H-NIP Focus: Nursing
Location: Langston, OK
Population – Langston (City): 1,811 (2014) *
Population – Oklahoma (State): 3,907,414 (2015) **
Number of HIV Doctors: 26 ****
Number of Students Trained to Date : Nursing - 13
Founded in 1897, Langston University (LU) is a public institution. LU is known for being the only Historically Black College/University in the state of Oklahoma, and is comprised of three campuses located in Langston, Oklahoma City, and Tulsa. TU school of nursing offers an upper division undergraduate curriculum that leads to a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. This degree offers career-advancing completion programs for associate degree registered nurses and licensed practical nurses. The program provides a dynamic, challenging and stimulating environment where students and faculty work together across disciplines to address the needs of a rapidly changing healthcare environment. Degrees offered include BSN, LPN to BSN. The BSN in Nursing program is perfect for students who want to major in nursing and want to begin their journey to become an RN with an undergraduate degree. The LPN to BSN program is designed for Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) that would like to take their education to an undergraduate, registered nurse level. LPNs can have an advanced standing by completing and passing the proficiency examinations in selected courses. Upon completion of the requirements for the BSN, graduates are eligible to apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) and be licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in his or her state.
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**** From Amino.com; accessed 2017.
Teressa Hunter, Ph.D., RN