b'Respiratory Therapist to RN (Hybrid - Evening/Weekend Option) Summer Entry Respiratory Therapist to RN - Hybrid Option (Bryant Center at Tradition)The Respiratory Therapist-to-RN Hybrid option is designed to assist qualified Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRTs) with the transition to RN practice via an evening/weekend hybrid (face to face and distance) learning environment. After successfully completing the summer transition courses, NUR 1115 and NUR 1116, the RRT student accepted into the evening/weekend hybrid option is awarded nine (9) semester hours of credit for previous Respiratory Therapy education. Thereafter, the student will by-pass the first year courses required of ADN graduates and enter semester 3 (evening/weekend) of the ADN program. Beginning with NUR 1115 or NUR 1116, and thru the terminal ADN courses, NUR 2434 and NUR 2422, course and clinical works will include the EMS/Paramedic-to-RN students and the LPN-to-RN (evening/weekend) students.Credit for these courses plus the 9 credit hours for previous education equal the required sixty-six (66) semester hours to be awarded an Associate of Applied Science Degree. The program is state accredited by the Mississippi board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and nationally accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326 (404-975-5000) Graduates will be eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses given by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) and will earn the title Registered Nurse (RN), credentialed upon successful completion of the exam. Program Mission, Concepts and End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes The mission of Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Nursing Program is to provide a learning environment that facilitates the development of qualified persons in the community to achieve the goal of becoming nurses who value the concepts of caring, competence and professionalism. The Concepts & Outcomes of the Respiratory Therapist-to-RN Hybrid Nursing Option are: Provide holistic care that is client centered, caring, culturally sensitive and based on the physiological, psychosocial and spiritual needs of clients (Client-Centered Care). Collaborate with members of the interdisciplinary health care team to promote continuity of client care (Interdisciplinary Collaboration). Use research as a basis for evidence based nursing practice and clinical judgment (Evidence-Based Practice). Promote quality improvement by participating in the development and implementation of organizational and care related plans for improving health care services (Quality Improvement). Minimize risk of harm to clients, self and others (Safety). Integrate information technology resources into the provision of client care (Informatics). Provide health-related education to restore health and promote optimal wellness (Client-Education). Demonstrate accountability for the delivery of nursing care in a professional, ethical, and legal manner (Professionalism).222'