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School of Nursing - BryanLGH College of Health Sciences




The School of Nursing at BryanLGH College of Health Sciences is your gateway to a remarkable career — and a chance to live out your passion for helping others.

BryanLGH College of Health Sciences School of Nursing provides unmatched clinical experience for its students and superb career placement in healthcare facilities across Nebraska and the nation. The School of Nursing regularly partners with BryanLGH Medical Center, one of the most renowned healthcare organizations in the Midwest.

Undergraduates pursuing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree integrate practice and theory early in their studies, becoming the most prepared — and the most passionate — healthcare professionals possible.

PROGRAMS

Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree

The BryanLGH College of Health Sciences School of Nursing offers a complete undergraduate degree that combines a clinically based study of nursing with a solid foundation in the natural sciences, social sciences, communications and humanities.

BSN students are trained professionals prepared to deliver excellent care to patients in a wide variety of settings. But they are also well-rounded individuals, grounded in a range of educational disciplines and traditions. Our students know how to treat and care for patients effectively—and how to process and understand different ideas and philosophies—proving every day that nursing is both a science and an art. An overview of the BSN curriculum is available from BryanLGH College of Health Sciences School of Nursing.

RN to BSN Completion Program

As licensed professionals, Registered Nurses automatically earn 36 credit hours as they work toward completing the 64 nursing major credit hours required for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree—and they may also apply real-world clinical experience toward the remaining 28 hours of credit in the major. Students enrolled in the RN to BSN Completion Program earn their Bachelor’s degree by completing an additional 64 credit hours of academic coursework outside of the Nursing major. An overview of the RN to BSN nursing curriculum is available from BryanLGH College of Health Sciences School of Nursing.

The General Education program at BryanLGH College of Health Sciences also provides an overview for curriculum requirements for students in both the BSN program and the RN to BSN Completion Program.

All undergraduates in the School of Nursing at the BryanLGH College of Health Sciences participate in unparalleled hands-on experience early in their studies, completing 1300-1600 clinical hours by graduation, training with state-of-the-art equipment—including our Human/Patient Simulators and Skills Labs—studying with committed faculty and working alongside outstanding healthcare professionals at the BryanLGH Medical Center—one of the most renowned healthcare organizations in the Midwest.

To learn more about programs available through BryanLGH College of Health Sciences School of Nursing, contact the Admissions Office at (402) 481-8697.

FACULTY

The faculty members of the BryanLGH College of Health Sciences School of Nursing are credentialed and effective professionals. They hold advanced degrees in nursing and related fields; they have a wealth of clinical experience; and several faculty members are certified specialists in such fields as Critical Care, Forensic Nursing, Community Health, Psychiatric Care, Neonatal Intensive Care and Emergency Nursing.

Our faculty members’ qualifications and experience are superb—but it is what they achieve in the classroom that matters. All undergraduates enjoy individualized attention from scholars and professionals who are passionate about their work and want to instill that same excitement in each nursing student at the College. The student-to-teacher ratio is kept low so that all students can ask questions, receive answers and share ideas in an intimate—and invigorating—learning environment.



School name:School of Nursing - BryanLGH College of Health Sciences
Address:1600 S. 48th Street
Zip & city:NE 68506 Nebraska
Phone:(402) 481-8846
Web:http://www.bryanlghcollege.org/go/academic-programs/school-of-nursing
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LEVEL I - FRESHMAN YEAR

INTRODUCTION TO NURSING AND HEALTHCARE
This course is designed to introduce the student to the profession of nursing. The evolving nature of health care delivery, the various roles nurses assume in the health care environment, and relationships with other health care professionals are explored.

SYNTHESIS SEMINAR I AND SYNTHESIS SEMINAR II
These two courses, each one-hour semester credit, are designed to promote integration and synthesis of general education experiences into the nursing major.

LEVEL II - SOPHOMORE YEAR

PRINCIPLES OF LIFE SPAN CARE
This course addresses concepts integral to the care of clients across the lifespan. Emphasis is placed on theoretical basis and issues associated with care of pediatric and gerontologic clients and how to use these concepts to plan multidimensional, age-appropriate care.

FOUNDATIONS OF NURSING PRACTICE
The practice of nursing is examined with an introduction to the concepts included in the curriculum's conceptual framework. Content on principles of health, communication skills, healthy lifestyle, concepts of mental health, multidimensional view of humans, basic care principles, and psychomotor skills provide the student with a foundation for clinical practice. Clinical activities provide the student opportunity to perform psychomotor skills.

HEALTH ASSESSMENT ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN
This course introduces the student to the interview process, health assessment and physical examination techniques. Emphasis is placed on normal findings, how to differentiate between normal and abnormal findings, recognition of common health problems, and age specific assessments.

PHARMACOLOGY
This course introduces the student to principles of pharmacotherapeutics, drug classifications, pharmacological action, implications, and drug calculations. Emphasis is placed on the health care provider’s role in drug administration and patient teaching. This course provides a foundation for safe administration and monitoring of medications.

NURSING CARE I
This course introduces the student to familyfocused general nursing care of individuals across the life span. Students explore health care issues and needs of children, adults, and older adults. Content is organized to address the nurse's role in health promotion and illness prevention, health maintenance, and care during periods of acute and chronic illness. Acute care, community care, and home care clinical experiences are provided.

LEVEL II NURSING PRACTICUM
This clinical nursing course is designed to assist the student in integrating knowledge and skills obtained during Level II. Clinical experiences in acute care settings provide students with the opportunity to expand critical thinking, organization, health assessment, and basic nursing care skills. Repeated experiences with clients promote pattern recognition and development of individual competence and confidence.

LEVEL III - JUNIOR YEAR

NURSING CARE II
This course expands on the student's knowledge of general nursing care of individuals across the life span to address health care needs of increased complexity. Students explore health care issues and needs of children, adults, and older adults. Content is organized to address the nurse's role in health promotion, illness prevention, and health maintenance for increasingly complex patient situations. Acute care, community care, and home care clinical experiences are provided.

PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
This course introduces the student to theoretical foundations, perspectives, and contemporary issues in psychiatric nursing. Emphasis is placed on the psychological dimension of the individual. Students provide care to individuals with altered self-concept in a variety of inpatient, outpatient, and community-based settings.

NURSING CARE III
This course focuses on provision of nursing care to multiple patients and critically ill patients. Students will provide care and support to individuals across the life span and their families. Clinical experiences are provided in urban acute care hospitals and rural hospitals.

FAMILY HEALTH NURSING
This course introduces the student to family concepts and theories during the childbearing and childrearing stages of the life cycle. Students receive clinical experience in antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, nursery, and pediatric, both in the hospital and in the community.

RESEARCH IN NURSING
This course introduces the student to statistical and research processes used in nursing. Emphasis is placed on systematic inquiry, critique and interpretation of research articles, integration of research findings into nursing care delivery, and identification of research questions.

LEVEL III NURSING PRACTICUM
This clinical nursing course is designed to assist the student in integrating knowledge and skills obtained during Level III. Students select a nursing focus to expand critical thinking, organization, health assessment, and nursing care skills introduced in Level III. The student may select a medical-surgical, psychiatric, gerontologic, pediatric or obstetric nursing focus. Students will work with an assigned instructor or preceptor based on the practice area selected.

TRANSITION TO BACCALAUREATE EDUCATION
This course is designed to introduce the registered nurse to the philosophy of baccalaureate education. This course will promote integration and synthesis of general education experiences into the nursing major. Concepts and processes integral to current nursing practice are explored.

LEVEL IV - SENIOR YEAR

NURSING MANAGEMENT
This course introduces the student to basic management principles such as supervising staff and directing nursing care. This course also includes recruiting, orienting, and scheduling staff; financial management including budgeting and cost containment; and total quality improvement and outcome measurement. The student will be assigned to work with a nurse manager in a variety of practice settings to begin integration of management principles into nursing practice.

COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING
This course expands on concepts of community health and introduces the student to public health nursing. Students will focus on health promotion and illness prevention by working with assigned individuals and community groups.

ISSUES AND TRENDS IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING
This course examines current issues and trends in nursing practice and explores anticipated future developments based on changes in the health care environment. Included are political, ethical, legal, and historical issues related to the delivery of health care.

LEVEL IV NURSING PRACTICUM
This senior level clinical nursing course is designed to assist the student to synthesize nursing knowledge and skills obtained during the program. Clinical experiences can be in a variety of settings based upon individual student goals. The student will be expected to provide nursing care that reflects critical thinking, organization, and competent practice. The student will select a practice area in which he/she desires to develop increased competence. The student will work with an assigned instructor or preceptor based on practice area selected.

PREPARATION FOR LICENSURE
This course is designed to prepare the student for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses. In addition to review of nursing concepts, students will also implement testing principles and evaluate their knowledge base through computerized simulation testing.

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