More than 6600 students have graduated from the Sinclair Associate Degree Nursing program since 1969. Sinclair Community College Nursing graduates continue to enjoy successful nursing careers due to the program's high quality and excellent reputation. The Nursing Program offers advanced placement for Licensed Practical Nurses and individuals with specific military training.
Nursing is a challenging and satisfying profession where one person can make a difference in the lives of others. This program prepares registered nurses who will provide nursing care in a competent, caring manner.
Why major in Nursing?
Nurses' roles range from direct patient care and case management to establishing nursing practice standards, developing quality assurance procedures, and directing complex nursing care systems. The responsibilities of an RN make it necessary for you to be prepared as a conscientious person who is well organized, able to make logical decisions, able to function effectively under pressure, and maintain a high energy level. Sinclair’s nursing program is specially designed to give graduates the experience necessary to succeed and the knowledge to excel while pursuing certifications and taking the NCLEX nursing board exam.
This area of study might be for you if:
- You would like to perform physical exams and health histories before making critical decisions.
- You find health promotion, counseling, and education interesting.
- Administering medications and other personalized interventions sound challenging.
- You would like to coordinate care, in collaboration with a wide array of health care professionals. (Nursing World.org)
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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. Students participate in classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN for licensure. The Nursing program is designed to be completed in five (5) semesters on a full-time basis. The curriculum may be taken on a part-time basis, but the nursing courses must be taken in sequence. This degree program consists of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. Details on eligibility for the limited enrollment courses can be found online in the Nursing Student Handbook. Sinclair offers advance placement into the nursing program for qualified Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) or equivalent military experience and transfer students. After successful completion of the transition course (NSG 1500), students will receive articulated credit for ALH 1101, NSG 1400 and NSG 1450. Additionally, NSG 1200 and the science elective will be waived. Those students will continue to NSG 1600/1650. Students transferring from other nursing programs must meet criteria outlined in the online Nursing Student Handbook.
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Important Information about Health Sciences Programs: The Health Sciences (HS) Programs consist of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program-specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the program-specific information packet located on each HS program's webpage.
The Sinclair Community College Associate Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), https://www.acenursing.org/, 3390 Peachtree Road, NE Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, 404-975-5000, and holds full approval by the State of Ohio Board of Nursing.