Nursing Associate of Science Degree
This degree program is designed to prepare students to become Registered Nurses who provide nursing care to assist patients in attaining their maximum level of wellness. Graduates are eligible to apply for their Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) and take the National Counsel Licensure Examination – RN (NCLEX-RN). The program is accredited by the California State Board of Registered Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).
To graduate with an Associate of Science degree with a major in nursing, complete each of the following courses with a 78% or higher along with the general education breadth requirements. (The Prerequisites that are required)
|NURS 150||Foundations of Nursing||4|
|NURS 151||Introduction to Medical Surgical Nursing||5|
|NURS 160||Nursing Care of the Childbearing Family And Newborn||4|
|NURS 161||Beginning Medical Surgical Nursing||5|
|NURS 250||Nursing Care of Children and Their Families||4|
|NURS 251||Intermediate Medical Surgical Nursing||5|
|NURS 260||Mental Health Nursing||4|
|NURS 261||Complex Care and Leadership||5|
To earn an SBVC Associate Degree students must complete one of the following general education patterns:
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Perform safe quality patient centered care.
- Collaborate effectively with members of the inter-professional team, the patient, and the patient support persons.
- Model evidence-based practice to optimize patient outcomes.
- Implement clinical judgement in the plan of care.
- Demonstrate ethical leadership for the health care needs of our diverse communities.
- Integrate informatics and trends in technology to enhance team communication and the delivery of safe optimal care.