Program Outcomes & Accreditation
The RN to BSN program option was created out of a desire to provide Registered Nurses with a way to advance within the world of healthcare. Offering a completely online curriculum to complete a BSN allows the RN, who is working full time, the opportunity to advance their education while balancing professional responsibilities. RN to BSN students have enjoyed gaining new skills, designing care for community populations, and building the leadership competencies that will advance their nursing careers.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon the completion of the Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, graduates will:
- Synthesize knowledge from the arts and sciences as a basis for professional nursing decisions.
- Incorporate leadership concepts in promoting safe, high-quality care with a focus on continual evaluation and improvement within a variety of organizations and systems.
- Integrate nursing research and evidence-based practice into professional nursing practice.
- Evaluate information management, technology, and systems in an ethical manner to ensure safe care and enhance sound decision-making in healthcare delivery systems.
- Examine state, regional, national, and regulatory agency health care system policies to inform professional activism.
- Foster intra/interprofessional team collaboration with healthcare providers and consumers for the improvement of healthcare delivery and patient health outcomes.
- Provide professional nursing care across the lifespan to diverse individuals, families, and populations to promote health and prevent disease and injury.
- Assume responsibility and legal/ethical accountability for one’s personal and professional behavior and its impact on the care of diverse populations.
- Integrate the competencies of a professional nurse to provide, coordinate, and advocate for the care of diverse populations.
- Explore personal faith/spirituality with respect to nursing practice in a diverse global society.
Midland University is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).
The baccalaureate nursing program at Midland University, located in Fremont, Nebraska, is accredited by the: Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400 Atlanta, GA 30326 (404) 975-5000. The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the baccalaureate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation.
View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program at http://www.acenursing.com/accreditedprograms/programsearch.htm.
The curriculum for the nursing major is designed to produce a Midland University School of Nursing graduate who demonstrates competencies consistent with AACN, QSEN, and IOM recommendations for nursing education.
Graduates in the Midland University School of Nursing RN to BSN program option are prepared with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing (BSN) qualifying them for excellent placement in nursing positions throughout the healthcare system. Completing the BSN provides nursing graduates with opportunities to advance their nursing careers and prepares them for continuing their nursing education in master’s and doctoral programs.