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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN)
The online RN to BSN degree completion program from Hannibal-LaGrange University is designed for the associate degree or diploma RN who desires to obtain a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree with convenience and flexibility. Graduates of the program are able to:
Synthesize knowledge derived from nursing, religion, biological, social, and behavioral sciences, humanities, and nursing theory into nursing practice
Demonstrate nursing leadership behaviors and integrate leadership skills to impact healthcare organizations and management, while influencing healthcare policies and finance, and promote quality improvement processes into the provision of safe nursing care
Apply effective critical thinking skills and decision-making processes based upon evidence-based practice, scholarly research, and dissemination
Integrate innovative healthcare technologies, information management, and communication devices, in the delivery of high quality healthcare
Apply effective communication techniques and collaborate with interdisciplinary healthcare providers to promote teambuilding and provide quality healthcare outcomes
Assess the health of individuals, families, groups, communities, and diverse populations across the life span, with a focus on health promotion, disease prevention, illness care, restoration, rehabilitation, health counseling, education, and spiritual care
Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning to promote personal and professional development by maintaining professional development through scholarly activities and maintaining clinical expertise
Incorporate Christian worldviews for delivering compassion, human dignity, ethical reasoning, altruism, equality, integrity, and culturally sensitive care to meet the needs for diverse types of patients
This bachelor completion program requires 126 credits for completion, including transfer and experiential credits.
Major program requirements: 36 credits
Completion of an ASN degree or a diploma program with a CGPA of 2.5 (4.0 scale)
Official transcript(s) from all previously earned university and/or nursing credits
An active, valid, unencumbered license to practice as an RN
Meet general admission requirements for the university
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
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