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Nursing

Nurses Pinning Ceremony

Accreditation

The Associate Degree Nursing program is approved by the Nebraska Board of Nursing and is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.

Statistics

For graduate and program completion rates, please view program outcome data.

Nursing (NURS)

Employment in a nursing healthcare career is a caring and compassionate opportunity to serve in a variety of settings throughout our community. We offer various options to fit your goals.

Program Descriptions

  • Nursing (ASNAS) - Associate in applied science, provides classroom instruction, laboratory experience and clinical practice to prepare the currently licensed PN for the role of an RN

  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) - This course is designed to meet the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services training requirements for nursing assistant certificiation and employment in long term care facilities. Successful course completion prepares the student for the state certification exam. 

  • Practical Nurse (LPNCE) - Certificate of achievement, graduates of this program are eligible to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) for licensure as a practical nurse

  • Medication Aide (MDA) - This course is designed to prepare the student to meet the requirements of the Nebraska Medication Aide Act, focusing on the responsibilities of the medication aide in an assisted living facility and/or a skilled care nursing facility.  

Credit Classes and Registration

  • Find class schedule

  • Register for classes - Students cannot register for nursing classes. Students may self-register for Medication Aide only. Students must submit application to the Health and Public Services office for the Licensed Practical Nurse - Certified course.

Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "Prepares students for Gainful Employment in a recognized occupation."  The following are Gainful Employment program(s), meaning they are certificate program(s) that are intended to lead directly to employment.  We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

Nursing - Practical (LPNCE) - Certificate of Achievement