Registered Nursing

Registered Nursing

The ultimate goal of the Nursing Department is to prepare graduates for safe and effective clinical practice. The Nursing programs are offered countywide with classes in the southern part of Mohave County in Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City, and the northern part of the County in Colorado City. Read more about the goal and student experience.


Degree


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Students must attend an Information Session prior to having access to the Nursing or Practical Nursing application.

Students planning to apply must have a CNA or LNA.

All students must complete CIS 110, COM 121, and BIO 205 in addition to Nursing classes for graduation.

Mission

Inspiring students to advance their knowledge, skills, and attitudes to strengthen our communities.

Vision

Building capacity in our communities by empowering individuals through innovative, quality nursing education.

Goal

The ultimate goal of the Nursing Department is to prepare graduates for safe and effective clinical practice. The Nursing programs are offered countywide with classes in the southern part of Mohave County in Kingman, Lake Havasu City and Bullhead City, and the northern part of the County in Colorado City.

The Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Nursing program improves the student experience by providing:

  • Stackable credentials – this approach allows students to begin working in the healthcare field sooner. As a result, students can earn money and gain experience to supplement the knowledge they are obtaining in College.
    1. Students will be eligible to take the NCLEX-PN after successful completion of the 2nd semester
    2. Students will be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN after successful completion of the 4th semester
  • Ease of entry for existing Licensed Practical Nurses
    • These students will receive credit for the schooling and certificate/license they received.
  • Seamless transition between the LPN Step-out and continuing on in the nursing program
    • Students who complete the 1st year of the AAS Nursing program are eligible, and encouraged, to take the NCLEX-PN and continue for an additional year to become eligible for the NCLEX-RN.
  • Financial aid eligibility 
    • The new progression allows students to be at least ¾ full-time, with most semesters at full-time status (12 credits)

Program Information Sessions

The Nursing Department hosts monthly information sessions for future and current students. Attending a session is mandatory to receiving the application for the Nursing program. Please send an e-mail to csmith2@mohave.edu if interested in attending a session. You may pre-register via Zoom ID: 883-9565-7126. Dates for Summer and Fall Semester are as follows:

June 13, 2024 from 5-7pm
July 11, 2024 from 5-7pm
August 8, 2024 from 5-7pm
September 12, 2024 5-7pm
September 19, 2024 10am-12pm

    Programs

    Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Nursing – This program is designed to prepare students for a career as a registered nurse. Check the prerequisites described in the program of study before applying for admission. Students successfully completing the program will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN).

    The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in nursing program at Mohave Community College located in Bullhead City, AZ, Colorado City, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Kingman, AZ is approved by the:

    Arizona State Board of Nursing
    1740 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85007
    (602) 771-7800

    The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in nursing program at Mohave Community College located in Bullhead City, AZ, Colorado City, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Kingman, AZ is accredited by the:

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
    (404) 975-5000

    ACEN

    Associates of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurses – This track is designed to transition LPNs into a registered nurse role in two semesters.  National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX- RN)

    The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in nursing program at Mohave Community College located in Bullhead City, AZ, Colorado City, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Kingman, AZ is approved by the:

    Arizona State Board of Nursing
    1740 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85007
    (602) 771-7800

    The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in nursing program at Mohave Community College located in Bullhead City, AZ, Colorado City, AZ, Lake Havasu City, AZ, and Kingman, AZ is accredited by the:

    Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
    3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326
    (404) 975-5000

    ACEN

    The Practical Nursing Step-Out Program – is approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing and provides an option for current AAS Nursing students wishing to “step-out” of the RN program and gain employment as a practical nurse. Upon satisfactory completion of the first year of the AAS nursing program, NUR 227, and either NUR 221 or NUR 123, the graduate receives a certificate of proficiency and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical Nursing (NCLEX-PN). Upon successful passage of the NCLEX-PN, the graduate is eligible to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Arizona.

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    The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree nursing program at Mohave Community College located on the Neal Kingman, Bullhead City, Colorado City, and Lake Havasu city campus locations is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000.  The Registered Nursing, Nursing Assistant, and Practical Nursing programs are approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing, 4747 N. 7th St., Suite 200, Phoenix, AZ 85014, 602.771.7800, Fax: 602.771.7888. The Assisted Living Caregiver Program is approved by the Board of Examiners of Nursing Care Institution Administrators and Assisted Living Facility Managers (NCIA), 1400 W. Washington, Suite B-8, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 602.3642273, Fax 602.542.8316.

    RN Program 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
    NCLEX-RN First Time Pass Rate 80.77% 84.46% 65.42% 75.76% 75.71%
    NCLEX-RN Ultimate Pass Rate 98.99% 97.62% 92.52% 93.10% 86.43%
    Graduation Rate 70% 97% 83.4% 96.3% 96.6%
    Job Placement Rate 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%

     

    LPN Step-Out 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22 2022-23
    NCLEX-PN First Time Pass Rate N/A 100% 100% 100% 94.28%

     



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