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Nursing (A.A.S.)

Study nursing at JCC

Upon completion of the nursing program, the graduate will be educationally prepared to provide patient-centered care to individuals across the lifespan with diverse cultures who are experiencing disruptions in biophysical and psychosocial dimensions in a variety of healthcare settings. The graduate will provide care utilizing the National League for Nursing (NLN) Association Degree (AD) competencies, Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies; and practice within the three roles of the AD nurse. The graduate will be prepared to take the National Council of State Boards for Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to become a nurse.

JCC is proud of our nursing faculty available at our Jamestown Campus and Cattaraugus County Campus nursing program sites. Many are clinical instructors and work with students in the healthcare agencies, bringing their exceptional clinical expertise to the program.

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How to apply to Nursing

The Nursing program has a supplemental application in addition to the JCC application. See steps to apply to JCC's Nursing program »

Clinical Experience

Nursing students receive on-the-job experience working with patients in health care settings.

Program outcomes

  1. Graduate performance on the NCLEX-RN examination will be equal to or exceed state and national mean for first time writers.
  2. 75 percent or greater of the respondents to the JCC Nursing Graduate Surveys express satisfaction with the program.
  3. 75 percent or greater of the respondents to the JCC Nursing Employer Surveys express satisfaction with the program.
  4. 70 percent or greater of students enrolled in the JCC Nursing Program complete the program with an Associate's Degree in Applied Science Nursing (measured by one and one-half times the program length).
  5. 75% or greater of the respondents to the JCC Nursing Graduate Survey are employed 6 months after graduation.
Available on
Both Campuses
2018 NCLEX-RN Pass Rate
95%

Courses

Semester 1

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BIO 2510: Anatomy and Physiology I

4 Natural Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

ENG 1510: English Composition I

3 Humanities College Composition

NUR 1510: Foundations of Nursing

7

INT 1520: Student Success Seminar or

INT 1555: Inquire

1-2 Critical and Integrative Reasoning
  • Must earn a “C” or better in A&P I to progress in nursing.
  • TEAS score from pre-admission testing.
  • Average of 75% or greater of the total of exam points.
  • NUR 1510 is 0410 restricted.

Semester 2

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BIO 2520: Anatomy and Physiology II

4 Natural Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

PSY 1510: General Psychology

3 Social Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Social Sciences

NUR 1520: Health Restoration

8
  • Must earn a “C” or better in A&P II to progress in nursing.
  • Must maintain exam grade average of 75% or greater.

Semester 3

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

BIO 2531: Microbiology

3 Natural Sciences Scientific Reasoning: Natural Sciences

BIO 2532: Microbiology lab

1

PSY 2510: Life Span Development

3 Social Sciences Cultural Understanding

NUR 2510: Health Restoration and Maintenance I

8

NUR 2550: Pathophysiology I

1.5

NUR 2350: Pharmacology for Nurses I

1.5
  • Must earn a “C” or better in Micro class and lab to progress in nursing.
  • Must maintain exam grade average of 75% or greater.

Semester 4

  •   SUNY
  •   JCC
Course Credits Requirements Met

ENG 1530: English Composition II

3 Basic Communication Oral Communication

MAT 1540: Elementary Statistics

3 Math Mathematical Reasoning

NUR 2520: Health Restoration and Maintenance II

8 Global Perspectives

NUR 2560: Pathophysiology II

1.5

NUR 2360: Pharmacology for Nurses II

1.5
  • Must maintain exam grade average of 75% or greater.