Nursing - B.S.N.

The 16-month accelerated bachelor of science in nursing degree program is for students with an earned non-nursing baccalaureate degree, who have completed explicit prerequisites, to enter the field of nursing. Through simulated labs and clinical placements, which are key to the curriculum, nursing students learn and practice the methods to deliver safe and efficient patient care firsthand. Working directly under the supervision of seasoned clinical preceptors, these students gain hands-on experiences across all healthcare settings, including areas of practice relating to Medical/Surgical Nursing I and II, Pediatrics, Obesity, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, and Community/Public Health Nursing. The curriculum prepares students to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN).

Upon completion of this program, graduates are expected to:

  • Use knowledge and skills required in the field of nursing practice to administer client care.
  • Design and deliver person-centered client care across diverse health populations¬† and settings
  • Provide evidence-based client care informed by the use scholarship and appropriate information and healthcare technologies.
  • Use a systems-based approach to deliver client care aligned with essential principles of quality and safety within the field of nursing practice.¬†
  • Integrate interprofessional partnerships into the planning and delivery of client care.
  • Demonstrate professionalism required in the field of nursing practice through personal, professional, and leadership development.

Nursing

A 16-month accelerated program leading to the bachelor of science in nursing degree

Credits
Program Admission Requirements *
BIO2003Human Anatomy and Physiology I3
BIO2006Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory1
BIO2013Human Anatomy and Physiology II3
BIO2016Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory1
BIO2201General Microbiology3
BIO2206General Microbiology Laboratory1
CHM2040Introduction to General and Organic Chemistry3
DIET2070Lifespan Nutrition3
MATH2001Statistics I3
PSYC2030Developmental Psychology3
SCI1015Introduction to Life Science3
Additional Credits *33
Major Courses **
NURS3010Foundations of Nursing Practice6
NURS3030Foundations of Nursing Practice Practicum2
NURS3110Health Assessment3
NURS3115Health Assessment Lab1
NURS3160Pathophysiology4
NURS4050Care of the Adult I6
NURS4060Care of the Adult I Practicum2
NURS4140Mental Health Nursing3
NURS4150Mental Health Nursing Practicum1
NURS4180Pharmacology4
NURS4210Care of Children3
NURS4220Care of Children Practicum1
NURS4250Maternal Newborn Nursing3
NURS4260Maternal Newborn Nursing Practicum1
NURS4310Evidence-Based Practice and Healthcare Informatics3
NURS4340Leadership in Nursing3
NURS4420Community/Public Health Nursing ***3
NURS4430Community/Public Health Nursing Practicum1
NURS4460Care of the Adult II6
NURS4470Care of the Adult II Practicum4
Total Credits120.0
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Equivalent courses from other universities will be reviewed and accepted for admission to the JWU BSN program. 

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All A&S Core Courses and other credit requirements fulfilled with completion of a prior bachelor's degree.

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Course must be taken on-line.