LPN Bridge: LPN to ASN
The LPN-RN Bridge provides upward mobility for qualified Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs). This transition course permits currently licensed LPNs to receive recognition and credit for previous education and experience. Course contact time is approximately 10 days.Content includes nursing knowledge and skills fundamental to the care of medical surgical patients with clinical experience at Mercy Hospital-Springfield, MO. Students are encouraged to complete general education credits at SBU or any accredited college or university.
Success in the course offered during the Winterfest and summer terms allows immediate entry into 3rd semester of the ASN program. Upon successful completion of the 4th semester of the ASN program, the Bridge LPN student is eligible to take the NCLEX, the entry into professional nursing exam.
For more detailed information about the Bridge program requirements and admission criteria, click on the above links.