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  • LPN to RN Advance
    Pathway Coordinator

    Professor Deborah McMillan 
    Coddington MS, RN

    office  E300S
    phone  718-482-5312

  • Welcome

    The Registered Nursing Program formulated the following LPN to RN Advanced Standing Pathway for Licensed Practical Nurses as of Fall II of 2006.

    Following the NY Coalition for Educational Mobility Articulation Model, LPNs may be admitted to the Registered Nurse Program after meeting the following criteria.

    All applicants are required to:

    1. Have a current LPN registration (Licensure) 
    2. Complete CUNY on-line admissions application to LaGuardia, and transfer or complete the clinical pre-requisite courses: ENG 101, SSY 101, SSY240, SCC110, SCB 203, SCB 204, SCB 260 and MAT 120 (As of Spring 2013)
    3. Receive academic advisement to assure that the applicant meets the admission requirements of the Associate Degree Nursing Program (AAS Degree)
    4. Meet the requirements for the TEAS entrance exam (See TEAS Entrance Exam)
    5. Successfully complete the NY Coalition for Educational Mobility LPN to RN Transition course.
    6. Upon completion of the pre-requisite courses, a GPA of 2.75 is the minimum requirement to apply for candidacy (LRN000.4799) for the LPN to RN Bridge course (SCR 100)*
    7. Upon completion of the pre-requisite courses, the minimum requirement to apply for LRN candidacy (LRN000.4799) is a GPA of 2.75. 

    The Bridge Course (SCR100) will include advanced Psych-Mental Health and Medical-Surgical Nursing content. Students who enter the clinical phase of nursing at SCR 270 level will be required to complete all other nursing requirements in sequence. 

    * Students may only apply for LRN candidacy twice. Upon acceptance to SCR100, students must achieve a minimum grade of 75%. If not the student must apply for permission to reregister for SCR 100 bridge course in the subsequent semester. 

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