Nursing: LPN to RN Transition

An LPN who wishes to challenge the first semester of the nursing program must apply under the LPN Transition option. The applicant must fulfill the entrance requirements and once accepted may receive advanced placement.  

A Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), licensed in the state of New Jersey is eligible to enter the Registered Nurse (RN) Option at Cumberland County College, with advanced placement. Those LPN’s accepted into LPN to RN program and successfully completing the criteria will be awarded credits for the first semester Nursing course of the Cumberland County College RN Program and will be entered into the second semester of the RN Program.

The responsibilities of students of the nursing profession are to:

  • Learn and encompass nursing standards in your behavior in all areas. 
  • Lead by personal example and assert a positive influence on other nursing students. 
  • Master the skills, knowledge and attitudes required in your nursing profession which includes professionalism, ethics, honesty, collaboration, problem solving, critical thinking, time management, caring, respect for various cultures and promoting positive outcome through communication. 
  • Actively engage in the nursing course of instruction, including all readings, assignments and examinations in order to apply the information for safe and effective patient care. 
  • Participate in extracurricular activities, services and educational opportunities both on campus and in the community. 
  • Support your college, your community and the Nursing Program. 
  • Be a proud representative of Cumberland County College’s Nursing Program.
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