ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING (CIP: 51.3801)
The Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) Program at Wallace Community College Selma is designed to prepare students to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) and to become professional nurses prepared to meet the health care needs of individuals of all ages at any point on the health-illness continuum. The ADN curriculum incorporates general academic courses in addition to the nursing courses. Methods of instruction within the nursing courses include classroom instruction, laboratory experiences, and guided clinical experiences in varied health care agencies. ADN graduates are prepared to fulfill entry level positions as staff nurses and may be employed in a variety of settings such as outpatient clinics, hospitals, long term care facilities, physician’s offices, and home health care agencies. Salaries are varied, dependent upon location, job description, skill, and individual attributes.