Nursing (for Registered Nurses) B.S.
The program for registered nurses has been designed in light of changes in the health care delivery system and to better serve the registered nurse returning to school. In this program, the Bachelor of Science degree with a major in nursing is awarded upon completion of a minimum of 121 credits in part-time study. The major components of the curriculum are: required non-nursing courses, elective courses, and major nursing courses. The curriculum plan may vary for each student depending on the type and number of credits transferred to UVM. The focus of the baccalaureate program component is on health and health promotion for individuals, families, groups, and communities; and the factors that influence delivery of health care services.
The baccalaureate nursing courses include:
|PRNU 111||Research in Nursing||3|
|PRNU 113||Health Assessment||3|
|PRNU 260||Chronic Disease Management||3|
|PRNU 263||Prof Nursing Pract&Soc Justice||3|
|PRNU 264||Public Health Nursing for RN||3|
|PRNU 265||Intro Health Care Fin & Policy||3|
|PRNU 266||Theories for Nursing Practice||3|
|Additional NURS/HLTH courses||6|
The baccalaureate non-nursing courses include:
|STAT 111||QR: Elements of Statistics||3|
|or STAT 141||QR:Basic Statistical Methods 1|
|HDFS 005||Human Development||3|
|Philosophy, Religion, or Ethics||3|
|Diversity courses (3 credits D1 designation and 3 credits D2 designation or 6 credits D1 designation)||6|
|Sustainability course (3 credits SU)||3|
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at the University of Vermont are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.