The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Pacific College is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is designed for a person who is currently a Registered Nurse and is seeking to complete the requirements for an earned Bachelor of Science degree. The curriculum provides registered nurses with a better understanding of the ethical, cultural, political, economic, and social issues that affect patients and influence healthcare delivery. Critical thinking, leadership, management, research, physical assessment, and health promotion across a variety of community-based healthcare settings is emphasized in the program. This program is offered online.
The philosophy of the Pacific College Nursing Department is to design holistic evidence-based programs that create a culture of inquiry that promotes the utilization of critical reasoning, technical and leadership skills to provide safe, quality patient care in a diverse world.
The mission of the Pacific College Nursing Program is to provide students an evidence-based education that is reflective of their profession and community and prepares them for entry into professional nursing practice in today’s complex healthcare environment.
The student learning outcomes were developed based on professional nursing standards and guidelines from the following sources:
The admissions requirements listed below have been established for students entering the RN to BSN Completion Program at Pacific College:
Have completed the Pacific College admissions process including
Candidates with a BSN degree may be eligible for supervisory and management positions at hospitals and managed care facilities. A BSN is also a prerequisite for admissions to graduate nursing programs in research, consulting, teaching, or clinical specialization.
RNs Will Hold a BSN or Higher by 2020
Currently, 55% of nurses have a bachelor's degree or higher. While over half the RN population have higher degrees currently it is projected to increase.
BSN Graduates Are Offered Jobs
While the shortage of nurses are increasing so is the standard of education they have. Holding a Bachelor's degree will greatly increase your chances of receiving a job offer.
Employers Strongly Prefer Hiring BSN Graduates
Healthcare employers have a high preference for new hires to hold a Bachelor's degree or higher.
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