Associate of Science in Nursing (Traditional & Hybrid Tracks)
Associate of Science in Nursing
Application Deadline: Traditional Track Option - March 1/Hybrid Track Option - August 1
This is an LPN to ASN program, applicant must be a Licensed Practical Nurse to apply.
The Ozarks Technical Community College Associate of Science in Nursing program wishes to announce that it will host a site review for continuing accreditation of its Associate of Science in Nursing bridge program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at 9:30 a.m. on October 15, 2015 in Lincoln Hall 137 on the OTC Springfield campus. Written comments are welcome and should be submitted directly to:
Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326 Or
All written comments should be received by ACEN by October 7, 2015.
The OTC Associate of Science in Nursing program has been awarded accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education and has received full approval by the Missouri State Board of Nursing. The program is designed as an LPN to RN program that permits the qualifying LPN to complete the RN nursing courses in 36 weeks. Graduates are eligible to apply to write the NCLEX-RN exam, to become licensed as a Registered Nurse. The Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the employment outlook for RNs is expected to increase faster than average for all occupations. Graduates may go to work in hospitals, in inpatient and outpatient departments, physician offices, nursing care facilities, home health care services, government agencies, and outpatient care centers.
The OTC Associate of Science in Nursing program will prepare the students to:
- Provide quality health care
- Function as a member of the interdisciplinary team to promote health
- Apply critical thinking skills
- Promote community health to individuals, groups and communities
- Function in the role of provider of care, manager of care, and member within the discipline of nursing
The OTC Associate of Science in Nursing program has two completion options: the Traditional Track and the Hybrid Track.
Traditional track option - consists of classes scheduled during the daytime hours and require students to attend all classes in a "seated" format on the Springfield campus.
Hybrid track option - consists of classes primarily delivered in an online format, but require some face-to-face laboratory and clinical time on Springfield campus and/or surrounding health care facilities.
All applicants are encouraged to attend a nursing advising session to learn what is required prior to and during the application process. Nursing program advising sessions are offered frequently and no appointment is necessary.
Current OTC Practical Nursing students, that are scheduled to graduate in July and have applied for the OTC ASN program, are encouraged to contact email@example.com to learn more about the "conditional acceptance" opportunity.
Questions that cannot be answered via the provided links should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Allied Health office in Lincoln Hall, room 210, on the OTC campus, (417) 447-8803, 447-8954 and 447-8804.
The OTC Associate of Science in Nursing program has been awarded accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Nursing Education - 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, phone (404) 975-5000, fax (404) 975-5020, email: email@example.com, web: www.acenursing.org
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