Status: AWARD PLAN PUBLISHED
NURSING MOBILITY TRACK
Associate of Applied Science Degree
The Associate Degree Nursing Program Mobility Track is a course of study that includes classroom, laboratory, and clinical learning experiences for graduates who are licensed or certified and in good standing in the state of Texas in specified disciplines. These disciplines are: Licensed Vocational Nursing, Paramedic, Dental Hygiene, Radiology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, Sonography, Respiratory Therapy, and Surgical Technology. Applicants must meet all entry requirements. ADMISSION TO THE COLLEGE DOES NOT GUARANTEE ADMISSION TO THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM. All courses within the degree plan must be completed with a minimum grade of "C". Additional admission requirements may be obtained from the Associate Degree Nursing Program admissions office (EVC Rm. 8356) or online at www.austincc.edu/health/rnsg/. Upon successful completion of the Mobility Track, the graduate is eligible to apply for licensure by examination to become a Registered Nurse. The Board of Nursing for the State of Texas determines eligibility for licensure. Applicants for licensure must provide necessary information regarding drug, alcohol, or conviction history for determination of licensure eligibility. All applicants must provide documentation of immunizations at time of application. CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) training must be completed prior to enrollment and maintained throughout the Associate Degree Nursing Program. Students accepted into the program are required to have a physical examination and must verify annual tuberculosis status. The Associate Degree Nursing Program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, Georgia 30326; (404) 975-5000; www.nlnac.org.
In order to meet requirements of clinical agencies, criminal background checks and drug screenings for all Health Sciences students are now required as part of the admissions process.
Program changes may not be reflected in the current ACC Catalog publication. Please access the most up to date information on the program's web page at www.austincc.edu/health/ or by contacting the Health Sciences Admissions Offices at Eastview Campus, Room 8356 or Round Rock Campus, Room 3105.