Program Overview

The Associate of Science in Nursing program provides a pathway for students who want to become registered nurses. In this challenging and rewarding career, you will assess, plan, and provide direct patient care and be a contributing member of health care teams. There are many job opportunities in a variety of health care settings for qualified registered nurses.

Program Objectives

The curriculum addresses critical thinking, assessment and therapeutic communication skills, health promotion and maintenance, and competent nursing care. You will learn how to administer medication and treatment to patients. The program includes study of general principles of biological, psychological, physical, and social sciences. You will participate in clinical experiences, which provide the hands-on training you will need to succeed in your career. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the NCLEX-RN exam for licensure to practice as a registered nurse. Graduates are qualified for entry-level nursing positions in settings including hospitals, clinics, physicians' offices, and home health care agencies. Graduates may also elect to continue on to Keiser University's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

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