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Nursing: LPN Advanced Placement Option, AAS


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Additional information available on the Nursing Department website.

  

Recommended basic skills courses are

  • Basic Computer Literacy
  • College Reading & Writing Literacy
  • College Quantitative Literacy 

Pikes Peak Community College offers an advanced placement associate degree program for licensed practical nurses. Prior LPN course work from an accredited practical/vocational nursing program within the USA and a Colorado LPN license in good standing may be accepted.

Admission criteria for the state community college nursing programs are standardized and subject to change. PPCC nursing program maintains a competitive admission process. Students should complete the LPN to RN nursing program application to the PPCC nursing program after completing all prerequisites by downloading a copy from the PPCC nursing website at www.ppcc.edu/degrees-certificates/nursing/. Students must pass background check, drug screening, and complete immunizations prior to admission. Students must also complete entrance exam with minimum score.

Total Credit Hours: 18


Other Requirements


Other requirements are the same as the Nursing: Registered Nurse, AAS with Licensed Practical Nurse Exit Option . Details on the nursing programs can be found on the PPCC website under nursing.

Must be completed prior to entry with a minimum grade of C

Nursing Curriculum


Total Nursing Credits: 35.5


Total Credits Including Prerequisites: 53.5


With NUR Transfer Credits from Prior LPN Coursework: 17


Total Credit Hours: 70.5


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