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Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)

Associate Degree Nursing

Admission Requirements | Accreditation | Program Outcomes | Additional Resources | Student Handbook | LPN to ADN Advanced Placement

The ADN faculty spend many of their instructional hours in local clinical facilities assisting students & their clinic patients. Please utilize the faculty’s contact information listed. Email is the most efficient means to reach a faculty member- ensuring a quicker response. We are excited about your interest in the program and look forward to hearing from you soon.





Admission Requirements

Please view NEMCC's Associate Degree Nursing Admission Requirements and Application Packet for information about this program, including: Eligibility Requirements, Curriculum Requirements, a Sample Applicant Rating Scale, Estimated Expenses for Students, and the Application for Admission to the ADN Program.

ADN Program Applications are due on or before April 1 to be considered for FALL admission. Please email your application to tlhatcher@nemcc.edu instead of using regular mail.

Applicants will be rated and ranked the last two weeks of May. Applicants will receive notification of their standing by mid June. Applicants should also apply to the college if they are not current students.

Admission letters for applicants who are accepted to the program will contain a schedule for Fingerprint Criminal History Background Checks and HealthCare Provider CPR Class. Health requirements are DUE BY August 1st for fall admission and by the first day of class for spring admission.

Contact the Division of Health Sciences Office at 662.720.7396, 662.720.7773, or 662.720.7324 if you have further questions.

 

Accreditation

The Associate Degree Nursing program is located in Childers Hall at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville, MS.

The graduate of the program receives an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree and is eligible to apply for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®)The title of Registered Nurse (R.N.) is granted after successful completion of the licensure examination (for more information about RN Licensure in the State of Mississippi, See: Mississippi Board of Nursing).

The Associate Degree nursing program at Northeast Mississippi Community College at the Booneville campus located in Booneville, Mississippi is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
404-975-5000
www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at ACEN website.

The Associate Degree nursing program at Northeast Mississippi Community College at the Booneville campus located in Booneville, Mississippi is also accredited by:

The Board of Trustees for the State Institutions of Higher Learning
State of Mississippi
3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211
601.432.6486
www.mississippi.edu/nursing/

The most recent accreditation decision made by the Board of Trustees for the State Institutions of Higher Learning for the Associate Degree nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.

The Associate Degree Nursing Program meets the state education requirements for a Registered Nurse (R.N.) nursing license in the state of Mississippi. Northeast Mississippi Community College has not determined if the Associate Degree Nursing program at Northeast Mississippi Community College meets the state education requirements in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia. The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) has resources that may be helpful. Professional Registered Nurse (R.N.) license requirements for each state can be found at the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) webpage for professional licensure requirements. Go to https://www.ncsbn.org/14730.htm then select the state of interest.

Program Outcomes

It is the purpose of the Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program “to prepare a competent, caring professional who can attain licensure as a Registered Nurse and enter the workforce.” Nursing and general education courses that enhance professional nursing knowledge and practice are included in each semester of the prescribed curriculum.

NEMCC ADN End of Program Student Learning Outcomes (EPSLOs);  upon completion of the NEMCC Associate Degree Nursing Program, the graduate will:

  • Apply the nursing process to assist culturally diverse clients/patients in varied settings to meet multidimensional health care needs throughout the lifespan.
  • Use knowledge, derived from the biophysical, psychosocial sciences and evidence-based practice, in the application of critical thinking in provision of client/patient care throughout the lifespan.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, attitude, and skills to meet the core competencies.

After satisfactory completion of the curriculum, the graduate is awarded the Associate of Applied Science Degree and is then eligible to apply for licensure and clearance to write the Board Examination for Registered Nurse licensure (NCLEX-RN®). Graduates who successfully complete the licensure process and examination will earn the title of Registered Nurse (R.N.). The Mississippi Board of Nursing may refuse to accept the application of anyone based on previous legal issues, as the board reserves the right to determine who is duly qualified for the NCLEX-RN® examination and licensure.

Program outcomes (NCLEX first write pass rate, program completion rate) are available from the Annual Report at Mississippi Public Universities – Nursing Education – (state.ms.us)

NEMCC Associate Degree Nursing program may be compared with that from all schools of nursing in Mississippi. Typically, graduates who seek employment in health care find such employment.

ADN Program Outcomes:

  • ADN Program NCLEX-RN® pass rate will be at least 80% for all first-time test-takers during the same 12-month period.
    • First Write NCLEX-RN® Pass Rate for 2019 85.9%
    • First Write NCLEX-RN® Pass Rate for 2018 93.3%
    • First Write NCLEX-RN® Pass Rate for 2017 96.92%
  • At least 60% of students admitted will complete the program of study and graduate within 150% of expected time frame.
    • 2021 Aggregated Completion Rate ACEN 60.8%; Adjusted Aggregated Completion Rate, IHL 79.3%
    • 2020 Aggregated Completion Rate ACEN 56.8%; Adjusted Aggregated Completion Rate, IHL 71.59%
    • 2019 Aggregated Completion Rate ACEN 59.81%;  Adjusted Aggregated Completion Rate, IHL 74.67%

Additional Resources


Student Handbook

ADN Student Handbook 2021-2022

 

LPN to ADN Advanced Placement

LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Information Packet

Please view NEMCC’s LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Information and Application Packet for information about the LPN-ADN Advanced Placement Program, including: Eligibility Requirements, Curriculum Requirements, a Sample Applicant Rating Scale, Estimated Expenses for Students, Dates and Processes for Testing, and the Application for Admission to the ADN LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Program.

 

LPN to ADN Challenge Exam Takers: September 2021 NEMCC Student Instructions LPN to RN Placement Fundamentals Assessment 

 

LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Program Applications are due on or before April 1 to be considered for FALL admission. Applicants will be rated and ranked the last two weeks of May.  Applicants will receive notification of their standing by mid-June.

LPN to ADN Advanced Placement Program Applications are due on or before November 1 to be considered for SPRING admission. Applicants will be rated and ranked the last two weeks of May.  Applicants will receive notification of their standing by mid-December.