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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

Nursing (B.S.)


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Program: B.S.
Department of Nursing
College of Health and Human Services

Liberal Arts Room 345~ 260-481-6816 ~ ipfw.edu/nursing


The student learning outcomes for the degree are as follows:

  • Validate professionalism through awareness, assertiveness, accountability, and advocacy.
  • Critique leadership skills in directing healthcare activities: influencing and adapting to change.
  • Evaluate complex issues/problems in the healthcare arena using critical thinking skills.
  • Integrate the delivery of culturally competent nursing care in a variety of settings through the utilization of theories and research.
  • Justify effective, therapeutic, culturally sensitive communication techniques that are appropriate for the situation and audience.
  • Evaluate the impact of generated information on healthcare outcomes. 

Career Steps

As a graduate of an IPFW pre-licensure nursing program, students will have attained the knowledge and skills needed to provide quality healthcare and the academic credentials required to take the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Upon successful completion of this examination, the student will be eligible to practice as a registered nurse. The baccalaureate degree (B.S.) graduate is prepared at the professional level to function in a leadership role with other team members in varied and complex healthcare settings.

The Baccalaureate with a major in Nursing programs at IPFW are accredited by the Commission On Collegiate Nursing Education:

One Dupont Circle, NW Suite 530
Washington, DC 20036
Phone: (202) 887-6791

IPFW General Education Requirements Credits: 33


General Education Requirements    

Program Requirements


Total Credits: 122


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