Bachelors Degree in Nursing

Bachelors Degree in Nursing

Description

This programme consists of theory and clinical practice classes and is offered in eight (8) semesters and (1) summer. Candidates successfully completing this BScN programme will be eligible to apply to sit the Regional Examination for Nurse Registration (RENR). This will enable the individual to practice nursing in Jamaica and other CARICOM Countries.

The purpose of the programme is to provide the educational and experiential foundation for entry level professional nursing practice and to provide a base on which to build a career through graduate-level study in specialist areas such as midwifery, nurse practitioner, clinical specialists and nurse administrator and educator. The aim of the curriculum is to prepare professional nurses who possess leadership skills and have the necessary competencies to meet the demands in a growing and changing health care system. 722 theory credit(s) and 43 lab credit(s).      Courses – 44

Tuition per year $483,340.99 *Subject to change for 2024/2025

Semester 1 = $303, 810.50  Semester 2 = $179,530.49

Code Course Name Credits Lab Credits CW/Exam Year Semester
NURS1008 Anatomy and Physiology 1 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
NURS1014 Biochemistry 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
FOUN1101 Caribbean Civilization 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
FOUN1014 Critical Reading and Writing 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
PSYC1000 Intro. To Psychology 3 0 50/50 Year 1 Semester 1
NURS1111 Microbiology 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 1
NURS1109 Anatomy and Physiology 2 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
NURS1113 Epidemiology 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
NURS1114 Health Informatics 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
SOCI1002 Intro to Sociology 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
SOCI1005 Intro. To Statistics 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
FOUN1301 Law, Governance, Economy & Society in the Caribbean 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
NURS1013 Nutrition 3 0 40/60 Year 1 Semester 2
NURS2019 Concepts Applied to Nursing 3 3 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
NURS2117 Health Assessment 3 2 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
NURS2124 Human Pathophysiology 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
NURS2015 Introduction to Professional Nursing 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
NURS2118 The Nursing Process 3 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 1
NURS2020 Concepts Applied to Nursing Clinical Practicum 3 3 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
NURS2011 Health Promotion 3 2 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
NURS2112 Patient & Health Care Worker Safety 3 0 50/50 Year 2 Semester 2
NURS2010 Pharmacology 3 3 40/60 Year 2 Semester 2
NURS2213 Nursing Care of Adults 4 0 40/60 Year 2 Semester 3
NURS2214 Nursing Care of Adults Clinical Practicum 4 3 40/60 Year 2 Semester 3
NURS3136 Mental Health Nursing 3 0 40/60 Year 3 Semester 1
NURS3117 Mental Health Nursing Clinical Practicum 3 1 40/60 Year 3 Semester 1
NURS3015 Nursing Care of Older Adults 3 0 40/60 Year 3 Semester 1
NURS3016 Nursing Care of Older Adults Clinical Practicum 3 3 40/60 Year 3 Semester 1
NURS3030 Research Methodology 3 0 40/60 Year 3 Semester 1
NURS3019 Community Health Nursing 3 0 40/60 Year 3 Semester 2
NURS3020 Community Health Nursing Practicum 3 2 40/60 Year 3 Semester 2
NURS3000 Parent Child Nursing 3 0 40/60 Year 3 Semester 2
NURS3001 Parent Child Nursing Clinical Practicum 4 3 40/60 Year 3 Semester 2
NURS3018 Diet Therapy 3 0 40/60 Year 3 Semester 3
NURS3017 First Aid & Basic Life Support 3 3 40/60 Year 3 Semester 3
NURS4010 Nursing Care of Children & Adolescents 3 0 40/60 Year 4 Semester 1
NURS4011 Nursing Care of Children & Adolescents Practicum 4 2 40/60 Year 4 Semester 1
NURS4014 Research Project 3 0 40/60 Year 4 Semester 1
NURS4015 Leadership & Management in Nursing 3 0 40/60 Year 4 Semester 2
NURS4016 Leadership & Management in Nursing Practicum 4 0 40/60 Year 4 Semester 2
NURS4012 Nursing Care of Patients in Specialized Care Setting 3 3 40/60 Year 4 Semester 2
NURS4013 Nursing Care of Patients in Specialized Care Setting Clinical Practicum 4 0 40/60 Year 4 Semester 2
NURS4017 Clinical Internship 4 0 40/60 Year 4 Semester 3
NURS4018 Senior Nursing Review 0 0 100/0 Year 4 Semester 3