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RN-BSN Online Degree Program

University of Saint Mary Online
Online Full time Part time Open Enrollment USA USA Online

You need your RN-BSN and want to earn it online, but you also want the support and guidance to ensure your success. It’s with this in mind that the University of Saint Mary (USM) designed its online RN-BSN degree program. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. You need your RN-BSN and want to earn it online, but you also want the support and guidance to ensure your success. It’s with this in mind that the University of Saint Mary (USM) designed its online RN-BSN degree program. Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and grounded in Sister Simone Roach’s Five C’s of Caring – Commitment, Conscience, Competence, Compassion, and Confidence – the online RN to BSN program at the University of Saint Mary has no residency requirements, allowing you to earn your degree in as few as 12 months. USM also understands the requirements and deadlines with returning to school, which is why our faculty and staff are there to assist you however you need. From your initial contact to graduation, the University of Saint Mary will be there every step of the way. A Field In Demand In the next decade, employment growth for registered nurses is projected to increase by 19 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which is faster than average for most occupations. Coupled with this, the American Nurses Association is also pushing for nurses to return to the classroom and continue their education, noting the need to stay current with new practices and technologies. Thus, there is no better time than now to return to the classroom and earn the degree that will help stabilize your career. Grounded in the tradition of liberal arts and founded in 1923, the University of Saint Mary instills students with the decision-making and critical-thinking skills employers desire, along with fostering a sense of community. USM also strives to prepare graduates with the ability to lead organizations and act in a manner that benefits society as a whole. Accreditation: Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Requirements: 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 Scale Education Level: Bachelor’s in Nursing Language: English Start Dates January 2016 March 2016 May 2016 June 2016 August 2016 October 2016 [-]

Bachelor in Nursing

Indiana University Kokomo
Campus or Online Full time Part time 4 years September 2017 USA Kokomo + 1 more

The nursing program at IU Kokomo is a high quality bachelor's degree program that prepares nurses as effective leaders, capable of collaborating with the interdisciplinary health team to promote safety and to achieve optimal patient outcomes across a variety of settings, including the hospital, home, and community. [+]

The nursing program at IU Kokomo is a high quality bachelor's degree program that prepares nurses as effective leaders, capable of collaborating with the interdisciplinary health team to promote safety and to achieve optimal patient outcomes across a variety of settings, including the hospital, home, and community. The B.S.N. degree program integrates a strong background in the sciences and liberal arts with an excellent education in the profession of nursing. It is tailored to meet the needs of beginning students as well as experienced nurses returning to complete a B.S.N. A strong background is provided for students in practice and for future graduate study. Degree Tracks There are two degree tracks available to students. The Pre-licensure track is for the traditional nursing student, while the R.N. to B.S.N. track is for the already registered nurse who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. Upon completion of the R.N. to B.S.N track, a student could go on to earn their master's degree in nursing with an additional two years of course work if they meet the requirements and go through the competitive application process. Please note that once admitted to the nursing program you will pay a nursing program fee for every course you take, in or out of nursing. Contact the Office of the Bursar if you have questions about tuition or fees. Consider completing all non-NURS courses in advance of applying to the program. Program Learning Outcomes The IU Kokomo B.S.N. graduate will meet program learning outcomes and embody them in their professional practice as a nurse who is: a critical thinker who demonstrates intellectual engagement and uses evidence as a basis for clinical reasoning and decision making. a culturally sensitive individual who provides holistic individual, family, community, and population-centered nursing care. a knowledgeable care coordinator who facilitates access to resources across the continuum of health care environments in order to meet the evolving health care needs of individuals, families, communities, and populations. an individual who understands and considers the impact of health care policy, finance, and regulatory environments on care delivery. an individual who embodies the professional identity of the nurse and who translates the inherent values of the nursing profession into the ethical and legal practice of nursing. an effective communicator who collaborates with interprofessional team members, patients, and their support systems for improved health outcomes. a competent care provider who is prepared to practice to the full capacity of the professional nurse role in diverse health care environments. an accountable leader and manager who applies principles of systems and organizational processes and who balances resources to promote quality care and patient safety. an individual who embraces and employs innovations in information management and technology in the delivery of quality patient care. Pre-licensure Curriculum General Requirements All NURS courses, courses used for the nursing elective and pre-nursing courses used for application to the major must be completed with a C or higher. Track Requirements This is a tentative schedule for IU Kokomo nursing students to complete the nursing program in four years. This timeframe may change depending on math placement and unsuccessful completion of courses. All students need to work closely with a nursing advisor to ensure successful completion of their plan. R.N. to B.S.N. Curriculum This degree includes 120 hours of total course work including the following: General Requirements See an academic advisor for the School of Nursing and Division of Allied Health Sciences for information on general-education requirements. Track Requirements The R.N. to B.S.N. track requires the following: Nursing Courses (33 credit hours) Special Credit Courses (35 credit hours) NURS-B 232 Introduction to the Discipline of Nursing: Theory, Practice, Research (4 cr.) NURS-B 248 Science and Technology of Nursing (2 cr.) NURS-B 249 Science and Technology of Nursing: Practicum (2 cr.) NURS-H 351 Alterations in Neuro-Psychological Health (3 cr.) NURS-H 352 Alterations in Neuro-Psychological Health: Practicum (2 cr.) NURS-H 353 Alterations in Health I (3 cr.) NURS-H 354 Alterations in Health I: Practicum (2 cr.) NURS-H 361 Alterations in Health II (3 cr.) NURS-H 362 Alterations in Health II: Practicum (2 cr.) NURS-H 363 The Developing Family and Child (4 cr.) NURS-H 364 The Developing Family and Child: Practicum (3 cr.) NURS-S 470 Restorative Health Related to Multi-System Failures (3 cr.) NURS-S 471 Restorative Health Related to Multi-System Failures: Practicum (2 cr.) [-]

Nursing

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

At the College of Nursing and Public Health, we prepare qualified caregivers and leaders who are ready to make an impact in their community. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. Nursing We produce leaders who define tomorrow’s healthcare. At the College of Nursing and Public Health, we prepare qualified caregivers and leaders who are ready to make an impact in their community. With a strong foundation built on 70 years of nursing education, we’ve developed a new vision. The College of Nursing and Public Health, renamed in June 2013, focuses on issues within population health, and has combined our hallmark nursing programs with relevant healthcare programs to tackle today’s health issues and those in the future. Our students benefit from a holistic approach that focuses on community intervention, health maintenance and management, and environmental health. More than 8,000 alumni have embraced our small class sizes and strong collaboration with faculty, and our graduates are working as nurses in private and hospital settings; as administrators and educators; and in organizations as managers, researchers, educators, advocates and directors. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

South Georgia State College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Douglas Waycross Valdosta Americus + 2 more

The <strong>RN-BSN program</strong> embodies a coherent course of study. This degree program is compatible with SGSC’s mission. In addition to the 60 credit hours in core requirements (Core Areas A-F), 32 hours of credit for previous ASN course work, acceptance into the institution‘s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, and 30 semester credit hours will be required for bachelor degree completion, totaling 122 semester credit hours. [+]

The RN-BSN program embodies a coherent course of study. This degree program is compatible with SGSC’s mission. In addition to the 60 credit hours in core requirements (Core Areas A-F), 32 hours of credit for previous ASN course work, acceptance into the institution‘s Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program, and 30 semester credit hours will be required for bachelor degree completion, totaling 122 semester credit hours. The RN-BSN program design allows the smooth transition from ASN to BSN. The requirements for entry into the program are that the student must: - Submit an application and be admitted to SGSC. - Submit an application to the School of Nursing. - Submit official Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT) scores. - Submit copies of all transcripts from colleges and universities previously attended to the SGSC Admissions and the School of Nursing. - Exit all learning support classes prior to enrolling in a nursing class. - Be licensed in Georgia as a Registered Nurse with no current public or private disciplinary actions by the end of the first semester of enrollment in the RN-BSN program, verified by state roster of RNs. - Have an overall cumulative GPA of 2.5. - Have successfully passed the PSI background check and drug screen. - Have a grade of ‘C’ or better in course work. - Exit all learning support classes prior to enrolling in a nursing class. After receiving a letter of tentative acceptance, the RN-BSN student must call and schedule an orientation to nursing meeting with the Administrative Assistant for the School of Nursing. The student will be required to submit additional paperwork including but not limited to: SGSC School of Nursing Health History and Physical Examination – Annually Proof of Health Insurance - Annually CPR: Adult, Child and Infant (American Heart Association or American Red Cross) – Annually PPD or Past Positive PPD with follow-up per protocol - Annually My Medwise Immunizations: MMR, Varicella, TDAP, Hepatitis B Vaccine and titer. PSI Criminal Background Check and UDS – Annually Varicella (Chicken Pox) 2 shot series or blood titer Influenza Vaccine Fall Semester - Annually. Clinical Agencies: RN-BSN students must complete clinical agency orientation in facilities where they will be completing preceptor learning experiences. RN-BSN students may complete their experiences in the facilities where they are employed. Students who do not meet eligibility requirements to be accepted into the nursing courses will need to complete the following requirements prior to acceptance into the RN-BSN Completion Program: - Completion of validation testing will be required of all associate degree or diploma graduates who graduated from non-National League for Nursing (NLNAC) accredited schools outside the state of Georgia, who graduated more than four years ago, and who have less than 1,000 clinical practice hours. Successful completion of the four subsets of the National League for Nursing (NLNAC-ACE II) competencies is required to validate current knowledge in the areas of Pediatrics, Obstetrics, Adult Health, and Psychiatric Nursing. - Clinical competencies will be validated through psychomotor skills evaluation by BSN faculty. A list of selected skills and evaluation criteria will be provided to students prior to examination. Evaluation of psychomotor skills will occur prior to acceptance into the RN-BSN Completion Program. - Upon successful completion of examination and skills requirements and admission into the RN-BSN Completion Program, students will then follow the Progression, Dismissal, and Readmission standards applicable to all nursing students. Applicants who graduated from a U.S. high school must meet the admission criteria for regular students. Applicants who graduated from a non-U.S. high school must meet the admission criteria for international students but will not be required to provide the financial documentation. All non-U.S. citizens are required to provide documentation of their immigration status to be considered for in-state tuition. Applicants whose first language is not English and whose language of instruction was not English throughout secondary school must meet the English proficiency requirement by submitting the results of the SAT I with a minimum verbal score of 430 (12 ACT) or the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a minimum score of 523 (paper-based), 193 (computer-based), or 70 (internet-based). The TOEFL will be at the expense of the student and is a condition for program admission. The CGFNS International Credentials Evaluation Service (CES) report will be used to analyze the credentials of multiple levels of nursing professionals who are educated outside of the United States and who wish to pursue licensure or academic admission in the United States. The CES report will be at the expense of the student and is a condition for program admission. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE Students in nursing obtain clinical experience in the campus skills laboratory and selected community clinical facilities. The student must assume responsibility for travel to clinical agencies. Students will provide care to assigned clients regardless of diagnosis, age, sex, race, creed, or ethnic origin. Major clinical facilities utilized by South Georgia State College require a background check and a drug screening prior to attending clinical. Based on the results of these screenings, the agencies may choose to disallow a student to attend clinical at these sites. To complete the nursing curriculum, students must be able to attend clinical at these sites. Failure to do so would result in the inability of the student to complete the program of study. Students must meet the facilities’ requirements related to the PSI Background Check and Urine Drug Screen. Program Completion: RN-BSN Students must successfully complete all courses required in the degree program. They must attain 122 semester credits for the RN-BSN program, achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) required for graduation, earn a GPA of 2.75 or higher in major courses, with no grade lower than a C, complete at least 30 program credits in residency at the school, and meet all other school graduation policies. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

College of Coastal Georgia
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Brunswick

The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers courses which lead to the Baccalaureate degree in Nursing (Prelicensure BSN and RN to BSN), and Career Associate of Science degrees in Nursing(RN) and Radiologic Science. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing The School of Nursing and Health Sciences offers courses which lead to the Baccalaureate degree in Nursing (Prelicensure BSN and RN to BSN), and Career Associate of Science degrees in Nursing(RN) and Radiologic Science. All programs are fully accredited or approved by respective agencies, and graduates may sit for appropriate certifying/licensure examinations. The licensing board may change these requirements prior to the completion of the course of study. While reasonable efforts will be made to enable one to satisfy additional requirements, no assurances can be made that the College will be able to offer these additional courses or, if taken, that such courses will entitle one to take the licensure examination. [-]

BSc Nursing

Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE)
Campus Full time 2 - 4 years September 2017 USA Milwaukee

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program prepares individuals for the role of the professional nurse. Students graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for individuals, families, and communities in complex health care environments. The MSOE School of Nursing (SON) offers two curriculum tracks to earn a BSN: a traditional, full-time track and an accelerated second-degree track. [+]

BSc Nursing The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program prepares individuals for the role of the professional nurse. Students graduate with the knowledge and skills necessary to care for individuals, families, and communities in complex health care environments. The MSOE School of Nursing (SON) offers two curriculum tracks to earn a BSN: a traditional, full-time track and an accelerated second-degree track. BS in Nursing Traditional Track (BSN) The traditional full-time curriculum track is designed specifically for students who are earning their first college degree. Generally, these are students who have graduated from high school and are beginning their college education or students who have earned college credits at another university and are transferring those credits to MSOE. Students are accepted directly into the nursing major. Progression through the sequence of clinical courses is guaranteed to all students who maintain full-time status and continue to meet the academic progression criteria. Students entering the traditional track from high school are accepted into the program starting freshman year and are guaranteed to graduate in four years if they start and stay on track. Students who transfer into the program enter the appropriate place in the curriculum sequence following a complete transfer evaluation. SON faculty advisors will work with part-time students to outline a sequence of courses that lead to degree completion. BS in Nursing Accelerated Second-degree Track (BSN-ASD) This track is designed specifically for the adult working professional who has already earned a bachelor of science or bachelor of arts degree in another discipline and is looking to change careers. The BSN-ASD is a compressed, year-round curriculum designed to enable students to enter the workforce as professional nurses in approximately 18 months, assuming the student has met all of the prerequisites. The results The placement rate for MSOE nursing graduates was 100% in 2014-15, and graduates enjoyed an average starting salary of $51,884. MSOE nursing graduates are prepared to tackle some of the most challenging but rewarding positions out there—emergency, pediatrics and end-of-life. The field Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members. They work in a variety of settings, including hospitals, physicians’ offices, home health care services and the military. In order to obtain licensure as a registered nurse in the United States, it is necessary to pass the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Most graduate nurses take this exam within a few months following graduation. The MSOE-SON strives to assure students’ ability to deliver safe and effective nursing care and achieve success on the NCLEX licensure exam. You may want to consider NU if you … Enjoy helping others and want to improve peoples’ lives Are able to work well in a team environment Possess strong written and oral communication skills Are able to prioritize and complete multiple, time-constrained requirements effectively Student Program Outcomes Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate is expected to: Provides safe, effective compassionate nursing care based on clinical standards that take in to account the holistic needs of the client while progressing towards independent practice. Uses independent decision making to communicate critical thinking and reflective practice when applying the nursing process to individualize care for the client with complex needs. Incorporates effective communication and health education skills with clients and other members of the healthcare team to improve coordination of care and to minimize risk and error. Maintains a professional role; recognizes client as full partner when providing compassionate care; engages in lifelong learning and initiates change responsive to the needs of society. Uses health information technology to monitor and analyze outcomes; employs, selects and evaluates biomedical technologies to ensure the quality and safety of nursing care progressing towards independent practice. Provides leadership that values the ideas and contributions of others when coordinating care and collaborating with members of health care team to improve health care outcomes. Demonstrates commitment to improve practice by retrieving and synthesizing evidence from diverse sources of professional literature that support decisions to ensure the quality and safety of nursing care Clinical Admission Requirements Admission to the School of Nursing’s clinical courses is guaranteed to any applicant who has been granted admission to MSOE, continues to meet the School of Nursing progression criteria and has completed the following criteria: Basic Life Support (BLS) Policy: All students must present evidence of BLS certification by the American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers. Criminal Background Check: Students are required to complete a Background check, including Wisconsin Caregiver Disclosure, Wisconsin Department of Justice, and Federal Office of Inspector General (OIG) and General Service Administration (GSA) registries. There may be additional agency requirements. Students must not have been convicted of any crime that would substantially relate to the practice of nursing. All positive background checks and background disclosure forms are shared with clinical agencies. Each clinical agency reserves the right to determine if a student’s arrests or convictions are substantially related to the practice of nursing. Health Insurance: Students are required to maintain health insurance coverage while enrolled in nursing clinical courses. Health Requirements: Students admitted to the nursing program must provide a completed health assessment, from their primary care provider, evidence of required immunizations, annual TB skin tests, and annual flu vaccines. Urine Drug Screen: MSOE requires students to participate in drug screening as a condition of continued progression, and to comply with clinical agency requirements. A positive drug screen will result in academic dismissal from the nursing program The School of Nursing reserves the right to deny a student’s admission to a clinical course, or to limit or terminate his or her participation in a clinical course, if the student’s health status poses a significant risk to the health or safety of patients. [-]

Bachelor (BAS) in Nursing

College of Central Florida
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Ocala Lecanto Chiefland + 2 more

The RN - BSN allows associate degree registered nurses to advance their education, facilitate entry into graduate nursing programs, and support meeting the Institute for Medicine’s call to increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80 percent by 2020. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. Take your skills to the next level. The RN - BSN allows associate degree registered nurses to advance their education, facilitate entry into graduate nursing programs, and support meeting the Institute for Medicine’s call to increase the proportion of nurses with a baccalaureate degree to 80 percent by 2020. At the graduate level, nurses will prepare for advanced clinical positions and for nursing faculty positions, meeting additional needs for nurses in primary care and as nursing program faculty educating new nurses. This bachelor's degree program is designed to articulate with State University System of Florida graduate nursing degree programs. Full-time and part-time options available. This is a limited access program. Please consult CF.edu/limitedaccess for information on limited access programs. The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is an articulated, generalist nursing degree which allows associate degree registered nurses to advance their education to meet the demand in the community for BSN prepared nurses, and support job promotions and entry into graduate nursing programs. The program contributes to meeting the Institute for Medicine’s call for 80 percent of nursing staffs to be BSN prepared by 2020. Nurses will prepare for advanced clinical positions and for nursing faculty positions, meeting additional needs for nurses in primary care and as nursing program faculty educating new nurses. The College of Central Florida is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, SACSCOC. The College of Central Florida’s RN-BSN program is accreditation by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, ACEN, 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, 866-747-9965. Florida RN unencumbered license must be attained prior to second semester of upper division nursing courses. Application directions are explained in the required online information session. Go to CF.edu/health. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a limited access program. A limited access program is one in which both program admission and course registration are restricted to a certain number of students meeting predetermined criteria. Limited access status is justified when student demand exceeds available resources or accreditation requirements (i.e., student/faculty ratios, instructional facilities and equipment, clinical sites) or the nature of the program calls for specific admission requirements. Limited access programs have admissions processes and criteria beyond general college admissions. While any student meeting the minimum criteria is encouraged to apply, not all applicants may be accepted. Criteria for Application Be admitted to CF in good standing. 2.0 college GPA. 2.5 GPA or higher in general education and lower division courses specific to the nursing programs as well as the courses with the NUR prefix. All general education and lower division course requirements must be completed, or currently enrolled in, to have conditional acceptance. Applications can be submitted during the application period if currently enrolled in general education or lower division courses, but all must be completed with a grade of “C” or higher in order to have final acceptance to the program. Submit RN to BSN program application with a copy of an active unencumbered Florida RN license. Recent ADN graduates must attain an active, unencumbered Florida RN license prior to second semester of upper division nursing courses. CF service area: Marion, Citrus and Levy county applicants will have priority seating. A criminal background check and physical examination are required once a student is accepted into the program. [-]

(Online) Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN to BSN

Fort Hays State University Graduate School
Online Full time September 2017 USA USA Online

If you are already licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States, you can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completely online through Fort Hays State University. [+]

(Online) Bachelor of Science in Nursing: RN to BSN *Not authorized in Kentucky If you are already licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the United States, you can obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree completely online through Fort Hays State University. Graduating with a BSN degree opens doors to more and better career options and additional management responsibilities. The BSN also prepares you for graduate nursing study. The RN-to-BSN degree program is designed to be flexible enough to meet your busy schedule as a working professional. With this program, you can receive credit for prior educational experience, attend the clinical course in your local area, and finish in one year after you meet all prerequisite and general education requirements. FHSU is a leader in nursing education and offers a program that is fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). CCNE is a national, autonomous accreditation agency, officially recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education, which ensures the quality and integrity of baccalaureate and graduate education programs. Program Requirements Overview Associate Degree RNs Basic Studies (12 Credit Hours) Humanities Studies (12 Credit Hours) Natural Sciences and Math + 2 Labs (11 Credit Hours) Social and Behavioral Studies (12 Credit Hours) Integrative Studies (3 Credit Hours) Prerequisite and Nursing Studies (29 Credit Hours) Advance Standing Credit (36 Credit Hours) TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 123 hours Diploma Degree RNs Foundation Studies (18 Credit Hours) International Studies (6 Credit Hours) Integrative Studies (3 Credit Hours) Humanities Studies (9 Credit Hours) Natural Sciences and Math (11 Credit Hours) Social and Behavioral Studies (9 Credit Hours) Prerequisite and Nursing Studies (29 Credit Hours) Advanced Standing Credit (36 Credit Hours) TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED FOR DEGREE: 123 hours [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Carson-Newman University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Jefferson City

The Traditional Nursing Program at Carson-Newman University will enable you to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The curriculum is designed to give you a balance of general education courses along with nursing courses. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Traditional Option The Traditional Nursing Program at Carson-Newman University will enable you to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The curriculum is designed to give you a balance of general education courses along with nursing courses. You will begin with three semesters of foundational courses and then, in the spring of your sophomore year, begin clinical nursing courses that will prepare you for the state licensure examination for Registered Nurses. Baccalaureate education in nursing is comprised of liberal arts and sciences, humanities and nursing. The purpose is to prepare a professional who functions autonomously with a focus on the health care needs of clients of all ages in a variety of settings. The baccalaureate nurse explains the rationale for nursing actions and collaborates with the client to determine acceptable outcomes. An integral part of baccalaureate preparation in nursing is the ability to apply knowledge to the promotion of client health. Admission Criteria All students, regardless of track, must meet the following admission criteria: Cumulative GPA 2.75 or higher. Completion of prerequisite courses with a C or better with a maximum of one retake per course. Biology 207, 208, 316 Chemistry 101 Child and Family Studies 206 English 101, 201 Foods and Nutrition 214 Cumulative GPA of 2.5 of the following science courses: BIOL 207, 208, 316, and CHEM 101. Successful completion of criminal background check. Accelerated Option The Accelerated Nursing Program at Carson-Newman University will enable you to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. The curriculum is designed to give you a balance of general education courses along with nursing courses. The program can be completed in eight continuous semesters with an August entry into clinical nursing courses that will prepare you for the state licensure examination for Registered Nurses. Baccalaureate education in nursing is comprised of liberal arts and sciences, humanities and nursing. The purpose is to prepare a professional who functions autonomously with a focus on the health care needs of clients of all ages in a variety of settings. The baccalaureate nurse explains the rationale for nursing actions and collaborates with the client to determine acceptable outcomes. An integral part of baccalaureate preparation in nursing is the ability to apply knowledge to the promotion of client health. Admission Criteria All students, regardless of track, must meet the following admission criteria: Cumulative GPA 2.75 or higher. Completion of prerequisite courses with a C or better with a maximum of one retake per course Biology 207, 208, 316 Chemistry 101 Child and Family Studies 206 English 101, 201 Foods and Nutrition 214 Math 201 Cumulative science GPA of 2.5 or higher including BIOL 207, BIOL 208, BIOL 316, and CHEM 101. Successful completion of criminal background check. No more than four general education/liberal arts courses remaining including a nursing elective course [-]

Bachelor of Science Veterinary Nursing

Moreton Morrell College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 United Kingdom Warwick

This course is an excellent opportunity for students wishing to qualify as a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) whilst studying a Level 6 higher education qualification. Your studies will combine academic study and occupational competence and the course is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). [+]

WHAT WILL I STUDY? This course is an excellent opportunity for students wishing to qualify as a RCVS Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) whilst studying a Level 6 higher education qualification. Your studies will combine academic study and occupational competence and the course is recognised by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS). Students study a total of 18 modules over the normal four year duration of the full time course. Six modules are studied at each of Levels 4, 5 and 6. Level 4 modules provide an introduction into Academic Studies as well as Applied Anatomy and Physiology, Introductory Animal Welfare, Breeding and Nutrition, Operation of a Veterinary Practice, Introductory Veterinary Nursing and Principles and Practice of Diagnostics. Level 5 modules deepen and consolidate veterinary nursing knowledge and cover Advanced Nursing Care, Applied Anaesthesia and Applied Surgical Nursing. Students must also successfully complete both the Professional Practice for Veterinary Nursing and Research Methods. Level 6 modules include a Dissertation (double module), Applied Pharmacy and Medicines, Companion Animal Behaviour and Therapy and a range of optional modules relating to Emergency Critical and Intensive Care Nursing, Welfare and Behaviour of Captive and Domesticated Animals, Wildlife Conservation and Applied Breeding and Nutrition. This course is delivered at Moreton Morrell College, part of Warwickshire College Group, and is validated in partnership with Coventry University. WHAT QUALIFICATIONS WILL I GET? BSc (Hons) Veterinary Nursing HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED? Each module has its own specific assessment profile, for instance 100% coursework or 50% coursework and 50% written examination. Modules are assessed using a variety of methods (reports, essays, presentations, practicals etc.) thus allowing students to develop a range of skills related to the subject area and to build confidence in the subject and in themselves. Students will also complete the RCVS Nursing Process Log (NPL) to fulfil the RCVS requirements. WHAT IS THE ENTRY PROCESS? Applications should be made through UCAS using the institution code for Warwickshire College – W25 and the course code shown below: D310 Applicants must also have undertaken two weeks of recent work experience in a RCVS registered small animal veterinary practice for their application to progress further (Four weeks in total). Applicants MUST state clearly on the UCAS application their GCSE grades (or equivalent acceptable qualifications i.e. Key Skills/Functional Skills Level 2) and the grades or expected grades of their level three qualifications. Full details of work experience including dates and length of time, detailed written references, on headed paper, from the veterinary practice(s) will need to be presented at interview. Applicants will be expected to attend a post application interview/selection day . The interviews are part of a supportive process to help you decide the right course for you and your career goals. WHAT ARE THE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS? Minimum qualifications: Full level 3 The entry requirements for this course are *88 UCAS points minimum. This is equivalent to: BTEC/C&G Level 3 Diploma in Animal Welfare or a related subject, with grades MMM or M. Or Three A2 Levels (dependent on grades) including one Science subject, ideally biology. *New UCAS tariff Students MUST also have: Five GCSE grades at C or above including English Language, Science and Maths (or equivalent) to fulfill RCVS entry requirements. Other qualifications such as Access to HE Diploma (Science), Welsh/International Baccalaureate, Scottish Highers, Irish Higher Leaving Certificate and other international qualifications are acceptable, dependent on the overall grade/points achieved and the science content of the course. Four weeks work experience in a RCVS registered small animal veterinary practice (two weeks before application and a further two weeks before the course commences) to give applicants a practical understanding into the role of a veterinary nurse. WHAT ELSE DO I NEED TO KNOW? This is a four-year full-time course validated by Coventry University and accredited by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Students must complete a period at an accredited Veterinary Training Practice. During the final year of the programme, all students will be required to complete a Dissertation which may be linked to their placement. To succeed on the Veterinary Nursing degree course you must have a work placement and complete 2100 hours (60 weeks) in a RCVS registered small animal training practice to fulfil the requirements of the RCVS registration. This must be undertaken on a minimum 15 hours a week basis during the normal opening hours of the working environment. Many veterinary practices routinely open on a Saturday morning and this can be included. Most students will pay nothing upfront for their course. For information on government loans and grants available for HE study, visit the Student Finance England website. Please note that applicants who already hold a higher education qualification may not be eligible for support and should enquire for further details. Warwickshire College Group offer various bursaries; please see the HE fees and support information on our website or contact us for further information. Different fees apply to international students. If you think this might apply to you then please enquire at Student Services for more details. It is essential that you have an up-to-date Tetanus vaccination. WHAT CAN I DO AFTER THIS COURSE? A degree in Veterinary Nursing can be the means to ‘unlock the door’ to a range of career opportunities such as veterinary nurse, veterinary practice manager, veterinary lecturer, or to a related career in the pharmaceutical industry. Progressions to post-graduate qualifications include MBA, MSc and teaching courses such as PGCE (Post Graduate Certificate in Education) and Cert Ed (Certificate in Education). [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Polk State College
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Bartow Lake Wales Lakeland Winter Haven + 2 more

The RN to BSN program provides registered nurses who have an Associate degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing from an approved program the opportunity to advance in their educational and career goals. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. The RN to BSN program provides registered nurses who have an Associate degree in Nursing or a Diploma in Nursing from an approved program the opportunity to advance in their educational and career goals. Upper-level coursework will place emphasis on nursing leadership and professional development to strengthen skills to professionally and safely deliver evidenced-based care. The Bachelor Degree Scholarship is offered once a year usually in March. The scholarship requires students have a 3.0 or higher overall GPA and be enrolled in a bachelor degree program at Polk State College. Scholarships generally cover 6 credits of tuition and fees for the fall semester and 6 credits of tuition and fees for the spring semester. [-]

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Wheeling Jesuit University
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Wheeling

As a nursing student, you'll master the sophisticated technology and complex scientific theory that are now integral to modern patient care. You'll also master the true art of human interaction, where empathy for patients is promoted, advocacy for patients and their families is encouraged, and the dignity and worth of all are respected. [+]

As a nursing student, you'll master the sophisticated technology and complex scientific theory that are now integral to modern patient care. You'll also master the true art of human interaction, where empathy for patients is promoted, advocacy for patients and their families is encouraged, and the dignity and worth of all are respected. The nursing program at Wheeling Jesuit provides an integrated curriculum of liberal arts and nursing education in the Jesuit tradition - developing you as a person, citizen and health care practitioner. After successfully completing the program, you will receive a Bachelor of Science degree and can apply to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX). We are proud to be a part of nursing education in the Jesuit Tradition and hope to foster life-long learners. We are committed to serving vulnerable populations in the Tri-State area. "Nursing is one of the Fine Arts: I had almost said the finest of Fine Arts" - Florence Nightingale [-]

BS in Nursing for Registered Nurses (RN to BSN) Online

Eastern University Online
Online Part time 14 months September 2017 USA Wayne

Designed for practicing nurses. Further your career and prepare for leadership or management positions in the healthcare industry. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. Designed for practicing nurses. Further your career and prepare for leadership or management positions in the healthcare industry. A Quality Education As a traditional nonprofit institution, Eastern University enjoys a long heritage of offering students a high quality education since 1925. 100% online Convenient and non-residential model with no required class or login times allows for individualized planning. Convenience Complete coursework anywhere, anytime without ever having to come to campus. Build upon core nursing skills while earning a degree to advance your career. 7-week Courses There are six entry points per year and the next start date is 8/29/2016. Professional Connections Caring faculty and small class sizes allow you to develop career advancing networks that last long after graduation. 14 Months Attend full-time and complete the program in just over one year. Flexible Or, attend part-time as needed for a healthy work/life balance. Meet the Demand for a Highly Skilled Workforce According to the American Nurses Association, approximately 555,000 nurses are expected to retire in the next 15 years. Hospitals will need experienced nurses with advanced skills to provide quality treatment. At Eastern University, we inspire you to Wake Up The World and acquire the core nursing skills you need to transform how healthcare is delivered. RN To BSN Curriculum 121-124 total credits 70 credits awarded for associate/diploma and valid RN license 30 credits in nursing major 9-12 credits for general education 15 credits for professional development courses/credits (submitted as needed) Program of Study Nursing Core NURS 301 Health Care Informatics (3cr) NURS 215 Scholarly Writing in Nursing (3 cr) NURS 210 Health Care Ethics and Christian Nursing (3 cr) Clinical Application Experience: Evidence of ANA Ethical Code in a Clinical Practice Setting (4 hours) NURS 307 Holistic/Integrative Nursing and Health Promotion (3cr) Clinical Application Experience: Psychosocial/Spiritual/Cultural Assessment and Plan (6 hours) Clinical Application Experience: Holistic Self-Care Assessment and Care Plan (6 hours) NURS 305 Physical Assessment (3 cr) Clinical Application Experience: History, Review of Systems and Physical Assessment with Needs List (4 hours) NURS 401 Population Focused Nursing: A Global Approach (3cr) Clinical Application Experience: Community Assessment (8 hours) NURS 404 Nursing Research (3 cr) NURS 402 Leadership in Nursing Practice (3 cr) Clinical Application Experience: Interview of Clinical Leader (4 hours) NURS 405 Senior Seminar (3 cr) Clinical Application Experience: Evidence Based Practice Project (8 hours) NURS 480 Nursing Capstone: The Art of Nursing (3 cr) Clinical Application Experience: IHI Shadowing Experience (6 hours) Total Clinical Hours Embedded throughout the RN-BSN Program = 46 hours General Education BIBL 100 Biblical Word in Contemporary Context 3cr (core) MATH 220 Statistics for the Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 cr (if not previously taken) INST 271 Justice in Caring for Vulnerable Populations 3cr (core) HIST 160-161 Western Civilization 3 cr.(core) [-]

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Caldwell University Online
Online Part time 1 year September 2017 USA Caldwell

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing. A quality BSN degree from a respected leader in health care education. [+]

A quality BSN degree from a respected leader in health care education. A quality education A respected degree at an affordable price. Earn your degree for less than the cost of other online programs. Fully online courses, flexible clinicals Designed for busy working adults like you to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Founded in 1939 Traditional, not-for-profit institution where every student is supported by an advisor dedicated to his or her academic needs. 7-week courses There are 6 start points each year and the next start date is 8/29/2016. Convenience Complete coursework anywhere, anytime without ever having to visit campus. Finish in as little as 1 year Flexible transfer credit policies and credits awarded for nursing experience. Professional connections Successful alums are working in NJ’s leading healthcare systems. Program Requirements & Course Details 120 Credit Program Up to 60-66 credits awarded for AA/AAS Degree (Associate Degree Nursing) Up to 30 Credits Awarded for RN license With both an AA/AAS and RN license the program can be completed in as few as 40 Credits RNs with an Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited institution receive an award of up to 60-66 credits. In addition, RNs earn 30 credits for RN license Nursing Pre-Requisite Courses Eligible for Transfer: BI 203 Human Anatomy & Physiology I with Lab (4) BI 204 Human Anatomy & Physiology II with Lab (4) CH 110 Principles of Chemistry with Lab (4) PS 150 General Psychology I (3) SO 101 Introduction To Sociology (3) BI 315N Microbiology with Lab (4) MA 207, MA 208 or PS 208 Statistics (3) Total Credits Required for RN to BSN Program: 40 Credits as follows: Liberal Arts Core Requirement at Caldwell University (9 Credits) Theology (3) Philosophy (3) Catholic & Dominican Tradition (3) Required Nursing Courses (31 credits) NU 219 Current Issues in Special Education: Theoretical Practice and Procedures NU 303 Health and Cultural Assessment Across the Lifespan (5) NU 305 Pathophysiology (4) NU 308 Nursing Research and Evidence-Based Practice (3) NU 310 Pharmacology (3) NU 415 Leadership, Finance and Healthcare Policy (4) NU 418 Transition to Professional Nursing (3) NU 419 Professional Nursing II Leadership Capstone (2) NU 420 Community and Public Health Community Health Capstone (5) [-]

RN to BSN Online

Pacific Union College Online
Online Full time Part time September 2017 USA Angwin

Pacific Union College is excited to introduce a new online degree program currently being offered to Registered Nurses. Pacific Union College’s RN-BSN online degree prepares you to become a leader in the field of nursing. [+]

BScs in International Nursing. Earn Your RN-BSN Degree Completely Online! Pacific Union College is excited to introduce a new online degree program currently being offered to Registered Nurses. Pacific Union College’s RN-BSN online degree prepares you to become a leader in the field of nursing. This program is designed to enhance skills attained from professional nursing experience and previous academic work. Courses are 100% online and prepare you by covering a wide variety of important skills such as: Evaluating and utilizing research Managing and leading in the healthcare workplace Providing care in community and public health settings Expanding knowledge of various topics of emerging interest and applicability to the nursing profession The RN-BSN online degree program is for working Registered Nurses who want a convenient online learning experience grounded in a Christian worldview. The program is engineered to be flexible, so you can take a short academic break if needed and re-enter the program with minimal disruption to your academic plan. If you need to switch from full-time to part-time or vice versa, your dedicated faculty advisor will gladly assist with that transition and provide a roadmap towards graduation. At PUC, it is our goal to ensure you have the support you need to reach graduation. The RN-BSN online degree program encourages collaboration and real-world experience. Through PUC’s unique Virtual Campus, students are connected not only to their coursework, but also to faculty, advisors and the extended PUC community. Students will work with one another on group projects and participate in practicum experiences to understand the applications in a work environment. Throughout the program, you'll gain personal spiritual growth and join an online adult learning community where the faculty is invested in your success. As part of Pacific Union College’s 100% online RN-BSN degree program, you’ll enjoy: Quality: Our emphasis on academic excellence, collaboration, networking, and real-world experience is an essential part of everything we do. Flexibility: Transform your career while balancing your personal and professional responsibilities with 100% online courses. Full-time and part-time options are available. Speed to Degree: Our generous transfer credit policy allows you to earn your RN-BSN degree in as little as one year. Affordability: At only $425 per quarter credit hour, you receive all of the benefits of a real-world education while enjoying a strong return on your investment. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify. The RN-BSN program at Pacific Union College is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, 3343 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000. Program Features Full-Time or Part-Time: The program offers flexible scheduling for registered nurses, and allows you to switch status between full and part time whenever necessary. 100% Online Courses: There are no required login times and degree completion can be achieved in as little as one year. Collaborative: Through our unique Virtual Campus, discover a diverse online community connecting nurses from across the state of California. Convenient: We allow practicum experience to be completed in your workplace or community-based setting. Course Requirements For graduation, you are required to complete 192 quarter credit hours. Many of the required cognates, general education requirements and elective courses for the RN-BSN program may already be fulfilled through the education required for an RN license. Please provide unofficial transcripts to your admissions counselor so they may complete a tentative pre-evaluation of prior credit. A detailed outline of remaining program requirements will then be provided so you can make an informed decision regarding your education. Depending on prior RN education, you may need to take additional courses to meet our general education credit requirement. Click on the button below to view a list of course requirements. [-]