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Gardner-Webb University (School of Nursing)




Nursing education at Gardner-Webb University consists of three programs of study: The Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), The Davis Nursing Program (RN to BSN) and the Master of Science in Nursing Program (MSN). The Associate Degree in Nursing Program is fully approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing. All three nursing programs at Gardner-Webb University are accredited by the National League for Nursing. Students can progress seamlessly through all three programs to achieve their educational goals at any level. Current enrollment is approximately 300 nursing students with fourteen full time faculty members. The Associate Degree Nursing Program prepares students to take the National Council Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses and can be completed in two years on the main campus at Boiling Springs. The Davis Nursing is an RN to BSN program that can be completed in two years at Boiling Springs, Statesville, Charlotte, and Winston Salem. The Master of Science in Nursing Program prepares graduate nurses in Nursing Education, Nursing Administration, and Parish Nursing. The MSN program can be completed in two years at Boiling Springs, Charlotte, and Statesville. Courses are offered in face to face classroom settings and through distant education using Web CT.

The School of Nursing offers three programs of study: The Associate Degree Program, The Davis Nursing Program (a BSN completion program) and the Master of Science in Nursing program. Fourteen faculty members provide graduate and undergraduate courses at six different sites. Students in the School of Nursing have access to over 180 clinical sites and two campus labs for experiential learning. The School of Nursing students and faculty are supported by an Administrative Assistant, a partl time secretary, a graduate assistant and a Director of Admissions for Nursing. Library resources and personnel are available on the main campus and at Statesville. Library support includes the most current NC Live data bases. Students have access to distant learning through Web CT 6.

THE ASSOCIATE DEGREE NURSING PROGRAM

The Associate Degree Nursing Program (ADN) is a two year program preparing students to take the National Licensure Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX). The program is offered at the Boiling Springs campus and can be completed in five semesters of study. Classes are offered in the traditional classroom format with enhancement by Web CT. The ADN curriculum is supported by Assessment Technology International testing for NCLEX preparation and national comparison of student standards. The ADN program is fully approved by the North Carolina Board of Nursing and accredited by the National Leagure for Nursing Accrediting Commission. Eight full time faculty and ten adjunct faculty provide for student classroom, campus lab and clinical instruction.

THE DAVIS NURSING PROGRAM

The Davis Nursing Program offers the RN completion program through the GOAL program with classes at the main campus, Statesville, Charlotte and Winston Salem. The program is designed for working professionals with classes offered one or two days a week and can be completed in one to two years. Classes are offered in the traditional classroom format and through distance learning utilizing Web CT. The Davis Nursing Program is fully accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission.

THE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN NURSING PROGRAM

The Master of Science in Nursing Program (MSN) offers three areas of study designed to meet the needs of nurses seeking expanded roles in their profession: Parish Nursing, Nursing Administration, and Nursing Education. The MSN Program can be completed in two years of full time study. The MSN program also offers the dual degree program, the MSN/MBA Students with an Associate Degree in Nursing can obtain their MSN through the RN to MSN option. The MSN program is fully accredited by the National League for Nursings Accrediting Commission. Courses are offered in the traditional classroom format and through distance learning utilizing Web CT.




School name:Gardner-Webb UniversitySchool of Nursing
Address:Campus Box 1896
Zip & city:NC 28017 North Carolina
Phone:(704) 406-4360
Web:http://gardner-webb.edu/academics/departments/nursing/index.html
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CONCEPTS IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING An introductory course for transition to the role of the professional nurse. The areas covered include evolution of nursing, professional socialization, theoretical base for practice, and components of professional nursing practice. RESEARCH IN NURSING Introduces nursing research as a component of professional nursing practice. Emphasis is placed on the role of the professional nurse in interpreting research findings for applicability to nursing practice and in identifying research problems in nursing practice. HEALTH ASSESSMENT Holistic health assessment skills developed and practiced. Emphasis is on health promotion and protection of the individual throughout the life span. 4 semester hours credit. TRENDS IN HEALTH CARE The effects of current social, political and economic trends on health care delivery systems, nursing, and the consumer are analyzed. Pre- or Co-requisite: Nursing 300. WRITTEN COMMUNICATION Introductory course in written communication for the professional nurse. Must be completed by the end of the first semester of enrollment in nursing courses. Pre-requisites: English 101 and 102. INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTERS Introductory computer course emphasizing basic computer skills. Must be completed by the end of the first semester of enrollment in nursing courses. EFFECTIVE ORAL AND VISUAL COMMUNICATION Introductory course that combines effective oral and visual communication strategies/skills. Must be completed by the end of the first semester of enrollment in nursing courses. Pre-requisites: English 101 and 102. HAS BEEN COMBINED INTO NURSING COMMUNITY/MENTAL HEALTH NURSING Concentration is on family community health nursing and family mental health nursing. Content covered includes the roles and settings of the community health nurse with individuals, families and aggregates, concepts essential to practice, health promotion/protection, health education and counseling; and assessment of resources. LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT IN NURSING A synthesis of leadership/management theories within health care agencies and organizations. Emphasis is placed on political structures, planning, change theory, group dynamics, research, and their impact on the role of the professional nurse. HEALTH RESTORATION Emphasis on holistic nursing across the life span for clients experiencing a critical upset or complex disruption. The role of the professional nurse in relation to the restoration/rehabilitation process is incorporated. Pre- or Co-requisite: Nursing 300. SENIOR SEMINAR Analysis of contemporary issues related to the practice of professional nursing. Must be taken during the last semester of enrollment in nursing courses. NURSING ELECTIVE Development and implementation of a learning contract in area of student's interest. Time and credits are determined in the semester prior to the term in which the study begins.



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