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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Curriculum

Applicants

The application for the Fall 2014 entering class will be available beginning July 1, 2013, and closing on October 15, 2013. The deadline for receipt of ALL application materials is October 15, 2013.

The KU Medical Center supplemental application, emailed to applicants 7-14 days after KU receives the NursingCAS application, must be submitted no later than December 15.

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The professional portion of the program consists of 62 semester credits and is designed to be completed in two academic years of full-time study. These courses are offered on the KU Medical Center campus.

Fall I
Communicating and Managing Healthcare Information 
3 cr.
Professional Development I: Introduction to Professional Nursing
2 cr.
Alterations in Physiological Functioning I
2 cr.
Pharmacology I       
2 cr.
Basic Assessment and Therapeutic Interventions  (First 8 weeks)
3 cr.
Health and Illness: Foundations of Nursing  (Second 8 weeks)
3 cr.
Health and Illness: Foundations of Nursing Practicum 
1 cr.
Spring I
Professional Development II: Image, Roles and Ethics  
3 cr.
Quality Improvement     
2 cr.
Alterations in Physiological Functioning II
3 cr.
Pharmacology II
2 cr.
Health and Illness: Nursing Across the Lifespan
3 cr.
Health and Illness: Nursing Across the Lifespan Practicum
3 cr.
Summer I
Elective (or in Spring II)
2 cr.
Fall II
Development of a Microsystem Leader
4 cr.
Evidence-Based Practice:  Translating Research to Practice
2 cr.
Professional Development III: Navigating the Profession
2 cr.
Health and Illness: Nursing with Diverse Populations
4 cr.
Health and Illness: Nursing with Diverse Populations Practicum
3 cr.
Spring II
Nursing in an Evolving Healthcare System
4 cr.
Capstone   (8 weeks - Alternate with Population Based Healthcare)
3 cr.
Population Based Healthcare (8 weeks - Alternate with Capstone) 
3 cr.
Population Based Healthcare Practicum
2 cr.
Integration Seminar
1 cr.
Elective (if not completed in Summer I)   
2 cr.

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3901 Rainbow Blvd. 
Kansas City, KS 66160

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