Has anyone heard of the Robert Ross International University of Nursing? It is relatively new, and is a state of the art nursing program (2 year) located on the island of Saint Kitts in the Caribbean. I have been waiting to start nursing school, and it seems like I will be starting next fall...as in 2007. I really want to start NOW and am tired of waiting. I am getting a 4.0 and know I am going to thrive in nursing school.
The program works like this. You spend your first year on the island completing 3 semesters of generals and nursing classes, mostly nursing. Your second and last year, you are back in the United States at one of four colleges they partner with to study your last year and do your clinical rotations. The schools in the US are all acredited by the NLNAC, but the portion in the caribbean is not yet, but is participating now in the NLNAC mentoring program.
After finishing the program, you are qualified and prepared to take the NCLEX exam. It seems all great and legit. I have done research and it seems like a great opportunity. They have no waiting list to start their program, so I could start NOW and be done in two years. Any advice??? I dont want to finish the program and have someone tell mee that I waisted time in the Caribbean etc. Check out the schools web site at www. iuon . com (IUON.COM) THanks!!!
basically, i have never heard of an RN program split between two schools, and am trying to figure out what problems this could create, if any....
any advice would be greatly appreciated...thanks again...jeremy
If anyone is interested, the pass rate for the NCLEX at Seminole State Univ in Oklahoma is 85.71%. Not too bad of a pass rate, at least above the national average, I believe.
Edit to add: OK, just slightly below the national pass rate of somewhere around 87%.
Last edit by BabyRN2Be on Jun 5, '06