Information about this exciting field:
Registered Nurses are vital members of professional health care teams. They may work with people of all ages and of varying backgrounds to promote good health, participate in the treatment of injured and ill patients, or care for those who are severely disabled or terminally ill. Registered Nurses strive to promote optimum health, alleviate suffering, and help their patients achieve the best quality of life.
Is this program for me?
Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) is a highly competitive, rigorous program involving classroom, laboratory, and clinical activities. Students must have the ability to make practical and proper application of the concepts and facts taught in the classrooms, labs, and clinical settings. Program graduates are eligible to apply and sit for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). After successful completion of the NCLEX-RN, graduates are granted state licensure to practice nursing as Registered Nurses.
Here are some qualities and skills exhibited by successful Registered Nurses:
- Patience and dedication
- People skills
- Astute observation
- Clear communication
- Ability to follow detailed directions
- Excellent problem solving
- Physical strength and stamina
- Ability to properly use a wide variety of equipment
Where might I find a job?
Chattahoochee Technical College Associate Degree Nursing Program has full approval by the Georgia Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. Information about approval and/or accreditation may be obtained from the following:
Georgia Board of Nursing
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc.
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA 30326
P. (404) 975-5000
F. (404) 975-5020
Nursing occupational courses will be completed in four (4) semesters.
- CTC Nursing Education Options
- Associate of Science in Nursing Program Admission Information FALL 2017
- Associate of Science in Nursing Admission Points Fall 2017
- ASN Application Sessions Fall 2017
- TEAS Testing Schedules
Students should contact a Health Sciences Advisor with questions about admission criteria or to schedule an advisement appointment.
Quetina Pittman Howell, MSN, RN