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Nursing Major

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program fosters confident, collaborative leaders prepared to work in complex healthcare environments.

In their first year, Cabrini Nursing majors will take discipline-specific courses to gain immediate insight into the theories and concepts essential to nursing practice, professionalism, and their roles as members of interprofessional healthcare teams.

Cabrini’s coursework will include on-campus clinical simulations, as well as off-campus clinical experiences, to provide students experiential learning opportunities that develop sound clinical judgment skills.

The program will prepare graduates to pass the NCLEX-RN examination, which is required of all registered nurses.

The Nursing curriculum includes:

  • NUR 101, 102, 201, 202 - Nursing Seminar I, II, III, IV
  • NUR 301 – Planning Care and Decision-Making in Nursing
  • NUR 302 – Clinical Judgement, Quality, and Safety in Nursing
  • NUR 305 – Health Assessment
  • NUR 311, 312 – Pathophysiology and Pharmacology I, II
  • NUR 313 – Foundational Nursing Practice
  • NUR 314 – Nursing Care of Diverse Populations 
  • NUR 320 – Nursing Care of Dynamic and Vulnerable Populations 
  • NUR 401 – Scholarly Inquiry and Evidenced-Based Practice
  • NUR 402 – Fostering a Healthy and Effective Nursing Workforce
  • NUR 411 – Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • NUR 413 – Nursing Care of Patients with Complex Health Problems
  • NUR 415 – Nursing Care of Infants, Children, and Adolescents
  • NUR 420 – Population and Public Health Nursing
  • NUR 430 – Nursing Leadership and Practice

View the Nursing Curriculum.

Nursing majors also take courses in the core curriculum including biology, chemistry, ethics, mathematics, nutrition, policy, and psychology.

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