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Resources for the AS, BSN, and Practical Nursing Programs

LC Call Numbers for Health Sciences in Library



Education (General)


Human Anatomy




Medicine (General)


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Other systems of medicine



Objectives for this Guide

This guide provides resources that might prove useful to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Associate Degree in Nursing, and Practical Nursing programs. 

Nursing Programs

Nursing (A.S.)-Click the link to learn more.

Nursing concepts and techniques, health assessment, pharmacology and nutrition

The Associate in Science in Nursing program is a combination of general education and professional courses including lecture, laboratory and clinical education components. Graduates of the program are prepared to function as entry–level practitioners and are qualified to take the National Council for Licensure Examination (NCLEX - RN) to become licensed as registered nurses (RN). Clinical rotations scheduled in area hospitals and other medical centers are part of the program, so students will graduate with experience as well as theoretical knowledge.

Nursing (B.S.N.)-Click the link to learn more.              

Nursing concepts and care, community health, professional practice and evidence-based practice

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degree program prepares practicing nurses for evidence-based care and leadership roles in nursing. The program emphasizes critical thinking, cultural sensitivity, and professional collaboration in the management of care for individuals, families, and the community. In addition, the program features:                                                                                                                       


Practical Nursing (W.C.)-Click the link to learn more.

Prescription for Success


What does it take to be a health care provider? Among other things, it takes compassion, patience, knowledge and skills. If you have the first two, Florida State College at Jacksonville can take care of the rest. We offer comprehensive training on campus by medical professionals with hands-on clinical experience in a variety of hospitals and medical centers in the area.


From hospitals and physicians’ offices to nursing homes and home care, our Practical Nurse training will give you many career options. You’ll learn basic nursing and clinical skills as well as medical terminology, computer literacy and medication administration. In addition, graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure examination to become a licensed practical nurse. Whether you are looking for a first career or want to try something new, you have the power to change your future.





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