Education is not received. It is achieved. -- Albert Einstein
Students in the School of Nursing are provided with clinical and laboratory experiences that enable them to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to begin careers as registered nurses (BSN program). Clinical sites include acute care hospitals, clinics, community care centers, and schools. Our skills laboratories employ high fidelity human simulation manikins and static manikins in a realistic setting designed to mirror the actual clinical arena.
The School of Nursing offers the following undergraduate programs: Bachelor of Science in Nursing; LPN-BSN; RN-BSN. All School of Nursing BSN degree programs leading to licensure are approved by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN), 17373 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, (225) 755-7500. The Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program is in the process of being phased out and applicants are no longer being accepted. The last date of degree conferral for ASN students is August 1, 2014. The ASN program is currently on conditional approval from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN), 17373 Perkins Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, (225) 755-7500. All programs in the School of Nursing are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3343 Peachtree Road NE, Ste. 500, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000.