Nursing, One-Year Registered Nurse (Bridge) track, A.S.N.-Summer Start

36 hrs. Nursing Core + 26 Program hrs. = 62 hrs.

9 hrs. articulation credit = 71 hrs.

 

Bridge Program Requirements

  • Open to qualified individuals who hold and maintain a degree and current licensure as a Practical Nurse, Paramedic, or Respiratory Therapist.

  • Minimum overall and nursing GPA of 2.5 required

  • Please visit http://www.abac.edu/academics/schools/nursing/rnprogram for complete admission requirements to the Bridge Program.

Core Courses Required Before Admission

ENGL 1101 

3

 

ENGL 1102 

3

MATH 1001 OR MATH 1111 

3

 

POLS 1101 

3

BIOL 2011/BIOL 2011L

4

 

BIOL 2012/BIOL 2012L

4

Area C Elective (Appreciation course) 

3

 

PNUR 1104**

2

HIST 2111 OR HIST 2112

 

3

 

PSYC 1101 OR PSYC 2103 

 

3

BIOL 2050/BIOL 2050L 

4

 

Activity PE 

1

 

*BIOL 2011/BIOL 2011L and BIOL 2012/BIOL 2012L* must have been taken within the last five years.

**PNUR 1104 must be taken through ABAC and is valid for two years.

 

Spring Term

PNUR 1104 AND

Any other Core Courses needed for admission

Milestones:

  • Apply to the One Year Bridge program by the required deadline (usually mid-February)

  • Sign up to take the HESI-A2 entrance exam

  • Confirm date and time for Program Entrance Exam

  • Once accepted into the bridge track, nursing classes meet Wednesdays from 7:30 AM to 11:00 PM. Classroom, skills laboratory, and clinical activities are conducted during this time. A minimum of 3 - 6 extra days are required per semester outside of the scheduled Wednesdays. Extra days may include testing, skills laboratory, and clinical activities as necessary.

 

First Year

Summer Semester

Hrs

    

Fall Semester

Hrs

    

Spring Semester

Hrs

NURS 1109B - Health & Physical Assessment  

3

 

NURS 1116B - Mental Health Nursing  

2

 

NURS 2209B - Pediatrics  

3

NURS 1115B - Transition to Associate Degree Nursing  

3

 

NURS 2207B - Medical/Surgical Two  

6

 

NURS 2210B - Medical/Surgical Three  

6

 

 

 

NURS 2208B - Maternal-Child & Women’s Health  

3

 

 

 

Total

6

 

Total

11

 

Total

9

 

Milestones

  • Apply for Spring graduation two terms prior to graduation.   

  • Pass a comprehensive comptency exam at the end of the program.