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 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: Jan. 17–Mar. 5, 2022
  • Registration closed
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course. Required readings will be indicated in the lessons.

There is no textbook for this course. Required readings will be indicated in the lessons.

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. 17–Mar. 5, 2022
  • Registration closed
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Prerequisite: NuR 414
  • 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: Mar. 7–Apr. 30, 2022
  • Register by: Mar. 4, 2022
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

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 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • Additional Course Information: There is no textbook for this course.

There is no textbook for this course.

NuR 322: Nursing Theory-Application & Foundations for Practice

3 credits

Provides a broader understanding of nursing theories and their application within professional nursing practice. Exploration of the role of nursing theory in the development of nursing as a profession along with select theorists will be discussed. This exploration and understanding of nursing theory will include a comparison of nursing theory to a biblical worldview.

  • Dates: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

The textbook information for this course is not yet available. Please check back later.

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: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • Prerequisite: 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: June 27–Aug. 13, 2022
  • Register by: June 24, 2022
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Essentials of Nursing Research – 9th Edition
Polit and Beck
Philadelphia
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 9781496351296