Advanced Standing: Licensed Practical Nurses (L.P.N.)
L.P.N.'s who hold New York State Licensure must follow the same course progression as Traditional nursing students. Prior to entry into the nursing sequence, L.P.N.'s must pass the following examinations:
a) Anatomy and Physiology I and II. (arranged through the Science Department)
b) A standardized validation examination in nursing, considered the equivalent of NR 223 (5 credits), must be passed to receive nursing credit.
A total of 5 nursing credits and up to 6 science credits may be awarded for achieving a passing grade on these examinations.
c) The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) and achieve a score that meets or exceeds the national mean in order to be eligible to enter Nursing.