BSN Bachelor of Science in Nursing RN to BSN Completion specialization
What You'll Learn
Outcome goals and graduates' proficiency levels
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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) specializations
- RN-to-BSN completion
Quality and Professional Relevance
- Capella's BSN program with a specialization in RN-to-BSN degree completion incorporates the Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice established by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).
- Capella's BSN, MSN and DNP programs are accredited* by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
- Capella's BSN program is designed to meet the complex demands of today's health care environment, including knowledge of health promotion and disease prevention, and the use of technology to track and assess health.
- BSN students will benefit from Capella's interprofessional approach to public service education, which brings together faculty and students from health care, public administration, and public safety, professionals who often must work together to address public sector challenges.
- The program aligns the needs of entering learners while preparing those who plan to extend to a MSN program.
- Capella University has a faculty of experienced health care professionals and practitioners.
Expected Program Outcomes for All Specializations
- Health Assessment—Conduct comprehensive and focused assessments of health and illness parameters in individuals, groups, and vulnerable populations.
- Safety & Quality Practices—Incorporate concepts of patient safety, clinical management, and quality improvement to improve patient outcomes.
- Nursing Research & Informatics—Incorporate evidence-based practice interventions (e.g., information systems, patient care technologies) as appropriate for managing the acute and chronic care of patients promoting health across the lifespan.
- Policy, Finance & Regulations—Understand the scope and role of policy, finance, and regulatory environments in relationship to individual and population outcomes.
- Communication—Communicate effectively with all members of the healthcare team, including interdepartmental and interdisciplinary collaboration for quality outcomes.
- Organizational & Systems Management—Apply knowledge of organizational behavior, nursing theory, and systems (micro and macro) as appropriate for the scope and role of one's own practice.
- Health Promotion & Disease Prevention—Apply and incorporate a basic understanding of the concepts of health promotion and disease as a means of improving health at the individual, population, and community level.
- Diversity—Incorporate a holistic, caring, culturally appropriate nursing approach that contributes to the wellness and the health of individuals, groups, and vulnerable populations.
- Professional Role—Incorporate the qualities, skills, behaviors, and knowledge required to function as a patient advocate, practice high quality care, assess and evaluate patient outcomes, and provide leadership in improving care.
- Global Accountability & Public Service—Integrate a holistic approach to local, regional, national, and global dynamics in nursing and healthcare system delivery.