Clinical Experience (RN to BSN)

RN to BSN Online Program Clinical Experience

Your clinical experience is 45 hours in a community health setting. Enjoy the ability to work with expert preceptors near your home, or complete the community health clinical course through our travel abroad opportunities.

Students have a variety of opportunities for the clinical, such as:

  • Working with a county health agency
  • Serving as a summer camp nurse
  • Taking an international trip to Costa Rica
  • And many other opportunities near your own community 

Essential information about clinical experiences and policies related to clinical experiences can be found in the undergraduate student handbook.

Course Description

Examines roles and functions of nurses within community with emphasis on application of community/public health concepts and design and implementation of nursing systems of care for individuals, families and populations.

The clinical class, N4970W Nursing in Communities is a 4 credit-hour class and a summer only offering. Students will complete clinical hours during the 8 week summer term. This course is a program capstone.