grade of “B-“or higher.
Completion of Pre-Nursing required courses with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher in the following courses:
EN202 – College Composition II
BI223 & BI224 – Anatomy and Physiology I & II
BI245 – Microbiology
BI223 and BI224 must have been completed within the past 5 years and must be completed with a minimum of B- or higher.
Current certification as a Certified Nursing Assistant in any state.
Nursing admission application form is complete and is received by the Nursing and Health Science Department Chair by the due date.