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LPN to ADN Flex and Transition Program

About the Program

Options to complete our Associate Degree Nursing program in one year are available to current licensed practical nurses. The selection of our FLEX or Transition options should be based on your self-assessment and after consultation with the program coordinator and dean. Your work experience and comments by LPNs who have recently completed the ADN program should also be considered. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) in order to be designated as a Registered Nurse (RN).

Special Admissions Requirements

PLEASE READ THE “ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW”:  ADN Transition and Flex Admissions Overview

  • If you need to take any of the courses requirements listed in the Overview, you can start those now.  Visit our Health Science and Nursing Prep page for more information.
  • Due to the limited availability of slots in these programs, admission is competitive.
  • OCtech seeks to identify students who can achieve at an appropriate level in the curriculum and diversity among its student population.

Admission is contingent on successful completion of:

  • Satisfactory performance on identified clinical skills.
  • 80% proficiency on drug calculations.
  • ATI RN Fundamentals exam with a level two or higher.

Health Information Program

Note:  To receive an application for this program, you must first complete a Health Information Program (HIP).

VIRTUAL HIP SESSION:

Virtual dates are below.  These sessions will be conducted via ZOOM.  Please register for the date/time you would like to attend by selecting from the options below.  Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!

ONLINE HIP SESSION:

Online HIP sessions are also available.  Use this link to access session:  Online Health Information Program

 

Degrees Available

Career Outlook

FAQs & Additional Information

Accreditation

Nursing Accrediting agency (ACEN) logo

The Associate Degree Nursing program at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College located in Orangeburg, SC is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the Associate Degree Nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. Next Reaffirmation Spring 2027.

Student Outcomes

 Graduation RateFirst Time RN Board Pass RateProgram Completions RateJob Placement
2015-16
FLEX
100%100%100%100%
Transition43.37%N/A50%100%
2016-17
FLEX100%100%100%100%
TransitionN/AN/AN/A100%
2017-18
FLEX

100%77%100%100%
Transition50%100%60%100%

Program Coordinator

Susan Chavis
Flex Nursing Program Coordinator
chavissa@octech.edu
803.535.1294

Meet a Graduate

"It was good to be in a program where everybody was already a nurse. You could relate to each other. And the classes were small, so that one-on-one attention was really helpful, too."

— Keneysha Cornish, ADN FLEX Class of 2018 | Assistant director of nursing and staffing development coordinator at Midlands Health and Rehabilitation Center