B.S. in Nursing

Franklin University’s B.S. in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree-completion program is designed specifically for registered nurses with an associate’s degree (ADN) or nursing diploma. Earn your online RN to BSN fast, with our accelerated program comprised of 9, six-week, online courses that fit your life and schedule. You can also choose to study in the United States as part of our residential program that includes an intensive ESL component. 

Franklin’s rigorous coursework is an efficient way to build on your existing education and experience, helping you acquire the expertise needed to advance your career. You’ll gain the skills healthcare providers are actively looking for in these key areas: nursing leadership and management, clinical competence, personalized medicine, evidence-based practice, community and population health, health informatics, and healthcare law and ethics.

The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Franklin University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org).

Our program curriculum reflects The Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice, as established by The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Our coursework meets other national industry standards and guidelines as well, and is informed by the American Nurses Association (ANA) Code of Ethics, Healthy People 2020, and Quality and Safety in Education of Nurses (QSEN), so you can be confident your degree will prepare you with the up-to-date knowledge you need to advance your nursing career.

Program Outcomes
  1. Integrate theories and concepts from arts, humanities, and sciences to develop a foundation for holistic nursing practice

  2. Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision-making in the provision of quality nursing care, multidisciplinary collaboration, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery

  3. Integrate current evidence including nursing and healthcare research to ground nursing practice and promote high quality patient care outcomes

  4. Apply knowledge and skills in information management and patient care technology to improve patient care outcomes and create a safe care environment

  5. Demonstrate knowledge of the influences of healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments including local, state, national, and global healthcare trends on nursing practice and the healthcare system

  6. Employ effective communication in interactions with healthcare professionals, individuals, and groups to advocate for high quality and safe patient care

  7. Apply the principles of health promotion and disease prevention across the health-illness continuum to improve the health of individuals, families, groups, communities, and populations

  8. Incorporate professional standards, and the values of caring, ethics, integrity, altruism and social justice in the practice of nursing

  9. Assume roles in nursing practice and leadership to provide high quality and safe care to culturally diverse individuals, families, groups, communities and populations across the lifespan and across the continuum of healthcare environments


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