For more information: Visit http://www.harford.edu/nursing or contact the Nursing office, 443-412-2246; or Advising, Career, and Transfer Services, 443-412-2301.
Upon successful completion of this program of study, students will be able to:
- Apply appropriate communications skills to work independently and collaboratively within an organization to promote the goals an objectives of the work unit.
- Recognize how to facilitate successful completion of technical projects.
- Demonstrate competency in using technical tools, technology, methods, and processes.
- Recognize professional and ethical behavior.
- Apply problem solving skills to technical problems.
LPN TO RN ADMISSIONS
The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN) sequence is an option for advanced standing
in the Associate Degree Nursing Program for licensed practical
nurses who meet specified criteria. Admission into the Nursing
Program is based on space availability.
LPN TO RN ADMISSION PROCESS
LPN graduates of Harford Community College who have been
out of the Nursing Program for more than one semester but
no more than five years may be eligible to re-enter into the
third semester of the Nursing Program. Submit a written
request for admission to the Dean of Nursing and Allied
LPN graduates from Harford Community College who did
not successfully complete the RN Program must:
- Submit a written request for admission to the Dean
of Nursing and Allied Health Professions
- Submit the LPN to RN Admissions Application for
the Associate Degree Nursing Program to Records
- Verify, in writing from employer, that they have been
practicing as an LPN for a minimum of one year and
- Provide two (2) letters of reference from an employer.
LPN graduates who have graduated within the last five years
from a Maryland Practical Nursing Program that participates
in the statewide articulation model will have first consideration. These students may be eligible to enter the third semester of the Nursing Program. Follow the admission requirements to pursue admission to the LPN to RN Transition Course.
Graduates of an LPN program that has not been validated for
statewide LPN-ADN articulation or those licensed practical
nurses who have not graduated within the past five years may
be eligible to enter the second semester of the Nursing
Program. Follow the admission requirements to pursue
admission to the LPN to RN Transition Course.
To be considered for admission to the LPN to RN Transition
Course, students must meet the following criteria:
- Complete and submit as a package the following to Records and
Registration Office by February 15 for fall admission notification
and October 1 for spring admission notification:
- Application to Harford Community College (if not
a current student). Please note: If submitting an Application for Enrollment to Harford Community College, a program of study (NURP) must be declared. Transcripts are not evaluated for students who have not declared a program of study.
- LPN to RN Nursing Application
- Official transcripts from other colleges attended
- Achieve a minimum grade point average of 2.50 on
the courses applicable to the Associate of Sciences
Degree Nursing Program.
- Submit verification of a current Practical Nurse License.
- Complete TEAS testing.
- Submit satisfactory health evaluation upon acceptance
into the Nursing Program.
- Maintain good Academic Standing.