Carr College of Nursing
The undergraduate program offers curriculum tracks to meet the individualized needs of students including:
- A four-year, full-time traditional track which culminates with the awarding of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree (part-time options are available). Please visit the page here for more information.
- An accelerated, year-round second degree program which culminates with the awarding of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. Please visit the page here for more information.
- An individualized track is available to students who hold a current unencumbered nursing license (registered nurses, licensed practical nurses) without a bachelors degree. An individualized degree completion plan is collaboratively designed with the student to culminate in the awarding of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree (full or part-time options are available).
|NURS 1000.H1||Introduction to Nursing||1|
HONORS CONTRACT COURSES AND HONORS COLLEGE GRADUATION RECOGNITION:
|NURS 3450||OB and Women's Health||5|
|NURS 3510||Nursing Adults/Chronic Health||5|
|NURS 3540||Gerontological Nursing||2|
|NURS 3550||Pediatric/Child Health||5|
|NURS 4200||Nursing Adults/Acute Care||5|
|NURS 4530||Community Health||5|
|NURS 4540||Advanced Med-Surgical||5|
|NURS 4550||Leadership and Management||4|
HONORS CAPSTONE COURSE:
The Dean and Faculty measure undergraduate program outcomes in order to foster continual quality improvement.
Selected program outcomes related to new graduate achievement include the first time pass rate on the national licensing exam, the program completion rate and the employment rate after graduation. The findings are presented below:
|NCLEX Pass Rate||100%||100%||98.1%||98%||97.4%|
|BSN Completion Rate||92.45%||81.54%||86.54%||84.91%||95.92%|
BSN Job Rate at 9 months
Other program outcomes are related to student learning. These student learning outcomes are measured in class and clinical activities. In the undergraduate program, student learning outcomes are summarized below:
|Nursing Process||Uses the nursing process effectively as a basis for making evolving clinical judgments while intervening therapeutically with patients in various health states, and developmental levels to restore, maintain, and promote health and to prevent illness.|
|Critical Thinking||Demonstrates use of critical thinking in making clinical judgments and decisions relevant to patient and nursing problems in a variety of settings.|
|Research||Uses clinical judgement to apply research findings in the provision of nursing care to enhance the quality of care.|
|Communication||To facilitate clinical judgment, the student communicates and collaborates, and listens effectively with patients, peers, and health team members to ensure quality patient nursing care, and to foster supportive, personal, and professional growth.|
|Leadership||Functions appropriately in leader and follower roles when using clinical judgment to provide safe, organized, and holistic nursing care, being a change agent, and serving as a patient advocate.|
|Teaching/Learning||Demonstrates clinical judgment through the use of teaching/learning principles to provide patients in various health states with the knowledge and skills necessary for health living: physically, spiritually, psychologically, and socially.|
|Christian Principles||Demonstrates commitment to Christian principles, professional ethics and standards of practice and is accountable for using clinical judgment in nursing practice and professional growth.|
|Global Perspective||Using clinical judgment and global perspective to provide nursing care including cultural consideration, servant-leadership, and principles of resource conservation and stewardship.|
A summary report of all program outcomes including student learning outcomes can be obtained by contacting Dr. Susan Kehl, Dean of Nursing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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