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2020-21 Undergraduate Academic Catalog Version B

School of Nursing

Cheryl B. Crotser, Ph.D., R.N., Dean

The School of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Nursing. In addition to the traditional undergraduate Nursing major, a Non-Traditional RN to BS Degree Completion Program, a non-traditional RN-MS Program, a Master of Science degree with a major in Nursing Leadership and Administration, a Master of Science degree with a major in Nursing Education, and Advanced Certificates in Nursing Leadership and Administration and Nursing Education are also offered. All Graduate and Non-Traditional programs are also offered fully online.

Nurses have an important role in the interprofessional health care team.  The goal of nursing is to promote safe, quality health outcomes for all individuals in our care.  Nurses promote health through skill in assessment, provision of care, education, and advocacy for the individuals they serve.  At Roberts Wesleyan College, students are equipped with knowledge and skills to serve with excellence in a variety of health care settings.

We believe that nurses view clients as unique spiritual beings and see professional nurses as leaders within the health care system promoting wholeness of individuals, families, groups, and communities. We believe that caring and the relationship formed between the nurse and client are central to nursing, for they create an environment that enables clients to progress toward health and wholeness.

Nursing majors registered for clinical courses are responsible for showing evidence that they have had rubella or its vaccination, required immunizations, an annual physical, and an annual tuberculin testing. CPR and First Aid certification must be maintained while in the clinical courses.

To speak with a representative in the School of Nursing, call 585.594.6330.