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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The baccalaureate program offers two tracks, a pre-licensure BSN and a RN-BSN completion. Each track is designed to meet the ANA Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice.

APSU School of Nursing Baccalaureate Program Outcomes

The Austin Peay State University baccalaureate nursing program will prepare students to:

  • Provide care that is safe and effective
  • Respond to a dynamic health care environment
  • Demonstrate cultural competence in providing individual and population health care

 APSU School of Nursing Baccalaureate Student Learning Outcomes

The Austin Peay State University baccalaureate nursing students will be able to:

  • Collaborate in safe, cost effective care using evidence-based practice to support optimal client health outcomes
  • Integrate knowledge about current healthcare policy, finance, and regulatory environments
  •  Employ effective oral, written, and technological communication skills when interacting with colleagues, clients, and the health care system
  • Demonstrate culturally competent health promotion and disease prevention interventions for individuals and populations
  • Exhibit professionalism and professional values that include altruism, autonomy, human dignity, integrity, and social justice