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Chanute


The first and second level of the Neosho County Community College (NCCC) nursing program is offered in Chanute, Kansas.  Application to NCCC must be made prior to application to the nursing program.  Students successfully completing the first level receive a LPN certificate and sit for the LPN  board exam.  Students successfully passing the exam and gaining LPN licensure have the option to continue their education into the second level classes in Chanute or into the hybrid program. These students receive an Associate of Applied Science degree upon successful completion of the second level, making them eligible to sit for the RN board exam. 

First steps include:

1.         Attend a Mandatory Informational Meeting

2.         Apply to NCCC.

3.         Review Student To-Do List.

Independence



The community in and surrounding Independence, Kansas has the opportunity to earn a Licensed Practical Nursing Certificate and/or Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree locally through a cooperative agreement between Neosho County Community College (NCCC), Independence Community College (ICC) and Mercy Hospital in Independence.  General education courses and pre-requisite courses can be taken at ICC or any accredited college and transferred to NCCC.  The first level of the NCCC nursing program is offered in Independence, Kansas at Mercy Hospital in cooperation with ICC and Mercy Hospital.  Application to NCCC must be made prior to application to the nursing program.      

Students successfully completing the first level receive a LPN certificate from NCCC and sit for the LPN  board exam.  Students successfully passing the exam and gaining LPN licensure have the option to continue their education into the second level classes in Chanute or into the hybrid program. These students receive an Associate of Applied Science degree from NCCC upon successful completion of the second level, making them eligible to sit for the RN board exam.  Nursing administration is currently exploring the feasibility of offering the second level of the program in hybrid format with local clinical options in Independence.


First steps include:

1.         Attend a Mandatory Informational Meeting

2.         Apply to NCCC.

3.         Review Student To-Do List.



Ottawa


The first and second level of the Neosho County Community College (NCCC) nursing program is offered in Ottawa, Kansas.  Application to NCCC must be made prior to application to the nursing program.  Students successfully completing the first level receive a LPN certificate and sit for the LPN  board exam.  Students successfully passing the exam and gaining LPN licensure have the option to continue their education into the second level classes in Ottawa or into the hybrid program. These students receive an Associate of Applied Science degree upon successful completion of the second level, making them eligible to sit for the RN board exam. 


First steps include:

1.         Attend an Informational Meeting for additional information. 

2.         Apply to NCCC.

3.         Review Student To-Do List.

LPN to RN Completion


This program is designed for the Licensed Practical Nurse to transition into the role of the Registered Nurse.  The Introduction to Associate Degree Nursing course is offered in the hybrid format in the summer which requires limited visits to the Ottawa campus.  Students who successfully complete this course are transitioned into Level II (Associate Degree Level).  Placement options for Level II will be the Chanute Campus, the Ottawa Campus and the Hybrid format.

See admission guidelines on Student Bridge To Do List


Last Update:  04/11/14