Professional Nursing (RN) | Bolivar Technical College

Professional Nursing (RN)

Academic Associate of Science Degree in Nursing

The Professional Nursing (RN) Program is designed for students who have chosen to pursue a career as a Registered Nurse. The program consists of 72 credit hours with clinical in various health care facilities. A student will be prepared to take the NCLEX-RN and upon successfully passing the NCLEX and upon State licensure, can become a Registered Nurse (RN). Professional Nursing (RN) from Bolivar Technical College will provide the students with training in: Fundamentals of Nursing, Pharmacology, Medical-Surgical, Maternal/Child Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, and Leadership and Management. Classes listed are not necessarily taught in the sequence shown.

Program Length: 4 Semesters / 64 weeks
Program start date: We now take new students for this program every fall semester. We begin accepting applications for this program one year in advance.
Download or view handbook: Professional Nursing Handbook
Prerequisites: None

Program Objectives

  • Historical and present views of professional practice.
  • Physical assessment and client interview.
  • Health promotion and current health trends.
  • Critical thinking as part of the nursing process.
  • Evidence-based practice and the role of the professional nurse.
  • Nursing research and care issues.
  • Integration of theoretical content of general education classes with nursing theory and practice.

Program Schedule of Courses

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Professional Nursing (RN) Employment Opportunities (with Licensure)

  • Hospital                                                          
  • Home Health
  • Nursing Home                                                
  • Clinic RN
  • School Nurse                                                  
  • Most medical facilities