PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The purpose of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Silver Lake College of the Holy Family is to develop professional nurse leaders in all areas of practice who can respond to the health care needs of a changing society.

YOU COULD BECOME A ...

  • Intensive Care Nurse
  • Emergency Department Nurse
  • Correctional Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Public Health Nurse

YOU COULD START A
GRADUATE PROGRAM IN …

Master of Science in Nursing with a career as a:

  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurse Educator
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist/Leader
  • Nurse Administrator

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

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BRIANNA NEUSER

Dean of Professional Studies, Director of Nursing 
Nursing Department

Phone920-686-6213
Emailbrianna.neuser@sl.edu

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Melissa Hamachek

Instructor
Nursing Department

Phone920-686-6236
Emailmelissa.hamachek@sl.edu

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Dr. Cheryl Passel

Associate Professor
Nursing Department

Phone920-686-6216
Emailcheryl.passel@sl.edu

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Judith Pomeroy

Assistant Professor
Nursing Department

Phone920-686-6214
Emailjudith.pomeroy@sl.edu

PRogram LEarning outcomes

  1. Students will synthesize theoretical and empirical knowledge from the liberal arts and science with nursing to enhance professional practice. (Essential I)

  2. Students will incorporate effective communication techniques and collaborative skills within the professional roles of nursing. (Essential IV, VI)

  3. Students will effectively apply frameworks, theories, concepts, models and evidence-based practice to maximize positive health outcomes for individuals, families, groups and communities. (Essential III)

  4. Students will apply leadership concepts, skills and decision-making in the provision of high-quality nursing care, health care team coordination, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings. (Essential II)

  5. Students will utilize a holistic approach to advocate for and improve access to health care for vulnerable populations locally, nationally and globally. (Essential VII)

  6. Students will collaborate with other professionals to provide health promotion and maintenance, disease prevention, illness management and end-of-life care across the life span. (Essential VII, IX)

  7. Students will recognize personal accountability of shaping health care delivery by participating in political and regulatory process as a member of the nursing profession. (Essential V)

  8. Students will articulate the value of pursuing practice excellence, lifelong learning, and professional engagement to foster professional growth and development. (Essential VIII)

  9. Students will provide academic foundation that will enhance practical knowledge, skills and attitudes of the nursing professional. (Essential VIII)*

     

     

*Student Learning Outcome No. 9 applies to the BSN Completion Program.

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

PROGRAM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 and completion of a “C” or better in all core prerequisite courses, which include the following:  Microbiology; Human Anatomy & Physiology; General Chemistry; Probability & Statistics; and Life Span Development.

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of one-third of the required courses must be completed through Silver Lake College of the Holy Family.

INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Maintain a cumulative 2.75 GPA and “C” or better in all nursing courses. Only one nursing course will be allowed to be repeated once to obtain a grade of “C” or better for that course.

PROGRAM EXIT REQUIREMENTS

  • Students must earn a cumulative GPA 2.75 and a “C” or better in all nursing courses.

Program Curriculum

Comprehensive Major 73 credits
CHM 101 General Chemistry I 4
BIO 204 Microbiology 4
BIO 211 Human Anatomy & Physiology 5
MTH 271 Probability & Statistics 3
PSY 274 Life Span Development 3
NRS 201 Professional Nursing Concepts I 3
NRS 301 Pathophysiology 3
NRS 302 Pharmacology 3
NRS 240 Foundations of Nursing Practice 6
NRS 304 Nursing Care of the Older Adult 3
NRS 303 Psychosocial Concepts for Nursing 3
NRS 320 Nursing Research for Evidence-Based Practice 3
NRS 340 Adult Health Nursing I: Health & Illness Concepts 6
NRS 415 Population Based Health Care 5
NRS 401 Nursing of Children & Family 2
NRS 402 Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family 2
NRS 440 Adult Health Nursing II: Complex Health Concepts 6
NRS 430 Professional Practice Preparation 3
NRS 414 Professional Nursing Concepts II 3
NRS 450 Nursing Capstone 3

 

RN TO BSN PROGRAM

Nursing Support Courses

Composition II 3
General & Advanced Anatomy Physiology 5
Microbiology 4
Introduction to Psychology 3
Developmental Psychology 3
Social Science course 3
Statistics 3
Nursing Transfer Credits  

 

Nursing Major (RN to BSN) 24 credits
NRS 310 Health Assessment 3
NRS 311 Health Promotion and Disease Management 3
NRS 312 Theoretical Foundations 4
NRS 313 Nursing Research 3
NRS 410 Community Health Nursing 4
NRS 411 Nursing Management and Leadership 4
NRS 413 Nursing Capstone 3

 

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