Paramedic Bridge to Associate Degree in Nursing Pathway
We encourage you to build on your education by enrolling in Lakeshore’s Associate Degree in Nursing program. We offer a three-step Admissions/Enrollment application process for all Nursing students.
Complete the admissions requirement to get accepted into the college.
Complete the class registration requirements to enroll into general education courses.
Complete the program requirements to get accepted into the Bridge pathway.
To be eligible for this Bridge pathway, you must have an active paramedic license in the state of Wisconsin. In addition, it is mandatory that all the Associate Degree in Nursing general education classes be completed prior to starting the core nursing courses.
Two courses, Paramedic to ADN Theory 1 and Paramedic to ADN Theory 2, will be taken online through Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. These courses are only offered in the spring semester. Bridge courses are only offered in summer.
Supporting Classes/Gen Eds (19 credits)
10809198 Intro to Psychology - 3 credits
10801195 Written Communication - 3 credits
10806179 Developmental Psychology - 3 credits
10801196 Oral/Interpersonal Comm - 3 credits
10809172 Intro to Diversity Studies or 10809196 Intro to Sociology - 3 credits
10806197 Microbiology - 4 credits
Bridge Classes (8 credits)
Paramedic to ADN Theory 1 (8 weeks online) - 3 credits (offered in spring only)
Paramedic to ADN Theory 2 (8 weeks online) - 3 credits (offered in spring only)
Bridge Clinical - 1 credit (offered in summer only)
Bridge Skills - 1 credit (offered in summer only)
Core Nursing Courses (20 credits)
Nsg: Complex Health Alterations - 1-3 credits
Nsg: Mental Health Community Concepts - 2 credits
Nsg: Intermediate Clinical Practice - 3 credits
Nsg: Advanced Skills - 2 credits
Nsg: Complex Health Alterations - 2-3 credits
Nsg: Management & Professional Concepts - 2 credits
Nsg: Advanced Clinical Practice - 3 credits
Nursing Clinical Transition - 2 credits
LPN Bridge to ADN Pathway
LTC has a three-step Admissions/Enrollment college application process for all Nursing students. Step One is to complete the admissions requirement to get accepted into the college. Step Two is to complete the class registration requirements to enroll into general education courses. Step Three is to complete the program requirements to be accepted into the Bridge pathway.
It is mandatory that all of the Nursing general education classes be completed prior to starting the core nursing classes. A grade of "C" or better is required in all classes with the exceptions of the two Anatomy and Physiology classes, both of which require a grade of "B" or better.
Bridge students who passed the PN NCLEX more than three years ago are required to take the HESI PN Exit Exam. The LPN Bridge pathway is a summer-only entry with two preparatory bridge courses. The number of seats available are limited.
The LPN Bridge to ADN classes are mostly offered during the day.
For information on the Medical Assistant Bridge to Practical Nursing pathway, please see the Practical Nursing program page.
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