Advance your nursing career by earning a B.S.N. from Immaculata's award-winning holistic nursing program. This accelerated R.N. to B.S.N., now available both fully online and face-to-face, provides an education in patient-centered, evidence-based practice that builds on your work experience and increases your value in the workplace.
With one of the largest R.N. to B.S.N. programs in Pennsylvania, Immaculata has a 25-year history of educating nurses for positions of leadership in the modern health care industry. The interdisciplinary curriculum explores the cultural, psychological, ethical, legal and management aspects of nursing in hospitals and communities.
You will develop the critical-thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to be a more effective health care professional. You will also be prepared for graduate studies, if you choose to continue your education. Immaculata offers a respected M.S.N. program, with tracks for nursing administration and nursing education.
Listen to what a graduate has to say about IU's R.N. to B.S.N. program.
The program is open to registered nurses who meet the following criteria:
Graduated from an accredited nursing program
Grade point average of 2.0 or greater in basic nursing program and/or previous college work
Have a current state license as a registered nurse
Documentation of all of the above must be submitted with the application for the program.
After completing the program, you will be able to:
Demonstrate a holistic perspective in all areas of professional practice
Value the dignity of self and others in professional practice by seeking truth, acting justly, and fostering peace
Exhibit professional values based on ethical, legal, and moral standards for professional nursing practice
Act as a change agent to promote the health and welfare of all people
Integrate evidence, clinical judgment, inter-professional perspectives, and patient preferences in planning, implementing, and evaluating outcomes of care
Identify the impact of cultural forces, particularly their social, economic, and political aspects, on the health of individuals, families, neighborhoods, and the global community
Employ inter- and intra-professional communication and collaborative skills to deliver safe, evidence-based, patient-centered care
Exhibit skills in using patient care technologies, information systems, and communication devices that support safe nursing practice
Apply teaching-learning principles in promoting health
Evidence an awareness of and interest in lifelong learning
See the R.N. to B.S.N. nursing courses and course descriptions.
See the graduation requirements for the R.N. to B.S.N. Program.
For more information, see the R.N. to B.S.N. Student Handbook.