The Professional Nursing Program at Austin Community College will help you earn your associate degree and prepare for a rewarding career as a registered nurse (RN). You’ll learn how to provide expert patient care and gain the skills you need to take on leadership roles in a variety of healthcare settings. Our program also will position you to advance your career with an RN-to-BSN education and beyond.
The Associate Degree Nursing Program and the Vocational Nursing Program are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, http://www.acenursing.org) and approved by the Texas Board of Nursing (333 Guadalupe St., Suite 3-460, Austin, TX, 512-305-7400; www.bon.state.tx.us).
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Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required.
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Choose the award path that’s right for you. ACC offers a variety of degrees and certificates to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey.
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