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Nursing Program

Overview

Group Advising: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 at 5-6pm, Zoom (Zoom Link).

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 www.acenursing.org.

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.

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Admission Requirements

Group Advising: Monday, Oct 18, 2021 at 5-6pm, Zoom (Zoom Link).

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

Dr. Patricia Jenkins
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4809
Dean of Health Sciences

Tammy Robinette
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4708
Administrative Assistant

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

Faculty

Dr. Michelle R Cash
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4292
Program Director and Assistant Professor

Janice S Belbeck
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4284
Clinical Coordinator

Dr. Donna G Boxell
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4461
Assistant Professor

Joan C Chamberlain
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4260
Assistant Professor

Dr. Becky Fields
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865-354-3000 ext.4134
Associate Professor

Heather Gregg
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4932
Assistant Professor

Dr. Christy L Lear
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4330
Assistant Professor

Teresa L Lucas
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865-354-3000 ext.4148
Associate Professor

Gabriel McAteer
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4259
Assistant Professor

Vickie F Pierce
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4775
Associate Professor

Marcia G. Shloush
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4791
Post Retirement

Dr. Charity S Stanley
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 2045
Assistant Professor

Elizabeth A Thomas
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(865) 354-3000 ext. 4258
Assistant Professor

Emily K Yaden
Click above for email address
(865) 354-3000 ext. 4293
Assistant Professor

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