At the completion of the Associate of Science in Nursing Program, the graduate will:
Collaborate with members of the healthcare team incorporating nursing informatics to manage care for patients and families across the lifespan in a variety of healthcare settings.
Utilize nursing judgment to provide safe and quality care for patient populations across the lifespans.
Provide holistic patient-centered care utilizing cultural sensitivity for diverse individuals, families, and groups.
Demonstrate professionalism and leadership skills while adhering to registered nurse practice standards.
Provide health promotion and preventative care for individuals, families, and groups.
About This Degree
This program satisfies the Nursing Transfer Single Articulation Pathway (TSAP) created under Indiana Senate Enrolled Act 182 passed in 2013. The aim of the Associate of Science in Nursing program is to prepare graduates who can function with competency to assess, plan, implement, direct and evaluate nursing care of individuals or groups of clients in a variety of settings. Graduates are eligible to take the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) to become Registered Nurses (RNs).
The curriculum provides a balance between general education and nursing. The nursing faculty provides instruction and guidance in the College Learning Laboratory, hospitals, community mental health centers, community agencies, and other healthcare facilities.
The Associate of Science in Nursing Program is accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing and the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Information on accreditation status may be obtained by contacting the ACEN. They may be contacted at the following address: ACEN, Inc., 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 850, Atlanta, Georgia 30326 (1-404-975-5000), or www.acenursing.org.
Our Nursing program offered at our Vincennes and Jasper location also offers many of program highlights we are proud to service! We have experienced faculty dedicated to each of our student’s success, and offer curriculum that prepares the student for employment and educational advancement. VU also offers students that are taking the course to learn materials hands on in our state-of-the-art stimulation laboratory. Another program highlight to our major is that we have clinical opportunities inside hospitals, long-term care, clinics, schools and physician offices. Scholarships are also available for this program.