Program Description

Eastern International College’s BSN degree program prepares graduates to assume nursing positions in a variety of settings within the health care delivery system and to provide nursing care collaboratively with other health care professionals.

Eastern International College’s BSN pre-licensure degree program is approved by the New Jersey Board of Nursing and prepares students to take the National Council Licensing Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN).

The General Education and major nursing courses are integrated throughout the curriculum. They provide the competencies necessary for critical thinking; effective communication; scientific and evidence-based decision-making, clinical judgment, and practice; and cultural sensitivity to provide care to diverse populations across the lifespan.

program learning outcomes

Upon completion, the graduate of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing will:

  • Synthesize knowledge gained from comprehensive and focused assessment findings to accurate clinical judgments and decision making.
  • Incorporate evidence-based knowledge and critical thinking into culturally appropriate promotion of health and the prevention of illness or complications for individuals.
  • Use patient care technologies and information systems in the delivery of patient care to optimize patient outcomes.
  • Incorporate ethical, legislative, and professional concepts into patient care with an emphasis on patient advocacy.
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, individuals, families, and communities to provide safe and culturally sensitive nursing care.
  • Incorporate leadership concepts and quality improvement approaches in professional practice and measurement of patient and nursing outcomes.
  • Engage in self-directed, life-long learning.

General Education Coursework

Course Number

 Course Title

Semester

Credits

ENG 101

English Composition I

3

ENG 102

English Composition II

3

ENG 301

Early American Literature

3

ENG 303

Scientific and Technical Writing

3

IFT 101

Computer Skills

3

COM 201

Interpersonal Communications

3

NUT 101

Nutrition

3

BIO 101

Anatomy and Physiology I

4

BIO 102

Anatomy and Physiology II

4

BIO 201

Microbiology

4

MAT 103

College Algebra

3

MAT 204

Fundamentals of Statistics

3

CHE 101

General/ Organic/ Biochemistry

3

PSY 202

Developmental Psychology

3

SOC 301

Cultural Diversity

3

PHI 401

Bioethics

3

HEA 402

Global Health

3

HEA 403

Women and Health

3

 

Total General Education Credits

57

 

program major courses

Course Number

Course Title

Semester Credits

NUR 101

Introduction to Professional Nursing

3

NUR 102

Nursing Fundamentals

6

NUR 103

Health Assessment

3

NUR 104

Nursing Pathophysiology

3

NUR 106

Nursing Informatics

3

NUR 201

Adult Health I

6

NUR 202

Adult Health II

6

NUR 203

Pharmacology I

3

NUR 204

Obstetrical Nursing

3

NUR 205

Pediatric Nursing

3

NUR 207

Pharmacology II

3

NUR 302

Mental Health Nursing

3

NUR 303

Population-Centered Health Care in the Community

3

NUR 306

Nursing Care of Geriatric Patients

3

NUR 307

Nursing and Evidence-Based Practice

3

NUR 406

Leadership in Nursing

3

NUR 407

Professional Nursing Capstone

6

 

Total Program Major Credits

63

                                        Total Program Credits

120

Total Program Credits = 120 Semester Credits

 

Course Descriptions

Abbreviations

PSY Psychology
CVT Cardiovascular Technology
ENG English
MAT Math
BIO Biological Science
SPC Speech

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