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Health Sciences

Health Science programs provide the knowledge and skills needed for students seeking a career as a Registered Nurse or a Nursing Assistant. Completion of the RN program requirements provide the student with the credentials needed to test for licensure as a Registered Nurse.  Completion of the Nursing Assistant/ Home Health Aide program requirements provide the student with the credentials needed to test for Nursing Assistant certification.

AAS Degrees

  • Nursing (RN): Traditional Track and LPN to RN Mobility Track

Nursing Degree Information

The Board of Commissioners voted to accept the Follow-Up Report and grant continuing accreditation to the Associate Degree Nursing program with removal of conditions as the program is in compliance with all Accreditation Standards and Criteria reviewed. The Commission also affirmed the next onsite accreditation review for the Spring 2022 cycle. (The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) 3343 Peachtree Road NE – Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326) 

Student Achievement Data

Short Certificates

All Health Sciences Courses

Attention: Prospective Nursing Students

Pre-Application Seminars for the Snead State Nursing Program are offered during the Spring Semester for applicants planning to apply for our Fall RN admission. Applicants are encouraged to attend one of the sessions for valuable information about the Nursing Program prior to submitting the Nursing Program application. Students are offered position in the Nursing Program based on a point system. Applicants will receive two (2) points for attending one of the 1 1/2 hour seminars by attaching the original attendance certificate to their application. A government-issue ID, such as a Driver’s License, is required at the time of attendance. Due to potentially limited space, applicants my only attend one seminar and may only be accompanied by one adult. Pre-registration for the seminar is required. To register, please complete the pre-registration form below and select the date you would like to attend. The seminars will be held at the Robert Aderholt Health Science Building at 500 Usry Street, Boaz.

For a complete list of course offerings in this division, please click here

What the Nursing Program offers

  • Friendly & welcoming atmosphere
  • High tech learning experience
  • High Fidelity Simulations labs n Nursing student success coaching
  • Knowledgeable, caring faculty
  • Strong community partnerships
  • Successful Nursing Graduates!

Hybrid Mobility Nursing Program

Are you an LPN considering advancing your nursing career? Consider the Snead State Hybrid Mobility Nursing Program.

  • Listen to the lecture online
  • Campus attendance required for the skills lab, simulation lab, and testing
  • Two semesters of clinical required
  • One semester of precepting required

Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

Are you searching for a career where you can help others? Consider the Snead State Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide Program.

  • Listen to recorded lectures
  • Lab attendance is required
  • Classes offered on Saturday
  • Clinical at a long-term care facility
  • Complete the program in two semesters
  • Receive a short-term certificate
  • Qualifies graduates to take the Certification Exam

Nursing Program Resources

Contacts

Dr. Lisa Brock

Interim Director of Nursing

(256) 840-4185

Tammy Robison

Health Sciences Secretary

(256) 840-4149

Dr. Melissa Freshwater

Nursing Instructor

(256) 840-4179

Dr. Amy Langley

Nursing Instructor

(256) 840-4186

Laura Liebner

Nursing Instructor

(256) 840-4187

Ashley Smith

Nursing Instructor

(256) 840-4177

Office: Aderholt Health Science Building

Jessica Kirkwood Harp

Nursing Instructor

Office: Aderholt Health Science Building

Dr. Lauren Cain

Nursing Instructor

Office: Aderholt Health Science Building

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