The program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing and is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission.
The curriculum offers a combination of theoretical and practical courses integrating clinical laboratory practice and high tech simulators for patient care as part of the preparation for direct patient care.
The curriculum is offered in five semesters of full time study culminating in the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing. The program is designed to offer the foundations for maximizing the transferability of coursework to baccalaureate nursing programs.
Admission to the program is competitive with students accepted into cohort groups. The program accepts two cohorts in the spring semester and two more in the fall.
LPNs seeking to enroll in the program can do so on the basis of either articulation or advanced placement admission.
If you are conditionally accepted into the program, you will need to meet the following program specific requirements before being allowed to enroll:
|State board of nursing approval:||Fully Approved|
|Average NCLEX RN passrate (3 years):||90.04%|
|Average number of students tested annually:||90|
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Annual NCLEX RN passrate data and the number of students who took the exam at Tidewater Community College as reported by Virginia state board of nursing.
|Year||Students Tested||School||National Avg|