The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Lubbock Christian University is for graduates of Associate Degree and Diploma nursing programs. The curriculum is designed to enable the employed nurse to complete the BSN degree while continuing employment. Emphasis is placed on self directed learning, promoting personal and professional growth, providing holistic care to individuals, families and communities, and encouraging independent action. The program prepares the nurse to function as a generalist within the health care system and provides a basis for continued professional development and graduate study in nursing.
RN-BSN learning outcomes:
Incorporate empirical knowledge from nursing, religion, science and the humanities into the nursing practice.
- Provide holistic nursing care based on knowledge derived from theory, practice and research.
- Use the systematic decision making process to utilize best practices as a basis for providing care for individuals, families, groups, and communities.
- Apply research findings in providing holistic nursing care.
- Communicate with other health care providers and consumers in promoting health and well-being of people and through collaboration effect change in the health care system.
- Demonstrate accountability for incorporating professional, ethical, spiritual, moral and legal aspects of nursing into nursing practice.
- Value independent and self-directed learning as a life-long process in personal and professional growth.
- Implement nursing roles designed to meet changing health care needs of society, including spiritual values, health promotion, disease prevention, illness care, restoration, rehabilitation, health counseling, and teaching.
- Exhibit sound clinical judgment and critical thinking based upon the decision making process in unstructured settings and situations with unpredictable outcomes.
- Demonstrate ability to implement leadership strategies for the advancement of nursing and health practices.
The RN-BSN program is accredited by:
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)
3343 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30326
404-975-5000; 404-975-5020 (fax)
For completion of the BSN degree
A minimum of 39 semester hours at upper division are required. RN-BSN courses are upper division (29); therefore, an additional 10 hours, must be at upper division (Jr. or Sr. level).
If you have any questions please give us a call at 720-7676. We are all so happy that you have chosen to come to Lubbock Christian University. We look forward to getting to know you better.
LaNell Harrison, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor/Director of RN-BSN Program
Department of Nursing