RN to BSN Completion Courses

We are excited about the prospect of your taking courses through SCOPE. Formal admission to BJU is not required to take a course by distance learning, and approval to take a distance learning course does not imply admission to BJU or to a particular degree program.

NuR 317: Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student

3 credits

A transition course to assist RN’s to further develop their professional nursing skills in role identity and professional development, evidence based research and practice, leadership and organizational management, and communication between healthcare professionals.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 320: Applied Pathophysiology for the RN

3 credits

Focuses on the pathophysiology of commonly occurring acute and chronic health problems with a health and chronic disease management approach. Physiological mechanisms of acute health problems are reviewed through a systems approach while considering principles of motivation, learning theory, and their application to disease processes. The student will explore diversity, patient education, complementary and alternative therapies, and community resources as it related to pathophysiological processes.

  • Dates: Aug. 31–Oct. 17, 2020
  • Register by: Aug. 28, 2020
  • Next offered: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 318: Applied Health Assessment & Promotion for the RN

3 credits

A focus on health promotion, and risk reduction related to normal and common abnormal assessment findings utilizing a body systems approach. Students will explore health promotion and assessment strategies to holistically improve the patient’s well-being. Healthy People 2020, Institute of Medicines Report for Nursing Education and transforming care at the bedside, along with other national health agendas, will be explored.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Health Assessment Made Incredibly Visual – 2017; 3rd Edition
Willis, L. M.
Philadelphia
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 9781496325143

NuR 319: Issues & Trends in Professional Nursing

3 credits

This course develops the students understanding of current issues and trends that affect the professional nurse’s role. The course includes an exploration of service areas as a Christian nurse.

  • Dates: Oct. 19–Dec. 12, 2020
  • Register by: Oct. 16, 2020
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Called to Care: A Christian Worldview for Nursing – 2nd; 2006 Edition
Judith Allen Shelly and Arlene B. Miller
Downer’s Grove
IVP Academic
ISBN: 9780830827657

NuR 317: Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student

3 credits

A transition course to assist RN’s to further develop their professional nursing skills in role identity and professional development, evidence based research and practice, leadership and organizational management, and communication between healthcare professionals.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Next offered: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 415: Health Informatics

3 credits

Application of concepts of information technology to health care and health promotion. Evaluation of how clinical data is translated into useful information for decision making. Examination of the retrieval and storage of health information, communication processes, implementation practices, quality and outcomes measures, and evidence-based practices.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 416: Leadership & Management for the RN

5 credits

Focus on the leadership and management skills needed to work in a collective organizational system. Topics related to finance, regulation, patient care quality and safety, and effective collaboration are analyzed. It includes the development of a nursing project that reflects application of knowledge and skills studied throughout the RN-BSN Completion Program.

  • Dates: Jan. 18–Mar. 6, 2021
  • Register by: Jan. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisites: NuR 317, NuR 414
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 414: Research & Statistics for the RN

3 credits

A study of the research process with critical analysis of nursing research studies to broaden the student’s understanding of evidence based practice research and its application in a variety of settings. An introduction to descriptive and inferential statistical methods, and analysis of data for selected parametric and nonparametric statistical techniques.

  • Dates: Mar. 8–May 1, 2021
  • Register by: Mar. 5, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Essentials of Nursing Research – 9th Edition
Polit, Denise F. and Back, Cheryl T.
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 9781496351296

NuR 317: Professional Role Transition for the RN to BSN Student

3 credits

A transition course to assist RN’s to further develop their professional nursing skills in role identity and professional development, evidence based research and practice, leadership and organizational management, and communication between healthcare professionals.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 319: Issues & Trends in Professional Nursing

3 credits

This course develops the students understanding of current issues and trends that affect the professional nurse’s role. The course includes an exploration of service areas as a Christian nurse.

  • Dates: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Called to Care: A Christian Worldview for Nursing – 2nd; 2006 Edition
Judith Allen Shelly and Arlene B. Miller
Downer’s Grove
IVP Academic
ISBN: 9780830827657

NuR 320: Applied Pathophysiology for the RN

3 credits

Focuses on the pathophysiology of commonly occurring acute and chronic health problems with a health and chronic disease management approach. Physiological mechanisms of acute health problems are reviewed through a systems approach while considering principles of motivation, learning theory, and their application to disease processes. The student will explore diversity, patient education, complementary and alternative therapies, and community resources as it related to pathophysiological processes.

  • Dates: June 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Note: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.