Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute

Nursing


CCC&TI offers educational opportunities in Nursing on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson, N.C. and the Watauga Campus in Boone, N.C.

Nursing

Nursing curricula provides knowledge, skills, and strategies to integrate safety and quality into nursing care, to practice in a dynamic environment, and to meet individual needs which impact health, quality of life, and achievement of potential.

Course work includes and builds upon the domains of healthcare, nursing practice, and the holistic individual. Content emphasizes the nurse as a member of the interdisciplinary team providing safe, individualized care while employing evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and informatics.

Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

CCC&TI offers the following educational opportunities in Nursing:

  • An Associate Degree in Nursing
  • A diploma program in Practical Nursing (diploma)
  • A transition option from Practical Nursing to Associate Degree Nursing

All of the Nursing programs are offered on the Caldwell Campus in Hudson, N.C. and the Watauga Campus in Boone, N.C.

Associate Degree Nursing (ADN)

ADN Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) which is required for practice as a Registered Nurse.

More information about course descriptions or required courses for the Associate Degree Nursing program can be found in the current CCC&TI Course Catalog:

Practical Nursing (PN) Diploma

PN Graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-PN) which is required for practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse.

More information about course descriptions or required courses for the Practical Nursing program can be found in the current CCC&TI Course Catalog:

Practical Nursing to Associate Degree Nursing Transition Program

PN Graduates are eligible to apply to the PN to ADN Transition option that can lead to a Associate Degree in Nursing.

More information about course descriptions or required courses for the PN to ADN Transition program can be found in the current CCC&TI Course Catalog:

Employment opportunities are vast within the global health care system and may include positions within acute, chronic, extended, industrial, and community health care facilities.

Accreditation

The associate degree nursing program at Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute at the Caldwell campus located in Hudson, NC and the Watauga campus located in Boone, NC is accredited by the:

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326
Telephone: 404.975.5000
www.acenursing.org

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate degree nursing program is initial accreditation.

Outcomes Stats

Admission Requirements for the Nursing programs:

RN to BSN Options

UNC - RN to BSN

Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing Articulation Agreement

RIBN BSN Program Information

RIBN Logo

RIBN logo is a link for further information. The Hickory RIBN Program is a nursing option where students will enroll at both Lenoir-Rhyne University and CCC&TI.

This program will provide a seamless associate to baccalaureate nursing education for top academic students. The first part of the program will be at the community college campus along with one course per semester at Lenoir-Rhyne University.

Upon successful completion of their Associate Degrees in Nursing, students will take their last year online at Lenoir-Rhyne. Admission to the program will be competitive and students will be chosen on the basis of specific academic requirements. Learn more on how to apply.

RIBN is not a fast track to earn a BSN degree.

Career Information

Employment Opportunities Include:

  • Hospitals
  • Long term care facilities
  • Clinics
  • Physician's offices
  • Industry
  • Community agencies

To learn more information about career opportunities in the Nursing field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following program:

Career Coach logo Nursing, Associate Degree

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