The Associate Degree Nursing program at Lehigh Carbon Community College at the Main Campus located in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania, and the Morgan Center Site located in Tamaqua, Pennsylvania, is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Ga. 30326; 404-975-5000; www.acenursing.org.
The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
The Associate Degree Nursing program prepares graduates to deliver quality care to promote and/or maintain and restore health and well-being. Emphasis of this program will be educating persons to perform holistic nursing care in a variety of healthcare settings. In addition to classroom instruction, students will receive clinical instruction. Persons who earn an Associate in Applied Science Degree in Nursing must successfully complete the Virtual ATI NCLEX-RN review course to be eligible to sit for the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX-RN). Success on this examination qualifies a nurse to practice as a registered/licensed nurse.