The nursing core consists of twelve, 5-week, accelerated, online upper division nursing courses.
NUR 182 Conceptual and Theoretical Thinking in Nursing (2 credits)*
NUR 452 Quality and Safety for Professional Nursing Practice (3 credits)*
NUR 390 Nursing Research (3 credits)*
NUR 389 Health Assessment for Registered Nurses (3 credits)
NUR 394 Health Promotion and Education (3 credits)
NUR 397 Nursing Care of the Aged, Disabled and Chronically Ill (3 credits)
NUR 415 Pathophysiology (3 credits)
NUR 483 Community and Public Health Nursing (4 credits)
NUR 391 Professional Ethics (2 credits) **
NUR 482 Nursing Leadership and Management (2 credits)**
NUR 451 Nursing Informatics (3 credits)
NUR 498 Capstone Course in Nursing (3 credits)
Beginning for the Fall 2017 semester, students take classes in the following order:
- Students begin the program with NUR 182. It is a pre-requisite to all subsequent NUR courses.
- Students may then complete the following courses in any order.
- NUR 394
- NUR 397
- NUR 415
- NUR 391 & NUR 482**
- These courses, along with statistics and English Composition II, are pre-requisites to NUR 390
- Upon the successful completion of NUR 390, students will then complete the following courses in any order:
- NUR 483
- NUR 452
- NUR 451
- NUR 389
- All prior nursing courses are pre-requisites to NUR 49800 (Capstone). It is taken as the last NUR course.
- NUR 39100 and NUR 48200 (**) are taken simultaneously in the same 5 week session. Students must register for both in the same session to remain on track.
- In most cases, Lower division nursing courses are not transfer equivalents to PNW upper division nursing classes.
- Students can enroll in NUR 49800 with up to 6 outstanding credit hours remaining in non-nursing requirements.
- Statistics courses cannot be more than 5 years old.
- NUR course descriptions are available on the RN-BSN program website .
- A semester-by-semester breakdown of nursing course offerings is available by reviewing the Carousel of Nursing Courses