Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

B205: Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

CIP: 51.3801 (track 2 of 2)
FL CIP: 1105138012

The Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is an articulated, generalist nursing degree which allows associate degree registered nurses to advance their education to meet the demand in the community for BSN prepared nurses, and support job promotions and entry into graduate nursing programs. The program contributes to meeting the Institute for Medicine’s call for 80 percent of nursing staffs to be BSN prepared by 2020. Nurses will prepare for advanced clinical positions and for nursing faculty positions, meeting additional needs for nurses in primary care and as nursing program faculty educating new nurses.

Full- and part-time options are available. Florida RN unencumbered license must be attained prior to second semester of upper division nursing courses. Application directions are explained in the required online information session. Go to CF.edu/health.

A grade of C or better is required in all technical, program core and program specialization courses.


Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

NUR 3825

Professional Socialization Seminar

3

NUR 3846

Nursing Theory and Philosophy

3

NUR 3066C

Advanced Nursing Health Assessment with Lab

5

NUR 4667

Global Health Care Issues and Trends in Professional Nursing

5

NUR 4837

Health Care Policy and Economics

3

NUR 4776C

Evidence Based Clinical Judgment with Lab

4

NUR 4165

Nursing Research

3

NUR 4827

Nursing Leadership and Management

3

NUR 4636C

Community Nursing with Lab

5

NUR 4950

Professional Role Development and Transition to Practice

5

 

Total Hours

39

General Education Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

3

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3

STA 2023

Elementary Statistics

3

BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BSC 2085L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab

1

BSC 2086

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BSC 2086L

Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

PSY 2012

General Psychology

3

HUN 1201

Human Nutrition

3

MCB 2010C

Microbiology with lab

4

DEP 2004

Human Growth and Development

3

ENC 1102

Freshman Composition Skills II

3

 

Total Hours

36

Program Prerequisite Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

CHM 1032

Chemistry for the Health-Related Fields

3

SYG 2000

Introductory Sociology

3

Required Technical Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

NUR 1142

Introduction to Pharmacology

2

NUR 1022C

Introduction to Nursing

4

NUR 1024C

Nursing I

3

NUR 1730C

Nursing II

9

NUR 2732C

Nursing III

9

NUR 1830

Socialization into Nursing III

2

NUR 2734C

Nursing IV

10

 

Prerequisite and Technical Course Hours:

45

 

Total Program Hours:

120

  • Admission to CF and college orientation are required prior to RN to BSN program acceptance.
  • The RN to BSN application for acceptance is separate from CF admission application.
  • All Health Sciences candidates must undergo a criminal background check. Candidates with a criminal record may not be eligible for any CF Health Sciences program.
  • Upon acceptance into the program, a medical examination documenting sound physical and mental health, TB testing, and proof of immunization are required.
  • The CF service district is Citrus, Levy and Marion counties. In-district residents will be accepted into the nursing programs before any consideration will be given to out-of-district applicants.
  • General education and prerequisite courses must be completed before beginning the program core courses.
  • Required technical course credits will be awarded upon completion of program core courses representing completion of ADN nursing program.