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NEW Registered Nurse (Associates)

2 year | 69 Credit hours

Duties:  Provide direct patient care as part of a healthcare team in a variety of healthcare facilities (hospital, home health care, extended care facilities, etc.)

Application deadline: TBA Spring 2017

Pre-admission test: Health Education Systems Incorporated (HESI) - reading, vocabulary, math, and chemistry

Required licensing exam:  National Council Licensure Examination-Registered Nurse  (NCLEX-RN)

Salary/Job Outlook: U.S. Department of Labor Statistics


Already an LPN?

The LPN to RN bridge enables licensed practical nurse (LPN) to advance their career pathway – LPN students entering the nursing program will have advanced placement credits towards graduation.  



Accreditation Information:

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NCLEX-RN Pass Rates
Year National State PHCC
2015 84.53% 87.01% 88.46%
2014 81.78% 82.9% 78.05%
2013 83.04% 83.06% 84.38%
2012 90.34% 90.43% 92.11%
2011 89.32% 89.5% 86.96%

*NCLEX-RN Pass Rates are calculated based on the graduate's first testing attempt & reflect the previous semester enrollment

Patrick Henry Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)  3342 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850 Atlanta, Georgia 30326  (804) 367-4515

The Patrick Henry Community College Associate Degree Nursing Program is approved by the Virginia Board of Nursing 9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300 Henrico, VA 23233;  (404) 975--5000.