Peace Health Info Session RN to BSN

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Peace Health Info Session RN to BSN for Western Washington University

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  •  Agenda Ø  Welcome and overview of program – Mary§  Mary introduces JillØ  Jill enthuses about program§  Mary introduces DavidØ  Transfer credits, GURs – David§  Mary introduces RebeccaØ  Applying to Western – Rebecca§  Mary introduces JimØ  Financial Aid – Jim§  Mary introduces TomØ  Applying to the program – TomØ  Questions/Answers – MaryØ  Break out as needed
  • Tuition will not be any higher than UW tuition for RN-BSN programs and may be less. A proposed tuition needs to be approved by the Board of Trustees before we can announce it.
  • Mention conditional admission for new graduates with expectation that they are licensed by end of 2nd quarter.
  • GUR’s embedded in curriculum:NURS 301 – BCOMNURS 402 – WP3NURS 412 – SSCINURS 432 – BCGMNURS 442 – ACGMNURS 305 -- HUM
  • Peace Health Info Session RN to BSN

    1. 1. Western Washington University RN-to-BSN Program Information Session
    2. 2. Welcome • Overview of Nursing Program • Program Structure • Admission Requirements • Curriculum • Program Schedule • Faculty and staff • Two-Phased Application Process: – WWU Application – RN-BSN Program Application • FAFSA
    3. 3. Program Structure • Academic home: – Woodring College of Education – Department of Human Services & Rehabilitation • Wednesday classes on WWU campus • F2F and online blended learning • 45 credit curriculum • Five quarter full-time pathway • Nine quarter part-time pathway • Cohort model of 35-45 students • Tuition – $268.00 per credit and campus fees which were $434.00 per quarter during 2012-2013
    4. 4. Admission Requirements & Pre-Requisites • RN Licensure * • English Composition • Statistics – 3-5 credits • Intro Psychology • Life Span Psychology • General Chemistry with lab • Anatomy & Physiology with lab – 8-10 credits • Microbiology • Humanities electives 5-10 credits
    5. 5. RN-BSN Curriculum RN-BSN Curriculum – 45 Credits 35 credits nursing core classes NURS 301 Information Literacy for Academic Discourse NURS 401 e-Portfolio NURS 402 Translational Research for Evidence-Based Practice NURS 412 Policy, Leadership & U.S. Healthcare NURS 422 Organizational Change - Patient Safety/Quality Care NURS 432 Community-Based Care for Vulnerable Populations NURS 442 Interdisciplinary Coordinated Care 10 credits electives NURS 305 Social Justice & Healthcare NURS 452 Global Health Inequities & Interventions NURS 307 Writing Across the Curriculum Summer online classes through Extended Education
    6. 6. SCHEDULE FOR FULL-TIME RN-BSN STUDY (5 Quarter Pathway) Fall 2013 NURS 301 Information Literacy NURS 305 Social Justice/Healthcare NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 1 cr (optional) 11-12 credits Winter 2014 NURS 402 Translational Research NURS 412 Policy, Leadership U.S. Healthcare NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 1 cr (optional) 11-12 credits Spring 2014 NURS 422 Organizational Change NURS 432 Community-Based Care NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307Writing across Curriculum 1cr (optional) 11-12 credits Summer 2014 NURS 452 Global Health NURS 401 e-portfolio 1cr Elective as needed 6-11 credits Fall 2014 NURS 442 Care Coordination NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 1 cr (optional) 6-7 credits
    7. 7. Part-Time (9 QTR) Pathway Fall 2013 NURS 301 Information Literacy NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 6-7 credits Winter 2014 NURS 401 Translational Research/EBP NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 5-6 credits Spring 2014 NURS 422 Organizational Change NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 6-7 credits Summer 2014 Optional for any GURs 0-10 credits Fall 2014 NURS 305 Social Justice/Healthcare NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 6-7 credits Winter 2015 NUR 412 Policy, Leadership,US Healthcare NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 5-6 credits Spring 2015 NURS 432 Community-Based Care NURS 401 e-portfolio 1 cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 6-7 credits Summer 2015 NURS 452 Global Health Elective as needed 5 cr 5-10 credits Fall 2015 NURS 442 Care Coordination NURS 401 e-portfolio 1cr NURS 307 Writing across Curriculum 6-7 credits
    8. 8. RN-BSN PROGRAM FACULTY & STAFF • Associate Professor/Director, Casey Shillam, PhD, RN • Assistant Professor, Jill K. Mount, PhD, RN • Department Manager, Tom Krabbenhoft • Department Office Assistant, Jacob Kinser
    9. 9. Dr. Casey Shillam Oregon Health & Science University, BA, MA, and PhD University of California-Davis, Postdoc Fellow
    10. 10. Professional Experience • Nursing Faculty, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing • Consultant, Campaign for Action (led by AARP & RJWF), Center to Champion Nursing in USA • Nursing Faculty, University of Portland • Nurse co-lead, California Action Coalition (Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action
    11. 11. Dr. Jill Mount • Earlham College, BA: Religion • University of San Francisco, BSN • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, MSN • University of Washington, Seattle, PhD: Nursing Science
    12. 12. Professional Experience • Adjunct Nursing Faculty at UW Seattle and UW Bothell and Shoreline Community College • Public Health Family Health and Family Planning Nurse Practitioner • Public Health Nurse • Newborn Nursery and Post-partum Nurse
    13. 13. Admissions Process • It is two phased admissions process: It is necessary to apply to Western Washington University and apply to the RN to BSN program at the same time. • We are providing information about WWU courses to use to meet General University Requirements (GURs) • Applicants with questions regarding GURs can contact Rebecca Butler in the Admissions Office
    14. 14. RN to BSN Program Application The RN to BSN Program application is available online at: bsn.info@wwu.edu Applicants must print out the application and submit it by mail Applications continue to be accepted
    15. 15. FAFSA.gov • Free Application for Federal Student Aid • Be sure to Google FAFSA.gov • If the FAFSA has not been completed, complete and submit it as soon as possible
    16. 16. QUESTIONS?

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