Nursing, B.S.N.

This program is offered by the Nursing Department

Program Description

CCSU offers two Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs: 1) Four-year traditional BSN curriculum for those students with no prior degree; and 2) RN/BSN program for registered nurses who wish to pursue a baccalaureate.

The baccalaureate degree programs in nursing at Central Connecticut State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Integrate theories and concepts from liberal education into nursing practice.
  2. Apply leadership concepts, skills, and decision making in the provision of high
    quality nursing care, healthcare team coordination, and the oversight and accountability for care delivery in a variety of settings.
  3. Critically evaluate evidence-based research in collaboration with other members of the
    healthcare team to improve patient outcomes.
  4. Demonstrate skills in using patient care technologies, information systems, and
    communication devicesthat support safe nursing practice.
  5. Advocate for a variety of socio-political issues affecting health care through
    participation in legislative and political forums.
  6. Incorporate inter- and intra-professional communication and collaborative skills into
    the delivery of evidence-based, culturally sensitive patient-centered care.
  7. Provide innovative interventions to promote health and prevent illness invulnerable
  8. Practice from a caring, professional nursing perspective by incorporating the values of
    social justice, diversity, and global awareness.
  9. Integrate knowledge, skills, and attitudes through use of the nursing process to
    provide patient-centered care to patients across the lifespan from a diverse