Registered nurses who have graduated from a nationally accredited associate degree or diploma nursing program may apply for admission to the Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program and earn a baccalaureate in nursing. The program is designed to provide professional registered nurses the opportunity to achieve advancement in their careers and seek leadership and management roles in the health care setting. The program offers experiences in various healthcare settings, including leadership and community nursing.
The RN to BSN Completion program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Accreditation Status Contact Information: ACEN, Inc., 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, Georgia 30326; 404-975-5000; or www.acenursing.org.
At the completion of the RN-BSN Completion program, the graduate will be able to provide leadership through collaboration, teamwork, and the utilization of nursing informatics to improve patient care across the lifespan in a variety of settings. Graduates will utilize research to enhance nursing judgment in order to provide safe and quality care across the lifespan and in a variety of settings. Graduates can provide holistic, culturally sensitive, and patient-centered care across the lifespan in a variety of settings. They can also model professionalism by incorporating the BSN Essentials while adhering to the registered nursing practice standards. Graduates can apply health promotion and preventative care at individual and population levels.