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Nursing


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This area is in School of Health Sciences and Wellness  in the COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES .


Nursing

Contact: Lorraine Zoromski, Nursing Program Director
Office: Room D141 Science Building
Phone: 715-346- 2803
Email: lzoromski@uwsp.edu

Accreditation: UW-Stevens Point RN to BSN Nursing  completion program is accredited through the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (CCNE).

Definition: Nursing (BSN) is a degree completion program that enables licensed registered nurses (RNs) holding either a Diploma or Associate Degree in Nursing to obtain a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Coursework will prepare registered nurses for leadership roles and broaden theoretical understanding and clinical skills for caring for patients in various acute, community, and ambulatory health settings. Students will increase skills in technology and communication while gaining a greater appreciation for the interdisciplinary aspect of nursing practice. UWSP offers courses in the Nursing Program in face-to-face, hybrid, and/or internet format. Online courses may be taught by UWSP faculty or by faculty from the six partner campuses: UW-Stevens Point, UW-Eau Claire, UW-Green Bay, UW-Oshkosh, UW-Madison, and UW-Milwaukee through the BSN@Home program: www.bsnathome.com. Students holding an Associate Degree in Nursing may be eligible for up to 60 transferable credits (30 general education and 30 nursing) based on articulation agreements. Students identifying UW-Stevens Point as their home campus when enrolling in BSN@Home courses receive student services from the University.

Program application requirements

Formal application to the BSN Completion Program must be completed during the semester prior to enrolling in nursing courses.

  • Associate or Diploma Degree in Nursing from a nationally accredited program

  • Current Wisconsin nursing license

  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (0-4.0)

Academic Standards for Nursing

For acceptance and continued registration In the Nursing major, you must earn a grade point average of 2.5 or better overall. No grade below a C in any nursing course will be accepted for graduation. No more than two courses with grades of less than C- will be accepted in the major and/or may be repeated for credit.

Pre-Nursing

Contact: SHSW Academic and Career Adviser
Office: Room D127 Science Building
Phone: 715-346-3766
Email: health@uwsp.edu
 

You may complete a Bachelor of Science in nursing degree by initially completing pre-nursing courses through UWSP and applying to nursing programs in the area that have cooperative agreements with UWSP. These programs include:

  • UW-Eau Claire through courses offered on site at Marshfield Clinic Health System, Marshfield, WI.

  • Mid-State Technical College, Nicolet College, or Northcentral Technical College. All have collaborative partnership agreements with UWSP that allows pre-nursing students a smooth transition to their nursing programs via our 1+2+1 Nursing Partnership program.

  • If you complete an Associate Degree in nursing in any of the Technical College programs, you are eligible to complete your Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing at UWSP.

Programs

    Bachelor DegreesPre-Professional

    Courses

      Nursing

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