Alvernia University is one of the leading colleges in Pennsylvania for nursing.
The Alvernia Pre-license Baccalaureate Nursing Program offers students the opportunity to learn in a caring academic environment, which promotes development of knowledge, professionalism, collaboration and moral integrity. In the complex world of modern health care, nurses are in high demand. Alvernia graduates stand out because of their solid grounding in liberal arts education, ethics and service orientation. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Faculty are especially dedicated to excellence in teaching and individual mentorship of students. Nursing students are guided in a positive learning community designed to develop their skills as beginning professionals, care providers, and leaders.
Graduates of this program are prepared to deliver health care to persons of all ages, families and community groups with sensitivity to cultural and environmental factors.
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (BSN) is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and has full approval by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. Successful graduates are eligible to apply for RN Licensure by taking the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN). Read about federal nursing grants that the program has been awarded.
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The Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program at Alvernia University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
December 21, 2015 9:46:20 AM EST
In 2010, the Institute of Medicine released a report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. One of the key findings in this report is that there should be a seamless transition to higher education degree programs. This is exactly what the post-baccalaureate track of Alvernia’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program offers nurses. […] Read more
December 16, 2015 2:57:47 PM EST
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed in 2010, created a major transformation in the health care system, especially for current DNPs and those preparing to enter the profession, such as current students within Alvernia’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program. Reaching its five-year anniversary this year we can see some tangibles. The percentage […] Read more