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Nursing (B.S.N.)

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Nursing_pinning_FBDesigned for students just starting their studies in nursing, Trinity College’s pre-licensure B.S.N. program combines the academic structure and clinical preparation necessary for a career in nursing. Our students focus initially on liberal arts courses in CAS that provide a framework for their chosen major in nursing. The rigorous academic coursework in the nursing program then lays the foundation for a progressive mastery of the knowledge, skills, values, ethics and abilities required of a professional nurse. Toward the end of the program, students will have ample opportunities to experience firsthand the rewards of nursing in closely supervised clinical settings.

Pre-licensure students complete the general education core curriculum in CAS as well as their pre-nursing requirements before applying for formal acceptance into the nursing program in NHP. Requirements for admission include completion of the CAS core curriculum and pre-nursing courses with a grade of “C” or higher, an overall G.P.A. of at least 2.5 and a satisfactory score on the Test of Essential Academic Skills (T.E.A.S.).

Trinity’s B.S.N. program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (C.C.N.E.) and has conditional approval from the District of Columbia Board of Nursing (D.C.B.O.N.). Last On-Site Evaluation: Spring 2012.

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HPNU 200 Nutrition, Diet Therapy, and Health Promotion HPNU 210 Pathophysiology NURS 220 Health Promotion, Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care NURS 360 Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing NURS 420 Community and Public Health Nursing NURS 461 Pediatric Nursing NURS 492 NCLEX Preparation


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