Nursing (ASN) Program
72 Semester Credit hrs.
72 credit hour Nursing Program is designed to provide the basic education for a registered nurse within contemporary society. The Nursing curriculum prepares registered nurses who will be able to: provide safe, effective, nursing care to people of diverse cultures across the lifespan in a variety of health care settings and Be proactive to developments and changes which effect healthcare needs of individuals, groups, and communities. The Nursing program promotes excellence in nursing education through general education studies, nursing studies and supervised clinical experiences in varied healthcare settings. The nursing curriculum provides experiences in meeting human needs holistically across the health-illness continuum. The Professional Program is offered both online and as Hybrid, in which the Nursing Theory is taught online and clinical is live on the campus ground.
Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure practices as a Registered Nurse. Upon Successful Completion of the curriculum and after passing comprehensive exit exam, the graduate will receive an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing and will be eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). Passing the NCLEX is required for employment as a Registered Nurse.
The objective of the program is to prepare students for employment as an entry level professional nurse. The graduate will learn to practice their profession with care, compassion, integrity, and sensitivity in a global community. The nursing faculty believes that nursing is a caring, service-oriented profession, which focuses on assisting individuals and families with maintaining and restoring optimal health. Professional behavior within the practice of nursing exemplifies a commitment to the profession of nursing, professional association, and lifelong learning. Graduates of program will be qualified to take and pass the nursing board exam and become licensed nurses.
At the end of the program, the graduate will: Demonstrate knowledge in implementing a plan of care within the legal and ethical parameters. Demonstrate knowledge in evaluating client’s and families’ responses and outcomes to therapeutic intervention to adjust the plan of care. Demonstrate knowledge in providing care to multiple clients through direct care and/or delegation of care Demonstrate use of critical thinking to analyze clinical data and current literature as a basis for decision making.