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University of the West Indies - Bachelor of Science in Nursing - Post RN


The purpose of the BSc. in Nursing (post RN) is to provide nurses who are licensed by the Nursing Council in their Jurisdiction of practice with a theoretical and experiential programme for undergraduate qualifications and as a foundation for graduate study. The programme emphasizes:

  • a broader knowledge base
  • a deeper understanding of clinical nursing
  • the application of the scientific method in resolving nursing care problems
  • a working concept of evidence based practice
  • reflection in practice

Completion of this degree will enable the individual to practice nursing in Jamaica and other CARICOM Countries.

  • Listing ID: 5300
  • Institution Category: Universities
  • Institution Type: Public
  • Field of Study: Medical Sciences
  • Awarding Body: The University of the West Indies
  • Qualification Level: Level 5 - Bachelor's Degree
  • Education Sector: Higher Education
  • Qualification Developer: The University of the West Indies
  • Quality Assurance Body: University Council of Jamaica (UCJ)
  • Entry Requirements: In order to be eligible for entry to the BScN (post RN) programme each applicant must be a Registered Nurse (certificate of diploma)\ who holds current, valid and active Registration in the jurisdiction of practice.
  • Number of Credits: 60
Contact details

University of the West Indies Mona, Kingston 7University of the West Indies, Mona 876 970-3304 nursing@uwimona.edu.jm http://www.admissions@uwimona.edu.jm

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