What Is Licensed Practical Nurses Summer Bridge?
Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) currently practicing and licensed in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, have two options available for advanced placement into the Jefferson Community and Technical College nursing program: Through the LPN-RN Summer Bridge course or Articulation into the second semester of nursing.
LPNs must meet the same admission standards as all applicants to the nursing program, with the exception that their LPN License is accepted in lieu of the State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA) certification. In order to be eligible for advanced admission to the Associate Degree Nursing Program, students must meet the pre-requisite and co-requisite classes as outlined in this Nursing Program/Curriculum Guide, and have a minimum 2.75 GPA on all pre-requisite and co-requisite classes completed prior to admission to the LPN-RN Bridge course, or prior to Articulation. Selection of applicants is based on highest pre/co-requisite GPA. LPN s who graduated more than 3 years prior to application must completed Verification of Employment in direct patient care for at least one year in the past three years prior to June 1 of the summer semester.
- LPN to A.D.N. Summer Bridge Program Guide
- LPN to ADN Bridge Pre-admission Conference
- LPN Verification of Employment Form (.doc, 1 pg)