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Detailed Requirements for Registered Nurses

The School of Nursing provides an opportunity for registered nurses to be admitted into the baccalaureate degree program. Flexibility in scheduling classes and clinical are available for the working nurse. All courses are taken online.

Eligibility requirements for this Associate Degree/Diploma to Baccalaureate Degree are:

• Must meet admission requirements of the University/College/School
• Must meet general education/prerequisite requirements
• Must be a graduate of an accredited associate degree or diploma-nursing program 
• Must currently hold an unencumbered licensed to practice

The Louisiana Nursing Education Articulation Model is available from LSBN.


CURRICULUM FOR LICENSED REGISTERED NURSE STUDENTS
PRE-PROFESSIONAL COURSES 
ENGL 1001
Grammar & Composition
3
BIOL 1011
Fundamentals of A & P I & Lab I
3/1
MATH 1011
College Algebra
3
PSYC 2001
Introduction to Psychology
3
FINE ARTS ELECTIVE* 3
ENGL 1002
Grammar & Composition
3
BIOL 1015/1017
Fundamentals of A & P II and Lab
3/1
MATH 1016
Elementary Statistics
3
CHEMISTRY ELECTIVE
3-hr Chemistry Lecture and 1-hr Lab
3/1
HUMANITIES ELECTIVE** 9
BIOL 2028
Pathophysiology
3
SOCL 1001
Introduction to Sociology
3
SLST 2007
Nutrition
3
PSYC 2078
Developmental Psychology
3
BIOL 2014/2015
Microbiology with Lab
3/1
  SubTotal: 55
BRIDGE COURSES
NURS 2080
(Principles of Pharmacology)
3
NURS 2020
(Professional Nursing Concepts)
3
NURS 2004
(Health Assessment)
3
NURS 2013
(Computing for Nurses)
1
  SubTotal: 10
PROFESSIONAL NURSING PROGRAM 
39 Credit Hours awarded based on Current LA RN Liscence when admitted to the professional nursing program. 39
NURS 4004 Nursing Research: EBP 3
NURS 2011 Intro to Gero Nsg 2
SubTotal: 44
MANAGEMENT 
NURS 4076 Nursing Management RN 2
NURS 4077 Nursing Management RN                      Practicum 4
SubTotal: 6
COMMUNITY 
NURS 4078 Public Health Nursing RN 3
NURS 4079 Public Health Nursing                          RN Practicum 2
SubTotal: 5
TOTAL HOURS: 120

 

FINE ARTS ELECTIVE
3 CREDIT HOURS

(Grade NOT figured into admission GPA)
**HUMANITIES ELECTIVES
(Grades NOT figured into admission GPA)

9 credit hours with 3 credit hours being an
English Literature


*CREDIT HOURS TO BE AWARDED
NURS 2009:    7
NURS 3009:    8
NURS 3010:    3
NURS 3011:    1
NURS 3028:    6
NURS 3029:    6
NURS 4000:    8

TOTAL:     39

Full time and part time options are available.  For the latest information and to have your transcript evaluated please contact: 
 

Dr. Juliet Burgess
Coordinator, Department of Nursing Concepts
University of Louisiana at Monroe 
School of Nursing 
700 University Avenue 
Monroe, LA 71209-0460 
burgess@ulm.edu
Phone: (318) 342-1640 
Fax: (318) 342-1567

Updated: November 25, 2014


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