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Nursing School Anchorage, AK

Due to high demand for nurses in Alaska1, the Charter College nursing school in Anchorage is offering an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program (ASN). This associate degree in nursing (ASN) takes 19 months to complete and the Charter College year-round schedule means you could be done more quickly than other nursing programs.  

Charter College and this Nursing program are accredited through Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, approved by the Alaska Commission on Postsecondary Education, and approved by the Alaska Board of Nursing. The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing program at Charter College – Anchorage received initial accreditation from the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326, 404-975-5000, http://www.acenursing.org/. The nursing program at Charter College Anchorage could prepare you to successfully pass the NCLEX exam. In fact, our first two graduating classes of nursing students had 100% NCLEX pass rates.

The nursing school is located at 2221 East Northern Lights Blvd., Suite 120, Anchorage.

What the Charter College RN program teaches?

The Charter College Associate of Applied Science in Nursing is designed to provide accessible, high quality undergraduate nursing education to diverse student populations for the development of safe effective nursing professionals. Student could be prepared to successfully pass NCLEX exams (this is the mandatory licensing exam for all nurses administered by the National Council Licensure Examination). These goals are accomplished through delivery of an innovative program that reflects the needs and current trends of society and communitcould prepare an individual to enter the profession of nursing as an RN. 

  • Knowledge and skill in the written and spoken word,
  • Knowledge of basic sciences (Microbiology, Anatomy and Physiology, Pharmacology, Psychology, Anthropology)
  • Knowledge and application of the Fundamentals of Nursing
  • Knowledge and skill in applying basic sciences (chemistry, physics, pathophysiology, nutrition) to the Nursing Science
  • Knowledge and skill regarding family health, including pediatric health, maternal health, adult health, older adult health, and the health of the mentally ill
  • Skill in holistic nursing that supports health when people are well and returns to health when people are ill

1 US Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, National Center for Health Workforce Analysis: RN Sample Survey and Supply projections.