Nursing R.N. (Bridge Option for Paramedics and Licensed Practical Nurses

Associate in Science

Nursing RN

Transition to professional nursing, adult health and mental health

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Nursing (R.N.) (Bridge Option for Paramedics and Licensed Practical Nurse) degree program combines general education and professional courses including lecture, laboratory and clinical education components. Graduates of the program are prepared to function as entry-level practitioners and are qualified to take the NCLEX to become licensed as a registered nurse (RN). Admission to the program is limited and is based on academic performance and other criteria. This track is limited to employed paramedics and practical nurses with a current Florida license who have the equivalent of at least six months of work experience in the last two years as a paramedic or LPN.

View Associate in Science in Nursing Ranking (Bridge Option) Criteria

Student Outcomes
2018-19  A.S. in Nursing Program Outcomes:
Completion/Graduation Rates: 91.3%

Employer Rate after Graduation: 98.7%

NCLEX-RN Passage Rates: 87.71%

 

Accreditation

PUBLIC NOTICE OF ACCREDITATION REVIEW VISIT BY THE ACEN 

Florida State College at Jacksonville wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its Associate in Science in Nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 4:30pm on Wednesday, February 5, 2020, in C-136 conference room of the “C” building located at 4501 Capper Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32218. 

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to: Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing 3343 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 850 Atlanta, GA 30326 Or email: mstoll@acenursing.org All written comments should be received by the ACEN by 1/20/2020. 

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850
Atlanta, GA, 30326
(404) 975-5000

Top ranked Paramedic to RN program

RegisteredNursing.org, a nursing advocacy program, named FSCJ’s Associate in Science (A.S.) in Nursing (R.N.) (Bridge Option for Paramedics and Licensed Practical Nurse) in their 2020 list of Best Paramedic to RN Programs.

If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.

 

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Program Information

Program Code:  2335

72 Credits

 Accelerated Program.
12 months to complete.

Start Term

Available Summer 2019

Deadlines

Feb 15

Financial Information

Financial aid is available, if qualified. 

Program Fact Sheet  

Academic Degree Plan  

Associate in Science in Nursing (Bridge Option) Ranking Criteria  


Contact Information

Phone: (904) 766-6690

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule