Accelerated Nursing Program (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)

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Outcomes

Nurses are in high demand. As a bachelor’s prepared nurse, you’ll be presented with a myriad of career opportunities. 

The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook projects a 26% increase in nursing positions created through 2020, reflecting more than 712,000 new nurse positions. Only 3 out of 5 nurses work in hospitals. Nurses also work in schools, correctional facilities, private companies, home health agencies, mental health settings, long-term care facilities, community health, government and social service agencies, and research.

    What You'll Learn

    Credit Hours 

     

     

    • Critical thinking
    • Clinical decision-making
    • Professional communication skills
    • Strong theoretical knowledge and clinical skills
    • Ethical decision making

     

    Completion of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program prepares all students to:

    • Integrate respect for each person’s dignity, worth, and spiritual uniqueness into professional practice.
    • Synthesize knowledge and evidence from nursing and other disciplines to coordinate health care for diverse clients. 
    • Demonstrate clinical judgment and professional accountability that supports safe practice and quality client outcomes.
    • Collaborate and communicate effectively as a leader and advocate using diverse modalities.
    • Manage resources efficiently and effectively in the coordination and management of care. 
    • Incorporate deliberate reflection, self-awareness, and values consciousness into a process of personal and professional formation.  
    • Integrate professional, legal and ethical standards into nursing practice.

    Curriculum

    Curriculum


    TERM 1

    Course Name Credit Hours
    Foundations and Health Assessment Concepts 2
    Foundations and Health Assessment Concepts Practicum 1
    Human Pathophysiology 3
    Foundations of Pharmacology for Nursing 3
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 9

    TERM 2

    COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
    Care Management Concepts I 5
    Care Management Concepts Practicum I 5
    Population-Based Concepts I 1
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 11
    3-WEEK INTENSIVE  
    Evidence-Based Practice I 3
    Professional Concepts I: Leadership 2
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 5

    TERM 3

    COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
    Care Management Concepts II 5
    Care Management Concepts Practicum II 5
    Population-Based Concepts II 1
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 11

    TERM 4

    COURSE NAME CREDIT HOURS
    Care Management Concepts III 5
    Care Management Concepts Practicum III 5
    Population-Based Concepts III 1
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 11
    2-WEEK INTENSIVE  
    Professional Concepts II: Policy and Advocacy 2
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 2

    TERM 5

    Course Name Credit Hours
    Professional Concepts III:
    Transition to a Values-Based Profession
    2
    Evidence-Based Practice II 1
    Capstone Practicum 6
    TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 9
       

    Accelerated Nursing Curriculum

    Admissions Requirements

    Review the complete list of prerequisites and how to apply for the accelerated BSN.

    Tuition & Scholarships

    Learn more about tuition, aid and scholarships specifically for Creighton nursing students. Learn about how to apply for financial aid, and consult this important information for consumers.

    State licensure requirements

    Graduates who complete Creighton University College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing meet eligibility requirements to take the National Council Licensure Exam -RN (NCLEX-RN). All 50 states, and US state territories, require the candidate to take the NCLEX-RN prior to practicing as an RN.

    Graduates who complete Creighton University College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum meet requirements for all 50 states.

    ACCREDITATION

    The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master’s degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing practice program, and post-graduate APRN certificate program at Creighton University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

    STATE BOARD APPROVALS

    Creighton University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program in Nebraska has been approved by the Nebraska State Board of Nursing, DHHS Licensure Unit, PO Box 94986, Lincoln NE, 68509-4986

    Creighton University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Program in Arizona has been approved by the Arizona State Board of Nursing, 1740 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85007 and the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education, 1740 W Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85007.