The courses NURS 211, 212, 221, 222, 225, 231, 232, 235, 241, 242, 245, 620, 815,
816, 817, 818, and 819 are open only to those students accepted in the Associate Degree
Nursing Program (see Index: Nursing, A. S. Degree for admission requirements). A grade
of C or higher is necessary for progression in the sequence. Upon graduation, the
candidate receives an Associate in Science degree and is eligible to take the National
Council Licensing Exam (NCLEX).
This bridge course is designed for students who have been accepted into the CSM Nursing
Program at an advanced entry point. Students for whom this course is appropriate include
returning students, transfer students, LVNs, and international RNs. This course will
also help students adjust to CSM’s RN program, develop a learning profile, meet other
students, and build a support network. The course will also provide an opportunity
for students to demonstrate competency in adult physical assessment, in a timed Medication
Dosage Calculation Test and in Oral Medication Administration.