Turn Your Nursing Career Up A Degree
RN to BSN Curriculum consists of 30 hours of upper division nursing requirements. These courses are a combination of being fully online and blended (online work combined with one Saturday campus meeting once a month).
Advanced Concepts in Nursing Practice (5)
Health Assessment for RNs (3)
Pharmacology in Nursing Practice (3)
Scholarship & Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice (3) (pre-req: Statistics)
Health Care Ethics (3)
Population Based Nursing Care (5) (practicum course)
Organizational and Systems Leadership (3)
Nursing Synthesis and Capstone (5) (practicum course)
Total of 120 credit hours are needed for BSN degree at the University of Pikeville. Fulfillment of the 120 hours can be earned by successful completion of 30 semester hours in the RN-BSN curriculum (see the above list of courses), 52 semester hours of general education core requirements, and up to 40 hours of NUR semester hours from an associate degree nursing program. Elective credit may be needed to fulfill the remainder of the 120 hours required by the University of Pikeville.
Accepting Applications for Fall 2014
to obtain an application for the RN-BSN program at the University of Pikeville.
or click the PDF file above “Admission and Curriculum RN-BSN” for detailed information on admission criteria, transfer credit, and required general education and nursing courses for a baccalaureate degree in nursing at the University of Pikeville.
For more information:
• Contact Canda Byrne, D.N.P., RN at (606)218-5744
• Contact Mary R. Simpson, Ph.D., RN at (606)218-5754