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: May 10–June 26, 2021
  • Register by: May 7, 2021
  • Next offered: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 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
  • Next offered: May 9–June 25, 2022
  • 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 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.

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 28–Aug. 14, 2021
  • Register by: June 25, 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: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • 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: Aug. 30–Oct. 16, 2021
  • Register by: Aug. 27, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

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

NuR 413: Community Health for the RN

4 credits

Focus on Community Health Nurse role in assisting the community health client to assume responsibility for arriving at and implementing personal health choices. The concepts of health maintenance, health promotion, levels of prevention and epidemiology are applied to populations of at risk and clients with chronic health problems. Clinical component.

  • Dates: Oct. 18–Dec. 11, 2021
  • Register by: Oct. 15, 2021
  • Prerequisite: NuR 317

Community Health and Public Nursing: Evidence for Practice – 3rd Edition
DeMarco and Healey-Walsh
Wolters Kluwer
ISBN: 9781975111694

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 9–June 25, 2022
  • Register by: May 6, 2022
  • 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.