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wgu is also a distant program but seems to have their own organized clinicals
here is the info on wgu's prelicensure bsn program:
wgu's innovative bsn prelicensure program - one must have a associates or bachelors degree. "because of limited clinical opportunities, this is a highly selective program." http://www.wgu.edu/online_health_pro...sing_licensure
"due to strict shift scheduling during the required clinical rotations of this program, applicants must live within a 50-mile radius of one of our hospital clinical sites to be eligible for enroll
ment. the list of active clinical sites changes over time; hence, for current information on this requirement, please speak with an enrollment counselor."
to be considered for enrollment into the pre-nursing curriculum, you must meet the following requirements:
■possess a current cpr certification at the healthcare provider level.
■take and pass the ati teas v exam at the "proficient," "advanced," or "exemplary" level. click here to learn more about the teas v exam.
■submit at least one letter of recommendation from your current healthcare employer.
■submit official transcripts from all previous institutions that show:
■you have earned a bachelor's or associate's degree and/or
■you have completed the program admissions prerequisites in liberal arts and sciences and behavioral sciences
■you have completed all nursing-related science prerequisites in:
■anatomy and physiology
pre-nursing prerequisites for the b.s. nursing (prelicensure)
the courses below are pre-nursing domain prerequisites for entry into the clinical portions of the b.s. nursing (prelicensure) program. courses accepted by transfer must be college level from an accredited institution (chea), must have been awarded a grade of c or better, may not be used to fulfill more than one course of study, and must meet the competency unit and content equivalent.
language and communication requirements
a two-course sequence of english composition equivalent to 6 units and one course in speech equivalent to 2 units (excluding business writing and communication). they match up with the following codes:
■lac1 (2 units) - language and communication: foundations
■lae1/lat1 (4 units) - language and communication: essay/research
■lut1 (2 units) - language and communication: presentation
quantitative literacy requirements
either one statistics course and one mathematics course at the college algebra level or above, or two math courses higher than the college algebra level equivalent to 6 competency units.
■qlc1 (3 units) - quantitative literacy: college algebra, measurement and geometry
■qmc1 (3 units) - quantitative literacy: statistics, probability and problem solving
two courses, equivalent to 6 competency units in the humanities (literature, art, painting, music, theater, philosophy, ethics, or religious studies).
■hvc1 (3 units) - literature, arts, and the humanities
■hvt1 (3 units) - literature, arts, and the humanities analysis and interpretation
social science distribution requirements
three courses, 9 competency unit equivalent, in the following areas: psychology, sociology, human development, or anthropology.
■bho1 - behavioral science part i
■bht1 - behavioral science part ii
nursing science requirements
■anatomy and physiology courses with lab equivalent to 8 academic credits.
■microbiology with lab equivalent to 4 academic credits.
■biochemistry equivalent to 3 academic credits
for transferring students, all sciences (including nutrition) must have been completed within the past five years to be considered for transfer credit.
■anc1 (3 units) - anatomy and physiology part i
■aot1 (3 units) - anatomy and physiology part ii
■alt1 (2 units) - anatomy and physiology lab
■mbc1/mlt1 (4 units) - microbiology/microbiology lab
■cbt1 (3 units) - biochemistry
potential nursing students must have a minimum of a 2.5 gpa in the science prerequisites (a&p, microbiology and biochemistry) in order to be considered for admission to the nursing program.