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Berrien Springs, Michigan 49104
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Nursing Programs OfferedBSN Programs
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner - Post-master's certificate
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner - Postbaccalaureate certificate
RN to BSN Programs
RN to BSN Program Details
The B.S. completion program is for R.N.'s already holding an Associate's degree. It takes two years of full-time study to be awarded the B.S. in Nursing. The program consists of 32 credits of upper division nursing. The B.S. completion student is expected to identify health needs, assess health status, plan and implement suitable nursing interventions, utilize previously mastered concepts and skills to evaluate the effectiveness of interventions, and readjust plans as needed. Having established career goals and having refined their clinical competency, R.N.'s can seek further education, which will strengthen their professional image, challenge their scholastic abilities, and prepare them for graduate school, if desired.
Admission requirements are as follows:
1. RN license in the United States (No exceptions are granted to this policy).
2. Minimum GPA of 2.75.
3. Minimum combined GPA for cognates of 2.75. A grade of C- is unacceptable for any cognate course.
4. Physical examination report that must include.
a. Tuberculin skin test (chest X-ray if positive) and yearly thereafter.
b. Proof of immunization or serum immunity for measles, mumps, rubella, diphtheria, tetanus, and hepatitis B.
c. Proof of either having had chickenpox (dates of disease or tested for varicella-zoster antibodies) or the immunization.
5. Current CPR certification.
6. Criminal background check.
7. Finger Printing.
8. Drug Screening.
BSN Program Details
The Andrews University Department of Nursing offers two undergraduate programs, which are listed below. Students just beginning their college education will enroll in the NCLEX preparatory program. Students already holding an Associate's degree and/or are already an R.N. will enroll in the B.S. completion program for R.N.'s. Both prepare students for a career in professional nursing, are approved by the Michigan Board of Nursing and have full accreditation from the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC). The programs focus on the provision of care and the promotion of health for individuals and families through classroom and laboratory experiences in a variety of settings. Strong and varied clinical experience is gained through hospital and community agencies and work with clients of diverse cultural and socioeconomic groups. Certain G.P.A. requirements, training, and medical requirements must be met for progression in both programs.
MSN Program Details
Building upon a BS in nursing this graduate nursing program requires two to three years of study for Registered Nurses. A research utilization project that is education focused and is required. This program includes practicum hours in an appropriate setting.