LPN-RN Option

LPN-RN Option

In addition to the admission requirements of the University of Pittsburgh at Titusville and the Department of Nursing, a licensed practical nurse (LPN) seeking admission to the program must be a graduate of a state-approved LPN program, provide evidence of a current LPN license, and submit two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with his/her clinical work.

An LPN admitted to the Associate of Science in Nursing degree program may be granted five credits in nursing by completing the following requirements:

  • Successful completion of the National League for Nursing Acceleration Challenge Examination I Practical Nurse-Registered Nurse (NLN ACE I PN-RN) Foundations of Nursing
  • Successful completion (2.00=C) of NUR 0100 - TRANSITION NURSING FOR LPN’S


Minimum Credits: 2
Maximum Credits: 2
Facilitates transition of the LPN to associate degree nursing student. Major focus is on the roles of the associate degree nurse, the nursing process with emphasis on history taking, physical assessment and individualized nursing care plans; and, stressors related to fluid/ electrolye-acid/base balance.
Academic Career: UGRD
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: LG/SNC Elective Basis