Nursing RN to BSN Online Courses

Credits: 3

Description: Introduces theoretical and practical skills for performing a focused and comprehensive health assessment. Emphasizes data collection for recognition of normal findings and common variations throughout the life span, and use of nursing diagnoses to describe areas needing restoration. 

Prerequisite(s): None for RN-to-BSN program
Format(s) Available: Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Explores physiological adaptations and changes that occur due to chronic and acute illnesses. Provides etiology of disease states to use as a basis for nursing interventions.

Corequisite(s): None for RN-to-BSN program
Prerequisites(s):  None for RN-to-BSN program
Format(s) Available: Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Introduces and applies principles from the Department of Nursing conceptual framework, “Restoration to the Image of God,” along with other key nursing concepts, and bridges educational preparation and role expectation of the associate degree nurse for functioning at the professional level. Must be taken during the first year of schooling by RN to BS students. 

Format(s) Available:  Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 4

Description: Provides opportunity for the student to gain knowledge in nursing leadership. Promotes the utilization of restorative principles in leadership theory and practice. Emphasizes the role development for the professional nurse by exploring trends in leadership and management of human and financial resources. Prepares students for leadership roles in nursing practice. This course includes 3 credits theory and 1 credit internship with a nurse leader.

Format(s) Available: Interactive online, Internship
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements

Credits: 2

Description: Field service credit requirements are met in this class. Prepares students to apply principles of the Andrews University Department of Nursing conceptual framework, “Restoration to the Image of God,” while providing Christian nursing care and service in a worldwide context. Course includes principles and preparation for intercultural nursing practice.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:   None for RN-to-BSN program
Format(s) Available: Blended Learning, Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: Nursing Informatics examines the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts and health information management systems. The use of technology to help make decisions and to improve the health status of the individual, family, and community will be explored. Students will learn how to apply informatics concepts to a current clinical practice setting by suggesting methods that use technology to improve patient safety and work effectiveness. 

Format(s) Available: Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 4

Description: Provides foundational concepts on the research process and steps for utilizing research with the focus being on evidence-based practice. Introduces nursing perspectives related to critical thinking, scientific methods, ethical concerns, and search techniques necessary to the research process. 

Prerequisite(s):  None for RN-to-BSN program
Format(s) Available: Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 4

Description: Field service credit requirements are met in this class. Focuses on community as the primary client, in contrast with community as the setting for individual care. Students consider factors affecting the wellbeing, function, and/or existence of the community and its response to those problems.

Prerequisite(s):  None for RN-to-BSN program
Format(s) Available: Practicum, Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: An in-depth exploration of complementary therapies that can be utilized in conjunction with traditional therapies to assist clients with a chronic illness or high acuity need towards restoration to the image of God in wellness, health maintenance and disease management. 

Corequisite(s):  None for RN-to-BSN program
Prerequisite(s):  None for RN-to-BSN program
Format(s) Available: Interactive Online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.

Credits: 3

Description: This course introduces students to concepts related global health issues. It explores the link between global health and socio-economic development. It focuses on measurement of risk factors in vulnerable populations, health status and disease burden within the global context.

Format(s) Available: Interactive online
Cost: online degree or guest student tuition or on-campus degree or guest student tuition, (additional costs for books and fees)
Tech Requirements: Latest version of Chrome or Mozilla browser.  Check computer requirements.