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Nursing Program

Overview

Application Update: The Nursing program has reopened its application until April 30, 2021.

The Roane State Nursing Program is two years of intensive study in patient-centered nursing care. Upon successful completing of the program of study, graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree. The course of study includes both classroom and clinical aspects of nursing. There are two program options: Traditional and LPN Mobility. The graduates of Roane State Community College nursing program are able to provide highly skilled nursing care to patients and families in a variety of health care settings.

The nursing program includes classroom, lab and clinical experiences. Clinical experiences occur in a variety of healthcare settings. The size of the clinical groups allow students individualized attention and clinical instruction. Highly qualified, professional nursing faculty instructs students.

Upon successful completion of the Nursing Program, the graduate is eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination for registered nurses (NCLEX-RN). Successful completion of this exam is required to practice as a Registered Nurse. More detailed information about this process is available at the Tennessee Board of Nursing website, under the Board of Nursing Rules and Regulation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.us/accreditedprograms/programSearch.htm

Program Options

Program Curriculum

The curriculums are listed in the catalog.

Location

The Nursing Division Office is located on the main campus in Harriman. Nursing classes are offered on three campuses (Harriman, Oak Ridge, and Knoxville Health Sciences Center). Roane State is affiliated with a variety of health care facilities in the area, which serve as sites for clinical experiences. Students are responsible for providing their own transportation to these facilities.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Core Performance Criteria

Program Outcome Data

Accreditation

The Associate Degree nursing program at Roane State Community College at the Harriman Campus located in Harriman, TN 37748, the Knox County Center for Health Sciences located at 132 Hayfield Road, Knoxville, TN 37922 and the Oak Ridge Branch Campus located at 701 Briarcliff Ave., Oak Ridge, TN 37830 is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 39326, (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree nursing program is continuing accreditation.

External Links

Admission Requirements

Application Update: The Nursing program has reopened its application until April 30, 2021.

Packets and Applications

Admission and Program Requirements

See catalog

Additional Expenses

There are a variety of expenses associated with the nursing program in addition to the tuition and fees. These additional expenses may equal or exceed $2,500 per year. One expense is the cost of transportation to and from class and clinical. Other required expenses include the following:

The greatest additional expenses (other than the cost of transportation) may be expected prior to admission and in the first and last semesters. All expenses are subject to change.

Transferring Students

See catalog

Readmission Procedures

See catalog

LPN Mobility Option

LPN Mobility Option

Faculty and Staff

Contact

Health Sciences Admission Advisor
Michael Burtch
(865) 354-3000, ext. 4705
hsnadmissions@roanestate.edu

Administrative Staff

Patricia Jenkins
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4809, Dean of Health Sciences
B.S.N., University of Tennessee - Nursing
M.S.N., University of Tennessee - Nursing
Ed.D., University of Tennessee - Educational Administration and Policy Studies
Registered Nurse

Tammy Robinette
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4708, Administrative Assistant
A.S., Roane State Community College - Business Management
Certified Professional Secretary
Certified Administrative Professional-Organizational Management

Michael P Burtch
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4705, Health Sciences Admission Advisor

Faculty

Janice S Belbeck
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4284
B.S.N. Michigan State University
M.A. Rider University - Public Affairs and Human Services Admin.

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A.S.N., Lincoln Memorial University
B.S.N., Ohio University
M.S.N., Aspen University
Registered Nurse

Joan C Chamberlain
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4260
A.A.S., Roane State
B.S.N., Regis University
M.S.N., Regis University
Registered Nurse

Jeanne M Evans
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4948
B.S.N., Carson-Newman College
M.S.N., King University
Registered Nurse

Becky Fields
Click above for email address
865-354-3000 ext.4134
B.S.N., University of Tennessee 
M.S.N., University of Tennessee 
PhD. University of Tennessee - Nursing
Registered Nurse

Kathy L Green
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4258
A.A.S. - Cleveland State Community College
B.S.O.M. - Tusculum College
M.A.A.O.M. - Tusculum College
M.H.S.A. - Central Michigan University
M.B.A., King University
M.S.N., Old Dominion University
Registered Nurse

Tammy L Hannon
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4890
B.S.N., Lincoln Memorial University
M.S.N., Liberty University
Registered Nurse

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Missouri Baptist College of Nursing
B.S.N., University of Maryland - Nursing
M.S.N., University of Tennessee - Nursing
Registered Nurse
(Post-retirement)

Christy Lear
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4330
A.A.S. Walters State Community College
B.S.N. King College
M.S. Forensic Nursing - Duquesne University
Registered Nurse

Teresa L Lucas
Click above for email address
865-354-3000 ext.4148
B.S., University of Tennessee 
M.S.N., University of Tennessee 
Registered Nurse

Gabriel McAteer
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4259
B.S.N., UT Knoxville
M.S.N., Clemson University
Registered Nurse

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A.S., Dalton State College - Nursing
B.S.N., Middle TN State University
M.S.N., Middle TN State University
Registered Nurse

Vickie F Pierce
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4775
A.D.N., Fayetteville Technical Community College
B.S., University of St. Francis - Health Science
M.S.N., University of Phoenix - Nursing
Registered Nurse

Marcia G. Shloush
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4791
B.S.N., University of Tennessee - Nursing
M.S., University of Tennessee - Child Development
M.S.N., University of Phoenix - Nursing Education
Registered Nurse
(Post-retirement)

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