Nursing, Registered (B.S./R.N.)Print
Topics of Study
In this program, you will learn to work as part of a health care team to treat the sick, injured, and elderly with hands-on personal care. You will study chemistry, human anatomy, human growth and behavior; and develop observational skills, referral techniques, management abilities, and how to administer medication. You will study nursing ethics, theory and application, patient relationships, and organization of health care. You will learn day-to-day operations of hospitals, nursing homes, mental health institutions, and community health organizations.
- A certificate or associate degree program prepares individuals for practical nurse, nurse aide, or home health aid positions.
- A bachelor's degree and passing a national examination qualifies for an RN position.
- You can continue your education at the graduate level, specializing in a particular type of nursing such as nurse anesthetist, family practice nursing; neonatal or pediatric nursing; public health nursing; clinical nursing; or operating room and surgical nursing.
- Health Educator
- Health Services Administrator
- Nurse (Registered)
- Nurse Anesthetist
- Nurse Practitioner
- Physician Assistant