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CAUSES@udc.edu

Dean - Sabine O'Hara


 

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ) about Nursing Programs

What nursing programs are offered at the University of the District of Columbia (UDC)?  

A nursing career ladder that includes 5-programs is offered at UDC. Programs include the:

  1. Nursing Assistant program for students to become Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) is in Community College - Workforce Development at the Bertie Backus campus in building 53 at 5701 South Dakota Avenue, NE | Washington, DC 20017. Call 202-274-6950 or visit the website at http://cc.udc.edu/academics/nursing_assistant_program_certificate;
  2. Practical Nursing program for students to become Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN) is in Workforce Development at the Bertie Backus campus in building 53 at 5701 South Dakota Avenue, NE. Call 202-274-6950 or visit the website http://cc.udc.edu/academics/practical_nursing_program_certificate;
  3. Associate in Applied Science in Nursing (AASN) undergraduate degree for generic pre-licensure for non-licensed students to become Registered Nurses (RN) is in the Community College in building 52 at 801 North Capitol Street, NE | Washington, DC 20002.  The AASN Program Director is Professor Susie M. Cato her telephone number is 202-274-5940 and e-mail address is scato@udc.edu). Visit the AASN website at http://cc.udc.edu/academics/nursing_program_aasn;
  1. Associate in Applied Science in Nursing for Licensed Practical Nurses to complete the associate degree (LPN to AASN-RN) is in the Community College in building 52 at 801 North Capitol Street, NE. Program Director Susie Cato’s contact information is above;
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) for Registered Nurses to complete the undergraduate baccalaureate degree (RN to BSN or RN-BSN) is in College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability, and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) at the Van Ness campus in building 44.Dr. Pier Broadnax is the Director of Nursing for the UDC RN-BSN program. She is located on the Van Ness campus in building 44 - room 104A. Dr. Broadnax can be contacted at telephone number 202.274.5916 or e-mail address pbroadnax@udc.edu. Visit the RN-BSN website for additional information about the RN-BSN program.
    Flagship nursing students or Registered Nurses taking Bachelor of Science in Nursing courses will be advised by BSN faculty. If you are a registered nurse and wish to take classes at UDC, the deadlines for admission applications to UDC are mid-November for spring, mid-June for fall and early May for summer entrance. Visit the website at http://www.udc.edu/admission/ for detailed information. Non-RN AASN graduates may enroll in pre-requisite courses to complete interdisciplinary general education (IGED) requirements. No baccalaureate nursing courses may be taken until students possess a valid District of Columbia RN license. If you are a registered nurse and wish to take classes at UDC, please contact Professor Elmira Asongwed, RN Advisor at easongwe@udc.edu to request an appointment for academic advisement and/or registration counseling.
College of Urban Agriculture and Environmental Studies (CAUSES)

CAUSES Academic Programs

Environmental Science and Urban Sustainability – Tom Kakovitch, Chair
Health Education - John Slack, Chair
Nursing – Dr. Pier Broadnax, Chair
Nutrition and Dietetics - Dr. Prema Ganganna, Chair
Urban Architecture and Community Planning - Ralph Belton, Chair


CAUSES Land-grant Programs

Architectural Research Institute - Clarence Pearson, Director
Center for 4-H and Youth Development – Rebecca Bankhead, Director
Center for Sustainable Development – Dr. Dwane Jones, Director
Institute of Gerontology - Dr. Elgloria Harrison, Interim Director
Water Resources Research Institute – Dr. Tolessa Deksissa, Director
Center for Urban Agriculture & Gardening Education – Che’ Axum, Director
Center for Nutrition, Diet and Health - Dr. Lillie Monroe-Lord


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