Bossier Parish Community College
6220 East Texas Street
Bossier, Louisiana 71111
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The Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) Nursing Program is committed to student –centered learning through academic instruction, skills laboratory, clinical simulation, clinical experiences, and community service to promote excellence in nursing and the maximum development of student potential within an ethical, intellectually stimulating environment of caring in which diverse students develop their academic and nursing skills.
It is the goal of the BPCC Nursing Program to sufficiently prepare entry-level Associate Degree nurses for safe and competent nursing practice utilizing the cognitive, psychomotor, and affective domains, and to meet state and national expectations within the nursing profession.
Recipients of the Associate of Science in Nursing will have demonstrated:
-the ability to function as an advocate for patients and families to provide culturally-sensitive patient-centered care in a variety of healthcare settings:
-use of current evidence as a basis for nursing judgments in making clinical decision to promote health and wellness:
-collaboration with the nursing team and interdisciplinary team members to provide safe, competent care for meeting optimal patient outcomes;
-knowledge, skills, and attitudes as the beginning nurse generalist to improve the quality and safety of healthcare;
-use of technology as appropriate to examine the evidence for nursing practice and enhance patient safety, and
-professional integrity and accountability within established legal standards and ethical principles.
The BPCC Nursing curriculum consists of twenty-eight hours of qualification/ prerequisite courses, thirty-eight credit hours of nursing (program) courses, Art 206, and a humanities elective course. Admission to BPCC Nursing Program courses is granted on a competitive basis to students who have completed all qualification (prerequisite) courses, met all other requirements, and made application to the program prior to the published deadline. It is important to note that meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission into the BPCC Nursing Program courses.