Nursing

The mission of the Aaniiih Nakoda College Associate of Science Nursing Program reflects the college’s core values and is congruent with its Mission and goals. The department adheres to the ‘grow our own’ philosophy by helping to empower the student nurse with the attainment of a licensed RN degree. The Aaniiih Nakoda nurse will deliver health care in a holistic and culturally sensitive manner that reflects the community’s “Life Ways”. Aaniiih Nakoda College nurses will have had state-of-the-art education and technological experiences befitting the demands they will encounter practicing in the rural, frontier environment that is their home.
ANC Nursing Program Outcomes - Fall 2023

Aaniiih Nakoda College Nursing Program
End-of-Program Student Learning Outcomes

EPSLOs - Fall 2023

Nursing Documents

Name Version Downloads File Size Download
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1.0 162 downloads 1.1 MB Download
Nursing Student Handbook
1.0 190 downloads 1.3 MB Download
Medicine Wheel Paradigm and Alignment
1.0 135 downloads 260.3 KB Download
ANC Nursing Program Application
1.0 178 downloads 1.2 MB Download

Nursing Program Publications

Curriculum

Aaniiih Nakoda College Prerequisite Courses that must be completed before admission into the Associates of Science Grow Our Own Nursing Program.

Semester I

Course NumberCourse TitleDidactic CreditsLab Credits
BIOH 201/BIOH L201Anatomy & Physiology I & Lab31
CHMY 121/CHMY L121Introduction to General Chemistry & Lab31
M121College Algebra4
AIS 155/150
-OR- AIS 100
-OR- SOCL 100
Aaniiih OR Nakoda Language I,
-OR- Intro to American Indian Studies,
-OR- Intro to Sociology
3
60 hrs labSemester Total (15 credits overall)132

Semester II

Course NumberCourse TitleDidactic CreditsLab Credits
BIOH 211/BIOH L211Anatomy and Physiology II/Lab31
WRIT 101College Writing I3
NUTR 221Basic Human Nutrition3
PSYX 100Introduction to Psychology3
BIOM 250/BIOM L250Microbiology for Health Sciences/Lab31
60 hrs labSemester Total (17 credits overall)152

**Each of the following are requirements for graduation from Aaniiih Nakoda’s Grow Our Own Nursing Program. They may be taken as prerequisites or co-requisites, depending on when the classes are offered.

  • AIS 155 Aaniiih OR AIS 150 Nakoda Language I
  • AIS 100 Intro to American Indian Studies
  • SOCL 100 Intro to Sociology

Nursing: Fall Semester III

Course NumberCourse TitleDidactic CreditsLab CreditsClinical Credits
NRSG 135Pharmacology3
NRSG 130Fundamentals of Nursing43
NRSG 138Gerontology11
45 clinical hours
90 lab hours
Semester Total (12 credits overall)831

Nursing: Spring Semester IV

Course NumberCourse TitleDidactic CreditsClinical Credits
NRSG 140Core Concepts of Adult Nursing33
NRSG 256Pathophysiology3
**AIS 155/150
-OR- AIS 100
-OR- SOCL 100
Aaniiih OR Nakoda Language I, -OR-
Intro to American Indian Studies, -OR-
Intro to Sociology
3
135 clinical hoursSemester Total (12 credits overall)93

• Before students start the 2nd year, I.V. Therapy skill will be a hands-on part of nursing orientation.

Nursing: Spring Semester V

Course NumberCourse TitleDidactic CreditsClinical Credits
NRSG 258Mental Health Nursing31
NRSG 262Complex Care Needs – Adult Client32
NRSG 142Core Concepts of Maternal/Child21
180 clinical hoursSemester Total (12 credits overall)84

Nursing: Spring Semester VI

Course NumberCourse TitleDidactic CreditsLab CreditsClinical Credits
NRSG 266Managing Client Care22
NRSG 252Complex Care Needs – Maternal/Child Client21
NRSG 265Advanced Clinical Skills1
AIS 155/150
-OR- AIS 100
-OR- SOCL 100
Aaniiih OR Nakoda Language I,
-OR- Intro to American Indian Studies,
-OR- Intro to Sociology
3
NRSG 298Preparing for Professional Nursing Practice (NCLEX)1
135 clinical hours
30 lab hours
Semester Total (12 credits overall)813
495 clinical hours total
120 lab hours total
Total ASN Program Credits
(38 credits pre-/co-requisites and 42 nursing)
61811

1 clinical credit = 45 hours clinical/simulation time
1 lab credit = 30 hours of lab time
1 lecture credit = 15 hours of classroom time

Once enrolled in nursing courses, a minimum of a grade of “C” in all courses is required to continue in the program. In the clinical settings, students must achieve a grade of 75% in all rotations of each clinical experience in order to continue in the program.

NOTE: If placement test scores indicate refresher classes are needed, the student’s program will require more than two years to complete. It is imperative that students work closely with their advisors.
Effective March 28, 2022, this nursing program is a candidate for initial accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing. This candidacy status expires on March 28, 2024.

Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
(404) 975-5000
http://www.acenursing.com/candidates/candidacy.asp

Upon granting of initial accreditation by the ACEN Board of Commissioners, the effective date of initial accreditation is the date on which the nursing program was approved by the ACEN as a candidate program that concluded in the Board of Commissioners granting initial accreditation.

View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this candidate program at Search ACEN Programs.