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Cohort Programs

RN to BSN

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Contact: Cathy Abell,
PhD, MSN, RN, CNE

Coordinator, RN to BSN Program
WKU Department of Nursing
1906 College Heights Blvd. # 11036
Bowling Green, KY 42101
cathy.abell@wku.edu
(270) 745-2391

Contact: Adam Davis

Academic Outreach Specialist
adam.davis@wku.edu
(270) 745-5011

WKU School of Nursing RN to BSN Cohort Program A Partnership with Owensboro Health

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The RN to BSN curriculum is designed to build on the education registered nurses (RNs) received in their AD programs.

Students will expand their knowledge base in:

  • Leadership and management
  • Teaching and learning
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Critical thinking
  • Health promotion and wellness
  • Research
  • Evidence-based interventions
  • Informatics
  • Community/public health
  • Ethics
  • Professional issues

Program Description:

  • Offers nursing courses using online delivery method
  • Limited on-campus meetings
  • Allows students to challenge 3 nursing courses (9 credit hours)
  • Offers both part-time and full-time cohort options
  • Schedules clinical course (application/public health) in a flexible manner
  • Gives credit for previous nursing and general education courses

Program Accreditation

WKU’s RN to BSN Program is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

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