The College of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth offers a nationally recognized comprehensive nursing program where you will develop nursing values, skills and competencies foundational to your future nursing career. It is accredited by the Council on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and approved by the Board of Registration in Nursing, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. From their modern nursing labs to the outstanding faculty and local clinical partners, you will be prepared to begin your nursing career as well as graduate study.
The curriculum guides you starting with your:
Freshmen year of foundational courses in sciences and professional concepts for nursing practice and theory.
Second year , you will begin your clinical courses and
Junior and senior years you will continue building on foundational skills
At the end of your senior year, you will select a clinical site for your mentorship and be partnered with a professional nurse in that setting to ready you the national licensing exam (NCLEX) and entry into your nursing career.
Your mentorship placement often leads to your first job as a licensed registered nurse.
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