Nursing, RN to BSN

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Bachelor of Science Degree consists of:

  • 120 Semester credits (77 transfer credits awarded for an ASN and valid RN license, 23 additional General Education credits, and 20 additional Nursing credits)
  • 720 classroom hours (600 lecture, 30 lab, and 90 clinical)
  • 70 weeks of academic instruction (approximately 17 months)

Description

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program incorporates liberal arts and sciences and nursing coursework in a program that produces competencies for the practice of professional nursing. This is accomplished through an integration of theoretical knowledge, psychomotor skill acquisition and development of clinical judgment/reasoning. The curriculum integrates professional, ethical, and legal standards with decision-making, problem-solving, and leadership development. The curriculum is designed to promote life-long learning among the graduates.

To prepare nurses who can:

  • Provide individualized comprehensive care based on theories and principles of nursing and related disciplines to individuals, families, aggregates, and communities, from entry to the healthcare system through long-term planning.
  • Demonstrate leadership and collaboration with consumers and other healthcare providers in providing care and/or delegating responsibilities for health promotion, illness prevention, health restoration, health maintenance and rehabilitative activities.
  • Communicate effectively with patient populations and other healthcare providers in managing the healthcare of individuals, families, aggregates and communities. Integrates clinical judgment in professional decision-making and implementation of the nursing process.
  • Demonstrate responsibility for continued personal and professional development through enrollment in graduate education, continuing education degree programs, professional reading and participation in professional organizations and community service.
  • Implement professional nursing standards by practicing within the legal definitions of nursing practice and acts in accordance with the nursing code of ethics and American Nurses Association (ANA) standards of practice.

Courses

RN Transfer Awarded

ASN and valid RN License: 77 credits

General Education (23 credits)

Nursing Core (20 credits)

1Courses awarded to Foreign Medical Doctor
Courses are not necessarily taught in the order presented. Antigua College International reserves the right to make changes to the program to stay abreast of changing industry standards. The program courses, exams, and all materials are presented in English.

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