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2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 
2011 - 2012 CNM Catalog June 2011, Volume 44 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Nursing (LPN Mobility), Associate of Applied Science

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Program Description

The LPN Mobility option allows qualified licensed practical nurses to complete their Associate of Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) by entering into the third term of the AASN program. Graduates of the ASN program meet the requirements set by the New Mexico State Board of Nursing to take the NCLEX-RN licensing examination. Specific terms of licensure can be obtained through the New Mexico Board of Nursing.

Special Requirements

The Associate of Applied Science in Nursing-LPN Mobility is designated as a Limited Entry Program at CNM. Students who wish to pursue this degree will need to apply and be accepted before they can start the program. Students who will apply in fall 2011 should refer to the Nursing Program Website for information about the application process and admission criteria.

Students who wish to apply in spring 2012 or later should refer to the Office of Limited Entry Programs for information on selection criteria, and deadlines, which will be different from those used in 2011.

See additional Special Requirements of Nursing Programs 

Career and Educational Opportunities

ASN Graduates find employment in hospitals, long-term care facilities, home health care and physicians’ offices. Nurses can attain specialty credentials through employment and specialty course offering. CNM nursing students are encouraged to continue their education toward a bachelor of science in nursing degree in order to pursue leadership positions in nursing and in the community.

Exit competencies (see Program Exit Competencies  ) for this program of study are available at

For the graduation policy refer to the Moving On  section, or the Students tab in my CNM.

Special Notes

All entering LPN Moblity students must take

 ,  ,   prior to starting  . Students must show proof of licensure and provide documentations of working 1,000 hours in the past two years as an LPN.


Program Proficiencies

Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement scores  or specific course work.

Required Program Courses

Required Sequence of Nursing Courses

Term 2

Term 3

Associate of Applied Science in Nursing, LPN Mobility 72 credit hour(s)

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