What will I learn?

Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Nursing prepares students to practice professional nursing. Professional nursing involves the performance of those acts requiring substantial specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skill based upon applied principles of biological, physical, psychological and social sciences. The nursing practice of a professional nurse includes but is not limited to:

  • Assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, intervention, and evaluation of care;
  • Health teaching and counseling of individuals who may be ill, injured or infirm;
  • Promotion of wellness, maintenance of health, and prevention of illness of others;
  • Administration of treatments and medications as prescribed in accordance with the standards of nursing practice.

Student Learning Outcomes (Roles Specific Graduate Competencies)

  • Inter/Intradisciplinary Collaboration;
  • Technology Integration;
  • Judgment/Reasoning;
  • Professionalism.

Upon the completion of the program the graduate will:

  • Utilize effective communication and shared decision making within a health care team to assist patient and families achievement of health goals;
  • Apply evidence based information technology to support clinical decision making, error prevention and care coordination;
  • Apply knowledge and experience in identifying patient needs that direct clinical judgments and actions resulting in optimal patient outcomes;
  • Model behaviors of integrity, accountability, responsibility, caring, advocacy, moral and ethical practices in the pursuit of excellence.

Program Goals

The program’s mission is further defined in the following goals:

  • Students will utilize effective interdisciplinary collaboration within a health care environment;
  • Students will integrate evidence based technologies to support clinical decision making;
  • Students will utilize clinical judgment and reasoning to promote optimal patient care;
  • Students will model behaviors of professionalism in the pursuit of excellence;
  • Students will possess the necessary breadth of knowledge and skills for obtaining entry-level employment as a professional registered nurse.

Which department am I in?

Keiser University

Study options

Full Time (72 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition for Students attending Full Time: USD $10,400 (12 to 17.99 credits per semester); Tuition for students attending over Full Time: USD $13,000 (18-24 credits per semester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

New Port Richey Campus

6300 US Highway 19 North,

NEW PORT RICHEY,

Florida,

34652, United States

Full Time (72 credit hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition for Students attending Full Time: USD $10,400 (12 to 17.99 credits per semester); Tuition for students attending over Full Time: USD $13,000 (18-24 credits per semester)

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Jacksonville Campus

6430 Southpoint Pkwy,

JACKSONVILLE,

Florida,

32216, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Successful completion of a secondary school program equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States). Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses or ability to qualify for financial aid as an eligible non-citizen.

For international students

Successful completion of a secondary school program that is equivalent to high school in the United States. (Official records must be evaluated by an approved educational evaluator service attesting that completion is equivalent to secondary school completed in the United States.)
Certification of financial ability to meet tuition and other necessary expenses.
If an applicant’s primary language is not English, the applicant must present a TOEFL score of 500 or higher on a paper-based examination, a score of 173 on a computer-based examination, an internet-based score (iBT) of 61, or an IELTS score of 6.0 or higher.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Keiser University

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