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New Mexico Statewide Common Nursing Curriculum

New Mexico Statewide Common Nursing CurriculumProgram of Study in PDF

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

Prerequisite & Non-Nursing
General Education Courses (credits)
Nursing Courses (credits)
BASIC SCIENCES:

Minimum of 4 credits from the following:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Microbiology
HEALTH SCIENCES:

Minimum of 12 credits from the following:

  • Anatomy & Physiology (6-8)
  • Pathophysiology (4-6)
GENERAL EDUCATION:
  • English I (3)
  • Psych (3)
  • Lifespan (3)

Elective if required by the specific ADN program (3)

NURSING COURSES:
Level 1:
  • Introduction to Nursing Concepts (3)
  • Principles of Nursing Practice (4: 1d/3c)
Level 2:
  • Health & Illness Concepts I (3)
  • Health Care Participant (3)
  • Nursing Pharmacology (3)
  • Assessment and Health Promotion (4: 1d/3c)
Level 3:
  • Health & Illness Concepts II (3)
  • Professional Nursing Concepts I (3)
  • Care of Patients with Chronic Conditions (4: 4c)
Level 4:
  • Health & Illness Concepts III (4)
  • Clinical Intensive I (4: 1d/3c)
  • ADN Capstone (2-6)*

*Details of ADN Capstone to be determined by each school.

Total minimum credits required = 25
Total nursing credits = 40-44
   
Total Credits for ADN: Minimum 65-69 credit hours