Registered Nursing – ASN
  • Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS)

Today, health care providers are working in one of the fastest growing industries in the country.

RNs continue to be in demand in all health care settings. Individuals who successfully completed the ASN program and pass the NCLEX-RN exam will find many employment opportunities available to them in Northwest Montana and beyond.

Registered Nurses (RNs) assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans and maintain medical records. They administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent or disabled patients. RNs advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention.

Licensing

Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to take the National Council of State Boards of Nursing’s examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

Opportunities After Graduation

Employment opportunities are available in a wide variety of health care settings across Northwest Montana and other locations. A graduate of the program may choose to continue their education by pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in nursing.

Attributes of Successful Nurses

  • Empathetic and patient temperament
  • Methodical and organized even in stressful times
  • Tenacious and hardworking

Interested? We would love to be in touch with you!

Advisors:
Nursing Program Director:
Myrna Ridenour, MSN, RN
BC 102-A
(406) 756-3997
mridenour@fvcc.edu

Advisors:
Diane Bailey, MS, RN
BC 102-B
(406) 756-3626
dbailey@fvcc.edu

Sarah Wangerin, BSN, RN
BC 102-C
(406) 756-3943
swangerin@fvcc.edu

For general information, contact:
Cathy Fabel, Nursing Program Assistant
BC 102
(406) 756-3385
cfabel@fvcc.edu