Associate of Science in Nursing

Associate of Science in Nursing.

Program Description:

This degree program focuses on wellness of self and others, technical nursing skills across the life span in acute care facilities, long-term care facilities and the community environment, critical care concepts, and professional development. Upon graduation, the student is awarded an Associate of Science in Nursing and is eligible to take the National Council Licensure Exam (NCLEX-RN) to become a Registered Nurse (RN), and subsequently seek employment in the field. The program is approved through the Florida State Board of Nursing. The nursing program at American Healthcare Institute is committed to providing the best education for students seeking an Associate Degree in Nursing. The program is designed to provide educational and clinical experiences leading to employment in beginning positions as Registered Nurses in hospitals or comparable facilities.

Associates of Science in Nursing Program Outcome Competencies:

  • Utilize critical thinking, the nursing process, and evidence-based practice to deliver best practice for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Provide quality, safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care through teamwork and collaboration.
  • Use knowledge, skills, and attitude/emotional intelligence to assure coordination and continuity of care for patients across the lifecycle in a variety of healthcare settings from preventive- to end-of-life care.
  • Understand the application of quality data and metrics as an opportunity to benchmark care delivery.
  • Integrate culturally competent decision making accomplished through communication, collaboration, and mutual respect for patients, significant others, and the interprofessional care management team.
  • Incorporate legal and ethical guidelines into practice and promote lifelong learning and professionalism through consensus building and conflict resolution.
  • Use technology to reduce error, remain current, educate patients and nurses, communicate essential information, and document care.

Graduation Requirements:

Minimum of 76 semester credits / hours (1695 clock hours)


6 semesters (Program is 24 months long)


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Programs Set
Title Credits Course Type Course
Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3 General Education HAP101
Human Anatomy & Physiology I Lab 1 General Education HAP101L
English Composition I 3 General Education ENG101
College Algebra 3 General Education CAL101
Microbiology 3 General Education MBI101
Microbiology Lab 1 General Education MCB101L
Elements of Nutrition 3 General Education EON101
Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3 General Education HAP201
Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab 1 General Education HAP201L
Human Growth & Development/th> 3 General Education HGD101
Critical Thinking 3 General Education CRT101
General Psychology 3 General Education GPY101
Pharmacology I 2 Core Nursing NUR 1100
Fundamentals of Nursing 3 Core Nursing NUR 1000
Fundamentals of Nursing Lab 1 Core Nursing NUR 1000L
Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical 2 Core Nursing NUR 1000C
Psychiatric Nursing 3 Core Nursing NUR 2500
Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical 1 Core Nursing NUR 2500C
Med Surg Nursing Lecture I 6 Core Nursing NUR 1200
Med Surg Nursing Clinical I 3 Core Nursing NUR 1200L
Med Surg Nursing Lab I 1 Core Nursing NUR 1200L
Pharmacology II 2 Core Nursing NUR 2200
Med Surg Nursing Lecture II 3 Core Nursing NUR 2400
Med Surg Nursing Clinical II 1 Core Nursing NUR 2400C
Maternal-Pediatric Nursing Lecture 4 Core Nursing NUR 2300
Maternal-Pediatric Nursing Clinical 2 Core Nursing NUR 2300L
Maternal-Pediatric Nursing Lab 1 Core Nursing NUR 2300L
Nursing Leadership 3 Core Nursing NUR 2900
Nursing Preceptorship/Practicum Clin 3 Core Nursing NUR 2900C
Nursing Capstone 3 Core Nursing NUR 2999