Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Program Level - Bachelor's degree
16 Months –120 Semester Credits

Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (RN to BSN)

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Program Description
16 Months –120 Semester Credits
The RN to BSN program develops the Registered Nurses ability to analyze and apply research and evidence-based practice models into various healthcare environments. Through the application of theory, research, and translation of outcomes, the student will analyze clients, community, public health, technology, aging, and vulnerable populations with a focus on healthcare quality, safety, and improved outcomes. This program prepares the successful and previously licensed registered nurse graduate to continue in their current employment, seek additional employment.

End of Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this program, the graduate will be able to:

  1. Apply knowledge of liberal education into nursing practice
  2. Demonstrate interprofessional leadership and communication skills to effectively implement safe and quality care in an evolving healthcare delivery system
  3. Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, interprofessional perspectives, and client preference in planning, implement and evaluating outcomes of care
  4. Use technology to assist in effective client care in a variety of healthcare settings
  5. Explore the impact of socio-cultural, economic, legal and political factors influencing healthcare delivery and practice
  6. Use interprofessional communication and collaboration skills to deliver evidence-based, client-centered care
  7. Use evidence-based practices to guide health teaching, health counseling, screening, outreach, disease and outbreak investigation, referral, and follow-up throughout the lifespan
  8. Demonstrate the professional standards of moral, ethical, and legal conduct
  9. Conduct comprehensive and focused physical, behavioral, psychological, spiritual, socioeconomic and environmental assessments of health and illness parameters in patients, using developmentally and culturally appropriate approaches

Admission Requirements
In addition to the general admission requirements and procedures, prospective students considering admission to the RN to BSN program must:

  1. Complete a program application
  2. Provide proof of graduation: Official College Transcript –Associate Degree in Nursing from accredited institutions recognized by the United States Department of Education
  3. Provide Official college transcripts for all courses approved for transfer (must be received by the end of the first term)
  4. Have an unencumbered Florida Registered Nursing license
  5. Demonstrate ability to meet the externship requirements

Credits for Nursing License
Applicants must hold an unencumbered Florida Registered Nursing License prior to enrollment. Upon verification of licensure, 41 credits will be awarded upon entering the final course (NUR4900) and prior to graduation.

Credential Issued
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (RN to BSN)

Delivery Mode
This program is offered face to face (onsite) only at the Main Campus

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Program Disclosures
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