Registered Nursing, Associate in Science (A.S.)
The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASDN) is designed to provide the student with basic nursing knowledge and skills to successfully assess, plan, and implement the care of patients. Graduates of this program enter a challenging and exciting filed with a variety of employment opportunities, such as acute, emergency, critical, home health, maternal, and infant care.
Florida Gateway College (Main Campus)
To be officially considered for admission into this program, a student must:
Provide ACT, SAT or PERT standardized testing scores to the FGC Enrollment Services.
Complete the nursing entrance exam with a score of 75 or higher. This exam is available through the FGC Testing Center.
Clear the Level II Background and 10-panel Drug/Alcohol Screening.
Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m – 4:00 p.m. The ASDN program is 4 semesters in length. This program begins each fall term with completion the following spring. Clinicals are required for this program and may not follow the regular college schedule. Clinical assignments may include weekdays, evenings, or weekends.
The average Registered Nurse Salary in Florida (FL) is $66,210. The monthly salary is $5,517, and it breaks down as an average of $30.96 per hour. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on the city and many other important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, and the number of years you have spent in your profession.
Career opportunities as a Registered Nurse include, but are not limited to, working in acute care facilities, critical care, emergency care, maternal and infant care, doctor’s office, home healthcare, public health, the corrections system, long-term care, and hospice centers.
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To be considered for this program a student must:
Prior to starting the Associate of Science in Nursing program:
The following 21 semester hours of courses must be completed prior to admission into the Nursing Program:
Total 21 Credits
The following general education courses may be taken prior to or after admission to the Nursing Program. All must be completed in order to graduate from the Nursing Program. Each co-requisite course completed is averaged into the student’s GPA for admission purposes.
Total: 9 credits
NUR 1020C Nursing Foundations 10 Credits
Co-requisite Courses (if not previously completed)
NUR 1213C Nursing Process I 10 Credits
NUR 2241C Nursing Process II 12 Credits
ONE of the following: 3 Credits
Total: ASDN Program 72 credit hours
Required Textbooks for Foundations NUR1020C (Fall 2020):
Optional Textbooks for Foundations NUR1020C (Fall 2020):
NUR 1213C Nursing Process 1 Spring 2021
NUR 2241C Nursing Process 2 Fall 2021
NUR2412 C Maternal Infant Child Adolescent Spring 2022
NUR 2804C Transition Nursing Roles and Leadership Spring 2022
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