The School of Nursing at the Brooks College of Health offers three (3) tracks for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The curriculum is community-based in that it supports engagement with the community throughout the nursing major, nurturing and building relationships with community agencies consistently over time through an innovative home-basing of students in a designated community for the entire length of their nursing program.
Undergraduate Program Tracks
- Regular Prelicensure BSN
- Accelerated Prelicensure BSN
- RN-BSN Bridge
Baccalaureate Program Objectives
At the completion of the University of North Florida's baccalaureate program in nursing, the graduate will:
- Use the UNF School of Nursing conceptual framework as a basis for professional nursing practice.
- Synthesize knowledge from nursing, the natural and social sciences, mathematics and the humanities as the basis for providing culturally competent care within a diverse society.
- Use critical thinking skills through the nursing process, working in collaborative partnerships to protect, promote and optimize health for individuals, families and communities throughout the lifespan in a variety of environments of practice.
- Demonstrate leadership and management skills to work productively within interprofessional teams to enhance quality improvement processes and improve outcomes in various healthcare settings.
- Evaluate and integrate scientific findings into evidence-based professional nursing practice.
- Demonstrate professional values in all collaborative partnerships to foster advocacy and professional accountability.
- Incorporate into practice professional nursing standards, effective written and verbal communication skills, and the use of information management and care technology systems.
- Establish goals for future personal and professional growth through commitment to lifelong learning.