Caritas Laboure College
2120 Dorchester Avenue
Dorchester, Massachusetts 02124
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Nursing Programs OfferedADN Programs
RN to BSN Programs
ADN Program Details
The associate in science in nursing (ASN) degree provides a broad academic background. Along with nursing, courses in the sciences and humanities are included in the curriculum. Clinical experiences are planned in a variety of health care settings to achieve the educational outcomes of the curriculum.
Nursing education at our college utilizes a variety of teaching modalities. Classroom lectures, computer assisted instruction, nursing simulation laboratory sessions and selected clinical experiences help prepare graduates to meet the challenges of today's health care environment.
RN to BSN Program Details
Continuing with the tradition of educating nurses, the BSN (for RNs) gives the registered nurse a unique educational experience. The program can be completed in two years. It is a part-time program with classes conducted in the evening.
The program builds on the RN's previous education with the goal of fostering individual and professional growth, and focuses on communication skills, critical thinking abilities and research skills. Through theintegration of general education courses, and leadership and organizational dynamics courses, the RN will be prepared to improve patient outcomes in a variety of healthcare settings.
There are ten nursing courses and seven general education courses. Exemption and challenge exams as well as transfer of credit options are available for a number of courses. The admission requirements for the program will be based on demonstrated academic success, achievement at the associate degree level and academic promise shown through the admission process.