Medgar Evers College
Baccalaureate Completion Program (RN-BSN)
The Medgar Evers BSN Completion program is designed to:
- Provide advancement in professional nursing leadership.
- Maintain academic excellence and encourage life-long learning.
- Reflect and incorporate the health care needs of residents of Central Brooklyn and adjacent communities.
- Prepare the graduate for the rapidly changing health care delivery environment and higher education in nursing.
The Goals of the BSN Program are to provide:
- Baccalaureate completion education, designed specifically for registered nurses from Associate Degree and Diploma nursing programs, as generalists with emphasis on community health nursing.
- Broad-based knowledge and skills in nursing leadership and management.
- A foundation for graduate studies in advance nursing practice, education and research.
The objectives of the BSN Program are to provide knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable its graduates:
- Combine theoretical and empirical knowledge from the sciences, humanities and nursing disciplines for evidence-based practice within a systems framework.
- Provide culturally competent nursing care for clients requiring primary, secondary and tertiary levels of intervention.
- Communicate and collaborate effectively with other health care providers and members of the community in promoting and maintaining the wellbeing of clients.
- Use critical thinking and problem-solving skills to expedite the nursing process in providing nursing care.
- Demonstrate accountability for own nursing practice and professional development.
- Integrate leadership skills in coordinating care.
- Incorporate ethical, moral and legal values in the practice of nursing.
- Employ the use of technology and research findings to meet the needs of a dynamic practice environment.
HEGIS Code: 1203.10
Registered by: New York State Education Department: www.op.nysed.gov
Accredited by: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing: www.acenursing.org (ACEN): www.acenursing.org. ACEN is located at: 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 500, Atlanta, GA 30326; telephone: 1-404-975-5000.