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2022-23 Catalog 
    
2022-23 Catalog

Nursing (AS)


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  • Grade Requirements: A minimum grade of “B-” in all Nursing courses in addition to a grade of “C” in each support course.
  • Credit Hour Requirement: The AS in Nursing is approximately 76-80 credit hours. This includes 38-42 credit hours of General Education and 38 Nursing credit hours. Twenty residency hours are also required.
  • Program Code: 2009AS
  • CIPC: 513801

Advisement

Contact the DCHP Admissions Office at (801) 626-6136 for admission advisement.

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Admission Requirements

Admission is competitive; therefore, the criteria listed on the application form should be considered as minimum standards.

Applicants for admission must first apply for admission to Weber State University. Applicants must also apply for admission to the Associate of Science Degree Nursing Program. Dr. Ezekiel R. Dumke College of Health Professions Admissions Advisement Office in the Marriott Allied Health Building (MAH108B) or complete application information and forms are available on the School of Nursing website. Applications must be completed and on file by the admission cycle application deadline. An application fee must be paid at the time the application is submitted. Admission applications are reviewed by the School of Nursing Admissions and Advancement Committee. Applicants are notified of committee decisions by mail. Applicants to this program must have a current CNA or EMT certificate in order to apply.

All prerequisite courses must be successfully completed with a “C” grade or better in order to advance into the first semester of the nursing program. Admission requirements are outlined on the admissions application.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Patient Centered Care: Use nursing knowledge to include the patient in all care processes and decisions. Design and implement care which is adapted and centered on the unique wholeness of the individual patient and their family.
  • Teamwork and Collaboration: Promote collaborative clinical decision making with nursing and interdisciplinary colleagues through implementation of effective communication and team building skills.
  • Evidence-based Practice: Make judgments in practice substantiated with evidence that integrates nursing science and knowledge to provide competent care to individuals and families.
  • Quality Improvement: Monitor patient care outcomes to measure the effectiveness of patient care processes. Suggest and implement changes to improve the quality and safety of patient care.
  • Patient Safety: Incorporate patient safety goals into the plan of care for all patients.
  • Informatics: Use information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision making when providing direct patient care.

Major Course Requirements for AS Degree


Nursing Courses Required


The following courses must be taken in sequence.

Prerequisite/Support Courses Required


The following courses nust be taken in the sequence listed or earlier. Prerequisite and support courses must be completed and passed with a “C” or better prior to progression to the next semester.

Additional General Education and Support Courses


American Institution (AI), Humanities (HU), and Social Science (SS) General Education Requirements must be completed before the third semester.

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