R.N. to B.S.N. Program
Please click here for a full description of admission requirements to the R.N. to B.S.N. program:
Complete the R.N. to B.S.N. orientation module.
55 credits distributed as follows:
|NURS 308||RN-BSN TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE||6|
|Credit for Prior Learning Courses||31|
|NURS 310||RN-BSN PROFESSIONAL COMMUNICATION IN HEALTH CARE||3|
|NURS 321||RN-BSN EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING||3|
|NURS 462||RN-BSN POPULATION-BASED NURSING||3|
|NURS 472||RN-BSN NURSING LEADERSHIP||3|
|NURS 476||RN-BSN INTEGRATED EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING||6|
After successful completion of RN-BSN TRANSITION TO PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE (NURS 308), credit for prior learning will be earned for the following courses, CPL fees apply.
|NURS 335||INTEGRATED EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING I||4|
|NURS 355||NURSING CARE OF CLIENTS AND FAMILIES ACROSS THE LIFESPAN LIVING WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS||3|
|NURS 365||CLINICAL PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY FOR NURSING PRACTICE||3|
|NURS 375||INTEGRATED EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING II||5|
|NURS 395||NURSING IN MENTAL HEALTH AND ILLNESS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN||3|
|NURS 425||TRANSITIONS IN HEALTH AND ILLNESS||3|
|NURS 435||INTEGRATED EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING III||6|
|NURS 455||NURSING CARE OF CLIENTS AND FAMILIES ACROSS THE LIFESPAN WITH ACUTE CONDITIONS||4|
- Pass each course in the nursing major with a grade of C or better
- Achieve a nursing major GPA of 2.000 minimum.
- R.N. to B.S.N. students are exempt from taking ONLINE FIRST YEAR SEMINAR (IDST 008).
Student Learning Outcomes
Outcomes for the nursing major:
- Integrates knowledge from liberal arts, sciences and nursing science as a basis for professional practice.
- Applies clinical reasoning, reflective practice and evidence-based practice in the provision of safe, quality holistic client-centered care.
- Communicates effectively and collaboratively in a professional practice.
- Uses information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making to achieve health care outcomes for clients.
- Provides effective nursing care that considers diverse values, cultures, perspectives and health practices.
- Demonstrates accountability for the delivery of standards-based nursing care that is consistent with moral, altruistic, legal, ethical, regulatory, humanistic and social justice principles.
- Uses principles of stewardship and leadership effectively and efficiently to influence the practice environment and improve health outcomes.
- Demonstrates awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context of the health care system, and effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal quality and value.
- Demonstrates commitment to the nursing profession through the comportment of professional values and standards.
The curriculum leads to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing. The nursing program is fully approved by the Oregon State Board of Nursing and accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.