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.
A 16-month accelerated program leading to the bachelor of science in nursing degree
CreditsProgram Admission Requirements *
|BIO2003||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||3|
|BIO2006||Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory||1|
|BIO2013||Human Anatomy and Physiology II||3|
|BIO2016||Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory||1|
|BIO2206||General Microbiology Laboratory||1|
|CHM2040||Introduction to General and Organic Chemistry||3|
|SCI1015||Introduction to Life Science||3|
|Additional Credits *||33|
|Major Courses **|
|NURS3010||Foundations of Nursing Practice||6|
|NURS3030||Foundations of Nursing Practice Practicum||2|
|NURS3115||Health Assessment Lab||1|
|NURS4050||Care of the Adult I||6|
|NURS4060||Care of the Adult I Practicum||2|
|NURS4140||Mental Health Nursing||3|
|NURS4150||Mental Health Nursing Practicum||1|
|NURS4210||Care of Children||3|
|NURS4220||Care of Children Practicum||1|
|NURS4250||Maternal Newborn Nursing||3|
|NURS4260||Maternal Newborn Nursing Practicum||1|
|NURS4310||Evidence-Based Practice and Healthcare Informatics||3|
|NURS4340||Leadership in Nursing||3|
|NURS4420||Community/Public Health Nursing ***||3|
|NURS4430||Community/Public Health Nursing Practicum||1|
|NURS4460||Care of the Adult II||6|
|NURS4470||Care of the Adult II Practicum||4|
Equivalent courses from other universities will be reviewed and accepted for admission to the JWU BSN program.
All A&S Core Courses and other credit requirements fulfilled with completion of a prior bachelor's degree.
Course must be taken on-line.