The Edyth. T James Department of Nursing curriculum has been designed for individuals to develop professional competence in the scholarly practice of nursing. The program of study offers interrelated theoretical and clinical learning experiences. Multiple agencies are utilized for clinical experience including: Washington Adventist Hospital, Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, National Naval Medical Center, Children’s National Medical Center, The Washington Hospital Center, County Departments of Health, Adventist Home Health, and various skill nursing facilities.
The Bachelor of Science degree in nursing expands the nurse’s view of society’s health needs. Employment opportunities extend beyond hospitals and nursing homes to community health agencies, health maintenance organizations, private industry, educational institutions, mission and foreign services.
The program’s broad integrated perspective develops interpersonal theoretical and clinical competence and prepares the student for graduate study in nursing. Nurses with graduate degrees in nursing find increased employment opportunities in research, practice, and education.
The nursing program is a 4 year program, graduates receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
The nursing admissions packet contains all of the information needed to apply to the nursing program. The packet includes information and forms such as the program overview, procedure for admissions, deadlines for application to nursing program and more. Please review the nursing admissions packet content carefully.
To re-apply to the nursing program, the re-admission application must be submitted six (6) weeks prior to desired re-admission date to the Nursing Advisor & Progressions Coordinator, Joan Wilson. Please meet with your nursing faculty advisor, to discuss remediation goals.
Once you are accepted into the Nursing Program, please review the following information below regarding required uniforms.
Descriptions of the core nursing courses can be found in the Academic Bulletin, or the link below.