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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Aspen University provides students with a liberal arts foundation and builds on initial nursing preparation to prepare nurses for a broader scope of practice with a useful understanding of the cultural, political, economic, and social issues that affect patients and influence care delivery. Graduates of this program are able to:
Recognize the need for evidence-based knowledge and sensitivity to variables such as age, gender, culture, health disparities, socioeconomic status, race, and spirituality
Use research findings and other evidence in designing, implementing, and evaluating care that is multidimensional, high-quality, cost-effective, and leads to improved patient outcomes
Work within organizational and community arenas to promote high-quality patient care through organizational and systems leadership, quality improvement, and safety
Develop a personal values system and value-based behaviors that include the capacity to make and act upon ethical judgments
Design and implement measures to modify risk factors and promote healthy lifestyles, leveraging emerging advances and technology
Degree completion requires a minimum of 120 credits, of which 30 credits must be completed at Aspen University.
A resume or curriculum vitae
Official transcripts for all previous college credit earned
Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN or ASN) or diploma in nursing from a school accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education or the National League for Nursing, with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater
Current licensure as a registered nurse in the United States or Canada
A minimum of one year of nursing experience completed within the past five years
Accreditation & Licensing
Distance Education Accrediting Commission
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
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