b'LPN to RN Hybrid Summer Entry -LPN to RN Transitional - Hybrid Option (Bryant Center at Tradition) At Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College, we are proud to offer nursing program options which will allow our students to choose the nursing career path that is best suited to their current needs. LPN to RN Transitional - Hybrid Option Accreditation StatusContinuing Accreditation:Focus Visit:July 9-10, 2015 Most Recent ActionJuly 2015 Next Evaluation Visit:Spring 2020The MGCCC Nursing Division offers four nursing education options: Associate Degree Nursing Practical Nursing LPN to RN (Hybrid & Non-Hybrid)The LPN to RN Transitional - Hybrid Option is designed to assist qualified LPNs with the transition to RN practice via a hybrid learning environment. LPNs accepted into the hybrid option are awarded fourteen (14) semester hours of credit for previous nursing education. After successfully completing the summer transition course, NUR 1116, students accepted into the hybrid option will by-pass the first year courses required of ADN graduates. As a hybrid driven curriculum, enrollment is limited.To graduate, students enrolled in the hybrid option must successfully master the following: (1) The degree required academic support courses; (2) NUR 1116, the summer transitional course (unless applicant completed the PN Exit Option at MGCCC and meets all requirements); and (3) the second year nursing courses. Credit for these courses plus the 14 credit hours for previous education equal the required fifty-two (52) 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), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, 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 LPN to RN Hybrid Mobility track Nursing program 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 accountabiltiy for the delivery of nursing care in a professional, ethical, and legal manner (Professionalism). 176'