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Index1 Program Outline2 General Admission Requirements3 Admission Cost www.ssfin.org
Program OutlineDESCRIPTION: The Associate of Science in Nursing Program is designed to prepare students to become an effective nurse clinician capable of sound clinical judgment in a variety of healthcare settings and in the community. The curriculum enables students to acquire principles and knowledge from natural and behavioral sciences and blends this coursework with the science of nursing. The integration of the theory and clinical practice is designed to assist the student in the development of critical thinking and problem solving skills. The program is designed to prepare the graduate to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for registered nurses.OBJECTIVE: Graduates of the Associate of Science in Nursing Program will have learned the theory and had the practical experience in lab and clinical settings covering the legal and ethical decision-making in the promotion of health in the community. Our graduate students will demonstrate safe, competent care through the development of an individualized plan of care that adheres to the accepted standards of care, and scope of practice with the use of therapeutic interventions. Students will be able to apply the principle of communication to establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with clients and their families, as well as a professional relationship with members of various healthcare teams. Communicate clearly and concisely in both the written and oral form to ensure continuity of care for individuals, families or groups. Will synthesize the knowledge from the natural and behavioral sciences to inform the decision making process regarding the clients plan of care utilizing the nursing process. Thus graduates will develop, implement and evaluate teaching plans for individual clients, families or groups, based on teaching-learning needs, and Function with accountability and commitment to practice nursing in accordance with standards of practice, legal, ethical guidelines, and within the scope of practice for a registered nurse. www.ssfin.org
Program OutlineCREDENTIAL ISSUED: Associate of Science in Nursing DegreePROGRAM DURATION: To receive an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing, students must complete 46 semester credits in their major, 12 semester credits in Prerequisite courses and 15 semester credits in General Education for a total of 73 semester credits. This degree program can be completed in 18 months (full time program of 1,680 hours). Students that already have the required General Education and Prerequisite credits will only need to complete the 46 semester credits in their major, completing the program in 13 months (full time program of 1,230 hours). Nursing Major Duration: 46 semester credits – 11 months General Education Courses Duration: 15 semester credits – 3 months Prerequisite Courses Duration: 12 semester credits – 2 and ½ months www.ssfin.org
Program Schedule for Nursing Major For students that already have the General Education and Prerequisite Courses at the time of enrollment 46 semester credits – 13 months – 1,230 hours SEMESTER CREDITS HOURSSemester INutrition, Legal Aspects of Nursing, Cultural Issues in Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing,Fundamentals of Nursing Skills Lab, Fundamentals of Nursing Clinical. 13 225Semester IINursing Math and Pharmacology, Health Assessment, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Medical-SurgicalNursing Skills Lab, Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical. 13 360Semester IIICommunity Health Nursing, Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing, Advanced Medical-SurgicalNursing Skills Lab, Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical, Psychiatric Nursing, Psychiatric 13 360Nursing Clinical, Care of Women and Childbirth Families (OB/Maternity/Newborn).Semester IVCare of Women and Childbirth Families (OB/Maternity/Newborn) Skills Lab, Care of Women andChildbirth Families (OB/Maternity/Newborn) Clinical, Care of Child and Adolescent, Care of Child 12 360and Adolescent Clinical, Nursing Leadership, Patient Education and Counseling.GRAND TOTAL 46 1,230 www.ssfin.org
Program Schedule for Full Program Including Prerequisite and General Education Courses 73 semester credits – 18 months – 1,680 hours SEMESTER CREDITS HOURSSemester IChemistry, Chemistry Lab, Anatomy and Physiology I, Anatomy and Physiology I Lab, Anatomyand Physiology II with HIV/AIDS, Anatomy and Physiology II Lab, English Composition I, 21 360Philosophy, Critical Thinking and Ethics, Introduction to Oral Communication.Semester IIEssential Math, Growth and Development, Nutrition, Legal Aspects of Nursing Cultural Issues inNursing, Fundamentals of Nursing, Fundamentals of Nursing Skills Lab, Fundamentals of Nursing 19 360Clinical.Semester IIINursing Math and Pharmacology, Health Assessment, Medical-Surgical Nursing, Medical-SurgicalNursing Skills Lab, Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical. 13 360Semester IVCommunity Health Nursing, Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing, Advanced Medical-SurgicalNursing Skills Lab, Advanced Medical-Surgical Nursing Clinical, Psychiatric Nursing, Psychiatric 12 360Nursing Clinical, Care of Women and Childbirth Families (OB/Maternity/Newborn).Semester VCare of Women and Childbirth Families (OB/Maternity/Newborn) Skills Lab, Care of Women andChildbirth Families (OB/Maternity/Newborn) Clinical, Care of Child and Adolescent, Care of Child 8 240and Adolescent Clinical, Nursing Leadership, Patient Education and Counseling.GRAND TOTAL 73 1,680 www.ssfin.org
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSNursing Program applicants must complete the following admission requirements: Submit official high school transcripts or G.E.D. certificate Submit official college transcripts for all courses taken for transfer. In case of applicants with foreign postsecondary education an original Joseph Silny’s translation/evaluation is required All classes considered for transfer must have a minimum of 2.5 G.P.A. TEAS-V entrance exam taken within the last year with a score. of 68% or above Interchange English Placement Test within the last year with a score of 68% or above is required for applicants that do not have a high school diploma, college or university degree from an institution licensed by the United States Department of Education Present three references with contact information Complete a program application and submit an application fee of $50 One page written essay Interview with the Nursing Program Director www.ssfin.org
GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTSCandidates that successfully complete the requirements listed above must submit the following in order to be considered for enrollment (all at applicant’s expense) Florida Department of Enforcement Criminal background check Current physical examination performed by an MD, DO or ARNP Proof of following vaccinations and/or titers: Hepatitis B series, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubeola, Rubella) and VZV (Varicella) vaccine, Diphtheria, Poliomyelitis. Negative two-step PPD result. Students with a positive PPD result must submit a negative Chest X-Ray radiology report confirming a chest x-ray every two subsequent years. Proof of tetanus booster within ten years Negative urinary drug screen indicating a 10 panel drug screen sent directly to the school Valid CPR certification from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross www.ssfin.org
Estimated admission cost Detail Price SSFApplication fee $ 50.00Background check: (level II) $ 34.0010 panel urine drug screen $ 30.00TEAS V test $ 34.00Scrubs (school specific) – Set Price $ 45.00Vaccinations: *Include Hepatitis B series, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Rubeola, Varicella, Diphtheria, $ 516.00 (*)Poliomyelitis. Tetanus booster within 10 yearsStethoscope & pen light $ 40.00Student ID Badge $ 10.00Physical Examination $ 60.00 (*)PPD (2 step) $ 56.00 (*)CXR (if PPD +ve) $ 30.00CPR (BLS)**CPR must be at BLS level, and must be from the American Heart Association or the $ 80.00American Red CrossJoseph Silny Transcript Evaluation $ 450.00 (*) GRAND TOTAL $ 1436.00 NOTE: Students who do not have access to their vaccination history documentation will be required to have titers drawn. A simple statement that the student had the disease is not acceptable as clinical sites will require either proof of vaccination or titers. www.ssfin.org
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