The UALR Department of Nursing LPN/Paramedic to RN degree is one year (three terms) and is designed to prepare students to sit for the NCLEX-RN State Board Exam.
This degree consists of two classes in the summer, two classes in the fall and two in the spring. Â Upon the completion of spring coursework you will receive an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing.
Beginning in summer at the end of May, LPN’s/paramedics will enter NURS 1415 Nursing Role Transitions followed by NURS 1420 Mental Health. Â In the fall, courses consist of NURS 2410 Pediatrics and NURS 2420 Obstetrics. Â Spring semester consists of NURS 2550 Adult Nursing III and NURS 2350 Competency for Entry. Â All of these courses consist of clinical, lecture and simulation lab training.
Students may continue into our online RN-BSN completion immediately after passing their final course.