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This course serves as an introduction to the professionalism and professional values of nursing. A historical perspective is used to provide background for subsequent study of contemporary nursing practice and research. Prerequisites: BIO 161, BIO 161L, BIO 162, and BIO 162L. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: WI, DSINQ. (3 credits)
Prepares the student to perform a comprehensive health assessment of the adult client. Communication, documentation, ethical, spiritual, and cultural considerations, as well as risk related to environmental, genetic, and lifestyle factors are included. Course includes a laboratory component. Corequisite: NU 231. (3 credits)
Focuses on mental health promotion and the care of clients with acute and chronic mental illness. Primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention are addressed. The curriculum components of the health care system, research, education, and society are addressed as these relate to mental health and mental illness. The nursing process is applied as students assess, diagnose, plan, intervene, and evaluate the care of clients experiencing mental illness. Knowledge of the nurse-patient relationship is expanded as students provide client care. Course includes lecture and clinical components. Prerequisites: NU 230, NU 231, NU 302, NU 306, and NU 307. Corequisite or prerequisite: NU 308. (4 credits)
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An introduction to the process of systematic investigation necessary for the continued development of the body of knowledge that forms the basis of nursing practice. The purpose of this course is to provide learners with the opportunity to systematically examine the research process, characteristics of practice-based research leading to the development of evidence-based nursing practice, and methodologies appropriate to the investigation of researchable nursing-practice problems. Emphasis is placed on guiding learners through the research process, facilitating the critical reading of nursing and related research, developing skill in identifying researchable problems encountered in the practice of nursing, and stimulating the intelligent application of research findings to nursing practice. Focus is given to the interrelatedness and interdependence of the parts of the research process and evidence-based practice issues. Prerequisites: MA 132 and NU 308. Liberal Arts Core/University Requirements Designation: DSINQ. (3 credits)
The ABSN is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), www.ccneaccreditation.org.
Yes, Marymount's online nursing programs are CCNE accredited, excluding our certificate programs.
It takes four consecutive semesters or 16 months to complete the program.
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I felt like the content and quality of the courses matched the price tag. I really felt like I was getting a quality education. A lot of my great experiences had to do with the faculty. I have so many memory nuggets from my time in the program. You have a faculty member telling you a patient story from when they were a bedside nurse. It sticks with you and you never forget it. Moments with faculty like that were very important.
Marymount's online Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will provide you with the ability to:
"One of the things that kind of tipped me toward Marymount is that they have one of the highest NCLEX pass rates in the area. The preparation of the students says everything about the quality of the program."
- Jennifer Dysart
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The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Marymount University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.
To proceed with either the BSN to MSN FNP or the BSN to DNP FNP, you are required to have a bachelor’s degree and hold your RN license.
To proceed with either the PMC-FNP or the PMC-DNP, you are required to have a master's degree and hold your RN license.
To proceed with the ABSN, you are required to have a bachelor's degree.
If you don’t meet these requirements but would still like further information, please contact us.
To proceed with the EdD in Educational Leadership and Organizational Leadership, you are required to have a master’s degree.
If you don’t meet this requirement but would still like further information, please contact us.