RN-to-BSN in Las Vegas
Nurses are critically important healthcare workers, providing patients with direct, hands-on care. LVC’s 100% online RN-to-BSN program is designed for students who are already Registered Nurses, and who wish to take their career to the next level by pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science Nursing (BSN) degree. Obtaining your BSN will allow you to achieve a higher skill set beyond basic nursing skills, including in case management, critical thinking, health promotion, leadership skills, and community nursing. A BSN can also lead to expanded employment opportunities, and graduates of this nursing program will be prepared for positions in hospitals, medical offices and various health care agencies requiring nurses to have a Bachelor’s degree. With Las Vegas College, you can take your nursing career to the next level in as little as 15 months.
Why Choose LVC’s RN-to-BSN program?
Fully online program
Can be completed in 15 months
Work while you attend school
Financial aid available to those who qualify
Why Pursue your BSN?
Nurses are an integral part of the healthcare field, providing patients with critical care and assisting doctors and physicians in all types of medical procedures. As a Registered Nurse (RN), you may find work in many settings, including in schools, doctors’ offices, and medical clinics, but as a BSN, you will have expanded opportunities for employment.
Obtaining your BSN will allow you to achieve a higher skill level beyond basic nursing skills, and you will be qualified for opportunities to work in additional practice types, which require a Bachelor’s degree. These positions may be in hospitals, medical offices, specialty clinics, residential facilities, health care agencies, education, and more.
Nurses are in high demand across the United States, and in Nevada the need is higher than the average (Careeronestop.org, 2021). Within the demand for nurses, the need for BSNs is especially high. According to the December 2020 Brief of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), there is an increased preference by employers to hire BSN program graduates (AACN, 2021).
Why Get your RN-to-BSN at Las Vegas College?
Las Vegas College’s RN-to-BSN program is a 100% online program intended specifically for licensed Registered Nurses. Designed to be as achievable as possible for busy working nurses, the fully online program can be completed in as few as 15 months. In order to enroll in the RN-to-BSN program, students must have already completed an Associate’s Degree in Nursing program, such as LVC’s AAS Nursing program.
The RN-to-BSN program expands upon students’ existing knowledge of the theories, concepts, and principles of nursing, and provides a focus on leadership, health assessments, bioethics and nursing research. LVC’s RN-to-BSN also delves into the important areas of community nursing and caring for complex acute and chronic health problems in today’s health care system.
In the RN-to-BSN program, LVC students learn how to:
- Integrate leadership skills to make decisions that promote high quality, effective, evidence-based care to clients across the lifespan.
- Use clinical judgement to provide safe, effective, evidence-based care to clients throughout the life span.
- Integrate current health care technology to support accurate patient care treatments and follow up plans.
- Apply health care policy concepts at the local, state, and national levels to promote the nursing scope of practice and continued growth and expansion of the profession.
- Analyze current evidence to promote and apply appropriate health care system changes required for health care access, equity, and reimbursement.
- Apply clinical judgement to provide nursing interventions to prevent individual and community diseases and illnesses across the lifespan.
- Continue one’s professional growth through life-long learning.
Graduates of the RN-to-BSN program will be prepared for advanced nursing positions in hospitals, medical offices and various health care agencies which require nurses to have a Bachelor’s degree. The BSN graduate will be able to deliver culturally proficient care while meeting the physical, spiritual, and psychosocial needs of clients.
If you are interested in taking your Nursing career to the next level, LVC’s RN-to-BSN program may be a great option for you. With Las Vegas College’s 100% online RN-to-BSN program, you can take the next step in your healthcare career in as few as 15 months!
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