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Transition Nursing Tracks

Accelerated Track

The Accelerated Track for Palm Beach State Nursing Transition Students is designed for working LPN and Paramedic professionals, so it is program that offers primarily online instruction with limited visits to the campus, approximately 2 to 3 days a week, for testing, skills lab, and simulation experiences. The Accelerated track is offered at the Lake Worth campus ONLY.

Students in the Accelerated track usually attend lectures and skills experiences on Wednesday evenings as well as online instruction using Blackboard. Students will be required to attend clinical experiences at healthcare facilities throughout Palm Beach County on Saturdays for the entirety of the program. The Accelerated Transition Track accepts approximately 30 transition students every summer semester in May.

Nursing students in a skills lab class


Course Sequencing for Accelerated Course of Study

(For Transition Students entering Semester 2 ONLY)

Pre-Nursing (summer)

NSO 0170 - Introduction to Professional Nursing
(Transition Students only)

NUR 1141 - Introduction to Pharmacotherapeutics

BSC 2086 & BSC 2086L - Anatomy and Physiology II

MCB 2010 & MCB 2010L - Microbiology

Semester 2 (fall)

NUR 1213 - Concepts for Nursing Practice II

NUR 1213L - Concepts for Nursing Practice II Clinical

NUR 1214L - Concepts for Nursing Practice II Skills

ENC 1101 - College Composition I

STA 2023 - Statistics

Semester 3 (spring)

NUR 2261 - Concepts for Nursing Practice III

NUR 2261L - Concepts for Nursing Practice III Clinical

PSY 2012 - General Psychology

Semester 4 (summer)

NUR 2712C - Concepts for Nursing Practice IV

NUR 2943L - Preceptorship Experience

Humanities - Art/Literature



Full-time Track

The Full-Time Track for Palm Beach State Nursing Transition Students admits first and second semester transition students twice a year during the spring and fall semesters, at the Lake Worth campus. At the Belle Glade campus, the Full-Time track admits students into the first semester in the spring terms and the second semester in the fall terms.

Transition students are selected into the first and second semesters of the nursing program based on their ACE I exam results. Students that are selected to either the first or second semester are integrated into the generic nursing student population. Transition students will attend classes approximately 3 to 4 days a week at both the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses utilizing this track.

Nursing students with a mannikin

Students will be required to attend clinical experiences at healthcare facilities throughout Palm Beach County approximately 1 to 2 days a week for the entirety of the program. The Full-Time track accepts transition students based on the availability of seat space for the student within the generic nursing student population.


Course Sequencing for Full-time Course of Study

Semester 1 (fall/spring LW)  (spring BG)

NUR 1023 - Intro to Concepts for Nursing Practice I

NUR 1023L - Intro to Concepts for Nursing Practice I Clinical

NUR 1022L - Intro to Concepts for Nursing Practice I Skills

NUR 1141 - Intro to Pharmacotherapeutics

MCB 2010 & MCB 2010L - Microbiology

NSO 0170 - Intro to Professional Nursing
(Transition Students only)

Semester 2 (fall/spring LW)  (fall BG)

NUR 1213 - Concepts for Nursing Practice II

NUR 1213L - Concepts for Nursing Practice II Clinical

NUR 1214L - Concepts for Nursing Practice II Skills

ENC 1101 - College Composition I

STA 2023 - Statistics

Semester 3 (fall/spring LW)  (spring BG)

NUR 2261 - Concepts for Nursing Practice III

NUR 2261L - Concepts for Nursing Practice III Clinical

PSY 2012 - General Psychology

Semester 4 (fall/spring LW)  (fall BG)

NUR 2712C - Concepts for Nursing Practice IV

NUR 2943L – Preceptorship Experience

Humanities - Art/Literature



Evening/Weekend Track

The Evening/Weekend Track for Palm Beach State Nursing Transition Students admits students into the first semester in the spring terms and the second semester in the fall terms at the Lake Worth Campus ONLY.

Transition students are selected into the first and second semesters of the nursing program based on their ACE I exam results. Students that are selected to either the first or second semester are integrated into the generic evening/weekend nursing student population. Transition students will attend classes approximately 1 to 2 days a week at the Lake Worth campus utilizing this track.

Students practicing a simulated experience.

Students in the Evening/Weekend track usually attend lectures and skills experiences on Thursday evenings as well as online instruction using Blackboard. Students will be required to attend clinical experiences at healthcare facilities throughout Palm Beach County on Saturdays for the entirety of the program. The Evening/Weekend Transition Track accepts transition students based on the availability of seat space for the student within the generic nursing student population.

 

Course Sequencing for Evening/Weekend Course of Study

Semester 1 (spring)

NUR 1023 - Intro to Concepts for Nursing Practice I

NUR 1022L Intro to Concepts for Nursing Practice I Skills

NUR 1141 Intro to Pharmacotherapeutics

BSC 2086 & BSC 2086L - Anatomy and Physiology II

MCB 2010 & MCB 2010L - Microbiology


Semester 1 (summer)

NUR 1023L Intro to Concepts for Nursing Practice I Clinical

Semester 2 (fall)

NUR 1213 - Concepts for Nursing Practice II

NUR 1214L - Concepts for Nursing Practice II Skills

ENC 1101 - College Composition I

STA 2023 - Statistics

 


Semester 2 (spring)

NUR 1213L - Concepts for Nursing Practice II Clinical

Semester 3 (summer)

NUR 2261 - Concepts for Nursing Practice III

PSY 2012 - General Psychology


Semester 3 (fall)

NUR 2261L - Concepts for Nursing Practice III Clinical

Semester 4 (spring)

NUR 2712C - Concepts for Nursing Practice IV

 


Semester 4 (summer)

NUR 2943L - Preceptorship Experience

Humanities - Art/Literature

Please attend a mandatory transition information session, or contact the nursing program offices to answer any questions that you may have regarding each of the program tracks offered.

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