LPN to BSN
The Practical Nurse to Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program is designed to facilitate career mobility for the Practical Nurse to Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing. The program is designed to provide the educational experiences that will prepare graduates to proceed into advanced practice, administrative, and supervisory positions in the nursing and health care fields
Entry to the Practical Nurse to Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program requires a student to have completed the Practical Nursing program. The acceptance of previous course work for credit will be determined by the accepting institution, the College of Health and Allied Development on an individual basis.
Students will be required to complete courses in the areas of general education courses, pre-requisite courses, core nursing courses, and professional nursing courses to complete 131 semester hour program.
The content of the LPN to BSN course includes but is not limited to: theoretical instruction, scenario-based learning, virtual simulation, clinical simulation, and clinical experience in medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, and geriatric nursing across various settings including acute care, long term care, community settings, and home settings.
The entire Practical Nurse to Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) program is eight (8) semesters long comprising of ten (10) general education courses, four (4) required courses and twenty-three (23) professional nursing courses equaling 131 semester hours.